Secretary Wong defends ‘special missions’ phrase as PJ bill approved

The Legislative Assembly (AL) yesterday approved an amendment of the Judiciary Police (PJ) Bill, Law No. 5/2006, which outlines responsibilities, powers and penalties for police officers from this branch of

Lawmakers’ agenda

E-voucher 2021: Lawmaker Zheng Anting has proposed that the government continue issuing e-vouchers in 2021. Zheng said that many local residents are not optimistic about the health of next year’s

Portuguese School IT system hacked for ransom

The Internet-based school management system of the Macau Portuguese School (EPM) has been the target of a cyberattack by an undisclosed group attempting to extort money from the institution in

Criminal cases fall by one-third in first half of 2020

Compared with the first half of 2019, the same period this year has seen about 32% fewer criminal cases received by the police, the Office of the Secretary for Security

AL approves school framework bill to take effect next year

The Legislative Assembly (AL) yesterday approved a revision to the private non-tertiary education private school framework bill, which will enter into force next year. According to the amendment, a private school

Airport launches design phase for second terminal

The kick-off meeting for the design phase of Terminal 2 and the heliport of the Macau International Airport (MIA) was held on Tuesday, the Macau International Airport Company Limited (CAM)

Urban planner sees co-existence of new park, old factory possible

The old factory buildings that are only taking up one-sixth of the proposed new leisure area in Taipa shall not cause much conflict in terms of the overall design, Lam

Kiang Wu will conduct Covid-19 tests from Monday

Kiang Wu Hospital will be a new Covid-19 test location starting next Monday, with reservations being taken from now, Dr Lo Iek Long from the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination

SMG improves typhoon readiness through regional cooperation

The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) has been working closely with the weather bureaus of Beijing, Guangdong and Hong Kong to streamline weather forecasting and allow citizens to receive uniform information,

Briefs | Cinematheque Passion to reopen to the public on September 1

Having been closed for maintenance and renovations since July, the Cinematheque Passion is now almost ready to reopen to the public. After the arthouse’s contract with the former operator ceased

Hong Kong | Government slams US decision to suspend treaties

The Hong Kong government yesterday condemned the U.S. decision to suspend extradition and tax exemption treaties with the semi-autonomous Chinese city, saying it was being used as a pawn in

This Day in History | 1968 Russia brings winter to ‘Prague Spring’

Dozens of people have been killed in a massive military clampdown in Czechoslovakia by five Warsaw Pact countries. Several members of the liberal Czechoslovak leadership have been arrested, including Prime Minister

Football | Bayern beats Lyon 3-0, to play PSG in Champions League final

Monday, 3 am PSG v Bayern H 3.45, D 4.25, A 2.07 The Champions League final will finally be a meeting of champions again. Bayern Munich made sure the title match will live up

Macau Racing Tips | The Auxerre 1800M Turf 2020-08-23 | Sun | 16:10

This Sunday is the last race meeting day of the 2019-20 MJC racing season. As usual you have all the top horses to come out and compete for some of

The Buzz | North Korea sets rare party meeting after economic shortfall

With unusual candor, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un admitted that U.S.-led sanctions, the pandemic and devastating floods have hurt his country’s dismal economy as his ruling party scheduled a

Harris seizes historic moment in accepting VP nomination

Kamala Harris accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president yesterday , cementing her place in history as the first Black woman on a major party ticket and promising she and

World Views | Holiday Inn may offer refuge from the pandemic

  With international travel decimated by Covid-19, it’s a dark time for hoteliers. So it’s hardly surprising that Accor SA might be interested in a merger with London-listed InterContinental Hotels Group Plc, owner

Friday, August 21, 2020 – edition no. 3602

  * EPM hacked for ransom * Macau to host Asian pro basketball league games * The Legislative Assembly approved an amendment of the Judiciary Police Bill which outlines responsibilities, powers and penalties

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