Briefs | Just 796 commercial flights in August

Arriving and departing commercial flights totalled 796 trips in August, an increase of 86.9% year-on-year from a low base in 2020. In the first eight months of 2021, the number

Covid-19 | School suspension extended to an ‘unconfirmed date’

Public health doctor Leong Iek Hou, coordinator of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said in response to a press question that students on school suspension should stay home,

Grand Prix | Porsche Carrera Cup back on track for the first time since 2013

The 2021 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) is back on the city’s legendary Guia Circuit from November 19 to 21 for the annual Macau Grand Prix. The last time the PCCA

Property | Evergrande collapse fears highlight rising political risk: SVA

Market volatility sparked by fears of property developer Evergrande Group’s financial collapse has underlined how far political and commercial risks in China have risen, according to Steve Vickers, CEO of

Mike Goodridge steps down after four IFFAM editions

Mike Goodridge is set to step down as the artistic director of the International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) after four editions. The international film festival was cancelled this year

Xi leads Martyr’s Day ceremony amid patriotism drive

Chinese leader Xi Jinping paid respects at a solemn commemoration yesterday for those who died in the struggle to establish Communist Party rule, as he leads a national drive to

China, US in talks on military relations amid strained ties

Defense officials from China and the U.S. have held two days of talks in a small sign of progress amid a continuing sharp downturn in relations. The secure video conference held

Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City to end virus lockdown after three months

Vietnam will lift the lockdown in its largest city today, ending nearly three months of restrictions on movement to curb a coronavirus surge. People in Ho Chi Minh City, a metropolis

This day in history | 1957 British public gets ‘Asian Flu’ vaccine

The so-called Asian Flu pandemic has already killed thousands of people around the globe - many of them in the United States. The virus is believed to have originated in North

Koreas | Kim seeks better ties with South, but slams US

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un expressed willingness to restore stalled communication lines with South Korea in coming days while shrugging off U.S. offers for dialogue as “cunning ways” to

TASTE OF EDESIA | Edible gems

An autumn special, this creative tea set features artful western savouries and sweets inspired by jewellery designs. One of Qeelin’s iconic collections, Bo Bo, features the adorable Panda as its

The Buzz | From 007 to Macbeth: Daniel Craig plots return to Broadway

Fresh off his turn as James Bond in “No Time To Die”, which opened in U.S. theaters, Daniel Craig (right) has his next project lined up and its also got

India builds strategic tunnel project in Kashmir

High in a rocky Himalayan mountain range in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir, hundreds of people are working on an ambitious project to drill tunnels and construct bridges to connect

China Daily | UK must resist being globally boorish Britain

  The United Kingdom government under Prime Minister Boris Johnson is desperate to position the country as “Global Britain” after its messy withdrawal from the European Union. But such a dream

Friday, October 1, 2021 – edition no. 3869

— Today’s celebration of the 72nd anniversary of the Communist Party of China’s takeover is marked by massive military parades in Beijing; Macau ceremonies go on as scheduled after mass

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