Heritage | Lai Chi Vun shipyards demolition suspended

The demolition of the controversial Lai Chi Vun shipyards area has been postponed for a year; a period of time which will allow the Cultural Affairs Bureau

Firm linked to Imperial Pacific arranged Saipan lawmakers’ trips

The company that paid for controversial fact-finding visits to Hong Kong and Macau by lawmakers from the U.S. territory of Saipan has connections to the operator

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam’s body still in the country

Malaysia’s health minister said yesterday the body of Kim Jong Nam is still in Malaysia, six weeks after the exiled half brother of North Korea’s leader was poisoned

Macau to implement new rules on tax information exchange

Debate over  legal amendment which establishes new rules for the financial transparency of Macau based persons and companies which have tax residences abroad has reached a

Briefs | AACM hosts aviation security exercise workshop

Working in collaboration with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Macau’s Civil Aviation Authority (AACM) is hosting a four-day aviation security exercise workshop the MSAR. The event

FDCT increases budget for science project-funding

Four applied science-related projects, funded by the Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), were presented yesterday, showcasing the works conducted by Macau universities and institutions.

UM to hold Open Day on April 9

The University of Macau (UM) will hold an Open Day on Sunday, April 9. There will be various activities held on the Open Day, including an International

Leong: ‘Prudent’ management of MSAR’s investment portfolio

The Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong, said that the government would continue to adopt safe, effective and prudent strategies in managing its investments.

Carlos D’Assumpção book launch next month

A book launch event for “Carlos D’Assumpção – A Man of Value” by Celina Veiga de Oliveira will be held on April 8 at Albergue SCM. The

Retail | Manhattan landlords are turning to giveaways for retailers

Manhattan landlords, who have seen retail occupancy plummet after boosting rents to record levels, are trying to avoid big price cuts. Instead, they’re writing checks

Twitter adds video ads to periscope amid YouTube content uproar

Twitter Inc. is adding advertising to posts from its Periscope live-broadcasting tool - but only on the safest videos. As some of the world’s

Cape Verde reinforces openness to foreign investment

Cape Verde, the Portuguese-speaking African country with the highest level of development and greatest political and economic stability, is preparing a set of measures to further open

Beijing concerned over Paris Asian community clash with police

Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to

Taiwan | Missing activist Lee talked politics on WeChat

A Taiwanese pro-democracy activist believed to be in Chinese custody may have attracted the attention of China’s security services after he used the social media site WeChat

South China Sea | Report says man-made islands nearly complete

A report from a U.S. think tank says China has nearly completed construction work on three man-made islands in the South China Sea, giving it the ability to

Australia shelves planned extradition treaty with China

The Australian government yesterday shelved a planned extradition treaty with China rather than allow the Senate to reject it over human rights concerns. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

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