Consumer prices up almost 1 percent

The Composite Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 0.95 percent year-on-year to 109.2 in May 2017, according to information released by the Statistics and Census Service

AL Plenary | New round of social housing applications in Q4

A  new round of applications for Macau’s social housing program will open in the fourth quarter. The Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo do Rosário,

Heritage | Historic center photos on display in Guimarães

A photo exhibition depicting the historic center of Macau will be inaugurated on Friday at the Vila Flor Palace in Guimarães, Portugal. The exhibition features more

Portuguese association opens solidarity account for wildfire tragedy

Portuguese association Casa de Portugal (House of Portugal) announced that it has opened a bank account at the BNU to collect donations for victims of the forest

Legal Wise by MdME | The curious case of entry ban to Macau

“Welcome to Macau”. Everyone, including residents, non-residents and tourists, is greeted by this sign upon arrival at the Macau airport or the maritime terminals. However, in practice,

New Macau hopes to bring new blood to the AL

The New Macau Association (ANM) hopes to elect two members in the upcoming Legislative Assembly (AL) election, according to its vice president Sulu Sou. The

Briefs | Mayors visiting town

Officials taking part in the third edition of the “Mayors’ Visiting Program” were yesterday offered fresh insights regarding the latest developments in Macau in relation to tourism, cultural

USJ Master students present mini-documentary projects

A small screening ceremony was held at Creative Macau on Monday night, where ten post-graduate students from the University of Saint Joseph presented their mini-documentary projects, alongside

Growing festival aims to ‘take over the St Lazarus neighborhood’

This weekend, the São João (Saint John) festivities will bring traditional flavors, visuals and sounds back to the streets of the St. Lazarus neighborhood in central

Young Macanese Association joins organizing committee

The twelfth São João Festival (Saint John’s Festival) will count members of the Young Macanese Association (AJM) among its organizing committee for the first time. AJM

Macau promotes film festival in Shanghai

The organizing committee of the International Film Festival & Awards - Macau (IFFAM) hosted a cocktail reception in Shanghai on Monday to promote its next edition during

Crime | Surge in WeChat scams

The Judiciary Police (PJ) received reports of four WeChat scams involving money transfers through WeChat Red Packets last weekend. Last Saturday and Sunday, several local

Third time’s the charm: Lam confident of winning AL seat

Agnes Lam’s Civil Watch list is once more running for a seat at the Legislative Assembly (AL). Lam, who is heading the group for the third time

Q&A | Charles Leong, Junior race-driver, student: ‘My dream is to win in the Formula One’

Macau’s junior race-driver Charles Leong was recently in the spotlight after he clocked the record-breaking time of 1:33:989 in the Asian Formula Renault Series (AFR)

Tourism | Macau Int’l Travel Expo to kick off in July

The 5th Macau International Travel (Industry) Expo (MITE) will be held from July 7 to 9 at The Venetian Macao, featuring six exhibition zones about tourism

Macau Design Biennial to welcome fewer mainland submissions

The submission period for the 11th Macau Design Biennial has begun and will be open until June 30, as revealed at a press conference last week at the Macau

Crime | Man blackmailed following naked online chat

A local man was blackmailed after a nude chat with an Internet friend through Skype, as revealed by the Judiciary Police (PJ) during yesterday’s press conference.

Gaming Okada at risk of losing Nevada link

Following this month’s publication of a Japanese pachinko and arcade games manufacturer’s note to the JASDAQ Securities Exchange, Kazuo Okada’s corporate lifetime may be in