Caritas expat helpline needs at least 10 more volunteers

As the expat-oriented Life Hope emotional aid hotline launches today, the secretary-general of Caritas Macau, Paul Pun has stressed that the team needs ten more volunteers to work during additional

CE highlights ‘social harmony’ on Father’s Day

Chief Executive Chui Sai On has highlighted the role of harmony within the family in the context of social progress. In a message delivered to mark Father’s Day yesterday, Mr

Disabled player dies upon arrival in Poland

A local athlete passed away last Wednesday upon arrival in Poland for the Boccia World Open, according to a government statement released last Friday. The family of the late bocce

Briefs | Advantage Austria launches group for Macau and HK

Advantage Austria, the country’s official trade promotion organization, has created the “Advantage Austria Business Circle in Hong Kong & Macao” LinkedIn Group. The organization said that around 70 Austrians in

Six injured in Reservoir pile-up

The six injured individuals, aged between 29 and 74, were discharged from the hospital and all three drivers passed a breathalyzer test. The accident, which took place at around 1p.m.,

LABOR RIGHTS | ‘New Trade Union Law Alliance’ formed

17 local groups chiefly from the gaming and architectural sectors united in a newly founded group known as the “New Trade Union Law Alliance”, with the unanimous aim of making

Korean casinos plunge after report China arrests promoters

Korea casino operators Paradise Co. and Grand Korea Leisure Co. plunged in Seoul trading after a report that China arrested 14 South Koreans including the companies’ employees for allegedly marketing

Public bid opening for 200 taxi licenses tomorrow

With 230 licenses expected to expire after next year, the government launched a public tender on the 20th of last month, offering 200 grants for taxi-driving licenses valid for eight

Death toll from tainted liquor in Mumbai reaches 92

Eight more people died in Mumbai from drinking tainted liquor, raising the death toll to 92 in the worst such incident in India in more than a decade, police said

Photo Shop | Indonesian and Chinese teams dominate dragon boat regattas

After enjoying a four year winning streak since 2008, China NanHai Jiujiang lost its first place position to the Indonesia National Team in 2012. The Indonesians secured this year’s top

Ask the Vet | 3 Treatment Options for Feline Kidney Disease

Feline renal disease cannot be treated but can be managed to delay kidney failure. 1. Injecting Fluids To make the task of the kidneys easier, fluids may be injected under the skin

Ton of ivory crushed in Times Square to highlight poaching

Over a ton of confiscated ivory tumbled off a conveyor belt into a rock crusher in Times Square on Friday in a symbolic display highlighting an illegal trade that activists

ARTS | ‘Saudade’ exhibition kicks off at MGM

Featuring a collection of 40 artworks created by 12 local Portuguese artists, the “Saudade” Art Exhibition was unveiled at MGM Macau on Wednesday evening, as a tribute to Portugal’s National

Families urged to join energy-saving lucky draw

The Office for the Development of the Energy Sector (GDSE) has jointly launched a lucky draw activity with the CEM and the Macao General Union of Neighborhood Associations (known has

‘Economy diversification opens more opportunities for UK companies’

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has initiated another trade mission to Macau and Hong Kong as it aims to encourage more UK companies to forge business relations here. UKTI Hong

Macanese youth meeting begins

Today the youths will visit the Chinese city of Zhongshan to learn more about their Chinese roots. Some of the participants told the Times that they are eager to start the

Incubation center established to promote youth entrepreneurship

Aiming to encourage local youths to look beyond conventional career options, the government inaugrated a Youth Entrepreneurship Incubation Center at the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM)’s Business Support

Casino revenue may fall to lowest level in 5 years

Macau’s gaming revenue could drop to about 16 billion patacas (USD2 billion) in June, a government official said, marking the lowest in five years. The Macau government may need to control

Cash handout available from July 6

Both temporary and permanent residents of Macau will be receiving government cash handouts starting July 6 and ending September 18, as the Executive Council (ExCo) has given its green light

Rosário to explain 16 idle land plots’ exclusion

Chief Executive Chui Sai On has clarified that the exclusion of 16 idle land plots from the government’s recovery list completely followed legal and administrative procedures. This suggests that the

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