Insight: Burying the ‘referendum’ alive

The unofficial referendum scheduled for next month made it to the New York Times. In an opinion piece titled “Macau raises its political voice,” the editorial board of the famous

Heavy rains, landslides hit southern China, at least 18 die 

Heavy rains have killed at least 18 people in southern China and a state news agency said six more were missing yesterday after a landslide. Southern China was also bracing for

295 people feared dead | Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down Malay plane

Peter Leonard & Mstyslav Chernov, Kiev Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down yesterday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia

Macau Conscience urges TDM to investigate former news director

Yesterday, Jason Chao and other members of Macau Conscience handed in a petition letter at TDM headquarters, urging the broadcaster to open an internal investigation and to suspend the former

COOPERATION | Macau to jointly develop Cuiheng New District

The local government and the Zhongshan Municipal People’s Government have reached an agreement following consultation to set forth the Framework Agreement on Cooperation in Construction of Cuiheng New District of

Sistine Chapel Choir performs in Macau for the first time

According to a press release issued by the organizers, a Sistine Chapel Choir delegation made up of 70 members will visit Asia for the very first time in September. In

Journalists’ Association says scholars persecuted for political reasons

The association argues that there are still many questions that are yet to be answered. It is also concerned that if scholars are suppressed and sacked because of their speech,

Boxers looking forward to returning to the ring tomorrow

Prominent fighters who will participate in tomorrow’s Champions of Gold, including Zou Shiming and his Colombian opponent Luis De La Rosa as well as two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist Guillermo

Soho Special

* Movies: ‘Boyhood’ - simple story, stunningly told * Books: Days of Rage by Brad Taylor * Music: Last Dance by Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden * Wine: The Septentrional Guardians * Food: A

Soho Special | New York City: If you can make it in Soho…

Elisa Mala, New York Special to Extra Times On the island of Manhattan, one of the city’s five boroughs as well as its economic heart, every neighborhood has a way of bringing

SOHO Special | London: Buzz of energy and hunger for newness

Sylvia Hui, London Special to Extra Times Nowhere is that buzz of energy and hunger for newness more concentrated than in Soho, the loud and brash party land of London and the

‘Boyhood’ – simple story, stunningly told

Early in “Boyhood,” Richard Linklater’s bracingly original, utterly enthralling new film about the passage of time through the lens of one boy’s life, we find our characters at a real

‘Days of Rage’ is fast-paced thriller

The world of Special Ops seems to be a new trend in publishing, but author Brad Taylor, a former Delta Force operative, knows how to unveil the behind-the-scenes action. Taylor’s main

Jazz masters evoke joy, sadness on duet CD

There’s a sense of both joy and sadness to “Last Dance,” which surprisingly is the first album in pianist Keith Jarrett’s illustrious nearly 50-year career to hit No. 1 on


The design of The Tasting Room epitomizes the bubbling essence of a glass of champagne, reminiscent of the sparkling lights of Cotai on a remarkable evening. A continuous wall of

The Septentrional Guardians

by Jacky I.F. Cheong However precise the Burgundian classification system is intended to be, it is intricate and somehow mystical. Starting from the sub-division of regions, the quest for Burgundy begins

Friday, July 18, 2014 – edition no. 2110

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World briefs

USA A woman from China, Mo Yun, 42, awaiting trial in Iowa on charges she conspired to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is asking the government to

THE BUZZ: Japanese vagina selfie artist vows legal battle against obscenity charges

A Japanese artist who made figures of Lady Gaga and a kayak modelled on her vagina said she was outraged by her arrest and vowed a court fight against obscenity

Scientists name Puerto Rico water mite after JLo

The music of the Bronx, New York-born entertainer who has Puerto Rican roots was a hit with the group while they wrote about their findings, biologist Vladimir Pesic said in

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