Law excludes unqualified healthcare personnel in order to protect their jobs

The Macau SAR government decided to include 15 types of healthcare professionals into registration and the operation-licensing regime in order to regulate high-risk medical areas as well as to protect

Asia Today: India adds another 83K, nears 2nd most in world

The number of people confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus in India rose by another 80,000 and is near Brazil's total, the second-highest in the world. The 83,341 cases added

LRT East Line to go underground with cost estimate of MOP2 billion

The Macau Light Rapid Transit (LRT) East Line system will be built entirely underground, the government announced yesterday in the press conference for the launch of public consultation on the

Only 30% of civil servant applicants pass ability test

Just 30% aspiring civil servants passed the government’s comprehensive ability evaluation. Earlier this week, the SAR government published a list of final grades for the exam. The exam was organized on July

Briefs | Gov’t charging stations more expensive than private ones

  The Macau SAR’s planned charging stations for electric motorbikes will be more expensive than private ones. The Office for the Development of the Energy Sector (GDSE) issued a statement explaining

Urban Master Plan unveiled with emphasis on regional, international links

The government’s urban development plans for the next 20 years were unveiled yesterday when the public consultation document was presented by the interdepartmental group in charge of the Urban Master

High school students remember China-Japan conflict at war exhibition

Students at yesterday’s opening of a history exhibition pledged to enhance their knowledge of the Second World War, specifically the Japanese invasion of China. The exhibition, themed “In Commemoration of

Gaming | Australia: Crown admits newspaper ad included false claims

The board of Crown Resorts misled investors through a newspaper advertisement last year that claimed long-time junket partner Suncity was controlled by a regulated Hong Kong firm. According to the Sydney

Gov’t collaborates with gaming operators to promote in Beijing

The government is set to launch a tourism promotion campaign during the second week of September on Beijing’s busiest commercial street. The campaign will involve the city’s six gaming concessionaires. According

Macau universities retain positions in global university rankings

The Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) and the University of Macau (UM) have retained their places on the 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) ranking. MUST, which ranked 32nd in

Mainland-Macau conference explores post-Covid future for business

A conference on cooperation between mainland and Macau enterprises was held online yesterday, drawing the participation of government officials, business interests and investment promoters, who explored ways to support the

China using big data to tackle ‘cross-border’ gambling

Mainland officials say they are using big data to identify Chinese residents planning to go overseas for gambling purposes and have prevented them from leaving the country. The controls are being

China commemorates 75th anniversary of end of Pacific War

China yesterday commemorated the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in the Pacific, during which it endured a brutal invasion and occupation of much of its territory

Czech Senate president meets Taiwan leader; Beijing protests

The Czech Senate president met with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen and other top government officials yesterday during a rare trip by a foreign dignitary to the self-ruled democratic island that

This Day in History | 1957 Homosexuality ‘should not be a crime’

A report sponsored by the government has suggested homosexual behaviour between consenting adults should no longer be a criminal offence. The proposal is the principal and most controversial recommendation put forward

Germany | Soviet-era nerve agent used on Russia’s Navalny

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with the same type of Soviet-era nerve agent used in a 2018 attack on a former Russian spy, the German government said yesterday

K-shaped recovery in emerging markets sees rich get richer

Emerging markets are being split apart by an increasingly K-shaped recovery. Stocks and currencies from wealthier developing nations have outperformed their poorer peers since the coronavirus outbreak. The gulf may even

Football | Nations League offers late start in 2020 for national teams

Europe’s national teams will play their first games of 2020 when the UEFA Nations League campaign starts this week in stadiums without fans. Kicking off with a meeting between recent World

The Buzz | Hong Kong mass testing finds only few cases

Only six people in Hong Kong have tested positive for the coronavirus out of a batch of 128,000 residents who had undergone the mass-testing program that began on Tuesday. Four of

EU unveils plan to secure raw materials, cut dependency

Worried by an increasing dependency on the raw materials used to make smart phones, televisions and energy-saving lights, the European Union yesterday launched a new strategy to secure access to

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