Analysis | Serving the citizens, really?

For years we have complained that the policy address was a mere exercise in shortsightedness resting on a catalogue of administrative measures, mostly expressed in quantitative

New Central Library | Marreiros denies plagiarism claims

Architect Carlos Marreiros yesterday denied allegations of plagiarism regarding the façade of his project, the New Macau Central Library, which bears similarities with an award-winning auditorium built

Sonia Chan’s Policy Address for 2019 more a review of 2018

The Secretary for Administration and Justice, Sonia Chan was yesterday at the Legislative Assembly (AL) to present her Policy Address for the fiscal year of 2019, following

Forum Macau delegation tours Angola and Portugal

A delegation of the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macau, has toured Angola and Portugal from November 7 to 12, as informed in a statement. During the visit to

Q&A | Kris Kaminsky | General manager of Four Seasons Hotel Macao: New phase of Four Seasons targets to be city’s ‘Premier Product’

Themed “Superhero,” the hotel is expecting some 300 participants this year, with funds donated to Kiang Wu Hospital for cancer research initiatives and Evangelize China Fellowship

‘Latin Parade’ organizers expect 30 percent surge in participants

This year’s Macao International Parade, formerly known as the “Parade through Macau, Latin City”, will see an increase in the number of participating groups and an

AXA Hong Kong to expand Macau insurance presence

Insurance firm AXA Hong Kong has announced the expansion of their business in Macau with the opening of a new office, the implementation of the latest “InsurTech”

Real Estate Matters | Selling and buying a tenanted property

Sam Lee is a marketing manager and property consultant at JML Property.  JML was established in 1994 and offers Investment Property & Homes. It specializes in managing properties

World’s largest Ikea to open in Manila as company bets on Asia

The world’s largest Ikea store will open in 2020 in the Philippines as the Swedish furniture retailer presses on its bets in Asia. Ikea will

E-Commerce | Dolce&Gabbana goods pulled in China over alleged insults

Dolce&Gabbana goods disappeared yesterday from Chinese e-commerce sites as the fallout grew over remarks insulting to China that were apparently made by two of its Instagram accounts.

Olympic referendum tomorrow | Shall it be ‘Taiwan’ or ‘Chinese Taipei’

Athletes from Taiwan compete at the Olympics under the name of a make-believe country: Chinese Taipei. They march behind an imaginary national flag and, if they

Chinese reporter wins rare police apology for harassment

The young woman is panting, panicked, her thin arm pointing at four men in police uniforms who had let themselves into her hotel room near midnight.

Analysis | Rising US, China rivalry deepening rifts in Asia

All the usual rituals of international summits were there: the group photos, the gala dinners, the noticeably vibrant shirts leaders force themselves into. But eclipsing

UN atomic watchdog | IAEA calls on North Korea to re-admit nuclear inspectors

The head of the U.N.’s atomic watchdog has called on North Korea to allow inspectors back in to monitor its nuclear program. Speaking at a

Germany | Merkel rebuffs German nationalists over migration pact

Chancellor Angela Merkel rejected calls from nationalist lawmakers for Germany to drop its support for a U.N.-backed agreement on migration. Several countries — including

UK | May sees Brexit deal soon as future ties text agreed

British Prime Minister Theresa May said that a good Brexit deal is within reach, after the European Union and her government agreed on a draft declaration outlining

This Day in History | 2002 Riots force Miss World out of Nigeria

The Miss World contest is moving to London from Nigeria after riots by Muslim youths opposed to the show left more than 100 people dead and 500 injured in

Offbeat | Bedazzled pigeon found in Arizona city reunited with owners

A pigeon that had flown the coop with only its bedazzled vest is nesting back home in Phoenix. The Arizona Republic reports Marlette Fernando and

Boxing | Fights get big new platforms even as HBO exits sport

Dmitry Bivol knew where he wanted to go in his boxing career — straight to the top of one of the HBO cards he used to

The Buzz | Leaning Tower of Pisa continues long path towards vertical

ANSA news agency quotes a consultant to the international committee monitoring the tilt, Nunziante Squeglia, as saying that while the progressive recovery of tilt is good

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