Campaigning for CE Election Committee to start June 1

The Electoral Affairs Commission has announced that the campaigning period for the election of the Chief Executive Election Committee members will start at midnight on

Crime | Phone scams are back, still targeting university students

Phone scams have returned to the region and continue to target young students from the mainland studying at the University of Macau (UM), the Judiciary

Democrat lawmakers call for Tiananmen ‘rehabilitation’

The upcoming June 4 Vigil to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Incident is proving the impetus for the democrat faction among Macau’s lawmakers to call

Briefs | Cotai assault not linked to gambling, say police

An assault in Cotai in which three men were injured and another was killed is still under investigation by the Judiciary Police (PJ). Two of the three injured parties

Gov’t could issue MOP20,000 fine over defaced ‘heritage’ wall

A mainland television show has stirred debate in Macau after it captured the entire process of Mario Ho, youngest son of gambling tycoon Stanley Ho, drawing on a

Civil protection bill | ‘Biased, unfounded and fake news’ terms under fire by experts

Media and law experts have expressed concerns about article 25 of the civil protection law, calling on authorities to amend the article and clarify the controversial

Tourism | MGTO rolls out lucky draws in celebration of handover

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is launching a promotion for visitors to the city in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the handover. The Office will hold

Tourism authority launches survey to study tourist tax

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) began its survey on the “feasibility of imposing a tourist tax” yesterday. The MGTO deputy head has stated the Office

Forum | Brazil wants to expand strategic partnership with China

The government of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro wants to strengthen and expand trade ties between Brazil and China, which is the message that Vice President Hamilton

Briefs | Hong Kong resumes fresh pork supply

Hong Kong resumed its fresh pork supply yesterday, with about 2,000 live pigs transported to two local abattoirs for auction, Radio Television Hong Kong reported. The Sheung Shui

Doing business in China in 2019 harder for European firms

European companies operating in China said doing business became harder over the last year, with slowing output, rising wages, the trade war and other factors adding to

corporate bits | Melco invites local youth to entertainment show Elēkrŏn

Recently, about 30 students and professionals from University of Macau’s Faculty of Business Administration and the Macau Marketing Institute were invited to a backstage tour of Studio City’s latest entertainment

Pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet

The U.S. ambassador to China is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation

Baise | At least three killed in building collapse

At least three people were killed and four others buried in the collapse of a building in southern China yesterday, authorities said. Framework surrounding a

Koreas | South vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food

South Korea vowed yesterday to move quickly on plans to provide USD8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children through U.N. agencies

Kashmir | Group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops

A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use

Australia | PM Morrison set to form majority government

Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set yesterday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia’s weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have

USA | Senator calls for probe of Chinese rail technology

The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the federal government to step in and investigate whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City

Persian Gulf | Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face ‘end’

President Donald Trump yesterday warned Iran not to threaten the United States again or it would face its “official end,” shortly after a rocket landed near

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