THE BUZZ | Rapper Joey Bada$$ charged in Australia with concert assault

New York hip-hop artist Joey Bada$$ has been charged in an Australian court with assaulting a security guard before a performance last week, officials said yesterday. The 19-year-old Brooklyn performer was

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TAIWAN Former President Chen Shui-bian was granted a one-month medical parole yesterday for treatment of neural degeneration, more than four years into his 20-year prison sentence for corruption. More on

Las Vegas airport preps for tech-savvy travelers

While the gadgets of the future are only just arriving in Las Vegas for the annual International CES show, officials at the city’s main airport are updating a decades-old terminal

2015 outlook | Prospects unpredictable as coin toss

While analysts last year correctly forecast Macau casinos would suffer a first-ever revenue drop, prospects for 2015 are looking as uncertain as a coin toss. Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg News were

PUBLIC HEALTH | Gov’t assures residents of poultry safety

Following the recent incident in Hong Kong where samples from a licensed poultry farm in Huizhou, Guangdong tested positive for the H7 virus, the Macau government issued a statement recently

Doctors lambast local healthcare system, ask for more training

Accompanied by the directors of the Health Bureau (SSM) and CHCSJ, Alexis Tam inspected the 24-hour clinic of the hospital, the emergency department, the pharmacy and the cancer patient resource

Local production ‘Macau Stories 3 – City Maze’ premieres at Galaxy Cinema

Macau Stories 3 – City Maze,’ a CUT Audio-Visual Association production, is premiering at UA Galaxy Cinemas on January 29. The movie brings together three directors from Macau - Doug

Unspecified technical failure forces Macau bound AirAsia plane to return to Bangkok

The Times interviewed one of the passengers aboard Flight FD766, which left the Thai capital Sunday at 6.30 p.m. carrying 132 passengers and a total of 6 pilots and crew

CRIME | Car owners blackmailed in Gongbei, license plates stolen

A new extortion tactic has recently emerged in Gongbei in which criminals would steal license plates from vehicles of mainland Chinese and Macau origin and demand the car owners pay

Tourists want Wanzai border opening hour to extend

Some tourists told Hou Kong Daily that they hope the local government will pay more attention to the Wanzai Border and extend the opening hours of the Inner Harbor checkpoint,

EDUCATION | GAES increases vacancies for summer language program in Portugal

The Tertiary Education Services Office (GAES) has increased the number of vacancies for a summer language school in Portugal from 56 to 100, Wong Yut Peng, the functional head of

Politics | ANM accuses police of abusing the law when barring visitors

The New Macau Association (ANM) has handed a letter to the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC), asking them to investigate the mismanagement of local police authorities in barring non-residents from entering

Euro slumps to 2006 low on Greece as oil drops, stocks fluctuate

The euro weakened to an almost nine-year low amid concern Greece will exit the currency union. Chinese shares jumped, oil slumped to its lowest level since 2009, while European stocks

Corporate Bits | Airport traffic reached 5.5m in 2014

According to a press release issued by MIA, passenger traffic developed rapidly throughout the whole year. The single day aircraft movement and passenger traffic both recorded stable growth. During 2014,

Angola expected to return to budget surpluses in medium-term

The implementation of Angola’s state budget for 2015 presents some uncertainty due to a drop in oil prices, according to Eaglestone Securities, which expects the country to return to budget

Mozambique | Work on the Sena Railroad completed in 1Q 2015

Work to boost the capacity of the Sena Railroad in Mozambique from 6.5 million tons to 20 million tons of cargo per year are in the final stages, said the

Hong Kong | CY Leung cancels town hall meetings on Occupy

Hong Kong’s government canceled the chief executive’s town hall meetings for the first time over concerns about potential public unrest spurred by pro-democracy protests that ended last month. Leung Chun-ying’s meet-the-­people

Venezuela’s Maduro to visit Beijing to talk finance

China is the socialist country's largest creditor. Maduro said yesterday that he would talk about Venezuela's oil-for-loans agreements with President Xi Jinping. Venezuela is struggling with the world's highest inflation, a

BOC authorized for RMB clearing business in Kuala Lumpur

The authorization came after a mutual cooperation memorandum was reached between the two nations' central banks, said the People's Bank of China, China's central bank. RMB clearing business in overseas markets

Taiwan | Imprisoned ex-President Chen given medical parole

Chen, 64, rolled down a car window and waved to about 200 supporters while a police escort took him out of the main gate at Taichung prison on Monday afternoon. Chen,

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