Culture | Baroque Music Festival returns for third edition

The Baroque Music Festival will return this year for its third edition, organizer Alliance Française de Macao (AF) said at a press conference yesterday,

Briefs | Man arrested for sexually harassing daughter

A 47-year-old local man was arrested for having sexually harassing his 20-year-old daughter, the Judiciary Police reported yesterday. The man is currently unemployed and divorced his wife two years

HKZM Bridge set to finish major construction works by year’s end

The Hong Kong government said on Tuesday that the construction of the Main Bridge of the Hong Kong- Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) is progressing well and

Light Festival budget slightly over MOP18m

The “Macao Light Festival 2017 – Amor Macau” will be on stage from December 3 until 31 at various locations across the city, with

Policy Address | Administration and Justice – Sonia Chan: Only Beijing’s interpretation of Basic Law is acceptable

The election of members to the future municipal body with no political power is an impossibility “due to impositions of the Basic Law,” Secretary for Administration and

Training for civil servants raises questions

The process of selection, hiring and training of Macau civil servants was one of the topics that raised many concerns by several lawmakers yesterday during the second

Education | Macau ranks eighth in global collaborative problem solving test

Among the 51 countries that took part, the region scored 534, while Singapore remained the leader with a mean score of 561 in the Collaborative Problem

Corporate Bits | Wynn Macau receives accolade from Asiaspa awards

Wynn Macau’s “The Spa” at Encore has been awarded the “Spa of the Year (North & West Asia)” accolade at the AsiaSpa Awards ceremony held in

One country, two systems roils China’s mills as curbs bite

One country, two systems has come to the world’s largest steel industry. As China’s great environmental cleanup takes effect during the winter months, the stringent

Gaming | State gives initial OK for USD5.6m to help Icahn raze casino

The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority on Tuesday determined that a request by Icahn to use funds from state-mandated casino investment alternative taxes toward the $13.2 million

Billionaire Lao is said to weigh Cirsa Gaming options

Cirsa Gaming Corp. SA, the Spanish casino and bingo-hall operator owned by billionaire Manuel Lao Hernandez, is exploring options including an initial public offering or the sale of a

CEFC denies links to alleged Africa bribery plot

A Chinese energy company has denied it had anything to do with a multimillion dollar bribery scheme that U.S. prosecutors say was organized by two businessmen to secure

US, Chinese soldiers find common ground in disaster drills

A man lay on the grass, shivering beneath his bloodstained T-shirt as Chinese military doctors and U.S. Army medics hovered over him, applying a splint and an IV. Troops

Korean Peninsula | Cold War drama caught on video as soldier escapes to the South

It’s 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier

Japan | US Navy plane with 11 crashes into Pacific; eight survived

Eight people aboard a Navy plane that crashed yesterday in the Pacific were recovered in good condition and a search continues for three other missing personnel, the

Australia | Victoria state reaches brink of legalizing euthanasia

An Australian state parliament yesterday stepped closer to passing a voluntary euthanasia bill, 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy- killing law for the

USA | Study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results

Balkans War | UN court convicts Mladic of genocide over Bosnia’s horrors

The United Nations’ Yugoslav war crimes tribunal convicted Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic yesterday of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sentenced him to life

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