FOOTBALL | Shakhtar midfielder says players’ lives at risk

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives

WINTER OLYMPICS | Pyeongchang’s 2018 committee faced audit

The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said yesterday. The confirmation by the Seoul-based Board

CYCLING | Tour de France heads to Pyrenees in Stage 16

Brooklyn Nets director Sergei Kushchenko is talking up the chances of the NBA club playing pre-season exhibitions against teams from the Russia-based VTB United League. Kushchenko, who is also the

World Views: Does the world still need the World Bank?

There will always be a need for a World Bank, which celebrates a birthday of sorts this week. There is no need for a World Bank with more than 10,000

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 – edition no. 2113

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World briefs

CHINA A man with a kitchen knife killed a 1-year-old boy and injured two other children in the southern Chinese city of Zhongshan near Hong Kong CHINA McDonald’s and KFC in

THE BUZZ | Court: Hoffman didn’t want ‘trust fund’ kids

Court documents show Philip Seymour Hoffman rejected his accountant’s suggestion he set aside money for his three children because he didn’t want them to be “trust fund” kids. The New

OBITUARY | Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

In his best-known roles, Garner portrayed winsomely human versions of the Old West con man and the determined gumshoe. An unlikely star, Garner said he dreaded public speaking and never

Agnes Lam launches bra donation campaign to help African women

“This is the second time we are organizing the donation here in Macau. Last time, we were able to collect 300 bras,” Agnes Lam told the Times, adding that in

EU welcomes process leading to electoral reform in HK

The European Union has welcomed the recent steps taken by Hong Kong towards introducing universal suffrage for the chief executive’s election in 2017. In a statement, the European Union External Action

Casinos lose to lottery during World Cup

The ‘Chart of the Day’ tracks monthly sales of lottery tickets in mainland China, gaming revenue at Macau casinos and the Bloomberg Industry Macau (China) Gaming Market Index. The equities

Photo exhibition shows Macau football past glories

The inauguration ceremony for the exhibition took place yesterday at the Rui Cunha Foundation. Senior officials from the government and the Legislative Assembly (AL), including Macau Sport Development Board acting

CE ELECTION | Over 300 nomination forms requested at CAECE

The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Chief Executive (CAECE) has stated that over 300 nomination forms have been requested so far. According to a Radio Macau report, judge Song Man Lei,

New teams joining Sovereignty Tournament

Francisco Manhão told the Times that there will be a new team from Australia joining this year’s Sovereignty Tournament organized by AVFM. The 15th year of the Tournament, which will take

Mobile charger causes fire on bus

A minor fire took place yesterday at around 3 p.m. on a New Era bus when it was on a roundabout on the Estrada Marginal da Ilha Verde. During the

Residency permit denied despite family links

The Court of Second Instance (TSI) has rejected an appeal filed by a Hong Kong citizen over a residency permit renewal that was denied by Macau authorities. He is married

Inflation still on the rise

The composite Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 5.99 percent year-on-year last June, the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) revealed yesterday. The increase is attributed to higher rent prices for

Disabled subsidy applications open

The Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) is accepting requests for the provisional disabled subsidy. In a statement, IAS recalled that those applying for subsidies should collect all necessary documents and choose

Airport achieves 18 percent jump in half-year revenue

CAM’s total revenue in the first two quarters of this year has reached MOP510 million, an 18 percent increase compared to the same period last year. The aeronautical revenues and

HEALTH|5,000 people die each year of heart disease

In a seminar organized last weekend at the Macau Civil Servants Association, physicians Mário Évora and Ip Man Fai, from the Macau Cardiology Association, stressed that some of these diseases

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