The Buzz | More than 200 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada

The remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, have been found buried on the site of what was once Canada’s largest Indigenous residential school — one

Casino mogul Steve Wynn must file as foreign agent, US says

The U.S. Justice Department has told former casino magnate Steve Wynn to register as a foreign lobbyist for China and is ready to go to court if he doesn’t comply,

World Views | How Europe can lead the way out of Covid travel confusion

Vaccines are a huge help in the Covid fight, paving the way for reopenings in towns, cities and countries around the world. But when it comes to cross-border commerce and travel,

Monday, May 31, 2021 – edition no. 3782

— Former IPIM president Jackson Chang is slated to be tried again for the crimes of corruption, money laundering and abuse of power, the TSI ruled - following an appeal

New photography association hopes to bridge Chinese-Portuguese communities

A new photography association that was inaugurated yesterday with 18 ethnic Portuguese founding members aims to include photographers of different ages, ethnicities and nationalities. Several founding members of the association who

Suspect of sex offence against minor put in custody

A man suspected of repeat sex offences has been ordered by the court to be taken into preventive custody in the wake of “vile details and the fact that

Hotel staff numbers down 16% y-o-y

At the end of the first quarter of 2021, there were 49,685 full-time employees working in Hotels, down 15.9% year-on-year, as cited in a survey conducted by the Statistics and

First freight-train service launched between GBA, ASEAN

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area launched its first freight-train route travelling to ASEAN countries early this week. A freight train loaded with goods worth about USD94,400 departed from Guangzhou, capital

Amended electoral system an ‘institutional achievement’: PRC spokesperson

A Chinese central government spokesperson yesterday commended the passage of a bill by the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to improve Hong Kong’s electoral system. The

April hotel occupancy rate stood at 58%

  The average occupancy rate of guest rooms surged by 45.9 percentage points year-on-year to 58.5%, with the rate of 3-star hotels stood at 68.5%, according to data from the the

Briefs | Eight nomination lists received so far

  The Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission announced that it has so far received eight nomination lists for the September 12 Election, of which three have been verified and confirmed. For

Lawmakers grill economy chief on lack of ‘safety net’ for residents’ salaries, employment

A group of lawmakers grilled the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lei Wai Nong, with questions and concerns regarding the lack of regulations and rule enforcement to guarantee that local

TASTE OF EDESIA | Whiskey with New York heritage

Celebrating The St. Regis Bar’s New York heritage and the city’s renowned whiskey culture, “A Flight of Whiskey” at Macau’s St. Regis Bar offers whiskey lovers four of the finest

Melco promotes local SME prosperity and development | supporting Macau’s national development integration through ‛Follow your dreams’ seminar for colleagues

To provide colleagues with practical knowledge of the Greater Bay Area’s business and entrepreneurship opportunities, Melco Resorts and Entertainment hosted a seminar titled “Follow your Dreams.” Melco supports the government’s direction

Francisco Gaivão dies at 48, SSM says case not related to vaccine

Francisco Gaivão, a 48-year-old Portuguese lawyer in Macau, passed away on the evening of May 26 from a case of acute epiglottitis. He was initially hospitalized on May 19 due to

BOC discusses online credit card abuse

Reports on credit card abuse have become a feature of the Judiciary Police (PJ) press announcements recently. Even the Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak, commented on the matter, outlining

Court tries Chinese Australian writer on espionage charge

China yesterday put a Chinese Australian writer on trial for alleged espionage and denied the Australian ambassador in Beijing access to the hearing. Yang Hengjun has been held since arriving in

China leads the world in 5G base stations: vice minister

China has taken a global lead in the development of 5G, with a total of 819,000 5G base stations built so far, accounting for over 70 percent of the world’s

This day in history | 1959 Monkeys survive space mission |

Two monkeys have become the first living creatures to survive a space flight. Able, a seven-pound female rhesus monkey, and Baker, a one-pound female squirrel monkey, were fired 300 miles into

Book It | For such a small place, Iceland has a big influence

How has small Iceland been able to play such a big role in the world? The confluence of geology, fish and rugged explorers seems to have infused Icelanders with their

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