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KENYA Police in Kenya say they have arrested 77 Chinese nationals who were allegedly running an elaborate money laundering and Internet fraud scheme from multiple houses. THAILAND Two Myanmar migrant workers

International Marathon this Sunday

This year, participants of the Marathon and Half Marathon courses are required to run across the Sai Van Bridge, finishing a route that spans the Science Centre on the Macau

Estate agents signal property price drop

Home prices have plunged 50 percent since 2011, but due to a slump in gaming revenue, the mainland’s anti-graft campaign, and competition from real estate markets in Zhuhai, property agents

Nobel laureates Robert Merton and Mo Yan speak at UM

Nobel Prize recipients in economics, Robert C Merton, and literature, Mo Yan, will be giving a talk at the University of Macau this weekend. Prof Robert C Merton, who was awarded

Developer admits moving reportedly stolen God of Land statue

A local real estate developer declared that the missing God of Land statue from the Beco Central was not stolen, as indicated before by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), but

WTCC not to return to Macau next year

The championship will only visit China on September 27 at the Shanghai International Circuit. The season finale is taking place on November 22, as WTCC’s first night race at Losail,

BRIEFS: Macau airport passenger growth

Over 450,000 passengers used the Macau International Airport (MIA) in November, representing an increase of 9.5 percent year-on-year. Aircraft movements reached over 4,600 in November, representing an 11.5 increase from

CCAC report labels Cable TV, public antenna companies agreement ‘a sham’

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) 2013 Annual Report published yesterday has documented the administrative irregularities of several government departments that the Commission has investigated. It has labeled the previous agreement

Commission ‘feeble’ when handling complaints

In the forward of the CCAC Annual Report, Commissioner Fong Man Chong has said that many of the issues in government departments that were discovered by the Commission have yet

Christmas charity bazaar raises MOP62,500

MdME and Portuguese law firm to launch information guide

Local law firm MdME and Portuguese legal practice MLGTS have joined forces to launch a guide for Portuguese nationals living in or willing to move to Macau, Angola or Mozambique,

Toyota recalls cars in Japan, China for air bags

Toyota is recalling 185,000 vehicles in Japan and 5,000 in China for a possibly defective air bag supplied by Takata, the Japanese manufacturer at the center of an unfolding safety scandal. Toyota Motor

Simon Fuller to brand it like Beckham in HK venture

The two British celebrities have agreed to set up a joint venture with Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group Holding Ltd. to develop David Beckham-branded consumer products globally, the company said

Corporate Bits | New Year’s Eve gala at the Venetian Macao

The gala theme is Light Up 2015 and guests will be asked to dress to the nines with an “Elegant” dress code to welcome 2015 in the best possible taste.

Real Estate Matters | Keeping the festive season fun and avoiding hazards at Christmas

One can’t help but get caught up in the excitement of the festive season and approach of Christmas. As we all focus on making our homes look lovely and spreading cheer,

Project Poker | Using WCOOP to practice for live tourneys

I am mainly a live player, or at least that's what I've become after having transitioned over the last few years into playing mostly live tournaments. I still play online

Fosun interested in buying Portugal’s Novo Banco bank

The Resolution Fund has started the process of selling Novo Banco, the bank that inherited the healthy assets of bailed-out bank Banco Espírito Santo, requesting expressions of interest by 31

China increases cultural presence in Cape Verde

The Confucius Institute will have a delegation at the University of Cape Verde and China will open a cultural centre in the archipelago in 2016, Cape Verde’s Foreign Minister, Jorge

Environmental filmmakers have rare impact

One clip shows a girl swatting flies from a younger child among piles of trash. Another has children blowing up used medical gloves like balloons. The footage is on the computer

Mainland celebrates constitutional rights citizens are arrested for

Students in more than 400,000 schools across China recited the country’s 135-article constitution yesterday in a national celebration of the document that enshrines one-party rule as well as a series

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