Society | State Council to consider ending birth limits as soon as 2018

China is planning to scrap all limits on the number of children a family can have, according to people familiar with the matter, in what

‘June – Month of Portugal’ returns with a more diverse program

In its third edition, this year’s “June – Month of Portugal” will have a program composed of a total of 25 activities and events. The initiative

Crime | Police intercepted drug parcel mailed from Africa to Macau

A parcel mailed from an undisclosed African country to Zhuhai containing 16.44 kilograms of an amphetamine-like substance has been intercepted, the Judiciary Police (PJ) announced in a

Briefs | PSP catches 41 illegal workers in April

The Public Security Police Force (PSP) says that it has caught 41 illegal workers in April, in joint operations launched by the PSP, the Labor Affairs Bureau and

Conference kicks off to discuss media sector development

The director of the Government Information Bureau (GCS), Victor Chan, reiterated on the sidelines of yesterday’s Macao Global Media Industry Development Conference 2018 that the SAR government

Macao Film Panorama kicks off with ‘non-local’ theme night

This year’s Macao Film Panorama was inaugurated on Friday night at Cinematheque Passion with the screening of four shorts and a question and answer session with their

Study | Sleep disturbances affect older population

A study funded by the Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM) found that 38.1 percent of the participants in a sleep disturbances study suffer from sleep disturbances. Published online earlier

Gaming – Japan | Ho sold Russia casino to gain regulator favor

Lawrence Ho says that he ceded control of a casino resort in Russia last year to improve his chances of winning a Japan gaming concession.

IPIM to co-hold training course on China’s food market

The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) will collaborate with the Macao office of Enterprise Europe Network Central China (EENCC Macao) to organize Advanced Enterprise Training

Border Gate facility limits Macau’s potential, Wong says

The executive director and president of Sands China, Wilfred Wong, has said that “a better border crossing facility would certainly improve the future of Macau,” referring

China energy firm CEFC defaults after Rosneft deal fails

As corporate defaults pile up in China’s onshore bond market, a unit of a once-promising energy conglomerate with USD4.8 billion of debt and a checkered

New Sony CEO to detail shift away from gadgets in mid-term plan

Sony Corp. is done working for peanuts in the hardware business. Kenichiro Yoshida, who took over as chief executive officer in April, is set to unveil

Space Odyssey | PRC launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

China launched a relay satellite yesterday as part of a groundbreaking program to be the first to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon

South China Sea | Manila takes non-confrontational stand vs Beijing in feud

The Philippine government is taking “appropriate diplomatic action” to protect its claims in the South China Sea but did not elaborate or name China

China says it can’t guarantee no more trade tension with US

China’s government said yesterday it cannot guarantee that renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in

North Korea | In nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

Foreign journalists will be allowed to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site in

Thailand | Four years after coup, country wearies of junta rule

Four years after seizing power, Thailand’s junta has a singular success it never hoped for: uniting a politically divided nation in growing dissatisfaction with the thin-skinned rule of the

India | Medical teams sent to Kerala amid deadly virus outbreak

A deadly virus has killed at least three people in southern India, officials said yesterday, with medical teams dispatched to the area amid reports that up to

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