The University of Macau (UM) yesterday offered MOP3.45 million in scholarships, donated by institutions, to 356 outstanding students. UM has offered more than 70 scholarships and academic prizes in the past year. In the 2020/2021 academic year, UM received over MOP4 million in funding for academic prizes and scholarships from more than 50 institutions and individuals. These academic prizes and scholarships were awarded to more than 400 students at the university’s major events, including the scholarship presentation ceremony.
CE to attend forum in Guangzhou
The Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng travelled to Guangzhou yesterday to attend the opening ceremony of the China Internet Media Forum, due to take place today. While in Guangzhou, the CE will also attend a signing ceremony between China Media Group and TDM, concerning the authorization for the broadcast of sporting events. The ceremony will also mark the launch of a 4K-definition documentary titled “Crunch and Munch in Macao.” While Ho is out of town, the Secretary for Administration and Justice, André Cheong will take the role of Acting Chief Executive.