Author of democracy study says more research needed but it won’t be him

A local academic says that much more research is needed on the findings of his latest study that revealed widespread support for democratic ideals among Macau students - but

Report highlights changes to technical education

Following a 40-day public consultation in June and July last year, the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) has issued a report on changes it intends

New MUST surgery bachelor to recruit locally

The local government yesterday approved a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery course at the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST), which course planners

MGTO supports heavier fines for illegal inn operators

The director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Helena de Senna Fernandes, said that sites suspected of hosting illegal inns have been under inspection.

Beijing received 5,900 residency applications

In 2018, Beijing handled a total of 5,900 applications for residency submitted by Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan residents, according to mainland reports. In addition

Briefs | Measures proposed prior to criminalizing illegal guesthouse

Guests at the Macau Forum, including lawyer Paulino Comandante, expressed their doubts about criminalizing illegal guesthouse operations. Comandante suggested that the government should first amend Macau’s law with

‘First major display of Russian fine art’ opens on Friday

The exhibition “Masterpieces of Russian Art from the State Tretyakov Gallery” will be inaugurated on Friday at 6:30p.m. at the Macao Museum of Art (MAM). The

Gov’t suggests cyber security professional training

The government is intending to send local cyber security personnel overseas to allow them to train in cyber security, according to the First Standing Committee of the

Plan for Greater Bay Area to be published next month

The development plan for the Guangdong- Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay is expected to be announced at the end of February following consultations with the region’s governments,

Crime | Unknown man breaks into apartment, uses toilet

A Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesperson reported that an unknown suspect is being sought after a local family reported an intrusion into their home. The case occurred on

Cuban cigar maker eyes growing market in Macau and mainland China

Cuban premium hand-rolled cigars are becoming quite popular in China, which is considered the most important emerging market for at least one particular company. In

HK airport sees record high passenger, cargo throughput

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) witnessed continuous traffic growth in 2018, with the volume of passengers and cargo throughput growing 2.5 percent and 1.5 percent respectively,

Corporate Bits | Sands’ volunteers conduct spring-cleaning

In preparation for Chinese New Year, Sands Cares Ambassadors helped to clean the homes of approximately 100 elderly residents living alone at Seac Pai Van public housing in

Trade war | The wounded: Companies improvise to dodge cost hikes

In Rochester, New York, a maker of furnaces for semiconductor and solar companies is moving its research and development to China to dodge President Donald Trump’s

2018 trade surplus with US hits record high USD323b

China’s 2018 trade surplus with the United States surged to a record USD323.3 billion but exports contracted in December as the delayed impact of President

Detained Canadian does not have diplomatic immunity

A former Canadian diplomat detained in China last month does not enjoy diplomatic immunity, a Chinese spokeswoman said yesterday, rejecting a complaint from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

India | Gov’t boosts massive Hindu festival, eyeing election

India’s Hindu nationalist-led government is splashing out on a religious megafest, spending unprecedented sums as part of a strategy to focus on the country’s majority Hindu population

Indonesia | Navy recovers Lion Air jet’s cockpit voice recorder

Navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said YESTERDAY, in a possible

USA | Developers, not farmers, get biggest hit from wetlands rule

President Donald Trump often points to farmers as among the biggest winners from the administration’s proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country.

Iran | Cargo plane crash kills 15, leaves one survivor

A decades-old Iranian Boeing 707 military cargo plane reportedly carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan crashed yesterday while trying to land west of Iran’s capital, killing 15 people on

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