Plastic straw ban a step forward but will not suffice in reducing waste: environmentalists

The government’s goal to ban the import of single-use drinking straws and stirrers next year is considered a good call by environmentalists; however, the main message that they want to

IAM dispatch staff for emergency repairs on Coloane road

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) has deployed staff to perform emergency repair works on a road section of Rua de Entrecampos in Coloane Island. According to a statement from IAM that

Covid-19 | Singapore to operate transits for returning Macau residents

After negotiations with Singapore Airlines Group, the government announced yesterday that deals have been made with the airline company and its subsidiary, Scoot Airlines, to help with transiting Macau residents

Covid-19 | SAFP warns all public services to reinforce prevention measures

  The Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau (SAFP) has issued a notice calling on all public services and government departments to place increased attention on epidemic prevention measures. This call comes

20-year-old student caught shoplifting

A 20-year-old university student, a non-permanent resident of Macau, has been caught shoplifting at a store located in a mall in Cotai, the Public Security Police Force (PSP) spokesperson informed

Crime | Stolen credit card data cases continue to rise

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has received another four complaints related to illegal use of credit card data for the acquisition of goods or services on the internet, a PJ spokesperson

Anima continues to record significant deficit

Heavy expenses remain a significant issue for the animal rights association Anima, after it recorded a deficit of MOP1.2 million with depreciation, according to its recently issued report. In the recent

Elections 2021 | Incumbent lawmaker Agnes Lam submits nominations

Yesterday, Agnes Lam, an incumbent lawmaker and leader of local association Macao Civic Power, submitted nominations for this year’s Legislative Assembly Election, which will take place on September 12. As in

Art Macao to feature several themed exhibitions

The cultural and artistic event, Art Macao, is slated to be held from July to October this year. Themed “To create for well-being,” it aims to promote the SAR as

China defends Hungary university plan following protest

China defended a plan to build a university in Hungary, saying critics who protested against it in Budapest over the weekend shouldn’t politicize and stigmatize normal exchanges between the two

Cooperation | China hosts Southeast Asian ministers as it competes with US

China is hosting foreign ministers from 10 Southeast Asian nations this week amid heightened competition between Beijing and Washington for influence in the region. Chinese state media said the meeting today

Chinese foreign trade sustains upward momentum in Jan-May

China’s foreign trade maintained its upward momentum in the first five months of the year amid steady economic operation and external demand. The country’s total imports and exports expanded by 28.2%

This day in history | 1982 Fifty die in Argentine air attack

Up to 50 British servicemen have died in an Argentine air attack on two supply ships in the Falklands. Sir Galahad and Sir Tristram were anchored off Fitzroy in Port Pleasant,

Covid-19 | Slovakia becomes second EU nation to use Sputnik V

Slovakia has become the second European Union country to administer the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine. Slovakia has 200,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine available and approved its use on May 26.

Covid-19 | Thais debut locally made AstraZeneca but supplies are tight

Health authorities in Thailand began their much-anticipated mass rollout of locally produced AstraZeneca vaccines this week, but it appeared that supplies were falling short of demand from patients who had

From Amazon to the Moon | Bezos plans to go to space aboard Blue Origin flight in July

Jeff Bezos will be aboard for Blue Origin’s first human space flight next month. In an Instagram post yesterday , Bezos said he, his brother, and the winner of an ongoing

India cautiously starts to open up as virus cases decline

Businesses in two of India’s largest cities were reopening yesterday as part of a phased easing of lockdown measures in several states now that the number of new coronavirus

Sands Resorts Macao presents dining offers for Father’s Day

Sands Resorts Macao is offering an array of dining promotions this upcoming Father’s Day at The Londoner Macao’s Churchill’s Table, The Parisian Macao’s Brasserie, and Sands Macao’s Golden Court and Copa Steakhouse. Located at Crystal Palace,

Wynn participates in ‘Macao Week in Shanghai’

In partnership with the SAR Government, Wynn participated in the “Macao Week in Shanghai” roadshow from June 3 – 7. The mega roadshow, located along the waterfront of The Bund

Euro 2020 | England team again booed by fans before slim win over Romania

England 1, Romania 0 Captaining England for the first time yesterday , Marcus Rashford heard boos from home fans when leading his team in taking a knee before a warm-up game

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