IFT’s wine seminar with South African master

Richard Kershaw worked as a chef before moving to the wine trade. He achieved a winemaking diploma and traveled as a cellar-hand to various countries – the United States, Chile,

Briefs: Chui Sai On already with more than 66 nominations

The campaign office of Chui Sai On has revealed that the incumbent chief executive has already acquired more than 66 nominations from the members of the CE Electoral College, surpassing

AL considers foreign experts in malpractice investigation

Some lawmakers have recommended that foreign experts be allowed to participate in the assessment of local medical malpractice cases, according to the Legislative Assembly (AL) Third Standing Committee president, Cheang

Agnes Lam launches bra donation campaign to help African women

“This is the second time we are organizing the donation here in Macau. Last time, we were able to collect 300 bras,” Agnes Lam told the Times, adding that in

EU welcomes process leading to electoral reform in HK

The European Union has welcomed the recent steps taken by Hong Kong towards introducing universal suffrage for the chief executive’s election in 2017. In a statement, the European Union External Action

Casinos lose to lottery during World Cup

The ‘Chart of the Day’ tracks monthly sales of lottery tickets in mainland China, gaming revenue at Macau casinos and the Bloomberg Industry Macau (China) Gaming Market Index. The equities

Photo exhibition shows Macau football past glories

The inauguration ceremony for the exhibition took place yesterday at the Rui Cunha Foundation. Senior officials from the government and the Legislative Assembly (AL), including Macau Sport Development Board acting

CE ELECTION | Over 300 nomination forms requested at CAECE

The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Chief Executive (CAECE) has stated that over 300 nomination forms have been requested so far. According to a Radio Macau report, judge Song Man Lei,

New teams joining Sovereignty Tournament

Francisco Manhão told the Times that there will be a new team from Australia joining this year’s Sovereignty Tournament organized by AVFM. The 15th year of the Tournament, which will take

Mobile charger causes fire on bus

A minor fire took place yesterday at around 3 p.m. on a New Era bus when it was on a roundabout on the Estrada Marginal da Ilha Verde. During the

Residency permit denied despite family links

The Court of Second Instance (TSI) has rejected an appeal filed by a Hong Kong citizen over a residency permit renewal that was denied by Macau authorities. He is married

Inflation still on the rise

The composite Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 5.99 percent year-on-year last June, the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) revealed yesterday. The increase is attributed to higher rent prices for

Disabled subsidy applications open

The Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) is accepting requests for the provisional disabled subsidy. In a statement, IAS recalled that those applying for subsidies should collect all necessary documents and choose

Airport achieves 18 percent jump in half-year revenue

CAM’s total revenue in the first two quarters of this year has reached MOP510 million, an 18 percent increase compared to the same period last year. The aeronautical revenues and

HEALTH|5,000 people die each year of heart disease

In a seminar organized last weekend at the Macau Civil Servants Association, physicians Mário Évora and Ip Man Fai, from the Macau Cardiology Association, stressed that some of these diseases

Visually impaired association attends meeting in US

The group departed on July 8 to San Francisco for the 15-day trip. They attended the 2014 American Council of the Blind (ACM) Conference and Convention that took place between

Gov’t consults public on affordable housing law amendment

The consultation document consists of two parts. The first focuses on the overall direction of the affordable and social housing, while the second is about the partial amendment of the

European Trade Centre in Tianjin looking for investors in Macau

The European Trade Centre (ETC) project, which is currently under development in the Chinese city of Tianjin, was recently unveiled in Macau, with its representatives emphasizing the business opportunities for

Prison suffers from shortage of hands

Macau Prison (EPM) director Lee Kam Cheong claimed that they have always faced a shortage of hands. It plans to hire more than 70 people to fill the various vacancies.

Facebook vigilante group shames appalling taxi drivers

When people talk about the taxi service in Macau, many will share stories of their being scammed by dodgy drivers. On Facebook, a group called “Macau Taxi Driver Shame”, created

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