Asia Today: Tracing harder in S. Korea, Indian cases spike

SEOUL — South Korea has reported 45 new cases of COVID-19, all but two of them in the greater capital area, continuing a weekslong resurgence that health authorities fear will

GEG holds parenting skills training for team members

Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) organized a parenting skills training workshop for the second consecutive year, in hopes of helping team members enhance their parent-child relationships during the epidemic. Held recently, the

People Power: Group calls for expansion of salary subsidy scheme

Macau People Power has urged the SAR government to expand the salary subsidies scheme to include more residents. Yesterday, a representative of the association delivered a petition of appeal to government

ANM: high-rise building project ‘unreasonable’

The New Macau Association (ANM) has once again urged the local government to suspend the high-rise building project that would obscure the view of the Guia Light House. Yesterday, lawmaker Sulu

Letter to the Editor | Combating the common enemy of mankind through solidarity and cooperation

On June 7, China’s State Council Information Office issued a white paper titled “Fighting COVID-19: China in Action”. Consisting of four parts, namely, “China’s fight against the epidemic: a test

Covid-19 | Gov’t to launch special ferry to and from HK airport

A special ferry service between Macau’s Taipa Ferry Terminal and Hong Kong International Airport’s SkyPier will be operated by both TurboJET and Cotai Water Jet between June 17 and July

SAR flag carrier records MOP150 million profit in 2019

Air Macau, the city’s flag carrier has made a profit of 150 million patacas that has been fully carried forward to this year, as publicized yesterday in its financial report

Crime | ‘Ghost riders’ finally caught

The Judiciary Police (PJ) have finally identified and detained two suspects for a strange case involving the disappearance and reappearance of a motorcycle, a PJ spokesperson revealed yesterday during the

Briefs | Consulate sees increase in residency application

  The Consulate General of Portugal in Macau and Hong Kong has received some 1,100 applications in the first five months of the year, mainly from Hong Kong residents, who are

GBA internship program offers 50 vacancies

The internship program for Macau local youth in the Greater Bay Area is now open for applications, offering a total of 50 positions, the Talents Development Committee announced yesterday. The application

Authorities axe group’s environmental protection activities

A series of ongoing activities organized by the group Macau for Waste Reduction , which is dedicated to waste collection for recycling, have been disrupted by the police authorities. In a

SJM appoints McFadden as COO for Gaming, Hospitality

Gaming operator SJM Holdings Ltd. has appointed Frank McFadden as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Gaming & Hospitality, as stated in a memo signed by the group’s chairman of

PANDEMIC | Covid-19 just the latest epidemic in areas struck by disease

When Tariq Nawaz’s daughter was born a year ago, he borrowed money to pay for his wife’s cesarean delivery. Seven months later, they learned their baby had polio and sold

Sweden | Prosecutor halts probe into 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

Sweden yesterday dropped its investigation into the unsolved murder of former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, who was shot dead 34 years ago in downtown Stockholm, saying that decision was

This Day in History | 1976 Mercenaries trial begins in Angola

The trial of 13 mercenaries - 10 of them British - has begun in Angola with the public still in the dark over the exact charges. The Angolan authorities have described

USA | ‘He is going to change the world’: Funeral held for Floyd

George Floyd was fondly remembered yesterday as “Big Floyd” — a father and brother, athlete and neighborhood mentor, and now a catalyst for change — at a funeral for

Virus pummels global economy, jobs – even without second wave

THE virus crisis has triggered the worst global recession in nearly a century - and the pain is not over yet even if there is no second wave of infections,

The Art of Giving | Modern philanthropy: Local knowledge and legacy

In his interpretative essay on the construction of the self, cultural anthropologist Clifford Geertz established a landmark notion in the understanding of local cultures, explaining the importance of shared cultural

Billionaire sells Macy’s after making millions on stock rise

DANIEL Kretinsky’s bet on Macy’s Inc. turned out to be short but profitable, and the Czech billionaire might jump back into the stock again if the price is right. His Vesa

Baseball | More fans, fewer restrictions: Games go on Taiwan ballparks

The Taiwan baseball league is continuing as a trailblazer for sports resuming after the lockdown in the coronavirus pandemic. An easing last weekend allows more fans at the ballparks, allows them

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