Scholar proposes pre-1949 literature for study

The history of Macau literature dating from before 1949 has been proposed as a subject for further research in view of its importance to local culture.

Petty crime cut in first half of 2019, but violent crimes hike

General criminal activity in Macau declined 2.8% in the first six months of 2019, the security authorities announced in a report released yesterday. However, the

Secretary Wong Sio Chak | ‘Police did not breach the law’ in Senado Square crackdown

There may be many views on the events of the night of August 19, but Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said he is certain about

IFT duo strike at school, attract police attention

Two students from the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) who stood at the Taipa campus with placards in support of Hong Kong’s recent protests withdrew from

Carrie Lam says she has never asked Beijing’s permission to resign

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she never asked China for permission to resign over the historic unrest rocking the city, while acknowledging that she discussed

Crimes of a casino nature top weekend police reports

Cases involving theft of gambling money, currency exchange scams, and document forgery to trick casino security staff topped the list of reported crimes during yesterday’s

Committee eyes Macau’s neighbors to encourage talent return

A committee that focuses on encouraging talents to return to Macau proposed in its recently held meeting that future policies for the return of qualified staff to

Mao exhibition held to celebrate double anniversaries shows snapshots of Chinese leader’s life

An exhibition about the founder of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Mao Zedong, is being held from now until September 9 at the Handover Gifts

Suncity Group purchases Okinawa land for hotel project

Alvin Chau’s Suncity Group has announced the acquisition of land in the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa that the company wants to use to build a new

Tens of thousands in Hong Kong boycott first day of school

Clad in gas masks along with their formal white school uniforms, tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong boycotted the first day of classes yesterday

Budget for Mid-Autumn decorative lights increases 7.5%

This year’s budget for Mid- Autumn decorative lights has increased by 7.5%, with a total of MOP6.34 million prepared, according to the Municipal Affairs Bureau

Engineers concerned by gov’t plans for LRT on Sai Van Bridge

The government is planning to swap the enclosed lanes of the Sai Van Bridge, indicating that Light Rapid Transit (LRT) trains will use the current car

Weather | Tropical depression within T3 radius

An unnamed tropical depression is passing within a 400-kilometer radius of Macau, resulting in Signal No. 3 being hoisted at 5 p.m. yesterday. As of last

Ageing population may lead to financial burden on gov’t

Macau’s gradually ageing population is leading to a larger financial burden for the government, say analysts. Earlier this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted that the

Gaming revenue tumbles 8.6% in fastest decline of 2019

Gross gaming revenue tumbled 8.6% year-on-year in August to 24.26 billion patacas ($3 billion), according to official data released yesterday, owing partly to a difficult comparison

Hong Kong police storm subway with batons, as protests rage

Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the streets, while police stormed a subway car and hit passengers with

18,000 expected for National Day run, registrations open

Held annually since 2000, this year the 20th Chinese National Day run in Macau will be held on October 1 as part of the National

Tourism | Bollywood actress Fatima Shaikh promotes Macau

In response to the suggestions of a research team, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) has scaled up a program which aims to use social media platforms and

Gaming | Caesars drops out of race to open a casino in Japan

Caesars Entertainment Corp. said it won’t pursue a license for a casino in Japan and will focus instead on its current business plan, including a merger with

Q&A | Kam Sut Leng, New Macau Association: ‘Many people unaware of link between democracy and livelihood issues’

Kam Sut Leng had been a teacher for eight years before she fully submerged herself into the political and social movement that is the New

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