Statistics – Transport | Vehicle ownership on the rise

year. In total the accidents recorded have resulted in 1,377 casualties and 5 deaths. In the first quarter of 2015, the number of new motor vehicle registrations increased by 11.3 pct

Crime | PJ warns of phone banking scam

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has warned citizens of a recent phone banking scam, and is advising Macau residents not to reveal any personal data, as banks do not ask for

Former HK and Macau Office head Lu Ping dies

The former director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO), Lu Ping, died of cancer on Sunday night in Beijing at the age of 87. Lu was appointed

Parade bonanza | Annual parades entail budget similar to larger cultural events

The annual “Parade Through Macao, Latin City” adds color and excitement to Macau’s streets, as over 2,000 performers parade around the town’s historic city center. On Chinese New Year, yet

Culture | Arts Festival kicks off 26th edition

The 26th Macao Arts Festival kicked off on Friday evening with the Asian premiere of “Lied Ballet” at the Macau Cultural Centre. The president of the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), Ung

Music | Katy Perry wraps up two concerts in Macau

According to a press release issued by The Venetian Macao “the dynamic show attracted more than 10,000 enthusiastic fans who were enchanted by Katy’s energetic and visually stimulating performance with

Nepalese community baffled at government’s silence on quake aid

The Macau government has allegedly not responded to the Nepalese migrant community’s repeated pleas for them to provide support to Nepal’s disaster relief operations, said Sudarshan Thapa Magar, president of

SURVEY | Youth Federation’s poll notes half in favor of national education

The result of a survey conducted by the Macao Youth Federation concluded that almost 52 percent of respondents do not believe that the equality of implementation of national education is

‘Kai Fong’ wants Canidrome shut down

racing arena from their neighborhood due to enduring noise pollution, TDM English News reported. Some residents have acknowledged that their daily lives have been greatly impacted by persistent dog barking coming

Kwan Tsui Hang slams gov’t for outsourcing housing

The directly elected lawmaker Kwan Tsui Hang has criticized the government for addressing local housing demand chiefly with land situated outside the city. Speaking on TDM’s forum show held yesterday,

TOURISM | Attack on tour guide by four tourists causes local protest

A mainland tour guide has been sent to hospital after being beaten up by four of his tour members in Macau over the weekend due to “irrational” self-funded items on

Labor Day protesters demand employment security and wealth sharing

About 1,800 protesters took to the streets on Friday to mark this year’s Labor Day. Amid the downturn in the city’s dominant industry and expectations of the new government cabinet,

Ask the Vet | Cat Neutering Side Effects

Short Term Side Effects The neutering procedure in felines is simple and will have minimal side effects. The cat may experience pain post surgery, but the vet will prescribe suitable pain medications. During

World briefs

CHINA Authorities ordered one of China’s most prominent business news websites to close after its managers were accused of extorting money from companies with threats of negative coverage. HONG KONG tourist

Top entertainment at the Venetian this weekend | Katy Perry concerts, Pacquiao vs Mayweather live feeds heat up Cotai

Two concert nights from global superstar Katy Perry plus exclusive live feeds of boxing’s “fight of the century” – Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – will take place from today until Sunday

Press freedom | Two HK journalists barred

The two reporters, both assigned by the pro-democracy media outlet Apple Daily in Hong Kong for today’s citywide rally, which has drawn 13 different organizations’ participation, were forced to return

Cultural Consultative Committee | Estoril Hotel basic facelift details revealed

During the approximately three-hour conference, the cultural authorities also unveiled an array of entertaining activities for the 10th anniversary marking the city’s entry into the UNESCO World Heritage List and

May 1 | Employment security tops concerns

Casino workers will again take their appeals to the street to mark Labor Day today. The Forefront of Macau Gaming (FMG) and the Confederation of Trade Unions (CTU) stated in

Organizers pledge to diversify ‘Le French May’ line-up

Bringing cultural events to Macau and Hong Kong between today and June 30, ‘Le French May’ returns this year with organizers pledging to further diversify the Macau program within the

STATISTICS – TOURISM | Hotel occupancy down 16 percent y-o-y

A total of 797,000 guests checked into hotels and guesthouses in March, down by 16.1 percent year-on-year. The average occupancy rate of hotels and guesthouses also dropped by 10.9 percentage

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