New police drone used in marine search and rescue drill

The Macao Customs Services used its latest police drone to search for and locate seafarers during yesterday’s search and rescue drill. The maritime authority also dispatched

Sports | Dragon boat competitions return to Nam Van in June

As in previous years, Macau will host the Macau International Dragon Boat Races in June, an annual event jointly organized by the Sports Bureau, the Macau-China

Extradition treaties raise alarm on all sides of the border

Having long sought extradition treaties with both Beijing and neighboring Hong Kong, Macau authorities hinted at signs of a breakthrough last week with a “consensus”

Briefs | Bus collided with LRT pillar and injured ten 

Early morning yesterday, night bus N3 crashed into a pillar of the Light Rapid Transit (LRT), causing minor injuries to ten passengers. The accident took place at the

Courts | TUI rules in favor of gov’t land plot reclamation

The Court of Final Appeal (TUI) has ruled in favor of the Macau government regarding an appeal from the concessionaire of a land plot, the

Association hopes for adult offspring solution in 2019

Yesterday, a group of local residents visited the Macau SAR Identification Department for a discussion on the issue of obtaining local residency permits for their adult offspring living on

Music | Caetano launches solo album at Ronnie Scott’s, makes BBC radio

Macau-born Portuguese percussionist and singer-songwriter João Caetano last week launched his first solo album at a sold-out event at famous London jazz club Ronnie Scott’s. Earlier

Jabbawockeez holds workshop for local dance enthusiasts

American hip-hop dance crew, the Jabbawockeez, held a workshop at MGM Cotai on Tuesday, inviting dance enthusiasts from the city’s various associations. The dance crew is MGM’s

Angola nurtures ‘new alliances’ but preserves ties with China

Angola, under the leadership of President João Lourenço, has been forging “new alliances,” notably with Japan, but continues to prioritize ties with China and the Portuguese-speaking countries,

Mak Mak to visit Portugal next week

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) will organize an “Experience Macau – Portugal” mega promotion next week during Lisbon Travel Market (BTL) 2019, at which Macau

20 percent increase in cars using HKZMB in Jan

The number of cars entering Macau using the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge exceeded 15,700 in January 2019, an increase of nearly 20 percent compared to December 2018,

German spies said to be fighting to keep Huawei out of 5G

Hardliners in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government are fighting for the powers to keep Huawei Technologies Co. out of Germany’s fifth-generation mobile networks. The cyber-security hawks

US-China trade deal leaves currencies as fighting ground

The U.S. and China are edging closer to resolving differences on currencies that have bogged down economic talks for nearly two decades. The only question is

Corporate Bits | Asia’s 50 best restaurants awards returns to wynn as venue partner

Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace Cotai have once again been chosen as the official venue partner by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for the highly anticipated event

Environment | S. Korea proposes rain project with Beijing to clean air

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has proposed a joint project with China to use artificial rain to clean the air in his country, where an acute

Big concessions on trade deal won’t be made, ex-minister says

China won’t make big concessions to the U.S. in order to seal a trade deal, former finance minister Lou Jiwei said in Beijing yesterday, calling some U.S.

Canadian canola permit revoked as dispute escalates

One of Canada’s largest grain processors said Tuesday that China has revoked its permit to export canola there, a move that some saw as retaliation for

NPC | Beijing says new law will bar demands for technology handover

China will bar government authorities from demanding overseas companies hand over technology secrets in exchange for market share, a top economic official said yesterday, addressing a

Nuclear operation | North Korea said to be rebuilding structures at rocket site

North Korea is restoring facilities at a long-range rocket launch site that it dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps, according to foreign experts and a

Border tensions | India, Pakistan again target army posts, villages in Kashmir

Indian and Pakistani soldiers shelled military outposts and villages along their highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir yesterday, in an outbreak of new violence despite stepped-up

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