UM scholar to receive awards from APA

Brian Hall from the Department of Psychology at the University of Macau will receive three Early Career Awards from the American Psychological Association (APA) in August in Colorado. The three

Growth in consumer prices slows

The composite Consumer Price Index (CPI) for June 2016 increased by 2.26 percent year-on-year to 108.29, according to information released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). This has indicated

Gov’t says five-year plan gathering support

The MSAR has received some 10,800 opinions from residents during a two-month long consultation period on the proposal for the Five-Year Development Plan, which ended on June 30. The Policy

Animal Welfare | Canidrome presented with ultimatum: close or move

In a meeting held yesterday between the director of the Gaming and Inspection Bureau (DICJ) Paulo Martins Chan and representatives of the Canidrome (Yat Yuen) company, it was revealed that

IC opens Fringe Festival applications

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has announced that it is now accepting program proposals for the 16th Macau City Fringe Festival which will be held in January 2017. According to

Hong Kong teen leader Joshua Wong guilty in protest trial

A Hong Kong court yesterday found teen protest leader Joshua Wong guilty of taking part in an illegal rally that sparked massive student-led pro-democracy street protests in the southern Chinese city two years

AL Plenary | Wu Zhiliang says mainland China is priority in financial support from FM

The donation of RMB100 million from the Macao Foundation (FM) to Jinan University was one of the biggest highlights of yesterday’s plenary meeting at the Legislative Assembly (AL) in a

Infectious diseases building still not agreeable

Another of the highlighted topics of yesterday’s AL plenary session was one raised by Song Pek Kei’s spoken enquiry. The lawmaker was calling for a general plan of the infectious diseases

BBAM 10th anniversary | Macau, HK to be ‘priority market’ for post-EU Britain

The British Business Association of Macau (BBAM) held a celebratory reception on Wednesday night to commemorate the organization’s 10th anniversary since its establishment in 2006. Among the prestigious guests in

Macau airport expects 6.4 million passengers in 2016

The Macau International Airport Company Limited (CAM) has announced full-year targets of 55,000 flight movements, including 3,105 general aviation aircraft movements, 30,659 tonnes of cargo and 6.4 million passengers, released

MSAR and China sign memorandum on reduced taxation

The local government signed a new memorandum with the mainland on the reduction of taxation on aircraft and ship leasing businesses and on tackling tax evasion on dividends, interest, royalties

Real Estate Matters | Is my security deposit safe? Part 2 of 3

Juliet Risdon is a Director of JML Property and a property investor. Having been established in 1994, JML Property offers Investment Property & Homes. It specializes in managing properties for

Corporate Bits | Family summer activities at MGM Macau

MGM Macau is offering a wide array of fun-filled activities, including creative workshops, interactive experiences at the aquarium, nail and body art as well as  themed cuisines for families to

Lufthansa, EasyJet warn of terror threat to airline profit

European airlines are warning that more turbulence is ahead for their bottom lines as terror attacks sap demand for short- and long-haul travel during the crucial summer travel season, with

Hong Kong stock benchmark enters bull market, erasing 2016 loss

Hong Kong’s benchmark stock index erased losses for the year to enter a bull market amid a broad advance for regional equities. Property developers led gains. The Hang Seng Index added