Strong earthquake in Taiwan traps people, derails train

A strong earthquake shook much of Taiwan yesterday, toppling a three-story building and temporarily trapping four people inside, stranding about 400 tourists on a mountainside, and

Gov’t considering whether to buy monkeypox vaccines

The Health Bureau is considering whether to procure monkey pox vaccines, as well as other measures against the disease, bureau director Alvis Lo revealed over the

RMB3b central gov’t bonds listed in Macau

The Chinese central government’s RMB3 billion worth of renminbi-denominated bonds were listed in Chongwa (Macao) Financial Asset Exchange Co., Ltd. (MOX) in the SAR on

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II is huge security challenge

The funeral of the only monarch most Britons have known involves the biggest security operation London has ever seen. Mayor Sadiq Khan says today’s

Sector rep hopes for 30,000 tourists daily during Golden Week

Given the recent increase in tourism, Macau might see an average of 30,000 tourists per day during the October 1 holidays, the president of the

FAOM lawmakers ask gov’t to release clearer guidelines for public housing

The lack of public residential estates or affordable housing for residents remains an issue, according to lawmakers from the Macau Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM). 

2022PLPEX promotes wine from Portuguese-speaking countries

Running alongside the Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF) is the Portuguese Speaking Countries’ Products and Services Exhibition-Macao (PLPEX), collaborating for the first time

SMG: Resident reports feeling 6.9 magnitude Taiwan earthquake 

The Meteorological and Geophysics Bureau (SMG) received a report from a citizen who claimed to have felt the Taiwan earthquake at about 2:44 p.m. yesterday with a

All seven bids for gaming concessions accepted, GMM only conditionally approved

All seven bids submitted for the new gaming concessions public tender have been accepted and confirmed, the committee has ruled, following the opening of proposals

Security chief accuses seated speaker at consultation of impoliteness

Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak, has described an audience member at a recent public consultation session who did not stand up while speaking as

Young chefs and servers battle for world final in Monaco

Sixteen young local chefs and catering servers (aged under 26) with a minimum of three years of hospitality experience joined the semi-final of Young Chef

CE signing more deals with Guangdong regarding Hengqin

The local government, led by the Chief Executive (CE), Ho Iat Seng, is continuing efforts to promote the Guangdong-Macao Intensive Cooperation Zone in Hengqin and the

China sanctions Raytheon, Boeing Defense CEOs over Taiwan

China announced sanctions on Friday against the CEOs of American defense contractors Raytheon and Boeing Defense over a major U.S. arms sale to rival Taiwan.

Chinese astronauts go on spacewalk from new station

Two Chinese astronauts went on a spacewalk Saturday from a new space station that is due to be completed later this year. Cai Xuzhe and

Chinese factory churns out British flags after queen’s death

Ninety minutes after Queen Elizabeth II died, orders for thousands of British flags started to flood into a factory south of Shanghai. More than 100

Top China official wants high-tech cooperation with S. Korea

The head of China’s legislature called for cooperation with South Korea in advanced technology and supply chains, as he met South Korean leaders Friday amid concerns that

Powerful typhoon pounds southern Japan; thousands evacuated

A powerful typhoon slammed ashore in southern Japan yesterday as it pounded the region with strong winds and heavy rain, causing blackouts, paralyzing ground and air

1972: Parcel bomb attack on Israeli embassy

A diplomat at the Israeli embassy in London has been killed by a letter bomb.  Dr Ami Sachori received severe chest and stomach injuries when the

Álvarez beats Golovkin by unanimous decision to end trilogy

After 36 rounds together in the ring over the past five years, Canelo Álvarez finally put a convincing finish on his remarkable trilogy with Gennady Golovkin.

Bus for COVID-19 quarantine in China crashes, killing 27

A bus reportedly taking 47 people to COVID-19 quarantine in southwest China crashed in the pre-dawn hours yesterday morning, killing 27 and injuring 20 others, media said.

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