Migrant workers groups disappointed with gov’t U-turn

Migrant workers’ groups have expressed deep disappointment in the government’s U-turn regarding the e-vouchers scheme. They fear that their exclusion from any government support will add

MUST delegation visits Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing

A delegation of the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) led by the institution’s chancellor Liu Chak Wan recently went to Beijing to visit the Chinese

SSM calls off demonstration against e-vouchers prompting mixed feelings, reactions

The Health Bureau (SSM) on Saturday night called off the demonstration scheduled for yesterday to express public dissatisfaction with the relief measures presented by the government

Briefs | Macanese chefs showcase delicacies in Hangzhou

During the Taste of Macao Food Promotion, which will run in Hangzhou until April 11, two renowned Macanese chefs, Antonieta Manhão and Rita Cabral, will elaborate on the characteristics of

CityU 40th Anniversary | Qiao Xiaoyang, Paul Pun conferred honorary doctorate degrees

As part of the celebratory events marking its 40th Anniversary, the City University of Macau (CityU) held a conferment ceremony of honorary doctorate degrees yesterday. Chinese legal professional Qiao Xiaoyang

Local unemployment rate grows to 3.9%

Macau’s unemployment rate of local residents was at 3.9% for the period December 2020 to February 2021, a rise of 0.2% points from the previous period of November 2020 to

Prosecutor says burden on Huawei lawyer to prove info shared by sergeant Chang

The claims made by Huawei’s chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers that information pertaining to her phone was sent to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Paradise Entertainment reports net HKD189.2m loss for 2020

Paradise Entertainment Ltd, the casino management services and gaming equipment provider, has reported a net loss of HKD189.2 million for the full year of 2020 - a

China sanctions US, Canadian officials over Xinjiang

China announced new sanctions against U.S. and Canadian officials in a growing political and economic feud over its policies in the traditionally Muslim region of Xinjiang. A statement from the Foreign

Two in Seattle, San Francisco face anti-Asian hate charges

Prosecutors in Seattle and San Francisco have charged men with hate crimes in separate incidents that authorities say targeted people of Asian descent amid a wave of high-profile and sometimes

Hong Kong looks at easing travel for vaccinated residents: Lam

Hong Kong is looking into making it easier for vaccinated residents to travel to encourage more people to get inoculated, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said in a statement on Saturday. “We

Myanmar | Protests continue a day after more than 100 killed

Protesters in Myanmar returned to the streets yesterday to press their demands for a return to democracy, just a day after security forces killed more than 100 people in the

Egypt | Two tugboats speed to Suez Canal as shippers avoid it

Two additional tugboats sped yesterday to Egypt's Suez Canal to aid efforts to free a skyscraper-sized container ship wedged for days across the crucial waterway, even as major shippers increasingly

This day in history | 1971 Manson sent to gas chamber

Charles Manson and three members of his hippy cult have been sentenced to death in Los Angeles. They were found guilty of the August 1969 murders of

Football | Ronaldo rages after no goal and no VAR in 2-2 draw at Serbia

Serbia 2, Portugal 2 Cristiano Ronaldo ripped off his captain’s armband and tossed it onto the field as he stomped off in disgust after Portugal’s 2-2 draw at

The Buzz | 32,647: Macau records highest daily number of visitor arrivals since Covid outbreak

The Macau SAR recorded 32,647 visitor arrivals on Friday, the highest daily number since the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic last year, the Government Tourism Office announced over the weekend. During

Albania starts mass Covid vaccinations before tourist season

Albania started a mass inoculation campaign yesterday ahead of the summer tourism season after acquiring 192,000 doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccine Sinovac earlier this week.

World Views | Museums sold more art during pandemic. Why go back?

The coronavirus has been rough on museums. An October survey for the American Alliance of Museums found that two-thirds had cut back on public programs, more than half had laid off

Monday, March 29, 2022 – edition no. 3742

  * Migrant blues — Migrant groups worry that government U-turn on e-vouchers may exclude TNRs from economic relief - again * The protest that never was * Prosecutor says burden on Huawei’s lawyer

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