Christmas Market continues to attract crowds

Residents flocked to Tap Seac Square the day after Christmas to witness the Christmas Market 2018, which features a series of activities for children. The theme

Lawmaker calls for measures against overload of tourists

Lawmaker Lam Lon Wai has asked the government to implement measures to deal with the overload of tourists. In his written inquiry to the local

Caritas hosts Christmas activities for the elderly

Caritas Macau held a series of Christmas parties for its eight aged care homes, which accommodate some 700 local senior citizens. The non-governmental organization held different events for

Hong Kong-India flights launch with potentially disruptive business model

Indian budget airline IndiGo is trialing low-cost flights connecting Hong Kong with the South Asian subcontinent, with a Bangalore route debuting last week. This follows another

Food Safety | Sulu Sou calls for prevention against African swine fever

Lawmaker Sulu Sou has asked the government to prevent the African swine fever from spreading to Macau. The lawmaker remarked that many cases of

Mainland to lift tariffs on Macau, HK companies

Goods originating from Hong Kong and Macau that are exported to the Chinese mainland will not be subjected to tariffs from 2019. According to a report

Briefs | One more site to become available in Busking Program

The Calçada da Igreja de São Lázaro is going to be included in the Busking Program starting from next year, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) announced earlier this week.

HKZMB | Zhuhai port recorded 2.9m crossings in first two months

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau Bridge Zhuhai port has recorded a total of 2.9 million crossings since its opening in October. A total of 60,000 vehicle crossings were

Gatwick drone raid’s legacy of lost fees, fortified airports

As thousands rush to complete journeys disrupted by the recent drone incursions at London Gatwick airport, here’s a guide to how the aviation industry is responding,

Corporate Bits | Sands China holds parenting seminars for employees

Sands China Ltd. recently held a series of parenting seminars for employees, aimed at promoting work-life balance and encouraging healthy parent-child relationships. The four seminars were held

Santa gets pushed out as leaders emphasize tradition

It took less than 24 hours for all the Christmas trees, lights and bells to disappear from a 27-story shopping and office complex in the Chinese city

Beijing slips open door for US natural gas as winter hits

China last month imported two tankers of U.S. liquefied natural gas, nudging open a doorway that had been closed shut for a month at a time when

Attacker on Chinese bus kills 8 people, wounds 22

Chinese state media say eight people were killed after a hijacker with a knife drove a bus into pedestrians in a southeastern Chinese city. The official

Prominent rights lawyer tried in closed proceedings

The trial of a prominent human rights lawyer began in northern China yesterday with about two dozen plainclothes police stationed outside a courthouse and at least one

Koreas break ground on railways but sanctions block project

North and South Korea broke ground yesterday on an ambitious project to modernize North Korean railways and roads and connect them with the South, but without progress

Japan to resume commercial whaling, but not in Antarctic

Japan announced yesterday that it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts for the animals for the first time in 30 years, but said

Indonesia | Authorities ask people to avoid coast near volcano, fearing new tsunami

Indonesian authorities asked people to avoid the coast in areas where a tsunami killed more than 420 people last weekend in a fresh warning issued on the

Syria | Turkey ‘determined’ to drive out Kurdish forces

Turkey said it is working with the United States to coordinate the withdrawal of American forces but remains “determined” to clear U.S.- allied Kurdish fighters from northeastern Syria. Foreign

Israeli attack near Syrian capital wounds 3 soldiers, says report

Israeli warplanes flying over Lebanon fired missiles toward areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus late Tuesday, hitting an arms depot and wounding three soldiers, Syrian state media

Tunisia | Protests after journalist sets himself on fire

Protests erupted Tuesday in Tunisia after the death of a journalist who set himself on fire to protest economic problems in the North African nation, prompting clashes with police

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