Over 70% local women worried regarding employment prospects

Out of 1,186 valid responses received in a survey, 73%, or 869, respondents reported worries across two different levels about their future employment, the Macao Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM)

Economy | GDP decline in line with Lei Wai Nong’s forecast of over 50%

The pandemic outbreak has ushered in an economic crisis in the city, causing a gross domestic product (GDP) decline of 56.3%, of which the gross domestic product amounted to MOP194.4

Burmese in town mourn victims of military coup, call for international attention

A large group of Myanmar nationals in Macau have held a candlelight vigil to mourn the victims of the military coup on-going in their home country. According to the organizers, the

Gov’t refutes US-based report on economic freedom index

  The SAR government has refused to comment on the recent economic freedom index published by the Heritage Foundation, which noted that both Hong Kong and Macau’s economic policies are controlled

Two Sessions | Core work for ‘patriots governing Macau’ underway: gov’t

Work has been conducted to ensure that Macau is managed by patriots, the government has reiterated in a statement, following a similar message being announced at the Two Sessions. The Two

Two sessions | 14th Five-Year Plan supports SAR’s development initiatives

The National People’s Congress (NPC) Plenary, which is now taking place in Beijing, has shown support for the development of leisure tourism, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) production, and financial services

Grand prix | Macau’s F3 race subject to uncertain future

The return of the Macau Grand Prix to the pre-pandemic format seems to be encountering difficulties, as local organizers and the automobile international federation (FIA) have different perspectives on how

Wynn offers extra two days leave for vaccinated staff

Gaming operator Wynn Macau is offering two extra days of leave to team members who are willing to be vaccinated in the city’s vaccination scheme against Covid-19. According to an internal

Business sector voices support for improving electoral system of the HKSAR

Hong Kong’s business sector has highlighted the significance and urgency of improving the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and implementing the principle of “patriots administering

Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators

A largely pro-Beijing committee that elects Hong Kong’s leader will also choose a large part of the legislature, a top Chinese official announced Friday as part of a major revamp

Hong Kong | Court puts off release of pro-democracy activists

A group of 11 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists accused of subversion will stay in jail for at least another five days while judges consider whether to release them on bail,

NPC | China sets growth target ‘over 6%’, raises military spending

China’s No. 2 leader set a healthy economic growth target and vowed to make the nation self-reliant in technology amid tension with the U.S. and Europe over trade and human

Economy | Chinese exports surge as global demand recovers from virus

China’s exports surged 60.6% over a year earlier in the first two months of 2021, after factories reopened and global demand started to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Exports rose to

US | Biden marking ‘Bloody Sunday’ by signing voting rights order

A new executive order from President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move that comes as congressional Democrats press for

S. Korea, US scale back drills over virus, N. Korea diplomacy

The South Korean and U.S. militaries are scaling back their annual exercises this month due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to support diplomacy focusing on North Korea’s nuclear program, officials

Twenty20 cricket | NZ beats Australia by 7 wickets, wins T20 series 3-2

Ish Sodhi led a concerted attack by New Zealand’s spin bowlers before Martin Guptill smashed a quickfire 71 runs to set up a seven-wicket win over Australia in the fifth

The Buzz | Sydney’s LGBTQI Mardi Gras goes ahead, with restrictions

Sydney’s annual iconic Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras went ahead during the weekend, only in a different format due to coronavirus restrictions. It was being held at the Sydney Cricket Ground,

Myanmar | Police fire on protesters in ancient former capital

Police in Myanmar’s ancient former capital, Bagan, opened fire yesterday on demonstrators protesting last month’s military takeover, wounding several people, according to witness accounts and videos on social media. At least

World Views | So far, Biden’s Iran policy isn’t Trump’s — or Obama’s

When it comes to President Joe Biden’s Iran policy, the safest thing to say is that it’s a work in progress. On the one hand, the Biden administration is trying to

Monday, March 8, 2021 – edition no. 3727

— Myanmar nationals in Macau held a candlelight vigil to mourn the victims of the military coup, which saw at least 56 protestors fighting for democracy shot * Two sessions |

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