Hong Kong democracy leaders given jail terms amid crackdown

A Hong Kong court today (Friday) sent five leading pro-democracy advocates, including media tycoon Jimmy Lai, to up to 18 months in prison for organizing a march during the 2019

Denis Murrel showcases artworks at realty agency

Macau-based artist Denis Murrell showcased his artworks in his first commercial exhibition at realty agency Ambiente’s main office. The exhibition was part of a series called Art@Ambiente. As explained by the

Covid-19 | No pregnant women taking vaccine in Macau: SSM

  Director of the Health Bureau (SSM) Alvis Lo confirmed yesterday that no pregnant women have received Covid-19 vaccines in Macau. Lo’s remarks came after an announcement from Hong Kong’s Department of

COVID-19 | Gov’t suspends import of AstraZeneca vaccines

The SAR government has suspended the import of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines from the manufacturer, which were originally slated to arrive in Macau in the third quarter of 2021, director of

Wong Sio Chak: plans afoot to enhance SAR’s security

Hong Kong’s electoral reform is an “enlightenment” and a “learning opportunity” for the Macau SAR government, which is set to elevate legislation to better defend national security, Secretary for Security

National Security Education Exhibition comes at a good time: CE

The SAR government unveiled the fourth National Security Education Exhibition yesterday. It serves as a platform to bolster public awareness of national security and promote the notion of patriotism in

Crime | Police uncover HKD8.7m money laundering scheme

Local police have detained three people suspected of money laundering with links to Australia, the Judiciary Police (PJ) revealed yesterday in a special press conference. According to the PJ spokesperson, investigation

Man arrested for pimping in local hotel

A man from the mainland has been detained by the police for the crime of exploitation of prostitution, the Public Security Police Force (PSP) revealed. On Tuesday (April 13), a hotel

Illegal smoking occurs mostly in restaurants

A total of 654 charges were registered during the first quarter due to breach of tobacco regulations, the majority of which related to smoking in prohibited places. Most violations occurred

Economy | Gov’t general revenue drops by 38% in Q1, led by gaming plunge

The government’s general account revenue has recorded a drop of 38.36% in the first quarter (Q1) when compared year-on-year, the report on Budgetary Execution Data published by the Financial Services

MUST holds its largest art exhibition yet

An art and design exhibition opened yesterday at the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) to showcase the works created by the institution’s prospective graduates in art or design

Pereira Coutinho steps down from Portuguese Community Council

Lawmaker José Pereira Coutinho has resigned from his post as adviser to the Portuguese Communities to which he was elected in 2015, according to several media reports. Since 2003, the local

Briefs | New Hengqin hotline handles consumer issues for Macau residents

  The Consumer Association of the Hengqin New District of Zhuhai City has launched a new hotline to provide free-of-charge legal advice for Macau residents who have consumer rights issues in

Xi vows to hold ‘safe, simple, splendid’ Olympics

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to hold a successful Winter Olympics next year in Beijing, responding to challenges the event faces from the coronavirus pandemic. “With the active support and participation

Hong Kong | Schools devote a day to China’s national security

Hong Kong marked its first National Security Education Day since last year’s imposition of sweeping national security legislation by Beijing, as the government ramps up efforts to overhaul the school

This day in history | 1964 ‘Great Train Robbers’ get 300 years

Some of the longest sentences in British criminal history have been imposed on men involved in the so-called “Great Train Robbery”. Sentences totalling 307 years were passed on 12 men who

Analysis | US troop pullout will leave behind an uncertain Afghanistan

The Biden administration’s surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 appears to strip the Taliban and the Afghan government of considerable leverage and could ramp

DRIVE IN | Sexy rom-com loses steam between Friday and ‘Monday’

Monday. Ugh. The very word emits a chill. Monday means back to school, or work. Nose to the grindstone. Party’s over. Friday, meanwhile, is the opposite vibe. What’s great about Friday

TASTE OF EDESIA | A Southeast Asian feast

Southeast Asia is a paradise for foodies. This season, Urban Kitchen at JW Marriott Hotel Macau offers enticing cuisines from Southeast Asia, cuisines from Thailand in April, Singapore and Malaysia in

Macau Racing Tips | The Palermo 1200 Metres Turf 2021-04-18 | Sun | 15:10

Race 3  Horse no. 5  Marqula   Win and Place

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