Offbeat | US woman celebrates 100th birthday with sky dive

Cunningham kissed her 7-month-old great-great-granddaughter before suiting up for her 100th birthday jump Saturday at Saratoga Skydiving in Gansevoort. It was her third jump, after taking up the sport at

Rugby | Australia beats Samoa 44-18 in 4 Nations Champs

Greg Inglis and Cooper Crock shared four of Australia’s eight tries in a 44-18 win over Samoa to seal a place opposite New Zealand in the final of rugby league’s

All Blacks beat England 24-21 at Twickenham

New Zealand defeated England 24-21 on Saturday, bossing a home side that’s desperate to make Twickenham a fortress heading toward the Rugby World Cup it will host in 10 months. Instead,

Former NBA player Ernie Vandeweghe dies at 86

Ernie Vandeweghe, a New York Knicks player in the post-World War II era and father of former NBA star Kiki Vandeweghe and three other top athletes, has died. He was

Football | European Roundup : Arsenal stumbles, Juventus cruises and PSG wins

Arsenal was left to rue its defensive vulnerabilities for the second time in a week after again failing to defend a lead in a 2-1 away loss to Swansea on

World Views: Putin’s Hitler-pact defense should worry everyone

Russian President Vladimir Putin made headlines around the world last week when he defended the 1939 Nazi-Soviet non-aggression pact, by which Stalin and Hitler agreed secretly to divide Eastern Europe between them.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – edition no. 2188

* Gov’t backtracks, domestic violence to be listed as public crime * Cage, Arnold & Sly may attend clash in Cotai * Cases of ‘naked chat’ blackmail soar * SJM announces Q3 results,

The Buzz: Alex Marquez becomes Moto3 champion in Valencia

Alex Marquez won his first Moto3 world championship after finishing third in the season-ending race at the Valencia Grand Prix yesterday. Marc Marquez — Alex’s older brother — successfully defended

World briefs

YEMEN has sworn in a new government despite objections from the ruling party, led my former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, and allied Shiite rebels who control the capital. Thirty ministers

A weekend of football and fashion as Beckham returns to Macau

It was a busy weekend for international sports star and global celebrity David Beckham. The football and fashion icon returned to Macau to meet with Sands China staff and open

Senior politicians attend Lei Pang Chu memorial service

Senior local politicians, including Chief Executive Chui Sai On, Secretary for Administration and Justice Florinda Chan, and the President of the Legislative Assembly Ho Iat Seng, attended yesterday’s memorial service

Lionel Leong and Wong Sio Chak likely to be appointed secretaries

Lionel Leong and Wong Sio Chak are due to replace Francis Tam and Cheong Kuok Va as the Secretaries for Economy and Finance, and for Security, respectively. Newspaper Tribuna de

Local agents selling overseas property allegedly left unregulated

The organizer of a seminar on the purchasing of apartments in Hengqin has pointed out that the Macau government does not have the legal framework to regulate local property agents

Wong Wan flags taxi fare raise by year-end

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) director Wong Wan indicated that a higher taxi fare is likely to come into force within this year. He also reiterated that Macau needs a taxi

1,800 people join Sands China Macau Eco TrailHiker

“Today, the enthusiasm from the teams is amazing, even though the weather is not ideal,” said the Trailhiker director Robert Kirby. “Macau is known as a sporting center; a lot

Local investor bets on Guinea-Bissau

Macau businessman John Lo will be investing in building a 4-star hotel on the main avenue of Guinea-Bissau’s capital, Bissau, as part of the framework of an investment plan he’s

COURTS | PAUL PHUA : Subpoena fight resolved over FBI-Caesars search

A federal judge in Nevada heard defense attorneys allege Thursday that the FBI improperly enlisted Caesars Palace officials to obtain a crucial search warrant before arresting eight men now charged

Young talent emerges on local art scene

Local artist and curator of the Art for All Society (AFA) Autumn Salon 2014, James Chu, believes that Macau’s art scene has evolved in the recent years, as more young

DocLisboa returns to town this month

All produced during 2013, seven feature films and two short-films directed by Portuguese filmmakers and included in several of the festival’s competing categories will be shown in Macau. In this

HK-Shanghai link start date to be given soon, Leung says

China’s trade growth slowed in October but remained robust, with exports rising 11.6 percent compared to the same period the previous year. The Customs Administration said yesterday that last month’s

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