UM takes part in study highlighting smart devices’ vulnerability

A collaborative study joined by the University of Macau (UM) has found that hackers, when seeking to steal passwords entered on a smartphone or tablet, can readily exploit smart devices

Hungry Ghost Festival this weekend | Local paper crafters fading with the years

With the Hungry Ghost Festival taking place this weekend, local residents are burning paper sacrifice offerings on the streets. According to Chinese tradition, a person’s spirit continues to live in the

Macau Chinese Orchestra completes tour in Portugal

Besides preparing three different musical programs, the orchestra aimed to present a repertoire that reflects the musical culture of Macau and China. In addition to this, they also played pieces

Expats to organize charity music festival in Zhuhai

The event – the Come Together 2014 Charity Music Festival – is being organized by the Come Together Community. The festival will be held on September 13th from 2p.m. until

More illegal inns reportedly involved in criminal activity

The Follow-up Committee for Public Administration has been discussing and assessing law enforcement issues relating to illegal inns. Lawmaker Chan Meng Kam, who heads the AL Committee, revealed that there

Hengqin | International Court of Arbitration established

The International Court of Arbitration of the Hengqin New Area was established yesterday. A Zhuhai representative said that the organization is designed to meet the demands of future growth trends

Coutinho urges DSRT to issue fines for poor TV reception

The legislators asked the government why they have not waited for the University of Macau’s final report on the future of TV services in order to then find a better

CE: Real estate market development to stabilize

The Chief Executive is convinced that the real estate market development in Macau is due to reach a state of stability and balance. In a meeting with representatives from the

Portuguese banker Ricardo Salgado’s fortune ‘hidden’ in Singapore

Former Banco Espirito Santo SA Chief Executive Ricardo Salgado, who was recently detained in Portugal following a money-laundering investigation, has allegedly hidden part of his personal fortune in Singaporean bank

Wynn, Galaxy lead casino slump on slowing mass market growth

Wynn Macau, a unit of Wynn Resorts Ltd., fell to almost a three- year low before ending down 7.6 percent at HKD29.35 at the close of trading in Hong Kong. Galaxy

Nitro Circus Live | ‘New riders, new vision, new theme, new costumes’

It is also the first time in Nitro Circus Live history that the show is going “retro” – the entire performance has been choreographed and styled as a 1920s, Barnum

ARTS | When classical music meets animated movies

Magic Piano & the Chopin Shorts will be taking children on a journey through classical music this weekend. The Macau Cultural Center (CCM) is presenting a project combining the works

Gov’t pledges MOP100m earthquake relief

Chief Executive Chui Sai On wrote to the central government yesterday, pledging MOP100 million to the relief effort in response to the earthquake that took place in Yunnan province on

Lau Si Io acknowledges risk of housing bubble

After attending a Legislative Assembly meeting, the secretary told the media that the government’s policies on the property market are effective, and that conditions have been stabilized. He did not

F1 race director inspects Guia Circuit ahead of Grand Prix

The MGP Committee said in a statement that Mr Whiting had assessed the entire circuit and its infrastructure, including the pavement and its ongoing construction works. Charlie Whiting provided suggestions to

Briefs: Number of e-permit holders quadruples in July

The number of e-permits in use soared to 200,000 in July, a total of four times higher than the 50,000 permits recorded in June. Mainland authorities have estimated that this

Fire department to hire over 400 more workers

A spokesperson from CB told the Times that the department submitted the advice about expanding the department to the CE after evaluating how circumstances will change in the upcoming five

MHAA calls for a cultural heritage material database

The association sent a delegation to join the 20th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS), which took place in Portugal between July 22 and 26. Before attending