Philippines | 60pct of overseas voters registered in Macau cast their ballots

Overseas Absentee Voting for the Philippine presidential election ended on Monday after a month-long voting period. The Consulate General of the Philippines in Macau is set to end the tallying

Wrong call | DSEJ cancels classes on mild weather day

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) called off all classes yesterday morning due to a rainstorm warning while classes in kindergartens and primary schools were cancelled for the day. Despite

Gaming | Analysts united over negligible effect of proxy betting ban

Gaming analysts are united over their prediction that the ban on proxy betting put into practice earlier this week by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) will have a

Economy | China announces measures to boost sagging exports

China’s Cabinet has approved measures to boost exports in a move that might inflame tensions with Western trading partners that accuse Beijing of flooding their markets with steel and other goods

South China Sea | US warship challenges island claims

The U.S. Navy sent its third warship in less than seven months into China-claimed waters of the South China Sea as tensions rise ahead of an international court’s ruling on

North Korea | Mass rally after congress bolsters leader

After a ruling-party congress in which leader Kim Jong Un enshrined his hold on power and his commitment to developing nuclear weapons, hundreds of thousands of North Koreans celebrated with

Philippines | At parents’ tomb, next President shows softer side

Soon after it became apparent from election results that Rodrigo Duterte would be the next president of the Philippines, he drove at 3 a.m. yesterday to a cemetery to visit his

Syria | Activists: New airstrikes kill at least 10

Two airstrikes struck a northwestern Syrian town yesterday, killing at least 10 people, wounding many others and knocking out the dome of a mosque, opposition activists said. The air raids on

Football | Transfers: Bayern starts rebuilding squad with Sanches, Hummels

Bayern Munich has started to rebuild its squad as coach Pep Guardiola prepares to leave after three seasons. Bayern brought in Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels yesterday and signed 18-year-old rising Portuguese star

Degas exhibition officially inaugurated

The opening ceremony of “Edgar Degas: Figures in Motion” was held at MGM Art Space yesterday, with an attendance of over 100 guests from many sectors of Macau society. The exhibition

Nose and eyes are most popular cosmetic surgery procedures

Plastic surgeries are becoming increasingly popular, both in Macau and elsewhere. To give one of many possible examples, in March a competition took place in Chengdu to choose the model

Health | HK women to face greater risk of cancer

Women in Hong Kong will be more at risk to developing cancer over the next decade than their male counterparts, according to a report from the South China Morning Post

Europe Day celebrated with event at Portuguese School

To celebrate Europe Day, the European Union Academic Program in Macau (EUAP-M) and the Portuguese School of Macau (EPM) have jointly organized a creative writing competition under the theme “The

Entertainment | Thousands flood Shanghai Disney and it won’t open for weeks

Still a month away from its official opening, Walt Disney Co.’s latest theme park resort in Shanghai is already a popular destination attracting thousands of Chinese. A Disney store - the

Fujian | 34 dead, four missing after landslide

Rescue teams have recovered the bodies of 34 victims while four people were still listed as missing yesterday following a landslide at the site of a hydropower project in southern

North Korea | Congress gives Kim Jong Un new title of chairman

North Korea’s ruling-­party congress yesterday announced a new title for Kim Jong Un, party chairman, in a move that highlights how the authoritarian country’s first congress in 36 years is

Philippines | Hard-talking mayor Duterte leads unofficial vote count

Davao city Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has a strong lead in an unofficial count of votes for the Philippine presidential elections while a son of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was leading

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

Across the United States, heroin users have died in alleys behind convenience stores, on city sidewalks and in the bathrooms of fast-food joints — because no one was around to

Football | Barcelona and Madrid to fight for Spain title in final round

The Spanish league title race will go down to the final round, with rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid still in contention. Barcelona routed city rival Espanyol 5-0 yesterday to increase

Art | ‘ChinAware’ porcelain design exhibition opens

The exhibition “ChinAware” by Portuguese artist Bruno Carvalho was launched last week at Casa Garden, and features ceramics representing traditional Chinese themes. Funded by the Orient Foundation, the project was inspired

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