TRAVEL | A graphic designer dedicates her life to exploring the Poles

Rebecca Lee’s entire professional life could have been focused on designing Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine or pursuing the old tradition of Chinese painting.  However, an urge to explore the unknown

STUDY | Medical vouchers prevented fatalities, should be given to TNRs

Professor Zhang Jing Hua told Lusa news agency that there is a significant link between the date of the program’s implementation and the decrease  in the mortality rate prompted by

Food oil importer accuses IACM of ruining business reputation

In a statement released by Tai Heng Foods yesterday, the Macau importer that represents the embattled Taiwanese food oil producer Chang Guann Company has criticized the authorities of making false

BRIEFS | SJM workers protest and MGM staff complain to DSAL

SJM staff are staging another protest tomorrow, with employees going on strike and handing in sick leave certificates, Portuguese newspaper Hoje Macau reported. Feiji Loi, from the Forefront of Macau

APEC China’s vice premier Wang Yang to take part in Tourism Ministerial Meeting

Chinese vice premier Wang Yang is in Macau to participate in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 8th Tourism Ministerial Meeting (TMM8), which will be held tomorrow. He is attending a

China auto sales slow in August 

Drivers in the world’s biggest auto market by vehicle sales bought 1.5 million passenger cars in August, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said yesterday. Total sales, including trucks and buses,

New Jersey lets MGM keep half of Borgata casino

New Jersey casino regulators on Wednesday let MGM Resorts back into the Atlantic City casino market. The Casino Control Commission voted to let MGM reclaim its 50 percent ownership of the

Corporate Bits | Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival 2014

Once again supported by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macau S.A.R. Government, the Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival is a celebration of live international music, entertainment, bead throwing and

Real Estate Matters | Should I Still Be Investing In Macau Property ? Are prices too high now?

It’s a question that we are asked almost every day; prices are high, is it too late to buy property in Macau? Surprisingly its not a yes or no response, the

Project Poker | Risk and reward off the table

I am a long-distance runner and have in fact run several marathons before. In fact this year I ran a marathon for the eighth consecutive year; one was in Paris

China funds reconstruction of fishing port in Mozambique

Mozambique’s finance minister, Manuel Chang, highlighting the importance of infrastructure for development of the central region of the country, said that framework agreement precedes a funding agreement with the Export

Angola | Japan grants funding to combat drought

The government of Japan will support the Angolan program to combat the effects of drought affecting 1.8 million people since 2012 with a contribution of USD1.2 million , the first

Angola’s first satellite schedule to start operating in 1Q 2017

Angosat, Angola’s first satellite, is expected to be placed in orbit and become operational in the first quarter of 2017, the Angolan Secretary of State for Telecommunications said recently in

Authorities shackle Uighur scholar’s feet for a month 

For more than a month, Chinese authorities have shackled the ankles of an outspoken minority Uighur scholar accused of separatism while he awaits trial, his lawyer said yesterday. The treatment of

CONSERVATION | In Hong Kong, you can find a home where cows and buffalos roam

Shai Oster To city dwellers worried about mice and rats, spare a thought for Hong Kongers confronting half-ton feral beasts. A few miles from some of the most densely populated neighborhoods in

Activist’s attorneys plan no show in court 

A scheduled trial for a Chinese human rights activist Yang Maodong may not proceed today after his lawyers said they would not attend the court proceedings because authorities did not

Fighters back from Iraq, Syria are threat 

China and its Central Asian neighbors face increased terrorism threats as their own nationals return home after fighting in Iraq and Syria, the head of a regional anti-terrorism organization said yesterday. The

BRIEFS | China fines Audi, Chrysler on monopoly charges

Chinese authorities have fined automaker Audi USD40.5 million and Chrysler USD5.2 million on charges of violating anti-monopoly law in a sweeping probe of the auto industry. The government announced yesterday

THAILAND | Rights group calls on junta to end repression 

An international human rights group yesterday called for Thailand’s ruling military to end what it says is a “disturbing pattern of repression” in the country since the army seized power in a

MYANMAR | 1 march, 11 sentences for activist

By marching through the traffic-choked streets of Myanmar’s busiest city, handing out leaflets that lambasted the new nominally civilian government, Htin Kyaw showed how much the country has changed since emerging from

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