TUI rejects appeal filed by Portuguese civil servants seeking residency subsidy

The Court of Final Appeal (TUI) has rejected the last attempt of a group of 27 Portuguese civil servants in seeking the right to a residency subsidy from the Macau

Arum: Pacquiao in Macau ‘it’s almost like fighting at home’

Manny Pacquiao is likely to fight at least once a year in Macau for the rest of his career, revealed promoter Bob Arum. “It’s almost like fighting at home so

Gov’t reveals plans for LRT section facing Kun Iam Statue

Government officials disclosed two designs for the Avenida Dr Sun Yat-Sen section of the Light Rapid Transit (LRT), which will pass by the Kun Iam Statue. Apart from lowering the 100

HENGQIN | Guangdong announces ten square kilometers for Macau companies

The Guangdong Province governor, Zhu Xiaodan, revealed during yesterday’s annual Guangdong-Macau Cooperation Joint Conference that a “Macau area” measuring 10 square kilometers will be established on Hengqin Island. However, no

ART | Chinese paintings show a different Macau at the Venetian

From a goddess on a calm sea to a ship full of treasures, 60 artists from Macau and mainland China have used their creativity and artistic talents to depict a

Chui Sai On chooses same team as in 2009 for his campaign

Lawmaker Vong Hin Fai as candidacy representative, Leong Sio Pui as coordinator, and Eva Lou as assistant coordinator – these are not unknown names in Macau’s society. Having been chosen

BOXING | Pacquiao’s contender in November Macau fight revealed

US-based cable channel ESPN reported yesterday that Algieri – who holds a record of 20 wins, zero losses and eight KOs – will earn more than USD1 million from the

New micro movie to promote responsible gambling

The Gaming Employees Home (GEH) is promoting a micro movie that aims to promote responsible gambling among casino workers. There will be five mini stories in the movie that will carry

LRT to be extended into Hengqin Island

The Light Rapid Transit (LRT) system currently under construction in Taipa will be extended into Hengqin Island, a plan that was confirmed yesterday by the Director-General of the Administrative Committee

Typhoon Rammasun: signal 3 to be hoisted tomorrow

As Typhoon Rammasun approaches, the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) yesterday anticipated that they will need to hoist signal number three tomorrow. According to Radio Macau, the standby signal number

Temporarily loosened day care regulation raises concerns

The Macau government announced this week in the Official Gazette that it will allow day care centers to decrease the amount of floor area for every toddler under their care

First public bus service review report released

The report on the first review of the public bus service was announced by the Transport Bureau yesterday. Two of the current operators – Transmac and TCM – and the

PJ celebrates 54th anniversary

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has celebrated it 54th anniversary yesterday. During a speech in a awarding presentation ceremony, PJ Director Wong Sio Chak said that the rapid development and the

Man released on bail leaves Macau in private jet, resumes illegal gambling in Vegas

Eight people from Malaysia, China and Hong Kong were accused on Monday in Las Vegas of operating a temporary, illegal gambling ring that investigators said logged millions of dollars in

BOXING | Zou Shiming and Freddie Roach tour Macau

Zou Shiming has spoken to the media about his upcoming fight in the Champions of Gold on July 19, which he said would be proof of his ability if he

Hong Kong ranked world’s third most expensive city for expats

Hong Kong has been ranked the third most expensive city in the world for expatriates in this year’s survey conducted by Mercer. Macau, however, has not been included on the

Chui Sai On promises ‘relatively radical change’ in team of secretaries

if re-elected – Macau people may expect “a relatively radical change” in his team of secretaries, but refused to elaborate further on the matter. In a press conference held yesterday to

Non-resident workers blacklist proposed at the AL

The debate on domestic workers was triggered by an oral enquiry submitted by Melinda Chan. She pointed out that Macau does not have a specific law that governs non-resident domestic

TDM internal report denies repressing June 4 show hosts

The president of TDM’s Executive Council, Mr Manuel Pires, revealed yesterday that – according to an internal report launched by the broadcaster last month – the two hosts of the

Grand Prix related works to end before September

The committee of the Macau Grand Prix (MGP) has said that they will try to reduce the event’s impact on residents by completing major construction works before September, as well

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