AL Election | Pearl Horizon buyers prioritize solving their issues

The first candidate of list 24 to the Legislative Assembly election, Kou Meng Pok, said that he would withdraw from the election if the government can resolve the

Trump discusses N. Korea with Xi

President Donald Trump has discussed North Korea’s strongest nuclear test yet with Chinese President Xi Jinping, as the U.S. proposes crippling new sanctions and world leaders tussle

Northern Caribbean | Hurricane Irma toll hits 10, increasing threat for Florida

Fearsome Hurricane Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving at least 10 dead and thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting trees on

Climate change | UN chief Guterres says natural disasters have quadrupled since 1970

Natural disasters have nearly quadrupled in number since 1970 and the United States has experienced the most disasters since 1995, followed by China and India, the United

Ultra-long-haul flights | A Brazil-HK route could be good news for ‘Macau platform’

New airplanes capable of flying ultra-long distances could come into operation at key Asian airports within five years, as major plane manufacturers say they are confident their

Education | Non-tertiary student population grows 2.7percent

The total number of non-tertiary education students in the new academic year has reached almost 79,100, up by 2.7 percent compared with 77,000 last year, marking the

AL election | Civic Watch calls for protection of city’s vulnerable groups

Civic Watch, led by university professor and social critic Agnes Lam, is again running for the Legislative Assembly election, aiming to secure a seat with their political

Wife: China may soon put detained Taiwan activist on trial

Chinese authorities may soon put on trial a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist detained since March and accused of endangering national security, his wife said yesterday. Lee

Macau Foundation concludes payment to Hato victims

The Macau Foundation (FM) said in a statement yesterday that they have concluded the payments to the families of victims of Typhoon Hato. The Foundation used

Education | USJ moves to new campus this week, recovers from typhoon damage

The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is moving in to its new campus located at Ilha Verde, as planned. Although significant damage was caused to the new

AL election | Ella Lei: ‘Locals should occupy 90pct of executive positions’

Union for Development head and lawmaker Ella Lei is reiterating her calls for local residents’ employment stability and greater protection of their rights and interests - a

Taiwan | Tsai appoints new premier amid tense China relations

Taiwan’s president yesterday appointed a new premier seen as willing to reach out to rival China amid ongoing tense relations between the two sides. President Tsai Ing-wen named William

Korean crisis | Seoul displays military strength anticipating new missile test from North Korea

With Seoul expecting another North Korean missile test, South Korean warships conducted live-fire exercises at sea on Tuesday in a second straight day of military swagger

Goldman sees silver lining for casinos hit by typhoon

Macau’s pummelling by typhoons makes it unlikely China’s government will adopt a tougher stance toward the city, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. While investors are

Media | RTHK replaces BBC World with Chinese radio

The 24-hour BBC World Service channel of Hong Kong’s RTHK was replaced with a state radio broadcast from China at midnight on Sunday. This is a move

Football | Macau to play India for AFC 2019

Macau is slated to play against India in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifier today at the Macau Olympic Complex. Although today’s match will be

AL election | New Hope urges gov’t to double Wealth Partaking Scheme this year

The New Hope (Nova Esperança) candidacy to the Legislative Assembly (AL) elections, headed by lawmaker José Pereira Coutinho, urged the government to distribute a second share of

BRICS countries urge UN reform, cooperation on terrorism

The BRICS group of five major emerging economies called yesterday for reform of the United Nations and tougher measures against terrorist groups, while denouncing North Korea’s latest