Budget for Mid-Autumn decorative lights increases 7.5%

This year’s budget for Mid- Autumn decorative lights has increased by 7.5%, with a total of MOP6.34 million prepared, according to the Municipal Affairs Bureau

Briefs | New DSAJ deputy director appointed

Lou Soi Cheong has been appointed as the new deputy director of the Legal Affairs Bureau (DSAJ). Lou holds a bachelor’s degree in law from National Chengchi University.

Ask the Vet | Medical conditions of obese cats

Obese cats may encounter health issues more frequently than cats with a normal weight. Being overweight is not healthy for your cat. Spayed or neutered cats have a tendency

Engineers concerned by gov’t plans for LRT on Sai Van Bridge

The government is planning to swap the enclosed lanes of the Sai Van Bridge, indicating that Light Rapid Transit (LRT) trains will use the current car

Legislative Assembly | Sole candidate for by-election confirmed

The Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission Election (CAEAL) has confirmed that there is only one nominated candidate for the Legislative Assembly’s (AL) by-election. The by-election is

Weather | Tropical depression within T3 radius

An unnamed tropical depression is passing within a 400-kilometer radius of Macau, resulting in Signal No. 3 being hoisted at 5 p.m. yesterday. As of last

Ageing population may lead to financial burden on gov’t

Macau’s gradually ageing population is leading to a larger financial burden for the government, say analysts. Earlier this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted that the

Exports of jewelry, cosmetics products surge

Total merchandise export for July 2019 increased by 13.6% year-on-year, amounting to 1.04 billion patacas, the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) informed in a press statement,

Gaming revenue tumbles 8.6% in fastest decline of 2019

Gross gaming revenue tumbled 8.6% year-on-year in August to 24.26 billion patacas ($3 billion), according to official data released yesterday, owing partly to a difficult comparison

MICE | Official figures show more events but fewer attendees

Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the number of Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, Exhibitions (MICE) events held in the second quarter of 2019 increased

Tourism | Visitors on package tours climb 14.5% in July

Package tour visitors to Macau rose 14.5% year-on-year to 870,000 in July 2019, according to the latest data released by the Statistics and Census Service, with

Arts | MGM mixes opera with tech

MGM presented its final installation for the Hua Yuan exhibition, “Paradise Interrupted,” over the weekend. This installation, which integrates interactive technology, tells the story of

Calligraphy installed at UNESCO Center

An exhibition featuring the calligraphy works of Mok Wa Kei, titled “Teaching and Learning”, will open at 6.30 p.m. on Thursday evening at the UNESCO Exhibition

Motorsports | 22-year-old racer Anthoine Hubert dies in crash

French Formula Two (F2) driver Anthoine Hubert has died following a crash on the Spa-Francorchamps track during the F2 Belgian Grand Prix last weekend.

Hong Kong police storm subway with batons, as protests rage

Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the streets, while police stormed a subway car and hit passengers with

Briefs | Demonstrators swarm airport, disrupting flights

Hong Kong protesters caused major disruptions to the city’s international airport yesterday, massing outside the building in attempt to paralyze transport to and from the facility. MTR Corp.,

Opposition figures ensnared in wave of arrests

Hong Kong police arrested prominent opposition figures including Joshua Wong - and warned other protesters could share their fate at illegal demonstrations this weekend - raising

From Dior to dried fish, HK retailers feel protest pain

Whether it’s glitzy shops in Central or decades-old family businesses along the city’s winding streets, retailers of all levels across Hong Kong these days find

Second phase exhibition of Wynn’s ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ launches

Wynn Macau has partnered with local artists and curators to present an art exhibition titled “Wynn — Post Haywain”, allowing the public and visitors to soak up the

The Cheesecake Factory restaurant on its way to Sands Cotai Central

The Cheesecake Factory restaurant is on its way to Sands Cotai Central in Macau. With a selection that sits across a 20-page menu, Macau diners can

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