Breaking News: In first, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient

In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said Monday that he's doing

THE CONVERSATION | What will 2022 bring in the way of misinformation on social media? 3 experts weigh in

At the end of 2020, it seemed hard to imagine a worse year for misinformation on social media, given the intensity of the presidential election and

FSS reminds employers to pay contributions

The Social Security Fund (FSS) reminds employers to pay mandatory system contributions for their local long-term employees for the fourth quarter of 2021. In addition, arbitrary system beneficiaries can

Security Secretary encourages police to ‘work pragmatically’

 Foreseeing that law enforcement will be increasingly challenging due to a changing environment, Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak encouraged local police to keep up their

Real estate | Centaline: city will see 6,000 residential transactions this year

A regional property agency in Macau forecasts that the city will see at least 6,000 transactions of residential properties this year. Centaline Property held a

Association reunites performers with disabilities for Fringe

The Comuna de Pedra arts and cultural association is once again participating in the Macao City Fringe with the second edition of Todos Fest! until January

Jollibee opens third branch in Fai Chi Kei

Philippines fast food giant Jollibee opened its third branch in Fai Chi Kei yesterday, just after four months of opening its Taipa branch. The catering chain opened its

Crime | University student accused of sexually harassing tourist

A 23-year-old man from the mainland, studying in a local university, is accused of sexually harassing a 20-year-old mainland woman visiting Macau as a tourist, the Public

Crime | Man detained by PJ for false crime accusation

The Judiciary Police (PJ) have detained a 33-year-old man, a non-resident worker in the civil construction sector, for having made a false criminal accusation, a

Ji Xianzheng inaugurated at Forum Macao

Ji Xianzheng was inaugurated yesterday as the new Secretary-General of the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries –

Gov’t finally retrieves plots A3 and A4 of Nam Van

The government has finally retrieved two plots of land located at Nam Van Bay, identified as Lots A3 and A4. The two adjacent plots, totaling 8,732

UM points to Hong Kong university as benchmark for tuition fee hike

The University of Macau (UM) has justified hiking tuition fees by up to 40% by explaining that the university took into consideration tuition fees in Hong

MUST survey finds local consumers losing confidence in spending

Macau consumers showed less confidence spending on commodities in the fourth quarter of last year, according to a study by the Macau University of Science

Covid-19 | Tianjin on partial lockdown after omicron found

State broadcaster CCTV said the government has divided Tianjin and its 14 million residents into three levels of restrictions, starting with lockdown areas where people are

Diplomacy | Beijing accuses US of inciting Lithuania over Taiwan

Beijing yesterday accused Washington of inciting Lithuania to “contain China” in a feud over the status of self-ruled Taiwan after U.S. officials expressed support for the

Diplomacy | Arab Gulf foreign ministers head to Beijing for meetings

Foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia and other Arab Gulf states are visiting Beijing for meetings with officials from the world’s second largest economy, a leading consumer

Sri Lanka seeks Chinese debt restructuring amid crisis

The president of debt-ridden Sri Lanka yesterday asked China for the restructuring of its loans and access to preferential credit for imports of essential goods, as

Philippines | Authorities report third day of record virus cases

The Philippines yesterday reported a record high number of new COVID-19 cases for the third day, logging 33,169 infections. The positivity rate, or percentage of

Uganda | Schools reopen, ending world’s longest lockdown

Uganda's schools reopened to students yesterday, ending the world’s longest school disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The reopening caused traffic congestion in some areas of

This day in history | 1973 First Open University degrees awarded

The first graduates from the Open University (OU) have been awarded their degrees after two years studying from home. Out of the 1,000 students who sat the

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