Study shows need of post-traumatic stress management

A recent study showed that the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among students at a local university stood at 5.1 percent, following Typhoon Hato which struck Macau in

CNY | Chui to promote ‘steadier and more sustainable path for Macau’

Chief Executive Chui Sai On called for all Macau people to show their enterprise and work alongside the government to maintain the stability of the city’s community,

Local footballer signs with FC Girondins de Bordeaux

Macau’s young football player David Cardoso signed a contract last week to move from Portuguese team Boavista FC to French team FC Girondins de Bordeaux. Cardoso

Government issues clarification on Iec Long Firecracker Factory case

Due to the many questions posed by local media regarding the land plot that was formerly home to the Iec Long Firecracker Factory in Taipa, the

TEDxSenadoSquare debuts at Dom Pedro next month

TEDx is returning to Macau next month with a brand new event adopting one of the enclave’s most recognizable landmarks as its name.

Local bank sues Hong Kong-based airline over unpaid debt

Luso International Banking has sued Hong Kong Airlines for allegedly failing to repay a large portion of a USD20 million loan, following repeated demands. According to a South China

Briefs | Wynn Macau announces salary increase

Wynn Macau yesterday announced a 2.5 to 6.4 percent salary increase, effective Feb. 1 for all eligible employees of Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace (excluding senior management). According

Home prices in London’s best districts hit a six-year low

Political chaos and a series of tax hikes pushed the average price of a home in London’s most-desired districts down by almost 5 percent last year, paring it to

Huawei staff expelled from Denmark after work permit checks

Two employees at Huawei Technologies Inc. in Denmark were expelled following an inspection focusing on improper work arrangements. The company’s offices in Copenhagen were searched on

China-Venezuela | Guaidó wants Beijing to see Maduro is bad for business

The young politician spearheading efforts to remove Venezuela’s authoritarian leader called for a “transparent relationship” with China, a key investor in the country, saying any agreements made

2019 | Year of the Pig


A financially challenging year

The approaching atmosphere for the new lunar year, starting February 5, is festive and of peace. It is important, however, not to be numbed by the good


In the Chinese zodiac the Rat belongs to the water element. This is the Year of the Pig, which is also of the water element. Accordingly,

Australia | Largest banks may face prosecution after probe

Three of Australia’s largest banks could face prosecution following a yearlong investigation into misconduct recommended tougher oversight and better consumer safeguards. A government-commissioned inquiry found widespread

In the year of the pig, Hong Kong debates its boar problem

Like many Asian communities, Hong Kong ushers in the astrological year of the pig. That’s also good timing to discuss the financial center’s contested relationship with its

Philippines | Police say five church bombing suspects in custody

Five suspected Abu Sayyaf militants accused of involvement in the deadly bombing of a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines have surrendered to authorities, the national police

Historic visit | UAE gives pope pomp-filled welcome ceremony at visit’s start

Pope Francis received a grandiose, pomp-filled welcome yesterday as he opened his historic visit to the Arabian Peninsula with a meeting with Emirati leaders ahead of an

This Day in History | 1982 Laker Airways goes bust

Pioneering budget airliner Laker Airways has collapsed owing £ 270 million to banks and other creditors. After a four-hour board meeting at London’s Gatwick Airport, company chairman

Offbeat | Film featuring disabled actors wins Spain’s top Goya award

The film “Campeones” (“Champions”), a comedy about a basketball team featuring actors with mental disabilities, won best picture at the Spanish Film Academy’s Goya Awards. Directed by Javier Fesser,

Tennis | Ex-champs Serbia, Germany, Russia reach new Davis Cup Finals

Serbia held off a spirited fightback by Uzbekistan to clinch a berth in the finals tournament of the revamped Davis Cup tomorrow. The 2010 champion seemed

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