Offbeat | US pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm

Faced with potentially hungry — and grumpy — passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, Wyoming, where the plane was

Kapok | Contentious words

Let’s be clear, from a constitutional point of view there is nothing “illegal” in organizing an informal public consultation aka survey in the form of a mock referendum regarding the

Friday, July 11, 2014 – edition no. 2105

* Executive Council unveils massive housing plan * Macao conscience petitions for academic freedom * Laundering money through casinos to buy US property * Kerry cites frank cyberhacking talks with China   DOWNLOAD

MATCH OF THE DAY | Germany all favorite against Argentina

Mattias Karen, Sports Writer, Rio de Janeiro Advantage: Argentina AP / Odds by Betfair Germany v Argentina Home 2.38, Draw 3.3, Away 3.35 The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine,

NEWS OF THE WORLD | Theme park CEO says job is about making memories

John Seewer, Sandusky (Ohio) Standing in the shadows of a USD30 million roller coaster that flips, drops and spins its riders, the head of the American's fourth-biggest amusement park company points

MEMORY RIDES: or the genetic vacation behavior

* Movies: Planet of the Apes * Books: Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique * Music: Redeemer of Souls by Judas Priest * Wine: The Carthaginian Resurgence II * Food: Fit for

Thursday, July 10, 2014 – edition no. 2104

* Small group training becomes fitness trend in Macau * 1-7: Brazilians struggling to explain collapse * World Cup entangled with Mideast conflicts     DOWNLOAD

Guangdong-HK-Macau cultural tour starts from here

Grace Yu The Tertiary Education Services Office (GAES), the Department of Culture Guangdong Province, and the Home Affairs Bureau of Hong Kong are the joint organizers of the event. Organizers expressed the

CRIME | BNU urges some clients to change debit card passwords

In the message, BNU claimed that it has received the notice from a supervising institution regarding the investigation into some ATMs in Macau. The bank urged the customers who received

BRIEFS: Police apprehends drugs estimated to be worth MOP2.2m

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has searched a residential apartment in Fai Chi Kei two nights ago and detained two people after the authorities found various types of illegal drugs with

GAMING | Scholar points out potential tax loophole in local casinos

The UM scholar explained that the practice of “side-betting” or “multiplying” consists of “agreements between a third party and a patron whereby the amount formally credited is only a fraction

COOPERATION | Forum implements first course outside Macau

The event focuses on themes chosen by representatives of lusophone countries, based on the advantages to be found in Macau for each of the aforementioned countries. It is the first

HK stocks retreat as gaming shares, developers decline

Kana Nishizawa Hong Kong stocks fell, with the benchmark index declining the most in two weeks, as casino operators and developers slumped. Global Brands Group Holding Ltd. debuted after its spinoff

Liaison Office sides with gov’t in opposition to democracy referendum

The Central Government Liaison Office in Macau has released a statement expressing its opposition to the civil referendum on the Chief Executive that was proposed this week by three pro-democracy

Northern district residents concerned with LRT impacts

Grace Yu Members of the Northern District Advisory Committee for Community Services were briefed yesterday by government representatives on the three proposals for the would-be Light Rail Transit (LRT). Three northern section LRT routes, leading

MUSIC | Competition launched to promote piano studies

João Pedro Lau The Macau Piano Association has announced that it will organize the “Lotus Cup” Macau Youth Piano Competition, which will take place between July 16 and 18. The competition

Fitness trends Crossfit: ‘Program for the best, scale down for the rest’

Catarina Pinto As fitness options spread around town, a new gym promises a sport combining Olympic lifting, running, swimming, all types of cardiovascular activity involved with heavy lifting, as well as

BootCamp: From the gym to the street

Nuno Fernandes completed a training program in Hong Kong, and decided to team up with João Braga to provide something Macau was yet to experience. The Urban BootCamp 853 made it

Japan’s USD187 billion pinball pastime bets on casinos

Yuki Yamaguchi Welcome!” two young women in shorts and Hawaiian shirts chime over the clatter of pinballs and J-Pop at the Million pachinko parlor in the Tokyo residential area of Suginami. “All

Deutsche Bank, TheStreet maintain LVS as a “buy”

For TheStreet, “these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had a generally high debt management risk by most of the measures that we evaluated.” TheStreet Ratings Team highlighted that

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