Forum | China-Lusophone trade rises 1.17% in the first half of 2019

The value of trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries grew marginally by 1.17% year-on-year from January to June 2019 to $70.14 billion (566.9 billion patacas),

China crackdown on Philippine casinos to hit property shares

China urged the Philippines to stop its casinos from hiring Chinese citizens as part of a wider crackdown on cross-border gambling and illegal funds flow, a

Ng Lap Seng has appeal turned down

A local billionaire convicted of bribing two United Nations ambassadors so he could build a large-scale conference center in Macau has had his appeal turned down by the

Ask the Vet | What causes asthma in dogs?

Asthma in dogs is a condition that affects the respiratory system, especially the bronchi, causing coughing. This condition is an allergic reaction, which is due to different

Briefs | ‘Greater Bay is here,’ says Mak Soi Kun

In a recent discussion at the Legislative Assembly (AL), lawmaker Mak Soi Kun criticized an idea raised several times by government officials: that the younger

HKZMB criticized for letting the tourists out too quickly

After constant praise from almost all sectors in Macau in the initial months after its opening, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB) is now becoming the source

AL committee condemns suspected copying of 2018 report

The Follow-up Committee of Public Administration Affairs of the Legislative Assembly (AL) has condemned the Macau SAR government for its laziness in the making of the

Briefs | AIPIM to distribute safety packs to members

The Macau Portuguese and English Press Association (AIPIM) is going to make safety packs available to its members who are required to cover news on the protests in

Ho Iat Seng open to cash handout ‘refinement’

The sole candidate for the Chief Executive election, Ho Iat Seng said on Saturday that he was open to a refinement of the decade-old annual Wealth Partaking

Briefs | Restoration works begin on Dom Pedro V Theatre

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) will be conducting restoration works on Dom Pedro V Theatre and the retention walls of Calçada do Teatro starting today. The IC will

MUST research | The Guangdong rivals and friends who roamed Macau and Shanghai

Guangdong natives Zheng Guanying, who made Macau’s Mandarin’s House well- known by residing in it, and Chinese reformer Tong King-sing were active supporters and important practitioners in

Housing tops Macau’s livelihood concerns

The Think Tank of United Citizens and the City University of Macau’s joint report on livelihood issues for the past 20 years has indicated that Macau residents are

1.36 million credit cards in use in first half-year

The total number of personal credit cards issued by banks in Macau stood at 1.36 million at the end of June 2019, an increase of 2% over

IFT launches contemporary art exhibition

The Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) has launched the exhibition “Reunion” at its Educational Restaurant as part of the SAR’s mega art project, Art Macao. Curated

Social Housing Regime finally approved after legal imbroglio

The bill to enforce a new regime for the application for social housing has finally passed at the Legislative Assembly (AL). The new regime establishes a

SSM launches denture program for elderly

The Health Bureau (SSM) has introduced the Elderly Denture Pilot Scheme to provide elderly people in need with dentures. The first phase of the program will be introduced

‘Plastic bags bill’ approved amid calls for more measures

The Legislative Assembly approved a bill targeting the number of plastic bags distributed by retailers during yesterday’s plenary session. The bill was passed with unanimous approval

Group appeals to CE candidate Ho Iat Seng

A group of about 10 representatives of the Seac Pai Van community have delivered a letter to the next Chief Executive, Ho Iat Seng, drawing his attention to

New Macau to hold ‘voting activity’ on universal suffrage

Local pro-democracy group New Macau Association (ANM) will hold a “voting activity” between August 11 and 25 to assess public opinion on the manner by

Education | Fines for private school violations to be reduced

The local government has decided to reduce its fines for private schools that commit administrative violations, the Second Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly (AL) reported

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