Beijing issues over 12.6m travel certificates for SARs, Taiwan since Jan. 8

Beijing has issued 12.67 million certificates for travel to and from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, up 837.7%, albeit from a low base, and 122,000

Drivers’ ‘career recognition’ weighs more than local success

The completion of the Macau Grand Prix Museum revamp with the addition of wax figures of famous racers was announced by the Macao Government Tourism Office

Macau’s weak domestic violence prevention efforts concern UN

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) has expressed concerns over the city’s inadequate protection against domestic violence and high report rate.

Lawmaker calls for compensation to San Ma Lo affected businesses

Businesses adversely affected by the San Ma Lo pedestrian lane event should be compensated, lawmaker Pereira Coutinho has noted in his latest inquiry. Officially referred

As bourbon booms, thirst for rare brands breeds skullduggery

Buttery, smooth, oaky. These are characteristics of the best bourbons, and a growing cult of aficionados is willing to pay an astonishing amount of money

Human skeleton found in Coloane

A human skeleton was found on March 7 on the south side of a mountain near Estrada do Altinho de Ká Hó, according to the Fire Services Bureau’s

Man detained for several instances of alleged abuse and violence to wife

The Judiciary Police (PJ) yesterday detained a 49-year-old male, the owner of a central district medical center, suspected of repeated abuse and violence against his wife, the

Updated ‘Macau GeoGuide’ has more functions

The Macau GeoGuide app, which enables searches on land plots, the calculation of distances between locations in Macau and the checking of bus routes, among

U U Sang assumes IPIM presidency

The new president of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), U U Sang, took office yesterday with the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lei Wai

MGTO promoting catering, travel agency applications for quality certification

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is promoting the application for the Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme (QTSAS) among the catering and travel agency sectors

Chambers host forum to celebrate women

The Australian and British Chambers of Commerce in Macau yesterday joined forces to host a panel debate discussing ‘Embrace Equity’ for International Women’s Day.

Improve customer support facilities to boost LRT use

Light Rapid Transit (LRT) network customer support facilities should be improved to incentivize use, a community service advisor has suggested. In a recent Island District

Institutional reform draft plan unveiled

China has unveiled a draft plan for the biggest reorganization of State Council departments in five years as part of its broader efforts to bolster

In Japan, women find rare parity in the prosecutors’ office

At the prosecutors’ office in Tokyo, everyone makes their own copies and tea — tasks often relegated to women in a country that’s been criticized for its

Australian leader plans meeting with Biden after India trip

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said yesterday he plans to meet with President Joe Biden in the United States following a trip to India this week,

Survivors of deadly abduction returned to US

A road trip to Mexico for cosmetic surgery veered violently off course when four Americans were caught in a drug cartel shootout, leaving two dead and two held captive

1967 Stalin’s daughter defects to the West

The daughter of the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin has requested political asylum at the United States Embassy in India. The American Mutual Radio network broke the

Benfica shows strength going into Champions League quarters

Benfica 5, Club Brugge 1 When Benfica started its Champions League campaign in the third qualifying round in August, few expected the Portuguese team to make

Bats flying high

Macau Bats attended their 2nd rugby festival in Hong Kong last weekend. The club fielded seven teams across the various age groups and the teams

How passengers teamed up to restrain man on chaotic flight

A passenger who helped restrain a threatening man on a weekend flight from Los Angeles to Boston said yesterday that the entire chaotic episode was over within seconds

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