CE blames ‘unpredictable’ weather conditions for flooding

The Chief Executive (CE), Ho Iat Seng, blames the unpredictable weather conditions for the flooding that occurred during the early hours yesterday in several parts of the city, especially in

Rainiest day since 1952

Macau saw its rainiest day yesterday (June 1) since 1952. At 5 a.m. yesterday, SMG issued a black rainstorm warning which was later replaced with red and yellow warnings, while the

Revamped GP Museum officially inaugurated

The newly revamped Macau Grand Prix (GP) Museum was officially inaugurated yesterday at an event attended by the Chief Executive, Ho Iat Seng, the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lei

Covid-19 | Walk-in vaccination starts today

  From today, the local public will be able to receive the Covid-19 vaccine without making an online appointment on the Health Bureau’s (SSM) designated platform. This comes after public authorities urged

Covid-19 | New cases in neighboring cities affecting tourism, but hopefully not health: Gov’t

The new cases of Covid-19 infections reported over the last few days in the neighboring cities of Guangzhou, Foshan, and Shenzhen are already having an impact on the tourism industry’s

Wellness event returns with focus on mental health

A worldwide event targeting health awareness will return to Macau in the middle of this month with this year’s focus being mental health, Cintia Martins, co-organizer of the event, announced

Body of missing inspector found in parked car in Sai Van

On Monday, the Judiciary Police (PJ) found the body of an inspector reported missing by his family in his car parked in a parking space near Sai Van Lake. The family

Gaming | May GGR surges 492% y-o-y, beating analysts’ expectations

The city’s gross gaming revenue (GGR) for May has surpassed the expectations of analysts as tourists from mainland China recorded a surge over the Golden Week holiday. According to data from

Crime PJ arrests 56 people in anti-prostitution operation

The Judiciary Police (PJ) conducted a special operation yesterday, busting an illegal sex work syndicate and arresting 56 men and women. The PJ identified connections between the syndicate and a

Briefs | Taxi driver accuses PJ officers of misconduct

  A taxi driver has called a radio show to complain about allegedly being harassed by two Judiciary Police officers who were passengers in his vehicle several nights ago. The taxi

Xinhua focus | China to strengthen original innovation in sci-tech development

China has devoted growing resources to basic research and original innovation in recent years, in the hope of cultivating a driving force for economic growth and improving people’s living standards. The

Poland: Huawei ex-exec, expert accused of spying for China

The trial opened in a Warsaw court yesterday of two men accused of spying for China — a Chinese citizen who is a former director of Huawei in Poland and

Court rejects Yang Hengjun’s torture claim in trial

A Chinese government spokesperson yesterday rejected an Australian writer’s complaint that he was tortured during interrogation before being put on trial on spying charges. The Foreign Ministry spokesperson also accused Australia

This day in history | 1979 Millions cheer as the Pope comes home

The Pope has returned home to Poland as the first Roman Catholic pontiff to visit a Communist-ruled country. As John Paul II set foot on his native soil, at Okecie military

Vatican law criminalizes abuse of adults by priests, laity

Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority, and to say that laypeople who hold church office can

RUGBY ACADEMY | Rugby touch hotels

Teams from eight local hotel groups had entered, a mixture of new and experienced players. A very hot morning meant difficult conditions for the players. Despite that, a number of

Applications for Sands Shopping Carnival’s karaoke contest open

Sands China’s karaoke contest is back for the 2021 Sands Shopping Carnival. The general public is invited to once again compete in the free competition at the upcoming three-day carnival at The Venetian Macao’s

Melco’s dragon boat team receives well wishes

Melco Resorts & Entertainment continues its tradition of supporting the Macao International Dragon Boat Races for the 15th consecutive year. Ahead of the forthcoming 2021 Macao International Dragon Boat Races which

Tokyo Games | Australian softball team arrives in Japan for Olympic camp

Australia’s Olympic women’s softball squad touched down in Japan yesterday and was among the earliest arrivals for the Tokyo Games. The so-called Aussie Spirit will be in camp in Ota City,

The Buzz | Heathrow airport opens terminal for high-risk travelers

London’s Heathrow Airport has reopened a terminal that was mothballed during the coronavirus pandemic to handle passengers now arriving from high-risk countries. Critics say the action should have been taken

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