Boxing | Pressure builds on Mayweather after Pacquiao win

Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn’t care. At long last he has Floyd Mayweather Jr. right where he wants him. And this time he’s

Swimming | China delays announcement of Sun Yang’s doping ban

Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang served a three-month ban earlier this year after testing positive for a banned stimulant, China’s anti-doping agency disclosed yesterday. Sun tested positive for trimetazidine

Our desk: Sell it to us first

I was at the press conference for the “Parade through Macau, Latin City” on Sunday. The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has adopted a rather quirky but interesting storyline for the

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – edition no. 2198

* Privacy watchdog confirms over 50 webcams hacked in Macau * Taxi fares set to rise in December * Augmented reality brought to town by British firm * Chinese state media give profs

The Buzz: Sudan government asks UN Darfur mission to leave

The spokesman for the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur says the Sudanese government has asked his mission to prepare plans to exit the country. The snub comes amid tension

World briefs

CHINA A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China has killed at least five people and injured 54 others, including schoolchildren in a stampede, officials

Gaming | Wynn Resorts investigated over money laundering

According to Dow Jones and the Wall Street Journal, Wynn Resorts Ltd. is under investigation by federal authorities regarding whether or not the casino operator broke money-laundering laws. Those familiar with

Frank Stallone to play at Bellini’s

Sylvester wasn’t the only Stallone at last weekend’s Clash in Cotai II event at the Venetian’s Cotai Arena. His brother, Frank, a gifted musician was there, too, scoping the joint

Zou wins before home crowd

The Olympic gold medalist dominated the fight most of the way, but his Thai opponent never stopped coming forward and the two engaged in some good exchanges late in the

Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates

Manny Pacquiao couldn’t resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see. No reason not to enjoy himself

The ‘Macau Kid’ lives up to expectations

KK Ng won by unanimous decision despite suffering an ugly gash to his forehead. He was visibly happy and relaxed at the event’s press conference, where Top Rank promoter Bob

Authorities raise alert over Russian website hacking into webcams

He added this is a good example of cooperation between data protection authorities across the globe, although he admitted on Friday that the site cannot be quickly shut down. The

Mio Pang Fei to represent Macau at Venice Art Biennale 2015

When Chinese painter Mio Pang Fei first travelled to Europe back in the 1980s, he spent hours studying Western painting traditions and styles. “It was wonderful. I could stand one

‘No evidence of crime’ in shop fire case

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has revealed to the Times that it “did not find evidence of any crime involved” in a fire that broke out on Nov 12 in a

ENTERTAINMENT | Festive parade to bring ‘space party’ to town

IC president Ung Vai Meng said that the parade this year is both a celebration of the 15th anniversary of Macau’s handover and a means of boosting the local economy. “Macau’s

Local students simulate EU leaders summit

Organized by the EU Academic Program of Macao (EUAP), the two-day “summit” had students representing the 28 member states of the EU and discussed current issues on the Ukraine crisis

Over 7,000 attend rock festival

The rock music marathon, which was organized by MCC and celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, has gathered 14 local and overseas bands. The roaring crowd cheered 2side1Brain’s from Okinawa,

Macau Creative to showcase InFLUXUS artworks and films

The closing ceremony of “InFLUXUS 2014 – Creative Dialogues” will take place at 6.30pm tonight at Macau Creative – Centre for Creative Industries. Some of the highlights of the ceremony include

Google targeted as EU weighs call to split search providers

One draft obtained by Bloomberg News asks regulators to tackle what it says are abusive practices by the Internet search provider. The European Commission should “consider proposals with the aim

China chases growth amid global slowdown

China’s central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world’s No. 2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the

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