Boxing | It’s on: Mayweather says he and Pacquiao to fight May 2

  The Fight is finally on. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing’s richest fight ever. Mayweather himself announced the

Afghanistan does itself proud at the Cricket World Cup

All sentiment aside, Afghanistan’s cricketers showed Sunday why they belong at the World Cup. The Afghanis, making their first appearance at the tournament, came into the event with plenty of

Rear Window : There is always room for one more

The theory in use must be the one about the hypothetical ever-accommodating can of sardines: you squeeze a little and there you go… one more added to the dead school.

World Views | Deal averts European crisis but exposes EU malaise

With their tentative agreement on financial aid for Greece, the euro zone’s finance ministers have paused a drama that could still end in disaster and that should never have happened

Nature | Filthy India air cutting 660 million lives short by 3 years

India’s filthy air is cutting 660 million lives short by about three years, according to research published Saturday that underlines the hidden costs of the country’s heavy reliance on fossil

Greece | Tsipras gears up for ‘real’ fight after initial aid accord

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras began the task of selling domestically a provisional deal with euro- area partners to extend bailout funds after securing a reprieve from the prospect of

Ask the Vet | 10 Reasons Your Cat Should Be an Indoor Cat

An indoor cat has several advantages over cats that spend time outdoors; indoor cats are not exposed to infections, parasites, traffic accidents or poisonous plants and foods. Indoor cats live a longer life,

Monday, February 23, 2015 – edition no. 2255

* Mayweather and Pacquiao set fight date for May 2 * Low awareness of new noise Law * LocaL transgender requests id gender change * Ferry sinks in Bangladesh, killing at Least 48   DOWNLOAD

The Buzz | Bank of England policymakers unanimous on interest rates

Minutes to the Bank of England's last meeting show policymakers voted unanimously to keep interest rates at record lows and to refrain from pumping more money into the British economy. The

World briefs

CHINA Setting off fireworks to celebrate Chinese New Year may be a centuries-old tradition, but the country’s authorities are urging people to light fewer of them this week as cities

Oscars | Producers promise a show filled with magic and song

Lady Gaga. Jennifer Hudson. Common and John Legend. Adam Levine. Rita Ora. Tegan & Sara. Tim McGraw. This isn’t the lineup for an upcoming pop concert, but rather for Sunday’s Academy

Education | Local schools implement measures to stop harassment

Several local schools are creating guidelines on how to handle sexual harassment cases, after the issue entered public debate recently, following complaints filed by at least four University of Macau

Change to Urban Planning Committee causes controversy

Commentators are skeptical of the Macau government’s decision to cancel the secretariat of the Urban Planning Committee, a decision which was announced on Tuesday. According to a press release from the

Bags found inside public housing building wall

The public has once again raised concerns regarding the quality of public housing apartments, after a photo was published on the Internet allegedly showing paper bags that were found inside

Cultural events to be held at heritage sites

Between today and Feb 21, Macau Museum, the Mandarin’s House, the Lou Kau House, D. Pedro V Theatre, the old house of general Ye Ting, the Kun Iam Ecumenical Center,

Women’s Association delivers opinion for Policy Address

New leadership members of the Women’s General Association visited the Chief Executive on Tuesday to provide suggestions on the formulation of the Policy Address, in particular the protection of women’s

Gaming | MGM Resorts posts fourth-quarter loss

The loss widened to 70 cents a share from 12 cents a year earlier, the Las Vegas-based company said Tuesday in a statement. MGM China revenue decreased 22 percent, driven

Briefs | New Mozambique delegate at Forum Macau

Mozambique has a new delegate to the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries (Forum Macau), as revealed in a press

CNY message Chui Sai On pledges to hear population’s views

  Chief Executive Chui Sai On has pledged to hear and take into consideration the population’s views on Macau, while delivering a Chinese New Year message yesterday. The Chief Executive acknowledged that,

Caritas Macau extends Food Bank service

Caritas Macau has announced that it is extending its Food Bank program to Coloane and Taipa. According to Caritas’ secretary general, Paul Pun, over 4,000 individuals from all over Macau

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