The Buzz | Unemployment holds stable

The unemployment rate (1.9 percent) and the underemployment rate (0.5 percent) for the period February-April 2016 remained stable, as was the case for January-March 2016, according to information from the

World Briefs

CHINA A laundry detergent maker apologized for the harm caused by the spread of an ad in which a black man “washed” by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned

LaSalle Says | Singapore property closer to the bottom than HK

Singapore’s property market may be closer to a bottom than Hong Kong, according to LaSalle Investment Management, which oversees more than USD58 billion in real estate funds. Governments in Asia’s two

Education | Over 1,400 graduates at UM’s congregation

The University of Macau (UM) on Saturday held its Congregation 2016, presenting graduation certificates to over 1,400 graduates at a ceremony which had nearly 4,000 guests. The Chief Executive, Chui Sai

Arts | Exhibition shows Borget’s paintings of Macau

The exhibition, “Auguste Borget: Travelling Painter on the South China Coast,” will be on show at the Museum of Art (MAM) between June 30 and October 9, featuring sketches, watercolors,

Boat sailing from Shenzhen hits local ferry at the harbor

On Saturday, a Shenzhen ferry, identified as “Taishan”, collided with a local ferry that was anchored at the Macau Ferry Terminal. Two passengers aboard the Shenzhen ferry were allegedly injured,

Briefs | Cinematheque Passion to host talk

Part of the roof of the second floor side hall of Saint Augustine Church collapsed yesterday afternoon while a mass service was being at the site. According to a TDM

CCAC detects two forgery cases involving Income Subsidy

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) has detected two cases of document forgery in relation to the Income Subsidy of the government. The persons involved have allegedly committed the offences of

DSAL | Restructure focusing on residents ‘priority access to employment’

The new organizational structure of the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) includes six departments, one of which is specifically focused on the hiring of non-resident workers. DSAL’s administrative revamp was recently

First IFFAM expects to attract 500 worldwide participants

The first edition of the International Film Festival & Awards – Macau (IFFAM) expects to bring over 500 participants from the global movie industry, according to Lorna Tee, head of

Fair brings craft art to Tap Seac Square

The Tap Seac Art Fair Craft Market, organized by the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM), was held between Friday and yesterday, featuring 200 booths. The event will return once

80km west of Macau | Power plant raises safety concerns

Components of the Taishan nuclear power plant, currently under construction and located about 80km west of Zhuhai and Macau, were reportedly made in China, although they were previously believed to

Animal rights | Canidrome: Irish authorities seek to block greyhound exports by year’s close

The Irish Department of Agriculture intends to seek legal reform to give the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) the power to prevent the export of dogs to countries with poor animal

Corporate Bits | Hacken Lee and Joey Yung perform at the Venetian Macao

Hong Kong Cantopop superstar Hacken Lee shared the stage with HK-pop diva Joey Yung at the Cotai Arena of The Venetian on Saturday night as they presented their joint concert

Analysis | HK Vinexpo 2016: All about wine… this time truly for what is in the bottle!

As the name indicates, Vinexpo is all about wine and now surely one of the major exhibitions in the world for wine and spirit professionals. It is in many respects still