Court postpones Luís Amorim trial to analyze extra evidence

The legal action filed against the MSAR in 2012 by the family of Luís Amorim - a Portuguese teenager who died under suspicious circumstances in Macau - had an initial

Secretary: security authorities facing challenges

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak predicts that law enforcement practiced by security authorities will face more challenges, while more unstable factors will affect the city’s security situation. Hosting a dinner

Taxi sector slams gov’t for ‘unreasonable’ rules and approach

The drivers urged DSAT to review its regulations that forbid taxis to pick up or drop off passengers on the side of roads marked with yellow lines and complained that

Li Gang | Anti-graft campaign ‘not major reason’ for fall in gaming revenue

The head of the Central Government’s Liaison Office in Macau, Li Gang, claimed there are various reasons that led to the decline in the region’s gaming revenue. He is also

Briefs | Inflation for 2014 at 6 percent

The inflation rate for 2014 stood at 6.05 percent, according to information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). Inflation was mainly fuelled by higher rentals and rising charges for

Locally based actress tries to pursue career in China

When thinking of forging her acting career, Australian-born actress Sally Victoria Benson thought Beijing could be an improbable yet effective choice. The hurdles of learning a complex language or getting

IPM students protest social worker registration proposal

Up to 100 students from the Macau Polytechnic Institute (IPM) yesterday confronted officials from the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) during a special consultation session, held for students of the institute,

Property prices expected to rise, says Jones Lang LaSalle

Macau’s residential and office sectors are predicted to experience continued growth this year, while the retail property sector is likely to face a drop, according to real estate agency Jones

Irish minister and new consul arrive on first ever visit

Situated on almost opposite sides of the world, at first glance it might not seem like there’s much in common between Macau and Ireland. But actually you’d be wrong. As

Alexis Tam | Social service sector Human resources shortage to be countered with overseas specialists

In response to the human resources shortage plaguing Macau’s social service sector, the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam, said that Macau has the resources to import specialists

Funding pattern for social service providers needs adjustment

Macau’s government needs to adjust the pattern of how it has supported the social service sector, as current models might no longer be helpful, said the Secretary for Social Affairs

Education | Regional cooperation | Language center expands to China

The institute’s president, Carlos André, revealed that resources are being directed to mainland China, where around 50 professors will be allocated to several universities. “In Macau we will train Portuguese teachers

Property developer calls for regulation of rental properties

Ung Choi Kun, president of the Association of Property Agents and Realty Developers of Macau, said on a TDM radio show yesterday that the Macau government needs to regulate the

CRIME | Man breaks into 12 cars in 11 days

The Public Security Police (PSP) have detained a man alleged to have broken into 12 cars in Taipa since January 9. Information suggests that PSP officers were patrolling near the

Ceilidh Night School fosters traditional Scottish music and dance

Spinning and dancing with a group of primary six (P6) students in Gaelic music, it would be easy to think you’re in Scotland when you’re actually in the hall of

Protesters to demand an apology from Fong Chi Keong

Macau Conscience is planning a march on January 24 at 3pm to demand the abolition of government appointed seats in the Legislative Assembly (AL) after the speech made last week

Works suspended at City of Dreams after fatal accident

Information suggests that the man was pinned under the machine on the ground following the accident and had to be rescued by firefighters. He was found dead at the scene. The

Audit report predicts massive LRT budget blowout

In the “Third Special Audit Report on the First Phase of the Light Rail Transit System” published yesterday, the Commission of Audit (CA) revealed that the Light Rapid Transit (LRT)

CRIME | Scammers impersonate telecom operators and police officials

PJ information suggested that a 31-year-old woman approached them on January 16 at around 7 p.m. She said that her mobile phone received a voice message at 2.40 p.m. on

Korean sex-trafficking ring busted in Macau

Local police authorities have, for the first time, cracked down on a sex trafficking ring that involves Korean nationals, and have detained a 30-year-old for allegedly running a prostitution service

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