New electronics recycling plan to tackle large appliances

Starting from January 1, the local government will implement a new recycling program for more types of electronics and electrical devices, the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA)

Gross national income reaches 406 billion patacas

Gross national income at current prices amounted to 406.02 billion (about $50.63 billion) in 2018, according to the latest data released by the Statistics and Census

Exhibition showcases city’s urban transformation

The exhibition “A Pearl of the Sea – Exhibition of Macao’s Urban Evolution” is showcasing a total of 101 exhibits on the integration of different cultures

Almost 1 million Christmas visitors in just seven days

Tourist arrivals to Macau numbered 984,995 in the seven days from December 20 to 26, indicating an end-month improvement from what had been an otherwise slow month

Most Indian tourists say they want to return to Macau

More than 70% of visitors from India are willing to visit Macau again, according to a Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) survey. In pursuit of

Briefs | LRT suspended yesterday after power problem arises

The Light Rapid Transit (LRT) was suspended yesterday at about 1 p.m., reportedly due to a power outage at a site between Cotai West Station and Lotus Checkpoint

Research center for machine translation, AI established at IPM

A research center for machine translation and artificial intelligence opened at the Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM, from the Portuguese acronym) last week, becoming the first

Higher Education Bureau calls on Portuguese language applicants

The Higher Education Bureau (DSES) will continue to organize courses in the Portuguese language next year, in order to support the government policy to train more

Higher education | IPM to host Open Day with series of activities

The Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM, from the Portuguese acronym) will hold its annual Open Day this Saturday at its main campus in a bid to attract students

UM appoints new vice rector

The University of Macau (UM) has appointed a marketing scholar and the former pro-vice-chancellor and vice president at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Michael

HK economy expected to shrink in fourth quarter

Hong Kong’s economy is set to contract in the fourth quarter as the city reels from six months of violent social unrest, the financial chief said

Hong Kong | Protesters demand mainland Chinese traders leave

Police fought with protesters who marched through a Hong Kong shopping mall Saturday demanding mainland Chinese traders leave the territory in a fresh weekend of anti-government

Zhuhai industrial park helps promote traditional Chinese medicine

An industrial park for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) jointly built by Guangdong Province and Macau is exploring ways to promote traditional Chinese medicine in Portuguese-speaking countries,

Guangzhou sees growth in foreign trade

The foreign trade container throughput in Guangzhou Port, the provincial capital of Guangdong increased by 10.77% year-on-year in the first 11 months of 2019, according to the

Around the world, luxury real estate poised to (mostly) strengthen

Rich homebuyers laid low in 2019 as economic uncertainties turned global cities into risky propositions. But don’t be surprised next year to spot the world’s wealthiest

Chinese Alzheimer’s drug to launch global trials amid skepticism

A newly approved Chinese drug for Alzheimer’s will start clinical trials in the U.S. and Europe next year as the country’s first novel therapy for the incurable

Taiwan president: Island’s democracy under threat from China

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said yesterday that the self-governing island’s democracy remains under direct threat from rival China, underscoring her calls for closer ties with the U.S.

Indonesian Muslims protest China’s treatment of Uighurs

More than a thousand Muslims marched to the heavily guarded Chinese Embassy in Indonesia’s capital on Friday to protest China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslims.

Singapore goes on global offensive to defend ‘fake news’ law

Singaporean diplomats are taking the lead in defending a two-month-old fake news law, challenging international media outlets it says are publishing misleading claims on the contentious

US | Mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings

The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter. Five

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