BRIEFS | SJM workers protest and MGM staff complain to DSAL

SJM staff are staging another protest tomorrow, with employees going on strike and handing in sick leave certificates, Portuguese newspaper Hoje Macau reported. Feiji Loi, from the Forefront of Macau

APEC China’s vice premier Wang Yang to take part in Tourism Ministerial Meeting

Chinese vice premier Wang Yang is in Macau to participate in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 8th Tourism Ministerial Meeting (TMM8), which will be held tomorrow. He is attending a

Nine missing after migrant smuggling boat capsizes

The vessel, registered in Hong Kong, sank as it carried illegal immigrants  who had either been in Macau or Hong Kong. Wang Shiyun, deputy head of the Zhuhai Maritime Affairs Bureau,

APEC Ministerial Meeting | Macau seen as ‘good example’ of tourism development

Rolando Cañizal, the head of the Philippines’ delegation to APEC’s 8th Tourism Ministerial Meeting (TMM8), sees Macau as a good example of tourism development. Speaking to reporters yesterday after meeting

SPORTS | Local marathon takes new route

The event will this year take place on December 7. Lau Cho Un said that the participants will not be running across the Estrada do Istmo this year due to the

SURVEY | Facebook had ‘great influence’ on May protests

News agency Lusa reported that the study – conducted by Wenny Cao, Angus Cheong and Zizi Li – looked into 12 Facebook events that took place between April 20 and May

1.5m cross border during Mid-Autumn Festival

On the first day, there were already 437,002 people crossing the borders. Among the 1.5 million people in total, around 500,000 of them were tourists. Two-thirds of the travellers, more than 1.18

Over 20,000 people fined over smoking in prohibited areas since 2012

Between January this year and August, Health Bureau agents have recorded 5,405 law breaches. This year, authorities have conducted 184,235 inspections, with an average of 758 inspections per day. In total,

Delta Bridge works lead to increasing accidents

Macau Daily pointed out that there have already been three accidents in the water where construction vessels collided with each other. It suggested that the accidents - which involved construction vessels,

Chui asks to extend border crossing hours

During the meeting, the newly elected CE mentioned his hope to gradually extend the border-crossing hours between Macau and the mainland, a measure he said would benefit regional cooperation and

BRIEFS | Locally shot movie nominated for Portuguese film awards

The film “The Last Time I Saw Macau,” directed by João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata, has been nominated for a prize at the Sophia Awards in

Health Bureau urges Chan Pou U’s family to share HK medical report

The Health Bureau has urged the family of teenager suffering from chronic pain to share a medical report with Macau’s public hospital which was issued by Queen Mary Hospital in

Central hospital admits to unknowingly using tainted oil

The Taiwanese gutter oil fiasco has hit a number of public institutions in Macau. The Health Bureau (SSM) revealed that three government departments, including Conde de São Januário General Hospital

CSR collects less rubbish on Mid-Autumn night

CSR has dispatched 60 workers to collect the trash left behind by people who viewed the moon at more than 10 spots throughout Macau. Out of all the moon viewing locations,

Coutinho advises gov’t to protect local currency

Both had addressed the issue in March, but government responses to their enquiries were not satisfactory, they said in a recent written enquiry. José Pereira Countinho and Leong Veng Chai

Law proposing ban on remote gambling tabled in Singapore’s parliament

Proposed legislation regulating online gambling was introduced in Singapore’s parliament on Monday.   According to the newspaper “Today”, the bill will ban remote gambling unless it takes place through an operator

Macau and Zhuhai to join forces on World Car-Free Day

The Macau Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) said in a statement that it aims to promote “ecological tours” among citizens, while encouraging Macau people to choose environmentally-friendly ways to move around

Aviation seminar discusses budget airline benefits

The seminar took place last Saturday in the Macau Science Centre. It was organized by the Institute of Macau Civil Aviation (IMCA), with about 80 industry representatives and IMCA members

APEC Tourism Ministerial Meeting delegates visit local attractions before event kicks off

Delegates to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 8th Tourism Ministerial Meeting (TMM8) are arriving in Macau, with many of them having already taken part in a meeting and a tour

BRIEFS | AFA Art Courses open for application

To promote contemporary art education, the Art For All Society (AFA) is set to launch a range of art courses in October. Twelve art programs for both children and adults

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