Chan Weng Fu | Sixth Chief Executive candidate joins the race

The head of an electrotechnical engineering company in Macau, who has lived in the city for more than four decades, says he wants to become the next

Briefs | Taxi drivers want 15% fare increase

The city’s taxi drivers are asking for a 15% increase in taxi fares to be implemented starting from the Chinese Lunar New Year. Tony Kuok Leong Son, a

IPIM ex-president Jackson Chang arrested by CCAC

The former president of the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), Jackson Chang, was arrested by the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) on Wednesday, according to the

Security service outsourcing is temporary, says IC

Cultural Affairs Bureau chief Mok Ian Ian said yesterday that the IC is implementing a temporary tender method for its security service until the end of this

Secretary Wong pledges no grey areas in Civil Protection Law

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak has pledged that the authorities will strive to leave no grey areas in the proposed Civil Protection Law that could lead

Central Library | Alternative location demand revived, gaining support

The new Macau Central Library, a project that was first announced almost 14 years ago, continues to accumulate problems and further delays. The future of the project

International Book Fair launches 1st edition with over 10,000 books

The first Macao International Book Fair 2019 was inaugurated yesterday at The Venetian Macao. The book fair, which will runs July 4 to 7, showcases over 60

Heritage | More buildings suggested for drone ban inclusion

The Civil Aviation Authority (AACM) is considering listing more heritage buildings as prohibited areas for unmanned aircraft. The consideration follows two separate incidents of

Arts | Renowned Peking opera reimagined as contemporary dance

The modern dance performance “Under Siege” will be held at the Macao Cultural Centre Grand Auditorium on September 7 as part of the inaugural Art Macao

Int’l Film Festival goes viral, leaving lagging Grand Prix behind

The 3rd International Film Festival and Awards (IFFAM) was by far the most popular event in Macau last year in terms of media coverage, according to the

Construction begins on national ‘stony desert park’

Workers have broken ground on a “stony desert park” in south China’s Guangdong Province. The park, located in the Province’s northern Liannan County, will be the first national

Hong Kong | China and UK escalate their war of words

China and Britain’s war of words over Hong Kong escalated, with the two sides openly accusing each other of behaving inappropriately toward the former U.K. colony.

Arrests made over Hong Kong protests, legislature break-in

Police said they had arrested 13 people after the protests on Monday’s anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, including one man accused of storming the

Real Estate Matters | Land and property explained

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Internet | Amazon to hire 2,000 in UK for latest technology ventures

Amazon.com Inc. is set to hire more than 2,000 workers in the U.K., including engineers, software developers and data scientists, to develop its latest technology ventures.

Startups | How two college dropouts made $860 million fortune by age 23

They didn’t complete a single year of college, but Henrique Dubugras, 23, and Pedro Franceschi, 22, have already amassed a veteran’s share of Silicon Valley experience. Now

Japan stock exodus exceeds $70 billion as China lures funds

Foreign investors have sold a net USD70.3 billion of Japanese equities since the start of 2018. The early days of Abenomics, when they were huge net

Agriculture | Chinese official says pig fever outbreak ‘complicated and grim’

The death toll from a disease outbreak in China’s pig herds that has pushed up global pork prices has risen to 1.2 million animals, but its spread

Philippine rights office condemns child’s death in drug raid

The Philippine Commission on Human Rights yesterday condemned the killing of a 3-year-old girl in a police raid in which her father, a drug suspect, was

Australian Senate passes $110 billion tax cuts over decade

Australia’s Parliament yesterday delivered the reelected government’s promise to provide 158 billion Australian dollars (USD110 billion) in personal income tax cuts over a decade to boost

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