Neto Valente accuses top judge of being ‘judge in his own cause’

The Macau Lawyers Association (AAM) president Jorge Neto Valente has accused the president of the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) and of the Council of the Judicial Magistrates (CMJ), Sam

Lawyers’ opinions diverge over judicial ‘clash of the titans’

  As the exchange of accusations and criticism between veteran Macau lawyer and president of the Macau Lawyers Association (AAM) Jorge Neto Valente, and the president of the Court of Final

Briefs | Demographics continue to plunge amid economic downturn

  The total population as at end-September 2020 decreased by 2,600 quarter-to-quarter to 682,800, on account of a drop in number of non-resident workers living in the Macau SAR, according to

Families hope in vain to hire domestic helpers from abroad

Local households are facing a predicament in hiring overseas domestic helpers due to a double whammy of border closures and the new labor regulation imposed in October, which bars foreigners

BOAO FORUM | CE pledges to improve existing institutional mechanism

The Chief Executive, Ho Iat Seng, assured that the Macau SAR government would further strengthen “top-down design” regarding innovation, including continuous improvements to existing institutional mechanisms for innovation and mechanisms

Gov’t officially extends bank note issuing rights to BOC, BNU

Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lei Wai Nong, disclosed that the bank notes in circulation have expanded 14-fold in the past quarter of a century, with a monetary value of

Macau’s first satellite planned for launch in 2021

The State Key Laboratory of Lunar and Planetary Sciences of the Macau University of Science and Technology expects to launch Macau’s first satellite before the end of 2021, according to

Galaxy’s adjusted EBITDA up 31% in Q3

Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) Ltd registered a 31% increase, quarter to quarter, in the adjusted earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3),

Education | Macau, HK students in Taiwan doubled

Although border restrictions and other counter-pandemic measures are still in place, Taiwan has seen 50% more students from Macau and Hong Kong combined studying there since July, reported Taiwan English

Macau to host international table tennis event this month

  Macau will host of a series of World Table Tennis (WTT) events, which will take place from November 25 to 29. According to a release from the International Table Tennis Federation

Gov’t proposes Bill to improve teaching staff benefits

  The government has drafted a bill to amend an existing law regulating public teaching staff and activities. It has been reviewed by the Executive Council and will be sent to

China Daily | China boosts multinational firms growth as Covid-19 plagues global economy

  As the world economy is grappling amid the COVID-19 pandemic, those deeply afflicted multinational firms are getting a boost in China, one of the world’s largest consumer markets, which has

China gears up for world’s largest online shopping festival

Chinese consumers are expected to spend tens of billions on everything from fresh food to luxury goods during this year’s Singles’ Day online shopping festival, as the country recovers from

Halted Brazil trials of Chinese-made vaccine cause surprise

Brazil’s health regulator has halted clinical trials of the potential coronavirus vaccine CoronaVac, citing an “adverse, serious event.” The decision posted on Anvisa’s website yesterday elicited immediate surprise from parties

Hong Kong | Journalist charged as press freedom fears grow

A Hong Kong journalist appeared in court yesterday on charges of making false statements while obtaining information from a vehicle database, amid growing concerns that press freedom is at risk

This day in history | 1992 Church of England votes for women priests

After a five-and-a-half hour debate the General Synod - the Church of England’s parliament - passed the controversial legislation by a margin of only two votes. There were jubilant scenes among

Antitrust | China clampdown on big tech puts more billionaires on notice

China’s most powerful companies, jolting investors and dealing a blow to the country’s richest entrepreneurs. Beijing yesterday unveiled regulations to root out monopolistic practices in the internet industry, seeking to curtail

MGM sponsors Phantom Pro Racing team to make its debut at Grand Prix

At the 67th edition of the Macau Grand Prix, MGM is venturing into GT and is sponsoring Phantom Pro Racing, the official partner of AMG China and the Annual Team Champion

Sands Cares Ambassadors participate in charity bazaar

Around 140 Sands Cares Ambassadors volunteered at the 51st Caritas Macau Charity Bazaar at Nam Van Lake Nautical Centre Saturday and Sunday, where they ran a game booth to raise

Motosport | Vietnam dropped from 2021 F1 calendar, Saudi Arabia added

Formula One is planning a record 23 races in 2021, including one in Saudi Arabia, but has dropped its inaugural race in Vietnam from the schedule. The April slot for the

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