THE CONVERSATION | What happens to your life stories if you delete your Facebook account?

If the latest deluge of Facebook controversies has you ready to kick the app to the digital curb, you are not alone. There are plenty of good guides out there

Not yet the right time for schools to reopen

Macau has not yet reached a level of safety that would prompt the government to reopen schools and other educational facilities, Wong Ka Ki, head of the Department of Non-tertiary

Border-crossing restrictions to ease if no more cases by noon

The Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center announced yesterday that a 24 hour period ending at noon today will be crucial for the implementation of the announced easing of border

Briefs | Cargo ship beached in Taipa waterway repaired

  A cargo ship that berthed west of the Taipa waterway right before Typhoon Kompasu has been repaired, the Marine and Water Bureau announced. The 50-meter-long cement-carrying vessel experienced flooding due

CRIME REPORT | Unlicensed woman apprehended for administering beauty surgery

A woman has been arrested by the Judiciary Police (PJ) for performing beauty treatments and surgery without a license, the authority announced at yesterday’s regular press briefing. The suspect, a 38-year-old

Sinopharm vaccine rolling out for youngsters

The Sinopharm inactivated virus vaccine has been officially authorized for 12-to-18-year-olds, the government announced yesterday. According to health authorities, the decision was finally made after evaluation of scientific evidence gathered by

MUST to run China’s first external National Field Science Station

The Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) has obtained national approval to run the country’s first external national-level field science observation station, the university announced in a statement. The Ministry

Education Bureau issues Squid Game warning

A drama series which has recently become popular around the world involves a “multitude of bloody and horrifying elements, which are not suitable for younger audiences,” the Education and Youth

Prosperity index estimated to rise in Q4

Although remaining below mid-range, the Prosperity Indices for the last three months of the year are expected to rise slightly, the Macau Economic Association announced in a statement. The association estimates

Economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown

China’s economic growth is sinking under pressure from a construction slowdown and power shortages, prompting warnings about a possible shock to its trading partners and global financial markets. The world’s second-largest

Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success

Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Daily new COVID-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in

This day in history | 1987 Shares plunge after Wall Street crash

The world’s stock market has collapsed after shares on Wall Street suffered a wave of panic selling. The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted by a record 508 points, registering a percentage

USA | Bill Clinton back home after hospitalization from infection

Bill Clinton arrived yesterday at his home in New York to continue recovering from an infection that left him in treatment for six days at a Southern California hospital,

AUKUS | Indonesia, Malaysia concerned about Australia’s nuclear subs

The foreign ministers of Malaysia and Indonesia expressed concern yesterday that Australia’s plan to obtain nuclear-powered submarines may increase the rivalry of major powers in Southeast Asia. The U.S., Britain and

MGM inaugurates second edition of High School Diploma Program

MGM has launched the second edition of its High School Diploma Program for 65 “spirited learners,” the company announced in a press release yesterday. In the announcement, MGM says it is

Cryptocurrency | Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency. One mining operation in central New York

Gymnastics | Uchimura, five new Olympic champs headline worlds

Kohei Uchimura will be aiming for a measure of redemption when the world championships begin in his hometown this week in what could be a competition finale for one of

The Buzz | Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained by his faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq,

Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

Celebrities joined Prince William in London yesterday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program that aims to find new ideas and technologies around

World Views | How many lives have coronavirus vaccines saved? Many

More than 200 million U.S. residents have gotten at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine with the expectation that the vaccines slow virus transmission and save lives. Researchers know the

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