Journalists’ Association says scholars persecuted for political reasons

The association argues that there are still many questions that are yet to be answered. It is also concerned that if scholars are suppressed and sacked because of their speech,

Sistine Chapel Choir performs in Macau for the first time

According to a press release issued by the organizers, a Sistine Chapel Choir delegation made up of 70 members will visit Asia for the very first time in September. In

Boxers looking forward to returning to the ring tomorrow

Prominent fighters who will participate in tomorrow’s Champions of Gold, including Zou Shiming and his Colombian opponent Luis De La Rosa as well as two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist Guillermo

Views on Macau: Macau Raises Its Political Voice

The Editorial Board, The New York Times Democratic activists in Macau, a Chinese territory, are planning an unofficial referendum next month about holding direct elections for its chief executive. Beijing says Macau

Volleyball World Grand Prix takes place between Aug 15 and 17

A sponsorship agreement with Galaxy Entertainment Group was signed yesterday, which was witnessed by the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture. The Sport Development Board (ID) acting Director, Pun Weng Kun,

HK concludes investigation into 2010 helicopter accident

The Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong (HKCAD) has published the final investigation report on an accident involving a Macau-registered helicopter, which took place in the Hong Kong harbor in

Local students travel to Australia to improve English

The painter Luís Luciano Demée has passed away in Portugal, aged 85. His funeral was held yesterday in the city of Oporto. Demée started as an apprentice of the Russian

Health Bureau denies CE wife interfered in public tender

A man who called TDM Radio Chinese two days ago claimed that the Chief Executive Chui Sai On’s wife had intervened in a Health Bureau (SSM)’s public tendering process when

AL committee suggests major changes to minimum wage bill

The Legislative Assembly’s 3rd Standing Committee - currently discussing the bill setting a minimum wage for cleaning and security personnel - will be suggesting substantial changes to the diploma, in order to

TUI rejects appeal filed by Portuguese civil servants seeking residency subsidy

The Court of Final Appeal (TUI) has rejected the last attempt of a group of 27 Portuguese civil servants in seeking the right to a residency subsidy from the Macau

Arum: Pacquiao in Macau ‘it’s almost like fighting at home’

Manny Pacquiao is likely to fight at least once a year in Macau for the rest of his career, revealed promoter Bob Arum. “It’s almost like fighting at home so

Gov’t reveals plans for LRT section facing Kun Iam Statue

Government officials disclosed two designs for the Avenida Dr Sun Yat-Sen section of the Light Rapid Transit (LRT), which will pass by the Kun Iam Statue. Apart from lowering the 100

HENGQIN | Guangdong announces ten square kilometers for Macau companies

The Guangdong Province governor, Zhu Xiaodan, revealed during yesterday’s annual Guangdong-Macau Cooperation Joint Conference that a “Macau area” measuring 10 square kilometers will be established on Hengqin Island. However, no

ART | Chinese paintings show a different Macau at the Venetian

From a goddess on a calm sea to a ship full of treasures, 60 artists from Macau and mainland China have used their creativity and artistic talents to depict a

Chui Sai On chooses same team as in 2009 for his campaign

Lawmaker Vong Hin Fai as candidacy representative, Leong Sio Pui as coordinator, and Eva Lou as assistant coordinator – these are not unknown names in Macau’s society. Having been chosen

BOXING | Pacquiao’s contender in November Macau fight revealed

US-based cable channel ESPN reported yesterday that Algieri – who holds a record of 20 wins, zero losses and eight KOs – will earn more than USD1 million from the

New micro movie to promote responsible gambling

The Gaming Employees Home (GEH) is promoting a micro movie that aims to promote responsible gambling among casino workers. There will be five mini stories in the movie that will carry

LRT to be extended into Hengqin Island

The Light Rapid Transit (LRT) system currently under construction in Taipa will be extended into Hengqin Island, a plan that was confirmed yesterday by the Director-General of the Administrative Committee

Typhoon Rammasun: signal 3 to be hoisted tomorrow

As Typhoon Rammasun approaches, the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) yesterday anticipated that they will need to hoist signal number three tomorrow. According to Radio Macau, the standby signal number

Temporarily loosened day care regulation raises concerns

The Macau government announced this week in the Official Gazette that it will allow day care centers to decrease the amount of floor area for every toddler under their care

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