Elections 2021 | CAEAL rejects appeals from disqualified groups

Three lists that were disqualified by the Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission (CAEAL) have had their administrative appeals rejected by the authority. The three lists include Democracy Prospers Macau, led by

Elderly with a strong foothold in job market

Macau’s seniors carry increasing clout in local employment market, Choi Sio Un, director of Social Mutual Aid Department at the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS), asserted in yesterday’s TDM radio program

Jetfoil Lilau faces scrapyard

The Lilau, a jetfoil owned by Turbojet, is likely to share the same fate as several other Turbojet Jetfoil vessels: being dismantled for scrap metal. Concern over the fate of the

IAS hints on relatively high seniors’ housing rental

Hon Wai, director of the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS), hinted yesterday that the rental on Seniors’ Residence units will be higher than that on social housing and close to that

Preparation for sandwich-class housing underway

Director of the Housing Bureau (IH) Arnaldo Ernesto dos Santos has pledged in a written reply that the authorities have been conducting an in-depth analysis for the sandwich-class housing scheme,

Cryptocurrency Scam | Rita Santos says ATFPM events gathered over HKD10 million

The chairperson of the General Assembly of Macau Civil Servants Association (ATFPM), Rita Santos has admitted in court that the association’s activities aiming to attract investments for a crypto-currency investment

SJM opens lobby exhibition for Art Macao

For this year’s Art Macao: Macao International Art Biennale 2021, SJM Resorts, S.A. yesterday kicked off an exhibition at the lobby of the Grand Lisboa that highlights seven local artists. The

CE discusses future development with mainland’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism

The Chief Executive (CE), Ho Iat Seng, has met with the deputy minister of Culture and Tourism, Zhang Xu, to exchange views on pandemic prevention and control as well as

Association calls for Macau-Kaiping travel trade collaboration 

A representative from the Macau Association of Jiangmen Youths believes that there is potential for tourism collaboration between Macau and Kaiping, Jiangmen, as both cities are dotted with heritage sites. Kaiping

Briefs | ‘Golden ring’ on health code for fully vaccinated individuals

  Individuals who are fully inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine, regardless of the brand name or type, will receive a “golden ring” – as the health authorities refer to it –

Gov’t fines tech giants for content exploiting children

China’s internet watchdog said yesterday it has fined platforms operated by e-commerce company Alibaba and gaming firm Tencent for spreading sexually suggestive content involving children, as regulators seek to clean

Hong Kong | Police arrest former Apple Daily senior editor

Hong Kong national security police yesterday arrested a former editor at the now-defunct Apple Daily pro-democracy newspaper, weeks after the paper was forced to close after authorities froze its assets. Lam

Organizing committee vows to deliver ‘simple, safe and splendid’ Beijing 2022

Beijing 2022 organizers have once again assured the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the world that China will deliver a “simple, safe and splendid” Winter Olympic Games in fewer than

Death toll rises to 25 from heavy rains in Henan

The death toll from torrential rains in central China’s Henan Province has risen to 25, with seven people missing, local authorities told a press briefing yesterday afternoon. Since July 16, over

This day in history | 1977 Deng Xiaoping back in power

The disgraced deputy Prime Minister of China, Deng Xiaoping, is to return to Chinese Government. The Chinese Communist Party conference has restored him to the offices of Vice Premier of the

France | Use of NSO spyware probed; Macron a possible target

The cellphones of French President Emmanuel Macron and 15 members of the French government may have been among potential targets in 2019 of surveillance by spyware made by the Israel-based

Haiti installs new leader as country mourns slain president

Haiti’s government installed a new prime minister on Tuesday, while officials mourned assassinated President Jovenel Moïse and arrested at least three police officers implicated in his killing. Designated Prime Minister Ariel

Daimler: USD4.3 billion quarterly profit despite chip shortage

German auto maker Daimler reaped strong profits in the second quarter as demand for its Mercedes luxury cars continued to rebound from the depths of the pandemic, generating cash that

Japan | Exports, imports zoom amid world pandemic recovery

Japan’s exports in June jumped 48.6% from the year before, marking the fourth straight month of growth, the Finance Ministry said yesterday. Imports for the month grew 32.7%, totaling 6.83 trillion

Sands China brings back shopping carnival

The 2021 Sands Shopping Carnival is coming up this weekend, July 23-25, bringing the city’s largest shopping event of its kind back to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Expo for a second year. Visitors to the 21,000- square-metre Friday-Sunday carnival can enjoy browsing

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