Forum | China-Portugal relations a boon to Lisbon’s global standing

Portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has said that China and Portugal have seen a “qualitative leap” in bilateral relations to the level that the People’s Republic

Civil Protection typhoon drill suspended due to thunderstorm warning

A drill organized by the Civil Protection structure in order to test the capacity of the constituent services to respond to severe weather conditions such as typhoons was

China fugitive escapes again as Hong Kong mulls extradition law

Lam Wing-kee was nervously chain-smoking outside a Hong Kong train station, trying to make the decision of his life. Should he board a train to China

Transportation | PSP tackle motorcycle noise in street inspection

Since mid-March this year, the Public Security Police Force (PSP) has been performing an operation to tackle high-capacity motorcycles suspected of producing excessive noise. However, the operation has

Polylingual peacekeepers wanted for Macau parks

Lawmaker Ng Kuok Cheong has written an inquiry to the government asking it to arrange for helpers to be stationed at public playgrounds in order

Hegarty’s death at Grand Prix due to ‘minute error’

Motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty’s death in a crash at the Macau Grand Prix in November 2017 occurred due to a “minute error,” a British coroner heard. The

GBA skepticism is groundless, says Forum Macau official

During a talk on the Greater Bay Area (GBA) organized by the Rui Cunha Foundation, the Deputy Secretary-General of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation

Lawmakers Agenda | Tourism pressure, new cabinet and prostitution concerns

The tourism pressure on the population and parts of the city is one of the concerns expressed recently by several lawmakers in interventions at the Legislative Assembly

Pro-democrats propose amendment for public house and affordable house acts

The New Macau Association (ANM) is making proposals to the government regarding the social housing act and economic housing act bill. Yesterday, members of

Guangdong announces policies allowing private ownership of GBA islands

Come to GBA to be an island owner,” mainland news outlet 21st Century Business Herald wrote in a report about the latest document issued by

Hong Kong | Court sentences leaders of Occupy Central movement

A court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months yesterday to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests on public nuisance offenses.

Russia-North Korea | Kim upbeat as he arrives for Putin summit

Smiling and upbeat, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un yesterday stepped off his khaki-green armored train in far-eastern Russia for a much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin

Sunken vessel with three Macau residents pinpointed

The search for the sunken vessel carrying eight people, three of whom are understood to be from Macau, is still underway even as its final location

Tourism | Visitors surge 40% over Easter fueling over-tourism concerns

Tourist arrivals surged almost 40% during the Easter holiday period, according to data provided yesterday by immigration authorities, prompting fresh concerns about Macau’s capacity to accommodate the

Ho Iat Seng’s resignation accepted, gears up for CE candidacy

The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) has accepted the resignation tendered by Ho Iat Seng, the chairman of Macau’s Legislation Assembly (AL), making him the

Legislative Assembly | Trade union bill discarded like its nine predecessors

Macau’s Legislative Assembly (AL) voted down the trade union law bill for the 10th time yesterday afternoon. The proposal, spearheaded by José Pereira Coutinho, was the

Economist predicts Shenzhen’s leadership in GBA

Hong Kong-born American economist Steven Ng-Sheong Cheung has predicted that Shenzhen will become the leading municipality of the Greater Bay Area (GBA). On Saturday, Cheung

NPC reviews Ho Iat Seng withdrawal

The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee is reviewing the resignation submitted by Ho Iat Seng, the chairman of Macau’s Legislative Assembly (AL) and the first

Greyhounds | After Macau victory, animal rights activists take fight to China

Nine months after China’s last greyhound stadium closed its doors, animal rights campaigners are turning their attention to what they describe as the “horrific cruelty” practiced

Easter Sunday Terror | Seven suicide attackers behind six Sri Lanka blasts

The coordinated Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels were carried out by seven suicide bombers, a government investigator said yesterday.

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