Ho Iat Seng admits mass rally against officials’ perks bill was ‘a great lesson’

Ho Iat Seng, president of the Legislative Assembly (AL), said that May’s mass demonstration against the officials’ perks bill had taught lawmakers a lesson. “We did learn a great lesson as

AL president casts doubt over investment fund

The AL President has said that he doubts Chui Sai On’s electoral promise to create an investment fund based on financial reserves. Ho said that caution is needed with high-risk

UM’s first convocation held on new campus

In his speech, UM rector Wei Zhao noted that this year’s new students were the first to attend UM’s first convocation held on the new campus, the first to study

ASK THE VET |10 common types of injuries that cause dog limping

Soft Tissue Injury This is the most common cause of limping for dogs. They include sprains, muscle pulls, and similar minor traumas. They are not serious, and can be successfully treated

PHOTO SHOP | Stallone and Schwarzenegger light up The Expendables 3 movie screening

  Friday night shone as Hollywood’s legendary action stars Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger greeted a local audience at the red carpet at the Venetian Macao. Before the special screening of

UFC fighters motivate local teens in community visit

  Two Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighters, Luke Rockhold and Angela Magana, have taken part in the Be Cool Project and shared their mixed martial arts (MMA) careers and personal experience,

HEALTH | Medical forum to explore robotic surgical skills in breast surgery

The 20th Sino-Luso International Medical Forum in Macau, taking place between tomorrow and Monday, will focus on robotic surgical skills, particularly in breast surgery, since this is technology that has

The sole candidate on the campaign trail | David Chow slams inaction of government secretaries

Chow has criticized the excessive bureaucratic structure of the government and the lack of efficiency in the administration. He said that the five secretaries and bureau director “have undeveloped brains”

New sporting event to debut in October

The event is being organized by the Sport Development Board and co-organized by the Athletic Association of Macau and the Swimming Association of Macau. All Macau residents aged six and above

Briefs: HK tourist seriously injured at Nam Van Lake

A 43-year-old man from Hong Kong has sustained a serious head injury after falling five meters from the Avenida Panorâmica do Lago Nam Van. The Public Security Police (PSP) received

UM first school year in Hengqin kicks off Monday, rector comments on Bill Chou’s case

The University of Macau (UM) will start its 2014/2015 school year next Monday. About 4,000 students will live in the Residential College (RC) in the new campus. There will be more

ART | Curators from Portuguese museums share experiences in Macau

A group of curators from Portuguese contemporary art museums will be sharing their experiences and collection expertise in Macau, as another edition of the InFLUXUS project has been launched. Organized by

Free jazz concert tomorrow

The 2014 Hong Kong & Macao Jazz Exchange Concert will be held at 5 p.m. tomorrow at the Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery. Jointly organized by the Macau Jazz Promotion Association (MJPA)

project poker: Dealing with a downswing

Life is good. I am on a downswing, actually, which isn't great, but otherwise all is going brilliantly. So far this year I've played a number of live tournaments as well

Briefs: IPM academic year opening ceremony tomorrow

The Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM) will host an opening ceremony for the 2014-2015 academic year tomorrow, during which scholarships will be awarded to students. The ceremony will be held in

First female UFC fighters in Macau promise a ‘grinding tiring brawl’

The battle is set to be tough as American Elizabeth Phillips takes on Russia’s Milana Dudieva at the Venetian’s Cotai Arena this Saturday for the first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

Pro-democracy groups take referendum to the streets using electronic voting

Whilst attempting to launch an unofficial referendum on universal suffrage, the three pro-democracy groups faced another set- back this week when the Court of Final Instance (TUI) decided against the placement

TUI: ‘Administration would act outside the law’

TUI has rejected the Open Macau Society’s appeal on the civil referendum case, claiming that Macau’s administration would be acting outside the law if it had allowed the Open Macau

International lion dance troupes take part in local championship

This year, the Lion Dance Championship features 24 lion dance troupes from 10 different countries and regions such as mainland China, HK, Macau, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines

Bowie: Housing migrant staff is ‘complex’

Commenting on the recent labor protests, Bowie stressed: “I think our salary is competitive. Some of the discussions are about other benefits and services and I think we need to

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