Art Macao plays part in gov’t’s endeavor to foster art and culture

The Art Macao: Macao International Art Biennale 2021 (Art Macao 2021), a four-month mega art event held every two years, officially rolled out the red carpet yesterday afternoon. “Cultural development has

Briefs | One-third more suspicious transactions recorded in h1

  The Financial Intelligence Office received 1,288 Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs) during the first half of 2021, an increase of 36% compared with the same period in 2020. The change was

MGTO vows to consolidate Macau’s status as ‘Creative City of Gastronomy’

Four years on from Macau’s classification as a “UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy,” director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes pledged yesterday that authorities

Art Macao 2021 to prompt innovation in locals: chief curator

The exotic nature of the foreign artworks presented in the Art Macao: Macao International Art Biennale 2021 (Art Macao 2021) — or their “strangeness” in contrast to local culture —

AL: Lawmakers exchange arguments over candidate disqualification from elections

Yesterday’s plenary session of the Legislative Assembly (AL) was marked by strong ideological clashes and an exchange of arguments between pro-democracy and pro-establishment lawmakers about the disqualification of a number

Sulu Sou farewells AL in speech

Away from the exchange of arguments between pro-democracy and pro-establishment lawmakers over disqualifications for the elections, lawmaker Sulu Sou choose to use the period before the agenda to present his

Elections 2021 | Stress on remaining candidates reason for withdrawal, says Cloee Chao

External pressure on remaining candidates is the main reason for the Gaming New Macau list’s withdrawal from the upcoming Legislative Assembly election, two of the list’s representatives told a press

Art Macao | SCL’s exhibition aims to bring hope, positivity amid pandemic

Sands China kicked off its ceramics exhibition for Art Macao at The Venetian Macao yesterday, presenting “Project Sands X: Beyond the Blue – An Exhibition of Ceramic Extraordinaire.” One of the special

IPIM holds business-matching event for local enterprises

The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) recently organised the “Macau Ideas, Join & Match” business-matching showcase in a bid to promote “Made in Macau,” “Macau Brand” and “Macau

Beijing: 2022 Winter Olympics on track despite pandemic

With the postponed Summer Olympics set to open in Tokyo next week, Beijing has made moves to show its preparations for the Winter Games are well on track for February

Economic growth slows to still-robust 7.9%

China’s economic growth slowed to a still-strong 7.9% over a year earlier in the three months ending in June as a rebound from the coronavirus leveled off. As expected, the growth

This day in history | 1969 Apollo 11 takes off for the Moon

The Apollo 11 space rocket has taken off successfully from Cape Kennedy, Florida, at the start of the first attempt to land a man on the Moon. An estimated one million

US to begin evacuating Afghans who aided American military

The Biden administration said yesterday that it is prepared to begin evacuation flights for Afghan interpreters and translators who aided the U.S. military effort in the nearly 20-year war —

Review | Doc explores Anthony Bourdain’s own ‘parts unknown’

There are many startling moments in “Roadrunner,” Morgan Neville’s rich and moving documentary about the singular culinary storyteller Anthony Bourdain, who tragically took his life at the age of 61. Here’s

FASHION | Masterstroke of horological craftsmanship

Moritz Grossmann unveils two new models, the HAMATIC VINTAGE and the TOURBILLON, both featuring handcrafted 750/000 rose gold hands. The exquisite dials of the two models come in a deep

TASTE OF EDESIA | Intimate dining 

The Chef’s Table’s menu spotlights one specific theme at a time. Guests embark on a mystery dining experience with no prior knowledge of the menu and progression. This month’s theme is

Macau Racing Tips | The Kyoto (Turf) 1200 Metres 2021-07-17 | Sat | 16:00

I am keen to follow a horse who has no win in MJC this Saturday. There is a good chance that he may obliged in this Class 6 race; watching

The Buzz | More than 20 dead, dozens missing in heavy Europe floods

More than 20 people have died and dozens of people were missing yesterday in Germany and neighboring Belgium after heavy flooding turned streams and streets into raging torrents, sweeping away

On farewell visit to US, Merkel brings message of stability

President Joe Biden welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House for what is likely to be her last official visit and one to which she’s bringing a bag

World Views | Psychological tips for resisting the Internet’s grip

  “22 of the Cutest Baby Animals,” the headline said. “You won’t believe number 11!” Despite an impending deadline – not to mention my skepticism (how cute could they possibly be?) –

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