Turkey | Terrorism: 41 dead in Istanbul airport attack blamed on Islamic State

Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded scores of others at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport in an attack the government blamed on Islamic State extremists. Funerals

Official data: Air quality improved in 2015

Air quality in the Guangdong-­Hong Kong-­Ma-cau area has registered improvements in 2015, as stated in the latest report of the Air Monitoring Network for the Pearl River Delta region. A statement

Mother criticizes police for ‘traumatizing’ her daughter

A mother has criticized police authorities for forcing her 13-year-­old daughter to get in their van after the teenager failed to present her Macau Resident Identity Card (BIR) during an

Telecommunications | CTM to have its contract renewed

The Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo do Rosário, said yesterday that CTM will automatically have its telecommunications services concession renewed for another five years after December 31, unless,

TNR reaches a record number of 182,344 people

The number of non-resident workers (TNR) in the territory reached a historical high in May this year, according to the Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) who released official figures from the

First made-in-China jetliner makes debut commercial flight

The first regional jet produced in China’s initiative to compete in the commercial aircraft market made its debut flight yesterday carrying 70 passengers. The ARJ21-700 jet is one of a series of initiatives

Wynn Palace to open on August 22

Wynn Palace resort is set to open on August 22, according to an announcement made by Wynn Macau yesterday. “The company expects that the opening of Wynn Palace will help launch

240,000 sign on for continuing education

The programs under the Continuing Education Development Plan initiative, which was implemented 5 years ago by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ), have gathered the interest of close to

Uber sees growth in drivers and riders

Uber, an online transportation plat-­form that is in its 8th month of operation in the region is not only being used by locals but by tourists as well. As the app

Panda gives birth to two cubs

Panda Xinxin gave birth to twin cubs on Sunday, as announced in a brief statement made by the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) to the media yesterday, at the

Beijing cuts contact with Taiwan liaison body over Tsai

Beijing said Saturday it had cut off contact with the main Taiwan liaison body because of President Tsai Ing-wen’s refusal to endorse the concept of a single Chinese nation, ratcheting

São João Festival growing bigger every year

The 10th edition the São João Festival that took place over the weekend in the St Lazarus district, had more space, more diversity and more visitors when compared to

Gov’t expects limited ‘Brexit’ impact

The government says it is paying close attention to developments unfolding since the United Kingdom opted for a “Brexit” in its referendum last week, though it believes the decision will

Transportation | Local airport continues to grow

From January  untill  mid-June of 2016, the number of passengers and of aircraft movements handled by the Macau International Airport (MIA) increased by 16 percent and 6 percent, respectively, when

Parisian tower premieres light show

An Eiffel Tower illumination ceremony was held last week at the Sheraton Grand Macao hotel, where the iconic structure’s lighting show was premiered. The ceremony also showcased French-themed mime artists,

Transportation | Raimundo do Rosário: Taipa section of Light Rapid Transit rail system to begin operation in 2019

The current developments of the Light Rail Transit (LRT), one of Macau’s most controversial infrastructure projects, was the focus of a committee meeting held yesterday at the Legislative Assembly. According to the

Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery case

Former U.N. General Assembly President John Ashe of the twin-island Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda died on Wednesday in the United States as he was facing criminal charges in a bribery case.

Scott Hend | Venetian Macao Open defending champion: ‘The biggest challenge for me this year is to become the first three-time winner’

Australian golfer Scott Hend has registered once more for the Venetian Macao Open, which will take place on the greens of the Macau Golf and Country Club this October. The reigning

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