BOLIVIA | Morales to coast to third term

President Evo Morales appeared headed to an unprecedented third term in elections yesterday on the strength of the economic and political stability the coca growers’ union leader has brought to

This Day in History | 1976 – Bolivian plane crashes in Santa Cruz

The incident is feared to have claimed the lives of the plane’s three American crew as well as scores of civilians on the ground. Reports suggest the Lloyd Aereo Boliviano

Offbeat | Chocolate-covered bugs served up at insect museum

The bug feast was served up Saturday at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans. The 2,100-square-meter facility is the largest free-standing museum in the United States dedicated to

Lewis Hamilton wins inaugural Russian GP

Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix yesterday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes that clinched its first Formula One constructors’ title and stretching his lead

Insight | A glimpse of the world

The World Press Photo (WPP) exhibition is back in town, having opened on Saturday in Casa Garden. It is a world class exhibition that is featured all over the globe

Ringworm in Cats and Dogs

Pet ringworm is a fungal infection that can affect both cats and dogs as well as other small animals. The most common cause of ringworm is the infection with Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum or Trichophyton mentagrophytes. Ringworm is highly

SEVERE WEATHER | Japan flight cancellations mount as typhoon disrupts travel

ANA Holdings Inc. and Japan Airlines Co., the nation’s two largest carriers, canceled more flights yesterday as typhoon winds disrupted travel for a second week. Typhoon Vongfong prompted ANA to cancel

HEALTH | Stepped-up Ebola screening starting at NYC airport

U.S. customs and health officials began taking the temperatures of passengers arriving at New York’s Kennedy International Airport from three West African countries on Saturday in a stepped-up screening effort

Monday, October 13, 2014 – edition no. 2168

* Chui wants to boost Delta cities’ understanding of Macau * Report: Washington presses for universal suffrage * Typhoon hits Japan * F1: Lewis Hamilton wins inaugural Russian GP   DOWNLOAD PDF   * Investing: Too many

The Buzz | Poker star Phil Ivey loses casino case in Britain

Ten-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey has lost his case against a British casino he accused of improperly withholding his winnings. Britain's High Court ruled yesterday that Genting Casinos

World briefs

AUSTRALIA An Australian couple has rejected their biological child born to an Indian surrogate mother because of the baby’s gender, but has taken home its twin sibling, a judge says.

Venetian kicks off Cotai Jazz Festival | Let the good times roll

Music flooded Venetian Macau’s lagoon area yesterday following the start of the Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival 2014. The four-day free event features world-renowned jazz musicians and 12 teams of jazz

Environment Experts call for green roofs

The Macau Association for Ecological Study has said that Macau should introduce green roofs in order to increase the green areas in the city. Kou Lot Fu, president of the association,

Galaxy Macau unveils Jaguar F-Type S Coupé

The supercharged 380hp sports car is able to reach 100kmph from a standstill in just 4.9 seconds, said the Executive Director of Jaguar Macau, Mr Daniel Cheng. According to the

Casino revenue may continue to decline in October

Macau gaming stocks look cheap, but they’re going to remain so because the anti-corruption measures in China have affected consumption,” Kelvin Tay, Singapore-based chief investment officer for Southern Asia-Pacific at

Special Educational Needs | DSEJ predicts short supply in mainstreaming vacancies

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) has estimated that there will be a shortage of mainstreaming places in local secondary schools for students with special educational needs (SENs), especially

Leong Veng Chai warns gov’t of residents’ complaints in Seac Pai Van

Leong Veng Chai added that shop owners have also raised concerns regarding the number of residents living in the residential area, since the occupancy rate is still “low.” “Shop owners

Commercial Code | Gov’t launches public consultation looking to abolish bearer shares

Macau’s Commercial Code allows joint-stock corporations to issue bearer shares, if such a rule is included in the company’s by-laws. As a type of transferable security, a bearer share is

CCAC finds public servant forged promotion document

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) has unveiled a case of alleged document forgery involving a public servant. The suspect, who had previously attended a departmental promotion examination, altered the answers

Briefs | Illegal transactions with UnionPay reach MOP300 million

The Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) has received five bids from contractors for the construction of a 300-meter long wastewater pipe on Estrada Marginal da Areia Preta in

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