EU: “One country, two systems” works well

The European Union (EU) issued its latest annual report on Macau, claiming that the “one country, two systems” principle “continued to work well” in 2016.

Judge bars Chinese billionaire’s post-arrest statements

Prosecutors cannot use post-arrest statements a Chinese billionaire made to the FBI at his Manhattan trial on charges stemming from a United Nations bribery scandal, a judge ruled Wednesday.

China launches first domestically – made aircraft carrier

China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination

Shanghai approves issuing residence permits to domestic employees

Shanghai publicly announced its first issuance of a residence permit designed for foreigners providing housekeeping services in the city’s Pudong area. Although statistics from

Time management ‘is a question of choice and mindset’

The real challenge of time management resides in ourselves as “time management is a of choice,” said Valérie Hotton, co-founder of Care Consulting company and

China sentences US citizen for stealing state secrets

US businesswoman Phan Phan-Gillis was found guilty on Tuesday of stealing Chinese state secrets two decades ago, according to her lawyer, Shang Baojun. This verdict comes

Hong Kong | Police arrest two disqualified lawmakers over oath fracas

Hong Kong police yesterday arrested two pro-independence lawmakers who were disqualified in a dispute over their oaths, in the latest round of legal action against activists involved

Koreas | Seoul: North holds drill to mark military anniversary

South Korea’s military said yesterday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked

Secretary agrees to review affordable housing rules

The Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo do Rosário, said during a meeting that “he will in a short term review the affordable housing

Diversified products needed to attract returning visitors

Despite the region’s push for diversifying its non-gaming activities and its hopes of redirecting its visitors to entertainment activities, a scholar has noted that the future of

TrailHiker to expect further improvements this year

This year’s edition of Macau TrailHiker, whose current title sponsor is MGM Macau, is likely to see further improvements, the marathon event’s director Robert Kirby remarked.

Commission: Polling stations to be increased by six

The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Legislative Assembly Election (CAEAL) has a preliminary plan to install polling stations at 35 venues, with one of the venues

Cultural Affairs Bureau | Irregular employment contracts scrapped following CCAC report

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) will terminate employment contracts with 94 of its irregularly recruited staff, as stated in a report released by the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC)

Legendary plane makes Macau stopover

Boarding the Douglas DC-3 is like returning to the era of black and white movies, when commercial aviation was making its first steps. A model of

Q&A | Rocio Medina – Vice President, Worldwide Nutrition Training: ‘We are living in an epidemic of bad nutrition and obesity’

Former nutrition and obesity professor Rocio Medina, who is one of the designers of a new study program to train professionals in the field at

Second China Space Day marked with astronaut lecture

Macau marked the second anniversary of China’s Space Day yesterday by holding an educational session to promote interest in  astronomy  among young students.

France | Vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics

French voters shut out the country’s political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in the country’s modern history, and yesterday found themselves being courted

Macron, Le Pen on course for French runoff as Fillon concedes

National Front leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are on course to qualify for the second round of France’s tightly fought presidential election after

Debate with lawmakers | Chui: Population to reach 710,000 in 2020

Last Friday, the Chief Executive (CE) Chui Sai On took part in the Legislative Assembly plenary meeting to answer questions from 29 lawmakers.

Library Week kicks off with series of activities

The Macau Library Week 2017 kicked off on Saturday and will offer a lineup of activities for book lovers throughout the week. Organized by the Macao

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