Gov’t urged to enhance road quality

Macau’s road design and paving standards fail to meet a surging number of vehicles arising from the city’s accelerating development, and it is imperative that the government updates roads to

Lawmaker calls for early study on senior re-employment

Lawmaker Lei Chan U recently asked the government to make early preparations for a labor market proportionate to an aging population, through measures such as refining foreign worker policies, as

Fire bill proposes division of authorities to govern obstructions

A bill under discussion at a parliamentary committee proposes division of authority between the Fire Services Bureau (CB) and the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) when it comes

ELECTIONS 2021 | Group promoting ‘spirit of Basic Law’ submits candidate list to CAEAL

The Alliance for the Promotion of the Basic Law of Macao was the last group to submit their candidate list and political platform to the Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission

Covid-19 | 80% vaccinated population required for herd immunity

Unless at least 80% of the population in Macau are fully vaccinated, or the city will not achieve herd immunity, Tai Wa Hou, coordinator of the Health Bureau’s (SSM) Covid-19

Applications for DSAL training program increasing

The number of applicants signing up for the Vocational Training Program with Subsidy is on the rise, the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) noted. According to a report by TDM yesterday, the

Crime | Contractor defrauds another by MOP500,000 in fake loan scheme

A 41-year-old local civil construction contractor is being accused of fraud over an alleged false money-loaning scheme for construction works, the Judiciary Police (PJ) informed today during the regular joint

Septuagenarian accused of unlawful appropriation of mobile phone

A 73-year-old local man is being accused of having unlawfully appropriated a mobile phone that he found on the street, the Public Security Police Force (PSP) reported yesterday during the

SMG considers issuing T1 today

  The Meteorological and Geophysics Bureau (SMG)  is considering the issuance of a tropical cyclone signal no.1 between midnight and this morning as another low pressure system over the central part

Crime | Four arrested in regional anti-human smuggling joint operation

On Sunday evening, law-enforcement authorities from Macau and Zhuhai apprehended a human smuggling syndicate and arrested a total of four suspects, the Judiciary Police (PJ) announced yesterday. It was disclosed that

MUST pledges to integrate into GBA development

The Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) pledged to actively integrate into the development of the Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau Greater Bay Area. MUST principal Liu Chak Wan recently

Residents’ deposits and loans increased in May, total deposits drop 0.2%

Official statistics released yesterday by the Monetary Authority of Macao (AMCM) referring to May this year show an increase in both residents’ deposits and loans from the previous month. According to

Chinese ride service Didi told to take app off online stores

Ride-hailing service Didi Global Inc., which made its U.S. stock market debut last week, was ordered Sunday by Chinese regulators to remove its app from online stores while the company

Electronic information manufacturing sector maintains fast expansion

China’s electronic information manufacturing sector continued to steadily expand over the first five months of the year, data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) shows. The added value

Covid-19 | Taiwan’s push to shortcut vaccine approval sparks debate

At the end of May, Chen Pei-jer, a member of an expert committee in Taiwan to evaluate COVID-19 vaccines for use on the island, resigned. Chen’s resignation came after he learned

This day in history | 2005 Bomb attacks on London

A series of bomb attacks on London’s transport network has killed more than 30 people and injured about 700 others. Three explosions on the Underground left 35 dead and two died

Israel looks to renew law that keeps out Palestinian spouses

Israel’s parliament was set to vote yesterday on whether to renew a temporary law first enacted in 2003 that bars Arab citizens of Israel from extending citizenship or even residency

Las Vegas is bouncing back, but the virus is on the rise too

Fifteen months after the pandemic transformed Las Vegas from flamboyant spectacle to ghost town, Sin City is back. Tourists are streaming in again, gambling revenue has hit an all-time high, the

Semi-finals | Only four teams remain at Euro 2020, which is headed to Wembley

The European Championship is coming to Wembley Stadium for the final three games of the tournament. Italy will take on Spain on Tuesday in the first semifinal match and Denmark will

The Buzz | Two artworks chosen for display in London’s Trafalgar Square

A sculpture symbolizing Britain’s complex colonial ties and an artwork featuring the faces of 850 transgender people are set to go on display in Trafalgar Square, one of London’s highest-profile

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