Bizcuits | Fake it until you make it

“Walk through the corridors as if you own the place. No-one will stop you”, was some very early and surprising advice I received in how to succeed. That

Girl About Globe | Women, let’s get walked all over

Meet me on Jane Austen Street. At the tea room, beside the cake shop. No, don’t get the smelling salts, I’m not having a turn.

World Views | The ECB needs an inflation plan, just in case

Nearly three weeks after the European Central Bank halved the pace of its monetary stimulus to the euro zone economy, something strange is happening in the sovereign debt market. Even

Our Desk | Driving license recognition threats come from Guangdong

The government recently proposed introducing mutual driving license recognition between mainland China and Macau. The proposal stirred up a lot of controversy among the local community, mainly because of

Insight | Singapore has a strategy, Macau and Hong Kong don’t

Already among the world’s most expensive places to own a vehicle, Singapore has announced in October that it will stop increasing the total number of cars on its roads

Kapok | As little as possible

This is rather unfortunate timing. On the one hand the project of law on Labour Unions proposed by José Pereira Coutinho gets defeated during in the October 27th

Made in Macao | University majors do not matter

Most students in Macao are now halfway through their first semester, or in some high schools, have probably completed their first term. This is a time when the

Legal Wise by MdME | Commercial activity of condominium management

With a total area of 30.5 square kilometer, Macau is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Inevitably, the lack of space equates to

Macau Matters | I sing the bus electric

Wide scale adoption of electrically powered buses is a “no brainer”; the only question is when. Electric buses are significantly quieter and produce virtually no roadside pollution. Depending

World Views | Asia can make TPP work without the US

Donald Trump's grand tour of Asia will attract a lot of attention this week, but in one respect the fuss will be misleading. The president will be no more

Rear Window | Stop making sense

Once again the Legislative Assembly killed the trade union bill on the first reading…if we are allowed to borrow from an inspired spaghetti-western style book to address the

Girl About Globe | Spa ha ha

London. A spa treat at the Ham Yard Hotel, the city’s latest and hottest, just north of Piccadilly. Its spa appeared in the ‘Ten Best Spas in London’

World Views | Puerto Rico’s desperate. China can help.

Last weekend, officials in Puerto Rico announced that they’re pulling the plug on a controversial USD300 million contract to rebuild the island’s electrical grid after Hurricane Maria. The previous contractor, Whitefish Energy Holdings

Our Desk | Forget trade unions, focus on minimum wage

The new legislators elected and appointed to the Legislative Assembly (AL) last month were seemingly not enough to tip the balance in favor of the ayes when it

World Views | Singapore must junk Hong Kong’s rail model

Singapore works. Or that was the city-state’s reputation until one December day six years ago, when a solitary defective fastener brought the subway system screeching to a halt.

Bizcuits | Putting down roots

Sands has assessed that a sufficiently respectful time has passed to celebrate their tenth birthday, after putting aside plans for the party which were wiped from the schedule

Made in Macao | Living a nomadic lifestyle in Macao

A nomad lives under a constant change of location, involving minimum attachment to the immediate surroundings, not letting things own them, and meeting different people from different cultures.

Macau Matters | Back to Basics for our Public Spaces

Macau has some wonderful old parks and gardens, but in my opinion some of our newer public spaces leave much to be desired. Why do our architects and

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