Crime | Outraged at being asked to repay money, debtor imprisoned creditor

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has apprehended a woman from the mainland who is suspected of imprisoning her creditor. The suspect is accused of detaining the creditor after the victim demanded

Briefs | Survey finds that 10% of Macau people have suicidal thoughts

  A recent survey conducted by the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) found that 40% of respondents suffered from varying degrees of depression, while 10% of respondents had suicidal thoughts. USJ

Two-thirds of local workers report no salary cut during Covid-19

A survey conducted by the Macau Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) has shown that nearly two-thirds of interviewed local workers have not experienced any salary cuts since the outbreak of

Five influenza clusters recorded as schools resume

Over the past week, the Health Bureau has detected five influenza clusters at five schools, involving a total of 33 students. The schools involved in the cluster are Santa Rosa de

Schools can start using Smart Campus platform this week

Starting from as early as this week, local schools may start using the Smart Campus platform, recently commissioned by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ). The Smart Campus platform is

Green space per capita to shrink by 2040

Macau’s green space is expected to shrink by more than one-quarter in the next 20 years, according to a recent forecast revealed at a consultation session on the Master Urban

Macau Government organizes tourism outreach in Beijing

The Macau government is rolling out a series of promotional activities to encourage tourists from Beijing to visit Macau in the months ahead. With the pandemic stabilized in the mainland and

Anima joins int’l alliance to stop dog-racing in Portugal

  Local animal welfare association Anima Macau has joined forces with the Portuguese League for Animal Rights (LPDA), Pet Levrieri and GREY2K to organize a worldwide campaign aimed at stopping dog-racing

Advisor wants locals involved in Central Library design

Urban Planning Committee member Chan Choi I has urged the Macau government to allow locals to participate in the design of the new Central Library, according to a report by

Engineer asks gov’t for more data on LRT East Line

Despite agreeing with the proposed route of the East Line of the Light Rapid Transit (LRT), veteran engineer Lei Hay Ip has asked the government to release more data on

Briefs | Consumer Council reviews biscuit labels

  The latest issue of Consumer Report features a comparison report on the nutrition facts of biscuits, with analysis into samples that contained high contents of fat, sugar and sodium. The

CCAC discovers red flags in Viva Macau case

The Commission Against Corruption has found that no members of Industrial and Commercial Development Fund (FDIC), which granted five loans to failed airline Viva Macau in 2008 and 2009, “intentionally

Chinese F4 championship Zhuhai rounds start before Macau GP

THE first rounds of the formula car racing championship that is coming to Macau this year in lieu of the normal Formula 3 race were held last weekend in Zhuhai. The

Hong Kong urged to boost stimulus using fiscal war chest

Hong Kong’s government is drawing fresh criticism from economists and business advocates who say a third round of virus relief stimulus doesn’t go far enough. While Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s latest

China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy’s visit

China’s military sent 18 planes including fighter jets over the Taiwan Strait in an unusually large show of force Friday as a U.S. envoy held a day of closed-door meetings

Briefs | China denies its unreliable entity list targets US companies

  China dismissed accusations of targeting U.S. firms as it seeks to punish foreign companies that damage its national security by adding them to a “unreliable entity list,” the Ministry of

This Day in History | 1998 Clinton’s Grand Jury testimony released

Bill Clinton’s testimony about his relationship with a young female assistant has been released to the United States public. The video of the American president’s 17 August interview in front of

How Ginsburg’s death could reshape the presidential campaign

A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping the election

NFL | Raiders ready for big opening act on Las Vegas Strip

The Death Star comes alive for the first time Monday night in a prime-time debut that just a few years ago would have been unimaginable. The NFL in Sin City. Even

The Buzz | Coronavirus-wary Bavarians kick off toned-down Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest celebrations got underway yesterday in Munich with the traditional tapping of a keg and the cry of “O’zapft is!” — “It’s tapped!” — but this year’s festival is very

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