Do not be quick to judge Chinese medicine, scholar says

A researcher specializing in Chinese medicine has called on the public not to judge the effectiveness of Chinese medicine before learning about the subject.

Celebrated Matilda adaptation coming to Macau this April

The Macau Cultural Center (CCM) will present a theater adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novel, Matilda, this April, to be accompanied with original music and

Lawmaker urges Audit Commission to review government companies

The role of the Government’s Audit Commission is to supervise the performance of publicly-funded companies, lawmakers Leong Sun Iok and Ella Lei told a press conference

Health authorities prepare CNY contingency plans for Wuhan outbreak

The local government has established contingency plans to deal with the possible detection of the Wuhan pneumonia over the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays, in light of

MP officially charges Jackson Chang for series of crimes

The former president of the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), Jackson Chang has been officially charged for several crimes including corruption, money laundering and breach

Tourist Price Index for fourth quarter falls 0.22%

The Tourist Price Index (TPI) for the fourth quarter of 2019 decreased by 0.22% year-on-year to 139.50, according to the latest data from the Statistics and

Former IAM official sentenced to four years for abuse of power

The former head of the Municipal Affairs Bureau’s (IAM) Division of Inspection and Veterinary Control, Choi U Fai, was sentenced to four years in prison for

Melco to pay CNY bonus today

Melco Resorts & Entertainment yesterday announced that a one-month discretionary bonus will be paid to all eligible non-management employees today. As cited in a press

Netizen loses breath in smoky staircase

Smoke emitted from burning paper offerings filled the staircase of a condominium building, causing a resident breathing difficulty, a social media post noted. The author of the social

Gov’t calls for urgent legislation on hazardous goods storage

Legislation covering hazardous products is urgently needed, the Office of the Secretary for Security said in a statement released on Wednesday. The office said that

TurboJet pay cut prompts lawmaker action

Lawmaker Ella Lei is suggesting that TurboJet employees, who are reportedly facing pay cuts, inform themselves of their legal rights. TurboJet, an operator of ferry services

Briefs | Frequency of buses to Cotai to be cut during Chinese New Year

Four bus routes to Cotai will see their frequency reduced during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday. The four bus routes affected are 59, 71, 72, and 73.

Hong Kong is months behind on tax collection

Hong Kong is behind on its taxes. Hundreds of thousands of residents are still waiting in January for their salaries tax bills, which normally start

Kyle Bass’s doomsday call on HK isn’t convincing markets

Kyle Bass is convinced Hong Kong is headed for a financial crisis, and he’s warning investors every chance he gets. Few seem to be listening. The

Carrie Lam says special status can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said yesterday that the ‘“one country, two systems’’ framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could continue after a 2047 deadline if

Briefs | Macau, HK deputies briefed on top legislature’s work

China’s top legislature Wednesday briefed deputies from Hong Kong and Macau to the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) on its major work in 2019 and the preliminary plan for this

China policies keep Europe firms from Belt and Road, report says

European companies have been largely excluded from President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative due to the dominant role of China’s state-owned enterprises and opaque bidding processes, the European Chamber

Technology | Specter of more US restrictions weighs on Huawei

The so-called phase-one U.S.-China trade pact has done little to allay fears about Huawei Technologies Co.’s prospects and those of its key suppliers, two analyst research reports suggest. Morgan Stanley and

US, China sign phase one of trade deal

The U.S. and China signed what they billed as the first phase of a broader trade pact yesterday amid persistent questions over whether President Donald Trump’s efforts to rewrite

Patient in Japan confirmed as having new virus from China

Japan’s government said yesterday a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus identified as a possible cause of an outbreak in the

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