THE CONVERSATION | Does raising the minimum wage kill jobs?

For decades it was conventional wisdom in the field of economics that a higher minimum wage results in fewer jobs. In part, that’s because it’s based on the law of supply

Macau Concealers media ceases operations

Local media outlet Macau Concealers has announced its permanent closure from today (Wednesday). The announcement was made yesterday evening on Macau Concealers’ social media pages. In a short statement, Macau Concealers said

Crowds at the Border Gate as Zhuhai restrictions eased

Several hundred people were seen lining up yesterday before noon, when the major restrictions were scheduled to be lifted. Many had suitcases with them as they eagerly waited to cross

CE Ho Iat Seng meets with two associations to prepare Policy Address

Chief Executive (CE) Ho Iat Seng has recently met with two associations separately to gather opinions for the preparation of his third Policy Address, which focuses on the Covid-19 pandemic

Briefs | Transport Bureau announces arrangements to make up delayed car inspections

  Extra time slots for car inspections have been added by the Transport Bureau (DSAT) so as to make up for the delayed car inspections due to the recent Covid-19 outbreak

BOC issues new cards to celebrate KW Charity Association’s 150th Anniversary

A new set of credit and debit cards issued by the Bank of China, Macau Branch (BOC) was unveiled yesterday to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Kiang Wu Hospital

Orbis Macau promotes eye health through Action for Sight 2021

Sight-saving charity organization Orbis’s Macau Office has called for awareness of protecting the eyes with the launch of its annual initiative Action for Sight. From today until December 9, the public

Legal regime in public consultation till mid-December

The public consultation on the legal regime of the publicly owned companies starts today and will take place until December 18 for a total of 60 days. Opinions will be gathered

Publicly-owned companies to be supervised by a centralized system

Twenty-two publicly owned companies of the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) will be, in the future, supervised by a dedicated public entity. The information was disclosed by Sonia Chan, director of

Chinese-North Korean defectors face hardship in South Korea

Abandoned, he feels, by three countries, Cho Guk-gyeong shows a visitor his South Korean alien registration card, which describes him as “stateless.” It’s an apt description for what his life

North Korea | Pyongyang tests possible submarine missile amid tensions

North Korea yesterday fired at least one ballistic missile, which South Korea’s military said was likely designed to be launched from a submarine, in what is possibly the most significant

This day in history | 1967 Thousands join anti-war movement

The biggest demonstration yet against American involvement in the Vietnam War has taken place in the town of Oakland, in California. An estimated 4,000 people poured onto the streets to demonstrate

Jumping onto trucks to get to Britain: A migrant’s day

Mohammad and Jaber spend every day looking for the right truck, and this afternoon it feels like it could happen. This truck seems right. They scream to their friend to jump.

Technology | Chinese users have mixed feelings about LinkedIn departure

For nearly seven years, LinkedIn has been the only major Western social networking platform still operating in China. People like 32-year-old Jason Liu view it as an important career enhancing

Corporate bits | Sands restaurants honoured at 2021 China’s Wine List of the Year Awards

  Signature restaurants at Sands properties have been recognised for their outstanding wine selections at the 2021 China’s Wine List of the Year, the company said yesterday. In the note to the press, Tom

Football | Champions League: Solskjaer back under pressure, set to shake up Man United

Thursday, 03:00 Man Utd v Atalanta H 1.8, D 4.2, A 4.6 Paul Pogba had seen enough. So had many disgruntled Manchester United fans. “We need to find something. We need to change something,”

The Buzz | Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword

An Israeli scuba diver has salvaged an ancient sword off the country’s Mediterranean coast that experts say dates back to the Crusaders. Israel’s Antiquities Authority said the man was on a

China says moon rocks offer new clues to volcanic activity

Moon rocks brought back to Earth by a Chinese robotic spacecraft last year have provided new insights into ancient lunar volcanic activity, a researcher said yesterday. Li Xianhua said an analysis

China Daily | Strengthening EU-China strategic partnership vital to prevent global fault line developing

  In his virtual address to the Munich Security Conference in February, United States President Joe Biden declared: “America is back. The transatlantic alliance is back.” Which, after four years in

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 – edition no. 3877

— 22 publicly owned Macau companies will be supervised by a central mechanism similar to the Mainland model; legislation under public consultation * Media | Macau Concealers’ Last post * Crowds at

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