Breaking News: World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA

The tiny Arab nation of Qatar has for years employed a former CIA officer to help spy on soccer officials as part of a no-expense-spared effort to win and hold

Ngan and Zheng worried about the lack of solutions for hiring domestic workers

Lawmakers Ngan Iek Hang and Zheng Anting have presented two separate spoken inquiries to the government continuing to call on the executive to find an urgent

Lawmakers urge gov’t to establish legal retirement age

Lawmakers Chui Sai Peng, Ip Sio Kai, and Wang Sai Man want the government to significantly improve the laws regarding retirement by establishing a legal retirement age in

Covid-19 | Gov’t authorizes Sinopharm vaccine for children over three years old

Macau has approved lowering the age limit for China’s inactivated vaccine to three years old, down from 12 years of age, starting from today.  According to the

Cultural and creative industry calls for support in policy

Certain practitioners from the cultural and creative industry gathered at a forum to discuss their difficulties and called on the government to provide assistance in the form

Tourism | Downward trend in arrivals across October due to Covid-19 outbreak

October’s visitor arrivals decreased by 47.8% month-on-month to 328,245 due to the tightening of cross-boundary measures between Zhuhai and Macau in early to mid-October due to

Macao Museum to hold exhibition on GBA history

The Macao Museum will hold an exhibition to promote the development of the culture of the Greater Bay Area from November 27. Titled ’A Tale of Three Cities:

Augmented-reality introduced to attract tourists to old district

A campaign was launched yesterday in the hopes of attracting returning tourists from the mainland through augmented reality (AR) technology which is integrated into visits to

CCAC probe underway as HK finds alleged bribery over Macau firm listing

The corruption watchdog is currently investigating possible offences committed by a group of accounting staff that allegedly accepted bribes totaling over HKD1 million from the

Police attribute rising crime trend to higher tourist arrivals

The year-on-year rise in the number of formal investigations in the first three quarters of this year may be due to the increasing number of tourist

#MeToo | IOC interview with Peng Shuai raises even more questions

Out of public view for almost three weeks, Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has appeared in a video call with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach.

China says five citizens kidnapped from Congo mining operation

China says five of its citizens have been kidnapped from a mining operation in eastern Congo.  The Chinese Embassy in Kinshasa posted on the WeChat

South China Sea | Xi says Beijing will not seek dominance over Southeast Asia

Chinese leader Xi Jinping yesterday said his country will not seek dominance over Southeast Asia or bully its smaller neighbors, amid ongoing friction over the South China

Interpol election raises rights concerns about fair policing

Human rights groups and Western lawmakers are warning that Interpol’s powerful network of global police officers could end up under the sway of authoritarian governments, as

This Day in History | 1963 Johnson takes over as US president

Fifty-five year old Lyndon Baines Johnson begins his new job today as US president. He was sworn in yesterday just two hours after an assassin shot President

Energy | Portugal becomes fourth EU country to stop using coal plants

Environmental activists are welcoming the end of electricity generation from coal in Portugal, though they said yesterday the possible conversion of the country’s last coal-fired power plant into one

Telecom | Thailand’s DTAC and True to merge, pursue tech businesses

Major Thai telecoms companies DTAC and True Corp. plan to merge to pursue opportunities in the tech sector, their parent companies said yesterday.  Norway’s Telenor

Sands China honors over 3,700 employees for reaching 15, 10-year anniversaries

More than 1,500 Sands China team members are celebrating their 15-year company anniversaries in 2021, and over 2,200 are marking their 10-year anniversaries. Sands China Ltd. recently honoured the

SJM to roll out outreach vaccination center

SJM Resorts is set to organize “Take the shot, protect Macau” event in collaboration with the Health Bureau from November 25 to 27. According to a statement,

Football | A year to go, Qatar World Cup still feels heat of scrutiny

The eight stadiums — all within a 30-mile radius of Doha — are now largely complete. The 2022 World Cup has been preserved after fending off

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