International relations | UM scholar: Global diplomacy on precipice of radical transformation

The triangular relationship between China, Russia and the U.S. is poised for a radical transformation on a scale not seen since the Cold War, speculated a scholar

Witness claims to have found secret ‘vice room’

In a week packed with hearings from witnesses testifying in the case of the former Public Prosecutions Office (MP) Prosecutor-General, Ho Chio Meng, yesterday’s session was the third

Tourism | First session of Macau’s Application Committee held

In a session presided over by Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam, the “Application of Macau, China for the UNESCO Creative Cities Network Committee” (Macau’s

School principals ask for more sports fields

The principals of nine non-tertiary schools, including the Escola Choi Nong Chi Tai, the Workers’ Children High School, the Escola Secundária Técnico- Profissional da Associação Geral

Briefs | Forum Macau appoints deputy secretary-general

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has appointed Ding Tian as the new deputy Secretary-General of the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China

Continuation of delays on Ka Ho prison’s construction

The long-delayed Ka Ho prison is expected to commence operations within five years’ time. Cheng Fong Meng, director of Correctional Services Bureau, admitted that there are

Ex-NBA player visits students at local schools

A delegation made up of former NBA star Zack Jones and other basketball players from Germany visited several local schools and a Christian organization in the region recently.

Tourism Master Plan to be concluded in July

A master plan for the tourism sector will be concluded in July 2017, informed the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) director Helena de Senna Fernandes during the bureau’s

Restaurant revenue sees slight increase

Thirty percent of interviewed restaurants and similar establishments in November 2016 had reported to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) that a year-on-year growth in revenue has

Briefs | Zhang meets with MP

The deputy procurator general of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, Zhang Changren, headed a delegation from mainland China when they visited the Public Prosecutions Office (MP) yesterday. The

Real estate Property prices past low-point say JLL

According to a report published by the Macau division of real estate and investment management company Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), the local property market reached its

Macau International Airport | Six new routes this year as expansion kicked up a notch

Six routes will be launched this year between the Macau International Airport (MIA) and various short and mid-haul destinations, including a renewed route to Moscow that will

Courts | Ho’s former driver called to testify

The trial of the city’s former top prosecutor, Ho Chio Meng, resumed yesterday for a 12th session at the Court of Final Appeal. Several witnesses have

Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking

A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the hotel’s owner that says the Rape of Nanking was fabricated. APA Group, a Tokyo-based

Jockey Club to hold int’l mixed doubles race

For the first time in the region, international jockeys will be competing at the running of the International Mixed Doubles Jockeys Challenge on January 21. In

VIP gaming rebounding after two-year slump

Chinese high-rollers are finally returning to Macau, two years after an anti-corruption crackdown by China’s government scared many of them away from the world’s largest gambling