Ho Iat Seng to attend NPC opening session in Beijing

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng will attend the opening of the fourth session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing tomorrow. In addition to Ho, many more Macau

Former SMG head wins court case against gov’t

Fong Soi Kun, the former director of the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG), has had his successful challenge of his dismissal by the government upheld at the Court of Final

Covid-19 | Registered senior citizens for inactivated virus jab transfer requests to mRNA vaccine

  Half of approximately 100 senior individuals have transferred their vaccine requests to the mRNA vaccine, which rolled out yesterday, due to suitability concerns, Dr Tai Wah Hou, coordinator of the

Gaming | Gov’t records MOP3.2b in gaming tax revenue

Macau SAR’s tax revenue from the gaming industry stood at MOP3.21 billion for the first month of 2021, plunging an aggregate of 63.3% year-on-year. In the government’s current budget plan for

Briefs | Authorities find 50 suspected illegal workers

  A total of 50 suspected illegal workers were found last month on construction sites, in private flats, and within commercial and industrial establishments, according to a statement issued by the

Sports | Sands China title-sponsors city’s first-ever 10km run

Local gambling concessionaire Sands China Ltd. will be the title sponsor of the city’s debut 10km run contest, which is being jointly organized to take place on April 11 by

Zone A to have an automated water consumption metering system

Zone A of the new landfill sites will be the first area in Macau to have a new water metering system installed by Macao Water, the company’s executive director, Nacky

Gaming operators play pivotal role in suppressing organized crime: SVA

Gaming operators should be encouraged to eliminate triad and organized crime elements in order to assist the Macau SAR government in suppressing the violence arising from such crimes, according to

TSI: The Venetian’s ‘Gondola Ride’ subject to tourism tax

The famous gondola rides at The Venetian Macao are subject to the payment of 5% of tourism tax to the government, the judges of the Court of Second Instance (TSI)

Police: White powder found across city not responsible for dead cats

Public Security Police Force (PSP) has ruled out the suspicion that cats have been killed by white powder scattered across the city over the past two days. Such powder was seen

Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000

Talk about your yard sale finds. A small porcelain bowl bought for $35 at a Connecticut yard sale turned out to be a rare, 15th century Chinese artifact worth between

Microsoft: China-based hackers found bug to target US firms

China-based government hackers have exploited a bug in Microsoft’s email server software to target U.S. organizations, the company said yesterday . Microsoft said that a “highly skilled and sophisticated” state-sponsored group

Covid-19 | AstraZeneca’s vaccine arrives in Taiwan

The first batch of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Taiwan. Taiwan has signed contracts securing 10 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, 5.05 million doses of the Moderna vaccine and

As virus-era attacks on Asians rise, past victims look back

Nearly a year after they were almost stabbed to death inside a Midland, Texas, Sam’s Club, Bawi Cung and his two sons all have visible scars. It’s the unseen ones though

This day in history | 1976 Guilty verdict for ‘Maguire Seven’

A 40-year-old Irish born mother has been jailed for 14 years for possessing explosives at her London home. Five other members of her family and a close friend were also found

Biden brings no relief to tensions between US and China

President Joe Biden took office promising to move quickly to restore and repair America’s relations with the rest of the world, but one major nation has yet to see any

Energy | China turns the screws on renewables just when it needs them

After shortchanging renewable energy developers for years to the point where it owes billions of dollars in unpaid subsidies, the Chinese government is now proposing that those companies may have to cancel

Robert Downey Jr. and Bill Gates bet on electric motor startup

As much as half of the world’s electricity is consumed by motors. They power everything from fans to electric cars and pumps to industrial machinery. Making them more efficient could go a long

The Buzz | Hong Kong probes death of man who received COVID-19 vaccine

Hong Kong authorities reported the death of a chronically ill man, two days after he received a COVID-19 vaccine and said that it is too early to conclude whether the

Who is Myanmar’s UN envoy? Coup opponent or representative

Myanmar’s U.N. ambassador, who strongly opposed the military coup in his country, insists he remains the permanent representative to the United Nations, but the foreign ministry has informed the U.N.

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