Ronaldo receives Golden Boot

Ronaldo shared the award with Luis Suarez, who also scored 31 goals. At a lavish ceremony in Madrid, Ronaldo said he was surprised so many people got up early for the

Comaneci donates gymnastics bib to museum

It’s a perfect choice for the Olympic Museum — as in a perfect 10.0. Gymnastics great Nadia Comaneci has donated the numbered bib she wore at the 1976 Montreal Games

Hk observer : Plus ça change?

How useful it would be to be able single out, among the many messages coming from China about Hong Kong’s political future, those which really count. And given the massive

Thursday, November 6, 2014 – edition no. 2185

* André Couto dubs Guia Circuit as ‘one of the world’s best’ * Gaming industry bound for worst streak * Hong Kong: Patten urges concessions to protesters * Rod Experience: ‘The Classic Never

The Buzz | Spanish registered jobless up 3rd month in a row

The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by nearly 80,000 in October compared with the previous month, suggesting a bump in the economy’s recovery but also due

World briefs

CHINA-JAPAN Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid for formal talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a regional summit in Beijing next week is unlikely to succeed, a commentary by

Thai man convicted of defaming king on Facebook

A Criminal Court judge found 24-year-old Akkaradet Eiamsuwan guilty of violating Thailand’s lese majeste law, which punishes people who defame, insult or threaten the monarchy. The ruling said Akkaradet used an

Gaming | Casino revenue plunges record 23 pct – it’s official

Macau’s casino revenue has had its largest decline since the city started monthly records in 2005, as China’s crusade against corruption prompted gamblers to cut back on lavish spending. Total casino

ILCM fundraising celebrates Aussie tradition

The International Ladies’ Club of Macau (ILCM) raised in total MOP124,000 (according to the figure provided by the organizers) during its annual Melbourne Cup charity event yesterday at the Baccarat

Mandarin’s House gift shop selects partner companies

The Mandarin’s House Cultural Relics Info Centre and Gift Shop markets souvenirs themed around the Mandarin’s House and Macau cultural heritage, publications and IC design items, as well as products

61st Macau Grand Prix | CF Racing Team #32 Umbrella Girl Competition

TDM and Portuguese state-owned TV update cooperation protocol

Local broadcaster TDM and Portuguese state-owned national broadcaster RTP signed a cooperation agreement yesterday, thus updating a protocol that they had signed back in 1993. The agreement aims at furthering cooperation

Sports | Badminton open features world champion and many promising players

The 2014 Macau Open Badminton (MOB) competition will take place between November 25 and 30 at Tap Seac Multisport Pavilion. Organized by the Badminton Federation of Macau (BFM), the tournament

Man jailed for unconsented filming

A firefighter has lost his appeal at the Court of Second Instance (TSI) and was handed a one-year prison sentence for filming his ex-girlfriend without her consent during their sexual

STATS | Mobile phone imports rise by 65 pct

Total merchandise imports have increased by 23 percent year-on-year in September, reaching MOP7.86 billion, according to data release by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). Mobile phone imports saw an

Local film directors benefit from public funding

Tracy Choi’s passion for cinema emerged with the realization that the visual arts could be a perfect way of sharing her inner thoughts. “I’ve got a lot of things on

Everyone waits on China as Leung seeks date on stock link

The exchanges are ready. Regulators have signed off. And now Hong Kong’s leader says he hopes the program will start soon. All that’s needed for the Hong Kong-Shanghai bourse link to

Briefs | Russia statue dismantled after Apple CEO comes out

A consortium headed by China Railway Construction Corp. Ltd. won the contract to build a high-speed inter-city rail line in central Mexico Monday after submitting the only bid on the

Corporate Bits | The Tasting Room and Jade Dragon again receive Michelin star rating

“At City of Dreams, we are proud to see both The Tasting Room and Jade Dragon continue to enjoy the honor by Michelin, an indisputable testament to their continued success

Trade between China and lusophone countries reaches USD102.58b

In the first nine months of the year China sold goods to the eight Portuguese-speaking countries worth USD33.24 billion (+3.98 pct) and bought goods amounting to US$69.346 billion (+ 4.10

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