BREAKING NEWS | Delta variant confirmed in four new cases

The four new confirmed cases are infected with the highly-contagious Delta variant, according to the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre. Macau entered “immediate prevention status” soon after the government reported

Macau enters ‘immediate prevention status’ after a family of four tested positive

As of 3 p.m. today (Tuesday), Macau entered the “immediate prevention status” — soon after the government reported that a family of four locals tested positive in the afternoon. Given the

Crime | Young biker caught driving during suspension

A young man was apprehended by the Public Security Police Force (PSP) for driving during a suspension, the PSP announced yesterday. The case was uncovered by accident on July 30 when

IC to hold martial arts film festival

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) is set to hold “The Shadow Of Katana•Guns•Swords—Martial Arts, Samurai and Western Film Festival” at the Cinematheque Passion from August 6 to September 18, featuring

Tourism board opens local tour counters at hotels

In the hopes of boosting local tours, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) opened counters at six hotels and resorts to take enquiries and registrations for tours. The counters will help

Suncity’s Alvin Chau donates MOP3m to Henan

Alvin Chau, the CEO and director of local junket and entertainment operator Suncity Group, donated MOP3 million to flood relief in the Henan province of China, the company recently announced. In

Covid-19 | ‘Not the right time’ to relax measures for fully vaccinated arrivals

The government confirmed yesterday at the Covid-19 media briefing that now is not the right time for Macau to relax entry regulations for fully vaccinated arrivals, in a bid to

Local group, mainland hospital to jointly train Macau doctors

  The Macao Youth Federation and the 5th Hospital of the Zhongshan University have recently signed an agreement to confirm the latter’s future input in training Macau medical graduates. The Youth

Elections 2021 | CAEAL to draw list orders today

Following its announcement of the 14 accepted lists in the upcoming parliamentary election yesterday, the Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission (CAEAL) will run a draw to determine the order of

LRT under heavy fire from lawmakers

The Light Rapid Transit (LRT) system came under heavy fire from lawmakers at the Legislative Assembly (AL). In a plenary session dedicated to questions answered by the government on a

Au Kam San points the finger as ‘tailor-made’ public tenders

Lawmaker Au Kam San has called on the government to protect the interests of local residents and local companies, claiming that some public tenders are being crafted to benefit large

Lawmakers seek responsibility for flooded vehicles in public car parks

An initial inquiry from lawmaker Angela Leong prompted discussion over the responsibility for damage caused by floodwater on cars legally parked in public car parks. In the inquiry, Leong asked the

Analysis | Covid-19 origin probe must be in right direction

Determining the origins of COVID-19 should be driven by science and solid facts, but the “lab leak “hypothesis should not be the focus of the investigation and politicizing the search

Hong Kong | Pop singer, activist arrested on corruption charge

A prominent Hong Kong singer and pro-democracy activist was arrested by the city’s anti-corruption watchdog yesterday over accusations that he broke the law by singing at a political rally three

PMI | July manufacturing weakens amid export weakness

China’s manufacturing growth in July slowed to its lowest level in 15 months as export demand weakened and factories coped with disruptions in supplies of raw materials and components, two

ASEAN diplomats discussing crisis envoy, aid to Myanmar

Southeast Asia’s top diplomats were meeting yesterday to appoint a special envoy to help deal with the political crisis and violence gripping Myanmar and finalize an emergency plan to help

Pakistan | Police say polio team attacked, policeman killed

Gunmen yesterday shot and killed a police officer assigned to protect a polio vaccination team in northwestern Pakistan, an official said. It was the third attack in two days on

This day in history | 1990 UK temperatures reach record high

A weather station in Leicestershire has recorded the highest temperature ever known in Britain. The figure of 37.1C, or 99F, recorded at a weather station in Nailstone, Leicestershire, is 1 degree

Tokyo 2020 | Activists say Belarus sprinter plans to seek asylum in Poland

A Belarusian Olympic sprinter plans to seek asylum in Poland after alleging that officials tried to force her home from Japan and that she feared for her safety, an activist

Entertainment | ‘Jungle Cruise’ sails atop box office despite Covid concerns

Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, “Jungle Cruise” still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film’s opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office. The Disney film

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