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

Hong Kong | Micro-flats boom as property prices soar

With its marble-clad lobby, sweeping balcony views and sleek, modern decor, Donny Chan’s apartment building would seem the kind of upscale tower most young Hong Kong professionals aspire to

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

Media-shy | Tencent billionaire joins debate on Hong Kong’s future

One of China’s most prominent internet tycoons is wading into a famously contentious political arena. In an unusual move, Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s billionaire founder Pony

Corporate bits | Top honors for St. Regis and Sheraton at China hotel awards

St Regis Macau and Sheraton Grand Macau received two awards at the 7th China Hotel Awards ceremony in Beijing. Janet McNab, managing director of both Sheraton and St

Belt and Road Initiative | China considers Portugal ‘important partner’

China’s relations with Portugal are “in the best period of their history” and could be reinforced by the Chinese government’s “Belt and Road” initiative, in

Rubies from Mozambique sold at Singapore auction

A new auction of rubies mined in Mozambique held in Singapore allowed Montepuez Ruby Mining, Lda to obtain revenues of USD54.8 million, said the company, which is

N. Korea, terrorism to feature at US-China dialogue 

North Korean threats, trade tensions and global terrorism are expected to be among the issues discussed at the inaugural U.S.-China diplomatic and security dialogue being

Warmbier | Tour agency says it won’t take more US tourists to North Korea

The organizers of a trip to North Korea by an American college student who died after being released from prison in a coma say they