Education | IFT’s new campus to open in August

The Institute for Tourism Studies’ (IFT) new Taipa campus will commence operations from August 1. IFT said in a statement that courses run at its former campus, the Estrada Coronel Nicolau

Professor Brian To | ‘Employee autonomy is only found in five-star properties’

Professor Brian To is a strategist, consultant and educator on matters of strategy, leadership, business and change management, among other topics. Currently affiliated with 10 different higher education institutions, he

Philippines | Hope and fear as combative president takes office

Rodrigo Duterte was sworn yesterday as president of the Philippines, with many hoping his maverick style will energize the country but others fearing he could undercut one of Asia’s liveliest

No conflict of interests | CCAC claims Jinan University donation legal

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) completed the investigation into the donation of RMB100 million (MOP120.5m) by the Macau Foundation to Jinan University claiming that it did not breach the law

Culture | Art: Borget paintings unearth by-gone era of South China

An exhibition celebrating the French painter and traveler Auguste Borget (1808-1877) was inaugurated and opened last night at the Macao Museum of Art (MAM), in collaboration with the Consul General

PSP denies police abuse during ID check

Authorities yesterday denied allegations of police abuse in a case on Monday, when a 13-year-­old girl was forced to get in a police van after she failed to present an

Health | Islands Hospital delayed again, Chui will not preside over opening

The Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo do Rosário, has confirmed that the Islands Hospital will not be completed before 2020, adding that it was not possible at this

Turkey | Terrorism: 41 dead in Istanbul airport attack blamed on Islamic State

Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded scores of others at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport in an attack the government blamed on Islamic State extremists. Funerals

Official data: Air quality improved in 2015

Air quality in the Guangdong-­Hong Kong-­Ma-cau area has registered improvements in 2015, as stated in the latest report of the Air Monitoring Network for the Pearl River Delta region. A statement

Mother criticizes police for ‘traumatizing’ her daughter

A mother has criticized police authorities for forcing her 13-year-­old daughter to get in their van after the teenager failed to present her Macau Resident Identity Card (BIR) during an

Telecommunications | CTM to have its contract renewed

The Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo do Rosário, said yesterday that CTM will automatically have its telecommunications services concession renewed for another five years after December 31, unless,

TNR reaches a record number of 182,344 people

The number of non-resident workers (TNR) in the territory reached a historical high in May this year, according to the Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) who released official figures from the

First made-in-China jetliner makes debut commercial flight

The first regional jet produced in China’s initiative to compete in the commercial aircraft market made its debut flight yesterday carrying 70 passengers. The ARJ21-700 jet is one of a series of initiatives

Wynn Palace to open on August 22

Wynn Palace resort is set to open on August 22, according to an announcement made by Wynn Macau yesterday. “The company expects that the opening of Wynn Palace will help launch

240,000 sign on for continuing education

The programs under the Continuing Education Development Plan initiative, which was implemented 5 years ago by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ), have gathered the interest of close to

Uber sees growth in drivers and riders

Uber, an online transportation plat-­form that is in its 8th month of operation in the region is not only being used by locals but by tourists as well. As the app

Panda gives birth to two cubs

Panda Xinxin gave birth to twin cubs on Sunday, as announced in a brief statement made by the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) to the media yesterday, at the

Beijing cuts contact with Taiwan liaison body over Tsai

Beijing said Saturday it had cut off contact with the main Taiwan liaison body because of President Tsai Ing-wen’s refusal to endorse the concept of a single Chinese nation, ratcheting

São João Festival growing bigger every year

The 10th edition the São João Festival that took place over the weekend in the St Lazarus district, had more space, more diversity and more visitors when compared to

Gov’t expects limited ‘Brexit’ impact

The government says it is paying close attention to developments unfolding since the United Kingdom opted for a “Brexit” in its referendum last week, though it believes the decision will

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