New Macau urges gov’t to save Penha Chapel panoramas

On the eve of the government’s public consultation period regarding the general urban planning of the city, which will start in September, the New Macau Association (ANM) urged the government

Galaxy signs safety charter with construction contractor

Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) and Shanghai Construction Group (Macau), a main contractor for GEG’s new development in Cotai, recently signed a safety charter formalizing both companies’ commitment to creating a

New GCS director wants to make communication with press a priority

The new director of the Government Information Bureau (GCS), Inês Chan Lou, says she wants to make maintaining close communication with the press a top priority. Chan was sworn in as

Courts | IPIM: Visa applicant learned of investment criteria from Jackson Chang’s daughter

The daughter of the former Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) president became the focus of yesterday’s court hearing, as the case against Jackson Chang (also known as Cheong

Briefs | Gov’t to give 2 weeks’ notice before ending mask scheme

  The termination of the Centralized Mask Supply Scheme will be announced two weeks in advance, Dr. Alvis Lo from the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center disclosed yesterday. The potential

E-vouchers to give economy bigger boost than salary subsidy: economist

The government-issued e-vouchers, formally known as the Consumption Subsidy Smartcard, which are being handed out to all local residents, are expected to be more beneficial for small and medium sized enterprises

Ho Iat Seng pledges to commercialize Chinese medicine

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has pledged that he will press ahead with the commercialization of knowledge and products linked to the traditional Chinese medicine sector, as well as the

Two local universities included in latest university rankings

The Macau University of Science and Technology and the University of Macau ranked 38 and 42 respectively in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020. The 2020 ranking list includes

Environment bureau has will to ban polystyrene, but no timeline

The Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) will work to restrict the use of disposable polystyrene and is collecting data to determine the scope of a possible ban, the Central District Community

‘Melco & Colleagues Giving Stores’ now open to support the community

In partnership with Macao Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) and the Fu Hong Society of Macau, Melco & Colleagues Giving Stores are now open to support Macau’s locals. The Stores

Interview | Jimmy Lai says city now ‘dead’

When Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrived in Hong Kong at age 12, the city felt like heaven to him, brimming with hope and freedom. He arrived poor, but

Australia may offer safe haven to Hong Kongers

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said yesterday his government was considering an offer of safe haven to Hong Kong residents threatened by China’s move to impose a tough national security

House passes bill rebuking China over Hong Kong; Senate next

The House yesterday joined the Senate in approving a bill to rebuke China over its crackdown in Hong Kong by imposing sanctions on groups that undermine the city’s autonomy

China, pro-Beijing activists condemn ‘meddling’ in Hong Kong

China’s government and pro-Beijing activists in Hong Kong condemned what they called foreign meddling in the territory’s affairs yesterday, as countries moved to offer Hong Kongers refuge and impose sanctions

This Day in History | 1971 Doors’ singer Jim Morrison found dead

Jim Morrison, the lead singer of American rock group The Doors has died in Paris aged 27. He was found in a bathtub at his apartment at 17 Rue Beautraillis by

China and the global Covid-19 economy

The ongoing situation has economic consequences, and once the markets recover, all will be right with the world. It’s a comforting thought that ignores the nature of COVID-19. The COVID-19 crisis

Gaming | Borgata president one of few Black women to run a US casino

Melonie Johnson is making history as the first Black woman to hold the title of president of an Atlantic City casino, and she’s one of only a small handful of

Golf | Champ can play under tour’s latest coronavirus policy change

Cameron Champ was added to the field in the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit under a modified PGA Tour policy that allows players who test positive for the coronavirus to

The Buzz | China demands info from four media companies in response to US

China has demanded staff and business information from four U.S. media companies including The Associated Press in what it called a necessary response to similar demands by Washington on Chinese

China accuses India of targeting Chinese imports after clash

China accused India yesterday of improperly disrupting activities by Chinese companies in the midst of tensions over a bloody clash between forces along their disputed border. China has not taken any

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