Law amendment proposes reduced lecture hours for public teachers

The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Ao Ieong U, brought the amendment of law no. 67/99/M to the Legislative Assembly (AL) for approval yesterday. The law concerns teachers working

Lawmakers push gov’t to launch third stimulus

Several lawmakers are urging the SAR government to roll out a third round of economic stimulus as a lifeline thrown to locals and SMEs who have been hit hard by

Central gov’t yet to consider resumption of group travel to Macau

The SAR government has been working with the central government in petitioning for the cross-border visits of Mainland tour groups to Macau. However, owing to the pandemic prevention and control

Mainland tourists baffled by redundant Covid-19 test required for casino entry

Some tourists from China have grumbled about what they consider to be the unfair treatment requiring only them, but not casino staff, to present a negative Covid-19 test result received

AL passes law amendment canceling specific civil service positions

During yesterday’s plenary meeting, an amendment to law No. 14/2009, concerning the career of civil servants, was passed by the Legislative Assembly. According to the current civil servant law, technicians who

Briefs | IPIM pledges to develop convention industry

  The president of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, Lau Wai Meng, has pledged to foster the development of the convention and exhibition sector, saying that it could boost

Policy Address | 5G not for all, CE warns

The implementation in Macau of the fifth-generation wireless network (5G) is one of the projects that the government is paying significant attention to regarding the infrastructure to be developed in

WHOLE PERSON DEVELOPMENT | Melco YOU-niversity program nurtures local management talent

Melco Resorts & Entertainment believes innovation and success is realized through personal growth and advancement. The Melco Learning Academy, Macau’s first in-house academy, embraces this commitment to lifelong learning through

Lawyers Association to elect new board on Dec. 10

  The Macau Lawyers Association (AAM) is preparing to run elections on December 10. As on previous occasions, a ticket headed by veteran lawyer Jorge Neto Valente is running in an

Crime | Student assaults teacher as revenge for bad grading

A 23-year-old university student, a resident from the mainland who is studying at a higher education institution located in Taipa, is being charged in connection to an assault on a

Crime | Suspect of robbery-stabbing case involving HKD183,000 arrested

Police authorities have arrested the suspect of a stabbing and robbery case that took place in a hotel guestroom in Rua de Cantão in Zape. Information released by the Public Security

On the road to GP: Interview | Charles Leong, Macau F4 racer | ‘I am looking forward to winning the Macau F4 race’

Macau race driver Charles Leong will be contesting this year’s Macau Grand Prix (GP). Already a customary participant of the Formula 3 GP, Leong will be racing the streets of

Xi says China will avoid decoupling amid tension with US, Europe

China’s President Xi Jinping yesterday spurned suggestions that his country might decouple or separate itself from the U.S. and other trading partners, amid tension with Washington and Europe over technology

AL approves fire safety regulation amendment giving firemen law enforcement powers

The Legislative Assembly (AL) has approved the amendment of the fire safety regulation during last week’s plenary meeting. The bill has eight new items: expanding the scope of application of the

Beijing calls for action from Australia amid worsening ties

China called on Australia to take action to stem worsening relations between the two countries, in the latest indication that Beijing will offer few if any compromises to resolve their

US Justice Dept.’s China focus likely to continue under Biden

President Donald Trump has identified China as the country’s biggest foe and the Justice Department mirrored that emphasis over the last four years with a drumbeat of cases against defendants

This day in history | 1995 Diana admits adultery in TV interview

Diana, Princess of Wales, has spoken openly for the first time about her separation from the Prince of Wales in a frank interview for the BBC’s Panorama programme. During her hour-long

G-20 | Online summit lacks glam, and maybe results, amid virus

This weekend’s summit of leaders from the Group of 20 stands out more for what it is not than for what it is. Held online this year because of the coronavirus,

Quarantine Diary | A Blessing in Disguise

It was October 29. The doorbell woke me up at 8 a.m. I felt groggy as I tottered to the door. It was hours after dawn, but the room was

Macau Racing Tips | The CLYDEBANK 1510 Metres Sand 2020-11-20 | Fri | 20:35

Hostwin Prosperits from Y.C Fung’s yard is racing well. His last outing 30 Oct in the 1510 metres sand race has been very impressive and he came from middle of

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