TENNIS | Recovered from illness, Serena ready for return

Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed. Williams said she was barely aware of how sick she was as she tried

Vox Parva: The torch relay continues with a prayer

After one year of deaconship, on 3:30pm of July 12, 2014, Deacon Cyril Jerome Law, Junior. is ordained to be a priest, presided by Bishop of Macau Jose Lai, and

Politics is the art of compromise

The Legislative Yuan began a two-week extra session on Monday to review the qualifications of 29 candidates nominated to the Control Yuan and two high-profile bills – one to

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 – edition no. 2118

* Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles * Petition to Galaxy demanding higher salaries * Raymond Tam is found innocent * Dozens killed in Xinjiang attack   DOWLOAD

World briefs

CHINA The British Embassy in Beijing said it will offer a 24-hour super priority visa service for visitors from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou starting from August 11. The price for

THE BUZZ: World Bank promotes electricity access in Congo

The World Bank has announced a USD100 million donation to boost Congo’s agriculture sector and another $100 million for micro-dams to bolster rural electricity access. World Bank VP Makhtar Diop made

Chinese portal Sohu reports USD45 million loss

The loss for the three months ended June 30 compared with a $69 million loss in the previous quarter and an operating profit of $64 million in the same period

EDUCATION | Summer internship program in full operation

The summer internship scheme is organized by the Tertiary Education Services Office (GAES) and co-organized by the Macao Chamber of Commerce. Supporting local enterprises provided 60 of the intern positions

Review of Culture focuses of Asian Studies

Tak-Wing Ngo, the convention organizer and editor of the journal China Information, introduces a selection of eleven articles. One highlight is an article tvhat focuses on the rise of Asia,

DSEJ to consult high school academic attainment next year

The director of the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ), Leong Lai, has revealed that her department is going to launch the public consultation of the high school basic academic

Several flights delayed per day over China’s military drills

are likely to be delayed in the coming days due to ongoing People’s Liberation Army (PLA) military exercises. Flights to and from East China will be affected by the delays the

CRIME | Man accused of raping mentally disabled woman

João Pedro Lau The Judiciary Police (PJ) has detained a 23 year old local who allegedly forced his former girlfriend, who has a mild mental retardation, to have sexual intercourse. PJ information

Over 15,000 attend Youth Dance Festival

Monetary Authority says sovereign wealth fund could be created

The Monetary Authority of Macau (AMCM) has not ruled out the possibility of creating a sovereign wealth fund, as recently suggested by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its Staff

Unemployment rate remains at 1.7 pct

The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 1.7 percent between April-June as compared to March-May. Figures released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) also show that 6,500 people were unemployed

Non-resident workers exceed 150,000

Statistics from the Human Resources Office (GRH) indicated that there was a 28.1 percent increase in the number of non-resident workers in June compared to the same month in 2013

Briefs: R-Cherikoff blames raw material for failing quality test

Several Macau and Hong Kong food products, including the almond biscuit and egg roll produced by R-Cherikoff, have failed the test of the Chinese General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection

GAMING | Chinese developers invest in overseas casino projects

GAMING Chinese developers invest in overseas casino projects Facing a drop in profits in their home market, Chinese real estate companies are trying to participate in overseas casino projects, according to a

The tricky business of proxy betting

Proxy betting is seen as one of the fastest-growing revenue streams in Asian land-based casinos. The system allows players outside of Macau to legally place bets through a proxy, often

US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc.

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