Macau Grand Prix | WTCC race officially confirmed

The FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is now officially included in the Macau Grand Prix program, the Sports Bureau (ID) president Pun Weng Kun confirmed yesterday

Charity Run opens new category for the elderly

Caritas Macau is hosting its second Charity Run on October 8, with a new group category to accommodate the elderly. Co-hosted with the University of Macau,

HKZMB raises many environmental questions, authorities answer none

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB), almost ready to open, has been widely regarded as a “strong development factor” for the entire Pearl River Delta area and

Liu Xiaobo supporters mark his death amid concerns for widow

Supporters of Liu Xiaobo gathered worldwide yesterday to mark the traditional Chinese observance of the seventh day after the imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate’s death, amid growing

Coutinho criticizes lack of transparency in AL

The Macau Civil Servants Association (ATFPM) is calling for more transparency to be implemented in the Legislative Assembly (AL), particularly over the Standing Committee’s closed-door meetings.

High flu occurrence recorded in recent weeks

The Health Bureau (SSM) has stated that data recorded by several SSM monitoring systems show a recent and significant increase in influenza when compared to

Thailand | Army general convicted of human trafficking

A Thai army general was one of the most prominent figures found guilty yesterday in a major human trafficking trial that included more than 103 defendants accused

Wong claims legality in denying entry to Hong Kong lawmaker

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Civic Party’s lawmaker Kwok Ka Ki was denied entry into Macau because he allegedly poses threats to Macau’s internal stability. Kwok attended a

Japan says this is a time to raise pressure on North Korea

Japan called Monday for increased pressure on North Korea, saying this is not a time for dialogue. Government spokesman Norio Maruyama said North Korea reached

Education | UM admits more than 1,500 new local students

The University of Macau (UM) has completed the admission process for the 2017/18 academic year and it has admitted a total of 1,535 local students.

Deceased dolphin found near Cheoc Van

  A Chinese white dolphin was found dead this morning, floating in the sea near Cheoc Van beach in Coloane. Local animal rights group Anima (Macau) was alerted to

Q&A | Joel Brandão, Filmmaker: ‘I am a passionate about cinema and about documentaries’

Joel Brandão, 23, is a young Portuguese filmmaker whose current project is attempting to document the relationship between Macau’s different communities. His work is part

Uber Macau suspends ride-sharing services

Uber Macau is suspending its services from this Friday, after nearly two years of operating in the MSAR, a region with no regulations in relation to

Aged Portuguese mansion a window into India colonial history

Age sits lightly on the sprawling, 4-centuries- old Figueiredo Mansion. The home is a lived-in repository of memories tracing to the days when the west-coast Indian

Macao Orchestra launches 2017-18 Concert Season

The Macao Orchestra (OM) launched its 2017-18 Concert Season, themed “Along with the musical joy” yesterday at Mandarin Oriental Macau. The new season, which

Anima petitions for global greyhound adoption campaign

Animal rights group Anima (Macau) has appealed to organizations around the world to volunteer for the adoption of some 650 greyhounds once the Macau (Yat Yuen)

Amid disputes, Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

Indonesia has named waters in its exclusive economic zone that overlap with China’s expansive claim to the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea, an assertion of

Ho Chio Meng says 21 years in jail is unfair

Who would imagine some years ago that the region’s former top prosecutor, Ho Chio Meng, would be convicted and sentenced to 21 years in jail,