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Tianjin, China - A robot dances during the second college students robot competition of north China's Tianjin Municipality, Sept. 28, 2014. Teams from nine universities and colleges participated in the competition which kicked off at Tianjin Polytechnic University Sunday. (Xinhua)

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2 October 2014 18:25 GMT +8
Government approves up to 6 pct hike in ferry fares
The Marine and Water Bureau said in a statement yesterday that it has approved an increase in the fares of two ferry operators – Cotai Ferry Co. Ltd and Shun Tak-China Travel Ship Management Ltd – of 2.6 percent to six percent. Cotai Water Jet is operated by Cotai Ferry Company while Shun Tak-Ch...
The 17th Lusofonia Festival co-organised by the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) and the Macau Government Tourist Office will kick off on October 17 and last for three days, costing the government about 2.4 million patacas, a 41 percent increase from the 1.7 million patacas spent last year....
17th Lusofonia Festival kicks off on October 17
The Macau Customs Service has busted a trading company which sold parallel imports to 47 branches of three local supermarkets. A customs spokesperson told a press conference yesterday that officers were tipped off a few months ago that the company had arranged for a group of people to bring th...
Customs bust firm selling parallel imports
The Public Security Police (PSP) said in a statement yesterday that pedestrian traffic flow control measures will be implemented in the city centre – namely Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro (San Ma Lou) – and at the Barrier Gate checkpoint during the Golden Week holiday period if too many people are thr...
Police readies crowd control during Golden Week
Several hundred MGM Macau employees took part yesterday in a demonstration to demand higher wages, while they also want the company to change the way it pays its bonuses. Ung Kim Ip, the protest’s main organiser who works as a supervisor at MGM, said he estimated that about 500 people particip...
MGM staff protest over salaries, bonus
Telecom operator CTM Vice President of Network Services Declan Leong Pui Hong said Thursday that 4G tariffs could be lower than those of 3G if the government lowers the rate of its spectrum utilisation fee. Leong made the comment during a media briefing at CTM’s Taipa headquarters about the prog...
CTM says 4G tariffs could cost less than 3G