Briefs | Civil servants’ complaint regulations published

A management system to handle complaints by public servants will come into effect in 90 days, according to a notice published yesterday in the Official Gazette. The system

International Film Festival & Awards – Macau | Goodridge announced as artistic director of fledgling festival

Mike Goodridge will serve as the artistic director of the second edition of the International Film Festival & Awards – Macau (IFFAM), it was announced at

Senna Fernandes: IFFAM was ‘widely recognized’

At the event on Friday, the president of the International Film Festival & Awards – Macau Organizing Committee, Helena de Senna Fernandes, praised last year’s inaugural

Health | Clinic license suspended following inspection

Following the investigations from the Health Bureau (SSM) of four private clinics on the suspicion that these clinical facilities have been offering assisted reproductive services in contravention

UM students meet Portuguese president in Lisbon

Last Friday, 15 students and staff from the University of Macau met with the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, as part of

Briefs | Deadly fall in Grand Lisboa Palace construction site

A male construction worker died yesterday following a fall from a height of about 10 meters at the construction site of the Grand Lisboa Palace, TDM reported. The

Customs Service seized over 15,000 illegal cigarettes

The Macao Customs Service (SA) has seized a total of 15,080 illegal cigarettes and tobacco products. A successful operation, held on June 16 by the SA with

Lotus Flower Festival attracted hundreds of visitors daily

A green canvas peppered with pink specks was a sight to behold yesterday at the Práia de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, the wetlands area in the south

‘Residents-only’ housing proposals criticized

Lawmaker Ng Kuok Cheong’s motion to debate public interests, in particular the housing issues on the region’s reclamation land, was rejected by the majority of

Ask the Vet | 5 Danger Signs in the Geriatric Dog

A geriatric dog will have more needs and care requirements than younger, more active dogs. It is important to address potential health problems in older dogs before they occur. Here

Russian fans say dozens barred from Confederations Cup

Russian fans say dozens — including a notorious fan leader — have been barred from going to Confederations Cup games after their identity documents were unexpectedly

China police: Bomb behind kindergarten blast; suspect dead

BEIJING (AP) — A 22-year-old man made the bomb that exploded at the front gate of a kindergarten in eastern China, killing eight people, including himself, investigators said today (Friday). Police

AL Elections | Who are the Macau voters?

With the approach of the vote day for the 2017 Legislative Assembly (AL) elections on September 17, the number of presented lists is growing steadily

Local citizens usually vote conservative, experts say

Taking into account the profile of the typical Macau voter - a mainland-born woman aged between 50 and 64 years old - the Times questioned several experts

Q&A | Marcel Khalife Oud player, singer: ‘Music is not meant solely for your friends’

Regarded as one of the most prolific Arabic musicians and an icon of humanitarian activism, Lebanese oud master Marcel Khalife will perform tomorrow night at

19 acrylics to be shown in latest Franco exhibition

Joaquim Franco is holding a solo exhibition in partnership with Art For All (AFA) Macau at Art Garden, located on Avenida do Doutor Rodrigo Rodrigues.

Technology | 5G networks still under discussion

The establishment of 5G network infrastructure was discussed yesterday during the 18th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, held at

Briefs | Macau’s forex reserves reach MOP152.7b

Foreign exchange reserves reached MOP152.7 billion (USD19.02 billion) at the end of May, the Monetary Authority of Macau said yesterday. The monetary watchdog announced in a press release