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China’s groundwater crisisTackling China’s groundwater depletion and the growing crisis of water scarcity amidst rapid urbanisation will require political will and creative policy thinking, Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley write Read mor…
The Shanghai Wild Animal Park continues to build on its reputation as a really terrible place to be if you're an…
05.29 / 13:23
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"Serves him right. Surely he was wearing that short, revealing robe in an attempt to seduce others. By falling asleep at the spa, aren't you just asking for…
05.29 / 10:59
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Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Tuesgay Open Mic @ Lucca LQ and Open Doors invites members of the LGBTQ community to express themselves through poetry, dance, song, or comedy. Entry is free, and, if you buy a drink, you can eat from a free buffet, too! ???? 8pm ???? Free ???? 390 Panyu Road | 番禺路390号 Burger & beer night @ POP Bar Enjoy the Bund's gorgeous night-scape while getting a…
05.29 / 09:52
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To explain the sudden shut down, web users have pointed to the app's participation in an awareness event gone awry at Shanghai's popular marriage market in People's Park in which mothers of LGBT children were kicked out by…
05.29 / 09:16
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Combine togas, friends and tequila, you've got the ingredients for an epic night of toga madness! Grab your white sheets and head on over to the Mexican party bar Zapata's on June 3 Saturday. Dancers can head indoors and dance the night away on the dance floor or counter tops, whereas others can mingle in the spacious outdoor terrace. There are togas available on the night and cash prizes are also prepared for…
05.29 / 09:16
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Macau Daily Times feed China’s third-most senior leader has warned the people of Hong Kong not to challenge the “high degree of autonomy” the city has enjoyed since it was handed over to Beijing by Britain 20 years ago. Outlining plans to consolidate Beijing’s power over Hong Kong, National People’s Congress Chairman Zhang Dejiang in a  speech on Saturday […] The post Zhang Dejiang outlines plans to consolidate power over Hong Kong appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES 澳門每日時報…
05.29 / 00:04
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Macau Daily Times feed China on Friday executed a former top police official convicted of murder and other crimes in a case that attracted broad public interest, along with accusations of torture and abuse of justice from the man’s family. State media reported that Zhao Liping was executed after his death sentence was upheld by the Supreme People’s Court. Zhao […] The post Former police official convicted of murder appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES 澳門每日…
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Macau Daily Times feed Two Chinese aircraft conducted an unprofessional intercept of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said Friday, marking the second time in about a week that the U.S. has complained about unsafe Chinese operations in the region. A defense official said one of the Chinese J-10 fighter jets flew about 200 yards […] The post US: Jets conduct unsafe intercept of Navy aircraft appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES 澳…
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Macau Daily Times feed Moody’s Investors Service’s decision to downgrade Hong Kong’s debt rating last week was based on “shallow” evidence, Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan wrote in a blog yesterday. “The evidence on which the ratings company mechanically downgraded Hong Kong’s debt rating based on the very close economic relationship between Hong Kong and the mainland is […] The post HKSAR Financial Secretary questions Moody’s over debt downgrade appeared first on MACAU DAILY…
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Macau Daily Times feed The recent French presidential elections were discussed last week at the France Macau Business Association (FMBA) breakfast meeting held at Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16. French political scientist, Eric Sautedé, was invited to review the election’s consequences for both Europe and China. Speaking to the Times, Sautedé said, “[The election of Emmanuel Macron] is both […] The post Macron is ‘the furthering of the European project’ appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES …
05.29 / 00:04
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Macau Daily Times feed Information released on Friday by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) showed that the number of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) events in the MSAR had increased significantly in the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same quarter a year earlier. During the first quarter of 2017, a total of 366 MICE events […] The post MICE events on the rise appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES…
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Macau Daily Times feed The Legislative Assembly (AL) posed several questions to Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário concerning the government-reclaimed land from the former “La Scala” development in Taipa ,close to Av. Wai Long, which has sparked discussion on relevant environmental issues. The public has been skeptical about the plan to erect a public housing […] The post AL Plenary | Former La Scala land public housing project to be assessed appeared first o…
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Macau Daily Times feed The general unemployment rate for the three-month period of February to April 2017 held stable at 2 percent, according to a statement issued by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). The unemployment rate of local residents was 2.7 percent, down by 0.1 percentage points compared to the previous three-month period of January-March. Meanwhile, the underemployment […] The post Briefs | Unemployment holds stable at 2 percent appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES…
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Macau Daily Times feed The University of Macau (UM) held an inauguration ceremony for the Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Teaching and Training Centre on Friday. The center is under the Department of Portuguese of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, and includes a language and culture exhibition room, a reception room and a general office. During his inauguration speech, Secretary for […] The post Education | UM opens bilingual training center appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES…
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Macau Daily Times feed One of the Chinese government’s most vocal critics is finally falling silent. He Weifang told The Associated Press Friday that he would no longer publish on social media after authorities repeatedly shut down his personal blog, his Weibo microblog and two WeChat accounts. He, a famed law professor at elite Peking University and key defender […] The post The Buzz | Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced  appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES 澳門…
05.28 / 23:29
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Dharamshala — A Tibetan monk reportedly died after setting himself ablaze in Chengtsa County of North-eastern Tibet on Thursday, demanding the return of the Dalai Lama from exile and protesting against Chinese rule over the Himalayan n…
05.28 / 18:23
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Learn Chinese in bite-sized portions everyday with Shanghaiist! Today's phrase of the day is... 接 (jiē): to link, to connect; 地 (dì): the ground 接地气 (jiē dì qì) is to be down-to-earth…
05.28 / 15:04
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Learn Chinese in bite-sized portions everyday with Shanghaiist! Today's phrase of the day is... 脸 (liǎn): face, 懵 (mēng): to feel lost Put together, 一脸懵逼 (yī liǎn mēng bī) literally means one’s face is full of the expression of feeling lost. We use it to describe a person who is feeling completely lost and doesn’t know what to say…
05.28 / 15:04
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Learn Chinese in bite-sized portions everyday with Shanghaiist! Today's phrase of the day is... This phrase is often used when something unexpected has happened to a person, and s/he has been put in an awkward…
05.28 / 14:31
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