Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix | Overview: Triple winner Stuart Easton returns

Now in its 48th year, the 2014 Grand Prix will include thirty-one riders from ten countries. The Brits are well- represented, and one of the most anticipated is Stuart Easton, triple

FIA WTCC | OVERVIEW A year to remember for Citroën

Since 2005, the best touring car drivers of the world have met in Macau for the final decisive rounds of the championship.  Aside from this very important event, the Guia

61 Macau Grand Prix

06:00 Circuit Closed 06:30 - 07:00 Circuit Inspection 07:15 - 07:40 FIA WTCC - Guia Race of Macau – Presented by Suncity Group - Testing 08:00 - 09:00 Suncity Group Macau Motorcycle Grand

The Buzz | Vanessa-Mae banned over fixed Olympic qualifiers

Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae was banned from competitive skiing for four years yesterday for taking part in races that were fixed to allow her to qualify for the Winter Olympics in

World briefs

INDIA Eight Indian women have died and 20 others are in critical condition after undergoing sterilization surgeries in a free government-run program to help slow the country’s population growth. A

Paul Phua case | Gov’t defends elaborate FBI repairman ruse

An elaborate FBI ruse to shut off the Internet in three luxury Las Vegas suites and then send undercover agents into the rooms to fix the problem was a legitimate

2015 budget policies | Civil servants’ pay set to rise by 6.8 pct in January

Macau’s civil servants will benefit from a 6.8 percent salary rise in January, the Chief Executive has revealed. Attending yesterday’s Legislative Assembly plenary meeting to introduce budget policies for next

GAMING | Galaxy rises to a week high after posting Q3 revenue

Galaxy rose 2.5 percent to close at HKD52.35 in Hong Kong, a price it last reached Nov. 4. The benchmark Hang Seng Index gained 0.3 percent. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes,

REACTIONS | Sonia Chan ‘rewarded’ for hand ling referendum case, says Coutinho

Lawmaker José Pereira Coutinho believes that Sonia Chan Hoi Fan, currently serving as coordinator of the Office for Personal Data Protection (GPDP), will be appointed Secretary for Administration and Justice

Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition | Jets should be viewed as ‘a business tool’

More than 700 businesses and 130 aircraft from 41 countries and regions took part in the 10th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which officially opened yesterday and runs until

Macau Shopping Festival hopes for double-digit revenue growth

The organizers of the Macau Shopping Festival 2014 hope to achieve double-digit growth in the revenue to be generated during the event this year. The festival, which is in its fourth

MUSIC | Festival bands rock town for a decade

Local and overseas bands are going to hit the stage and intend to deliver their audience a memorable live band show at the 10th edition of HUSH!!, the local outdoor

GASTRONOMY | Improved menus to attract gourmet food aficionados

Copa Steakhouse remains faithful to a truly American gastronomical tradition, while Golden Court focuses on serving mainly Chinese customers looking for Sichuan-style dishes. Behind the preparation of new Copa Steakhouse dishes

Alibaba goes global, Singles Day sales top USD5.9b

Those companies, along with Costco Wholesale Corp., Origins Natural Resources Inc. and American Eagle Outfitters Inc., were participating in yesterday’s event for the first time. Alibaba said it sold more

Corporate Bits | 4th Macau Auto Show ends successfully

The Fourth China (Macau) International Automobile Exposition was held at The Venetian’s Cotai Expo from November 7-9. This year’s event was co-hosted by the Macau Convention & Exhibition Association, Nam Kwong

Sino-Japanese ties still fragile after leaders meet 

What happens next in Japan-China relations depends not only on what they do, but also on what they don’t do. A tentative, some would say grudging, first meeting between their leaders

Hong Kong | Gov’t rejects talks after court rules against protest

Hong Kong’s government has ruled out talks with pro-democracy protesters, and is preparing to enforce a court ruling to clear the streets, the city’s No. 2 official said. Student leaders made

Putin’s gallantry causes controversy

It was a warm gesture on a chilly night when Vladimir Putin wrapped a shawl around the wife of Xi Jinping while the Chinese president chatted with Barack Obama. The

Xi wins support for Asia Pacific trade proposal

Leaders of Asia-Pacific economies agreed yesterday to begin work toward possible adoption of a Chinese-backed free-trade pact, giving Beijing a victory in its push for a bigger role in managing

South Korea | Ferry captain gets 36 years in prison 

The captain of a ferry that sank earlier this year, leaving more than 300 people — mostly schoolchildren — dead and shocking South Korea, was given a 36-year prison sentence yesterday

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