CCAC | No promise of immunity from prosecution given to Sing Fong protesters

The New Macau Association raised doubts over the impartiality of Macau’s judiciary system and filed a complaint with CCAC last month, urging the city’s anti-graft agency to investigate the case. A

Crime | 20 fall victim to phone scam, PJ on the alert

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has warned residents of a telephone scam that has swindled money from at least 20 people after the victims received calls from conmen pretending to represent

Tourist raped twice in hotel room

A mainland tourist faces prosecution after he lured another Chinese visitor into his hotel room via a dating phone application, and allegedly raped her twice on the weekend. Early in the

Health | MERS scare reaches Macau

Macau has been on alert for the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, since at least five of the passengers coming into close contact with a newly confirmed

Consultation on medical staff certification to be launched

The government is launching a public consultation on the legal regime governing the healthcare professionals’ certification and qualifications scheme this coming September, the head of the Health Bureau (SSM) told

New construction workers protest over ‘payment inequality’

The central government’s liaison office in Macau was once again besieged last Saturday by mainland construction workers unsatisfied with their employers over unjust salaries and compensation arrangements. Roughly 200 workmen

Statistics | Visitors on package tours down by 6.8 pct

The number of visitors on package tours reached 806,000 in April, down by 6.8 percent year-on-year, according to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). The average occupancy rate of hotels

Chui says UM promotes city’s image abroad

Macau’s chief executive Chui Sai On praised the University of Macau (UM)’s growing international influence, which helped enhance the city’s profile abroad at the 2015 congregation ceremony last Saturday afternoon

Health Bureau condemns violent behavior against inspectors

On 28th and 29th of last week respectively, two smoking-control inspectors and one trainee from the bureau were sent to the hospital after being assaulted by people who were given

Flash mob | Breastfeeding increasingly popular

A group of local breastfeeding moms and advocates are determined to keep up their annual flash mob campaign, with the purpose of continuously promoting society’s acceptance of breastfeeding in public

Taiwanese low cost V-Air cancels Macau operations

Taiwanese low-cost airline V-Air has announced it will drop all flights between Macau and Taipei in the next month. The company currently operates three weekly flights between Macau and Taipei, which

‘A Useless Fiction’ screened at 2015 Cannes Film Festival

The movie made its debut at the world-renowned film competition’s Short Film Corner, which is an event where talented filmmakers come together to share mutual insights into each other’s works.

Lusophone painters’ artwork on display at Military Club

Macau’s Military Club is commemorating its 145th anniversary and the 20 years since its renovation with a painting exhibition by artists from several Portuguese-speaking countries; namely Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde,

Ask the Vet | 10 Dog Illness Symptoms that Require Emergency Care

1. Loss of Consciousness A change in consciousness can manifest as sudden collapse, tremors, staggering, sudden withdrawal or lack of responsiveness, coma, convulsions or sudden blindness. A dog may also exhibit

Call up for Global Wellness Day

Drawing on the unbalanced lifestyle commonly seen among local workers, a group of exercise enthusiasts have decided to celebrate Global Wellness Day with a series of activities to be held

Study | Number of young people taking drugs on the rise

The percentage of young people currently taking drugs in Macau has been increasing, according to a 2014 study commissioned by the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) for the University of Macau

CTM to update home broadband Internet services

Local telecom operator CTM says it’s aiming to make high-speed fiber optic Internet services accessible to every home in Macau this year. Moreover, it plans to double the number of

Hengqin Youth Entrepreneurship Valley to open in July

Hengqin’s Youth Entrepreneurship Valley dedicated to Macau entrepreneurs is expected to open in July. The participants will be exempt from paying rent for at least the first year. The Secretary for Economy

Trailhiker 2015 | 256 team slots already filled up

  256 or over half of the slots available for the sixth edition of Sands China Macau Eco TrailHiker have already been filled.  The annual charitable event has received overwhelming support

PJ simulates drug bust

The University of Macau (UM) and the Chinese Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS) recently signed a collaboration agreement regarding the joint establishment of a collaborative platform. UM Rector Wei

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