Briefs | Macau Dancing Festival to be held on Jan 30

  The Macau Dancing Festival will take place at The Venetian Theater on January 30. The show follows on from the Music Festival and Full Band Festival held last year, and

UM kicks off ruby jubilee celebration with Open Day

An official launch ceremony was held at the University of Macau yesterday to celebrate its 40th Anniversary in the presence of local and mainland government officials, university management, as well

Citywide parking meters reported to have malfunctioned over weekend

Nearly 1,000 parking meters were reported to have malfunctioned across the city over the weekend and will likely extend into the week, but the local authority stated that violation tickets

Gov’t disproves US commission’s report citing lack of universal suffrage progression

The Macau government has condemned the findings in the 2020 U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China’s report which states that the SAR has not progressed toward universal suffrage. According to the government

MP acknowledges ‘problems’ with demolition works

The Public Prosecutions Office (MP) acknowledges problems and hassles resulting from the ongoing demolition works at the Office’s former facilities, located at the Dynasty Plaza building in NAPE. In a

Animal welfare | Advocate says IAM has double standards

More than four years after the promulgation of the Animal Protection Law, the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) has not placed enough focus on defending animal welfare, Josephine Lau, Vice President

Macau Carnival 2020 closes with total transactions amounting to MOP860m

The 2020 Macau Carnival, also known as Consumer Carnival, closed yesterday with a total transaction figure reaching 860 million patacas this year, the Macao Economic Bureau (DSE) informed. According to DSE,


Local View Power 2021-2022 open for applications

  In its 14th edition, the Local View Power (LVP) film contest continues to challenge both emerging and established filmmakers to present new cinematic views of Macau. The contest, which has become

Gov’t says Kiang Wu Nursing building needs to be revamped

The new nursing college building located at the Islands District Medical Complex has not been handed yet to the Kiang Wu Nursing College, as initially planned, due to the need

MGM Promotes M-Mark to Stimulate Macau Industrial Transformation

As a keen supporter of “Made in Macau”, MGM believes that encouraging local SMEs in attaining recognition from quality accreditation scheme will help stimulate industrial transformation and its sustainable development,

Fringe Festival | A thirst for the mentally-challenged to be heard

On a Sunday afternoon, Tang Kuai Lan was kneeling on the floor. She was so absorbed in taking in new information on a newspaper and putting the gist — or

Beijing strips license of lawyer for Hong Kong activist

A Chinese lawyer who represented a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was stripped of his license amid efforts by Beijing to crush opposition to its tighter control over the territory. Lu Siwei,

Gov’t builds hospital in five days after surge in virus cases

China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected

This day in history | 1991 Iraqi Scud missiles hit Israel

Iraq has attacked two Israeli cities with Scud missiles, prompting fears that Israel may be drawn into the Gulf War. Israel’s largest city, Tel Aviv, and Haifa, its main seaport, were

USA | Biden to prioritize legal status for millions of immigrants

President-elect Joe Biden’s decision to immediately ask Congress to offer legal status to an estimated 11 million people in the country has surprised advocates given how the issue has long

Trump’s China Inc. onslaught leaves key decisions for Biden

A year ago, President Xi Jinping asked the U.S. to treat Chinese companies “fairly” in a letter read out at the White House to mark the signing of a landmark trade deal

The Buzz | Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream

The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government. The Daqiaodao Food Co., Ltd. in Tianjin,

RIP: Mars digger bites the dust after two years on red planet

NASA declared the Mars digger dead Thursday after failing to burrow deep into the red planet to take its temperature. Scientists in Germany spent two years trying to get their heat

World Views | Biden has already calmed the Middle East

Reconciliation is breaking out across the Middle East. A Saudi-led quartet of Arab states has ended a three-and-a-half-year embargo of Qatar. Turkey is seeking accommodations with France, Greece, Israel, Egypt,  the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia after

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