Executive order for smooth transition published

Chief Executive Chui Sai On has issued an executive order naming a series of “orientations and measures” aiming for Government Secretariats and public departments to “provide full support to the

Education bureau approves TIS as licensed, authorized independent school

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau now recognizes The International School of Macao (TIS) as a licensed and authorized independent school in the SAR. According to a statement posted on the

Memory Lane

  Governor Nobre de Carvalho Bridge is a dual-lane two-way bridge connecting the Macau Peninsula around Ferreira do Amaral Square to the island of Taipa at the northern slope of Taipa

‘Terrific 12’ kicks-off with benefits from ‘city center’

East Asia Super League’s (EASL) “The Terrific 12” tournament kicked off yesterday with the first four games of the six-day event that promises to bring world-class basketball to Macau. Before the

Briefs | Zhuhai offers cash rewards to SAR tour guides

Zhuhai will give RMB3,000 to Macau tour guides in addition to offering them free training. Recently, the Guangdong cultural and tourism authority published a plan related to Macau and Hong

Education handler pledges to de-stigmatize vocational education

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) pledged yesterday that it would continue its effort in making a good name for vocational education. The comment was made at a press conference

Graft buster found no illegality in government’s Pearl Horizon proposal

After investigation, the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) considers that the SAR Government has established special provisions in the previously passed replacement housing legal regime to allow pre-sale buyers affected by

Mid-Autumn Festival tourists grew to 1.04 million

Tourist arrivals during the Mid-Autumn Festival recorded a growth of 9.56% compared with the same period last year, amounting to a total of over 1.04 million visitors. According to data provided

Survivor of car crash in Australia out of life-threatening condition

The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) has announced that the third victim of the road accident in Perth, Australia, that killed two other Macau residents is currently in a “stable

Marine authorities of Macau and HK discuss Ferry adjustments

The marine authorities of both Macau and Hong Kong met last week to discuss several topics related to maritime transports and safety, namely the schedule and frequency adjustments recently made

Hong Kong | Lam says PR firms declined to help restore SAR’s image

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said yesterday that the government had asked international public relations firms to help restore the city’s reputation, battered by months of pro-democracy protests, but was

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just one voice

Overseas, Joshua Wong has emerged as a prominent face of Hong Kong’s months-long protests for full democracy. At home, he is just another protester. The 22-year-old activist, who rose to fame

MTR train carrying passengers derails in Hong Kong

An MTR Corp. train derailed in Hong Kong, dealing a fresh blow for the subway operator that has become a target and battleground in the anti-Beijing demonstrations rocking the city. The

World shares mixed as markets await news on Saudi oil plant

World shares were mixed yesterday and oil prices eased back pending updates on restoring output at a Saudi Aramco oil processing plant damaged by an attack over the weekend. Chinese benchmarks

Corporate Bits | Portofino restaurant presents new semi-buffet lunch menu

Portofino restaurant at The Venetian® Macao has launched a new Italian antipasti semi-buffet lunch offer based around salads, seafood and other healthy items. According to a statement, diners can expect salads incorporating

Chinese envoy going to US to prepare for trade talks

A Chinese envoy will head to Washington today to prepare for trade negotiations. The announcement yesterday follows conciliatory gestures by both sides ahead of the October talks on their fight over

Taiwan loses biggest Pacific ally as Solomons embraces China

Taiwan has lost its largest ally in the Pacific after the Solomon Islands confirmed yesterday that it is switching diplomatic allegiance to China, and observers say other Pacific nations may

Most senior Catholic pedophile appeals Australia convictions

The most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children lodged an appeal in Australia’s highest court yesterday against his convictions in the molestation of two choirboys in

Japan | Officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal

Officials in Japan appeared wary over the prospects for a trade deal with the U.S. after President Donald Trump said he was prepared to sign a pact soon. Japan’s chief government

Indonesia sends more people, aircraft to battle forest fires

Indonesia’s president traveled to the area hardest hit by forest fires, as neighboring countries urged his government to do more to tackle the blazes that have spread a thick, noxious

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