Parents unhappy with delayed weather forecaster’s rainstorm reaction

Yesterday morning, the city recorded a peak rainfall of 80mm. The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) issued the yellow rainstorm warning signal at 7:10 a.m., and the red rainstorm warning

Gaming | Rigorous HK-Macau travel bubble prompts JP Morgan to scale down GGR forecast

JP Morgan scaled down its gross gaming revenue (GGR) prognosis for the third and fourth quarters of this year to 43% and 58% of pre-pandemic levels, vis-à-vis the earlier prediction

DSEDJ brushes off responsibility over rainstorm signals

Speaking to the media during a briefing after the Non-Higher Education Committee Plenary Meeting, the Chief of the Department on Non-Higher Education from DSEDJ, Wong Ka Ki explained that the

Gov’t claims no increase in requests for help on students’ mental health

The director of the Centre of Psycho-pedagogical Support and Special Education from the Education and Youth Development Bureau (DSEDJ), Chow Pui Leng, said to the media yesterday that the number

Tender for HZMB sewage plant to commence by early 2022

The Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) affirmed that the government is striving to invite tenders for the construction of a new sewage treatment plant on the artificial island of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau

Gov’t urged to designate part of Yat Yuen Canidrome for new schools

Lawmaker Ella Lei has urged the government to reinstate the original plan to remodel the Macau Yat Yuen Canidrome — once a greyhound racing stadium located in Senhora de Fátima

Public Funding | Sonia Chan admits discrepancy between laws and reality

In the reply, Chan said that the two operative laws “no longer correspond to the current social situation and increasingly do not fulfill the demands of society regarding the supervision,

Association launches petition to oppose revision of migration bill

  The New Macau Association (ANM) is petitioning to oppose the government’s revision of the migration bill, which proposes to relax the requirements for temporary residency status. Yesterday, the pro-democratic association launched

Art Exhibition presents crossover between installation and performance

The third edition of the “Curiouser and Curiouser” exhibition was recently inaugurated, presenting a crossover between installation and performance art created by artists and performers from Macau. Showcased at the Macau

Crime | Non-resident worker steals motorcycle for ‘fun’

  A 60-year-old non-resident worker from the mainland working as a security guard for a commercial store has been detained by the police after taking a motorcycle that did not belong

Hong Kong | Police arrest man for sedition over protest flag

Hong Kong police have arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of using seditious words after a flag with a banned protest slogan was seen hanging outside his apartment. Police received a

Hong Kong | Carrie Lam says US ‘beautifying’ security offenses

Foreign governments are “beautifying” acts that endanger national security in Hong Kong when they criticize the recent crackdown on a pro-democracy newspaper, the leader of the semiautonomous Chinese territory said

New judicial rules to strike telecom fraud

  China’s judicial and law enforcement agencies yesterday jointly issued a legal document to stop telecom fraud “on every link and dimension.” The 17-entry document, jointly issued by the Supreme People’s Court

Chinese banks promise to step up cryptocurrency ban

China’s biggest banks promised Monday to refuse to help customers trade Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies after the central bank said executives were told to step up enforcement of a government

This day in history | 1972 Chancellor orders pound flotation

The news comes only a day after the bank lending rate was increased by 1% - and four days after an interview on the BBC’s Panorama programme in which he

Diplomacy | Kim sister derides US official, dismisses chances for talks

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dismissed prospects for an early resumption of diplomacy with the United States, saying yesterday that U.S. expectations of talks would

Belgium beats Finland, perfect in group play at Euro 2020

Three straight wins, seven goals and its top players with game time in their legs. For Belgium, the group stage at the European Championship could hardly have gone better. The world’s top-ranked

Preview | France’s showdown against Portugal at Euro 2020 lacks punch

France advanced without kicking a ball, and Portugal can move on as well even with a loss tomorrow. Hardly the heavyweight showdown many had hoped for in a match pitting defending

UEFA declines Munich application for rainbow-colored stadium

UEFA has declined the Munich city council’s application to have its stadium illuminated in rainbow colors for Germany’s final European Championship group game against Hungary tomorrow. The governing body said in

The Buzz | Merkel hopes UEFA will act ‘responsibly’ on Wembley capacity

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday she hopes UEFA will act “responsibly” on the issue of staging Euro 2020 matches in Britain given the spread there of the highly contagious

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