Pui Ching middle school wins Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament

Six students from Pui Ching Middle School won the Mathematics Tournament championship at the recent Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament. The school was the only one from Macau to be invited by the organizers to compete in the US. A student surnamed Chow won first prize in the individual competition, while the team ranked fourth in the overall competition. This year, the tournament was attended by close to 1,000 students from all over the world, with 150 teams in total.  Founded in 1998, the Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament (HMMT) is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious high school competitions.

Macau enterprises register 598 trademarks in mainland China

The Macau Chain Stores and Franchise Association said businesses in Macau registered 598 trademarks in mainland China between January and September, according to a report by Jornal Va Kio. Prior to the aforementioned period, Macau enterprises had registered a total of 3,422 trademarks in mainland China. The State Intellectual Property Office of China received 2.8 million applications for registering trademarks last year, and expects the number to exceed 3.5 million this year. In August, the Association launched a consultation service center in Macau to help local enterprises which intend to register trademarks in the mainland.

Seven commercial, cultural and natural projects completed in Hengqin

Seven construction projects in Hengqin were completed this week, including four commercial buildings, one water supply system, one cultural street and one wetland park.  According to a report by Jornal Va Kio, the director of the Hengqin New Area Management Committee (HNAMC), Niu Jing, said 65 buildings have already been completed so far this year, which means that Zhuhai is moving faster than expected in achieving its goals for construction in the Hengqin area. Niu said more than 25,000 companies have offices in Hengqin.

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