Music | Father-daughter duo set for classical recital tonight

Father and daughter duo, Mischa and Lily Maisky, are set to take the stage of the Macao Cultural Centre’s (CCM) Grand Auditorium tonight, for a recital of several

Elections | Law revision triggers alarm over democratic prospects

A revision to Macau’s Legislative Assembly (AL) Election Law that would bar AL candidates from standing for office if they are found to have violated the territory’s Basic Law,

MIA welcomes six millionth traveler

Macau International Airport (MIA) celebrated a record-breaking milestone yesterday when it welcomed its six millionth traveler from mainland China.  The local airport has brought in a number

Japan reopens debate on legislation to legalize casinos

Japanese lawmakers reopened debate yesterday on a bill to legalize casinos, opening the possibility the legislation will be passed as soon as next month. Prime Minister

Gathering of the Macanese Communities | AJM calls on young Macanese in diaspora to have a more active role

The Macanese Youth Association (AJM in the Portuguese acronym) urges Macanese youth living abroad to take a more active role in leading local Associations (Casas de Macau) in

A Taiwan-born back in the U.S. government | Elaine Chao’s record suggests skepticism on new safety regs

Elaine Chao’s record as secretary of labor suggests she’d have a light hand when it comes to safety regulation as head of the Transportation Department and would

Fifth hotel tower at City of Dreams named Morpheus

Melco Crown Entertainment is scheduled to launch its newest hotel brand at the City of Dreams. The hotel tower, a USD1 billion project named Morpheus, will open in

Q&A – Helena de Senna Fernandes | MGTO director: Learning ‘along the way’ after festival takeover

A head of the launch of the inaugural edition of the International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) on December 8, MGTO chief Helena de Senna Fernandes sat down

Policy Address – Wong Sio Chak | Circulation of vehicles in Hengqin to be very limited

More details about the scheme that will allow Macau-licensed cars to drive in Hengqin from December 20 were unveiled at the end of Wong Sio Chak’s presentation

Taiwan holds rescue exercise in disputed South China Sea 

Taiwan held a search-and-rescue exercise in the South China Sea yesterday as part of efforts to cement its hold over a key island in the strategically vital

Brazilian football team’s plane crashes in Colombia; 75 dead

A chartered plane with a Brazilian first division football team crashed near Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 75

Policy Address | Wong Sio Chak delivers ‘full steam ahead’ plan for 2017

After two presentations on the policy address for 2017 from the Secretariats of Administration and Justice and Economy and Finance, which left lawmakers with a feeling of

Philippines | Poverty, despair breed new generation of rebels

In the late-night hours and amid the chirp of crickets, Katryn welcomed a huddle of exhausted Filipino journalists in cheerful spirits like she was home. “Coffee?” she

Q&A | Macao Sacred Music Festival: ‘For the audience, this is an opportunity to see the performers up close’

Four concertos are being held in the city as part of the Macao Sacred Music Festival 2016, which began this year on November 26 (Saturday) and will run until

Local delegation visits Taishan nuclear plant

A local delegation visited the controversial Taishan nuclear plant last week in order to check the safety of the infrastructure. The power plant is located 67 kilometers from

Middle East | Syrian troops capture northern parts of rebel-held Aleppo

Syrian government forces and their allies captured another major eastern Aleppo neighborhood and several smaller areas yesterday, putting much of the northern part of Aleppo’s besieged rebel-held

Ninth Gathering of Macanese Communities kicks off

The ninth edition of the gathering of Macanese communities held every three years was formally opened yesterday at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel. For this year’s edition the

Anima opens new facility and calls for regulation over microchipping

Animal welfare group Anima (Macau) launched its Cat’s Paradise in Coloane Village on Saturday to help resolve the ongoing challenge of rescuing and effectively caring for stray cats

Education | Model European Union brings together 56 students from six local universities

Fifty-six students from six tertiary institutions in Macau participated over the weekend at the fourth edition of the Macau Model European Union (EU). Participants – undergraduate and

Policy Address | Lionel Leong Salary growth and labor import top lawmakers’ concerns

Last Friday, Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong continued to answer questions posed by the lawmakers, during the second day of his Policy Address presentation

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