Ceiling falls from old building, five trapped

Part of the ceiling of an old building downtown fell yesterday, trapping five people. The accident occurred at a three-floor structure located on Rua Nova do Comércio near San Ma

CE promises youth to tackle housing demand and diversify industries

The Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, has vowed to meet the housing needs of the younger generations and develop diversified career opportunities. His remarks were made during a 90-minute talk

World briefs

INDONESIA A strong earthquake has hit off the coast of western Indonesia, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.0 quake

Monday, July 7, 2014 – edition no. 2101

* New Macau leaders show divergences, president to be elected tomorrow * Franchise experts believe macau needs global vision * Sing my song world tour kicks off in macau * Dubai to build

BRIEFS: Attacked salesman suffers multiple injuries

A salesman working for a tobacco shop was attacked by an assailant with a knife last Saturday night after work. The victim is in a stable condition after medical treatment. 

ANGOLA | Public debt totals over USD33b at the end of 2012

The figure was announced by the minister at the presentation of the General State Account for 2012 at the country’s parliament. According to information published on the Finance Ministry’s website state

‘Transformers’ could earn record China box office

A child stands on a barricade fence looks at a replica model of Transformers character Bumblebee on display in front of Qianmen Gate The latest “Transformers” movie, which features Chinese

France says boosting use of euro is issue of ‘global balance’

Mark Deen and Caroline Connan French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said euro area governments need to look at ways of bolstering the use of the euro in international transactions as a

US officials barred from American’s trial in China

U.S. diplomats will be barred from the trial in China of an American investigator for GlaxoSmithKline and her British husband who are charged with improperly selling personal information, a spokesman

Dubai to build world’s biggest shopping center

Adam Schreck, Hong Kong The shopping-loving city that is home to one of the world's largest shopping malls wants to build one even bigger. Dubai ruler Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al

Corporate Bits | A new style of entertainment on Saipan

CLUB C Saipan’s owners engaged an international management team from Macau, IGamiX Management & Consulting Ltd, headed by Ben Lee, to operate the Club to international standards and to provide

European Union supports projects over next seven years

The European Union plans to provide funding of around 210 million euros for development projects in Angola over the next seven years, according to information published by the EU delegation

Offbeat: Finnish couple wins quirky ‘wife carrying’ race

A Finnish couple has narrowly won the 19th World Wife Carrying Championships — a quirky competition in which men race to be the fastest while carrying a female teammate. Ville Parviainen

RELIGION | Court jails Christian pastor for 12 years

Didi Tang, Beijing Zhang Shaojie of the Nanle County Christian Church in Henan province was convicted of fraud and of gathering crowds to disturb public order, according to lawyer Yang Xingquan. Zhang’s

ERIC SAUTEDE | USJ alumni demand reinstatement of sacked scholar

Alumni of the university have handed a petition to the USJ administrators asking them not to turn the university into a tool to suppress dissident views, as well as solicit


“Our privilege and mission is to introduce to a university environment where they learn to analyze, question, evaluate and decide in the context of consciously assimilated values and culture.” Fr

ART | SOFIA AREZ INTERVIEW: “You will find more in the woods than in books’”

MDT - What does the “tree symbol” stand for? Sofia Arez - The cue that led to the choice of the tree as the central element of Abandonment was a passage

Interview with the British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau, Caroline Wilson UK eyes Macau to introduce food, beverage and luxury products

Macau Daily Times – What are the main commercial opportunities for UK companies in Macau at the moment? Caroline Wilson – The United Kingdom has got some particular expertise and strengths.

Chui time

Sunday’s massive protests on the streets of Macau were not about the development of democracy, not about Tiananmen, not about politics. They were about the economy (stupid). The “White-for-Withdrawal movement” asking

MDT INTERVIEW: David Beckham, ambassador for SCL and football: “It was an easy role for me to get involved in”

Macau Daily Times - From being a sportsman, you’re now branching out into the world of business.  Last year you signed a memo with Sands China where you plan get

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