CTM to update home broadband Internet services

Local telecom operator CTM says it’s aiming to make high-speed fiber optic Internet services accessible to every home in Macau this year. Moreover, it plans to double the number of

Hengqin Youth Entrepreneurship Valley to open in July

Hengqin’s Youth Entrepreneurship Valley dedicated to Macau entrepreneurs is expected to open in July. The participants will be exempt from paying rent for at least the first year. The Secretary for Economy

Trailhiker 2015 | 256 team slots already filled up

  256 or over half of the slots available for the sixth edition of Sands China Macau Eco TrailHiker have already been filled.  The annual charitable event has received overwhelming support

PJ simulates drug bust

The University of Macau (UM) and the Chinese Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS) recently signed a collaboration agreement regarding the joint establishment of a collaborative platform. UM Rector Wei

Briefs | Two arrested in case that led to woman’s death

Two men were arrested by the Judiciary Police for alleged involvment in the death of a woman who owed them money. PJ said the two suspects imprisoned the victim after

‘TRUST’ | Dance and theatre come together to bring Arts Festival to a close

Trust,” a theatre performance brought to Macau by German Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz Theatre, brings the 26th Macau Arts Festival to a close as the production takes to the stage

Gov’t launches internship program for university students

The Internship Program for Higher Education Students will open 70 vacancies this year, the Tertiary Education Services Office (GAES) revealed in a statement. The program, which has been established by the

New group of construction workers protest

According to a statement released by the Labor Affairs Bureau, the mainland workmen who earlier staged a two-day demonstration have accepted the financial compensation in accordance with the laws following

Architect calls for suitable urban renewal policies

Explaining why many old buildings have been left idle, veteran architect Joy Choi pointed to the absence of suitable laws and policies as something that is hindering urban renovation. The

Galaxy phase 2 and Broadway open | Mass market will be ‘the new normal,’ says Francis Lui

As Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) opened Macau’s first new projects in three years on the Cotai Strip, its vice-chairman Francis Lui stressed yesterday that the mass market will become “the

Scholar | Mindset change needed to promote disability acceptance

Schools need to become more welcoming in order to further the city’s inclusive policy when it comes to children with disabilities, suggested assistant professor Wong Meng Ee of Singapore’s National

Number of non-resident workers increases by 18 pct

The Human Resources Office recorded that by the end of April there were 115,565 non-resident workers from mainland China, up by 21.67 percent year-on-year. A total of 22,352 were from

More mainland health professionals slated to counter staff shortage

After the opening ceremony of the second health center in Taipa yesterday morning, the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam, who officiated at the event, disclosed to the

New health center in Taipa opens

Among the medical personnel of the new staff that have been hired for the centre, as Cheang Seng Ip, Deputy Director of the Health Bureau (SSM) revealed, some were employed

Survey on manpower needs and wages | Average earnings increase during Q1

At the end of the first quarter of 2015 hotels in Macau had 45,817 full-time employees, up by 2.6 percent year-on-year, according to the Survey on Manpower Needs and Wages

Arts | Carving wood to raise environmental awareness

For French artist Mickael Obrenovitch, carving wood isn’t just about completing an artwork. He’s also hoping to raise awareness of environmental issues, particularly regarding deforestation in Indonesia. “Human Roots,” an exhibition

Exhibition opens at the Orient Foundation

Line – An Exhibition by Tank Kuok Hou, opened yesterday at the Orient Foundation gallery. The exhibition comprises part of New Visions, a long-term project initiated by the cultural organization

Drunken Dragon Dance heralds birth of Buddha celebrations

Performers stage the drunk dragon dance during the Drunken Dragon Festival to celebrate Buddha’s birthday in Macau, May 25. Buddha’s birthday fell on Monday this year according to the Chinese lunar

Gaming tables ‘sufficient’ for current market, says Galaxy senior executive

The 150 new-to-market gaming tables granted to Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) are sufficient in meeting current market needs, said Galaxy Macau’s Director of Operations, Richard Longhurst, at a Q&A session

DSAL calls for sacked mainland workmen to accept ‘lawful compensation’

Trying to solve the dispute that broke out last Friday, the Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) has called for workers to abide by local law and accept the “lawful solution.” The

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