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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Portuguese political analyst and historian José Pacheco Pereira says Macau has a lot to profit from with the Portuguese presence and that it adds an international dimension to the city

Calling for entries

Competition to discover local music talent to serve as recruitment campaign for the industry.
The high-speed rail connection with Beijing and Guilin and the ongoing expansion of the Chimelong resort and theme park on Hengqin Island are going to stimulate visitor arrivals to Zhuhai by a "double-digit” percentage this year, a Zhuhai official...
Former Birmingham International Holdings Ltd. chairman Carson Yeung Ka Sing has had his ultimate appeal to Hong Kong’s top court denied. Mr. Yeung, a part-owner of English football club Birmingham City, will face the rest of his six-year sentence...

Eyes wide open

1,620 cameras watching 30.2 km2. The scope of the whole surveillance network in Macau when completed. The Unitary Police Service head said the fourth and final phase will add 800 cameras.
The selection of the 2015 Subsidy Programme for Fashion Design on Sample Making held by the Cultural Affairs Bureau was completed and a total of eight entrants were selected as eligible candidates of the Programme. Cultural Affairs Bureau will grant...
In 2015 alone, 6.4 million visitors to Macao held Hong Kong resident cards, an increase of 1.7 per cent year-on-year. Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTP) held a luncheon in Hong Kong yesterday in order to thank that territory’s travel...
The CE says any financing exceeding MOP500,000 (US$62,549) has to be approved by the Macao Foundation trustees’ council.
The Secretary for Administration and Justice, Sonia Chan (pictured), says the MSAR is pushing for a consensus between Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mainland China and the MSAR to retroactively apply for the surrender of fugitives, if court rulings against them...
The consequences of approving a trade union law during the current economic slowdown was the most used argument against the bill, with some legislators calling upon the government to approve a bill required by the Basic Law
No ferry operator in the city has plans to decrease the price of ferry tickets despite international fuel prices having posted significant drops, the director of the Macao Economic Services (DSE), Tai Kin Ip, revealed in a reply to...
An index compiled by London-based Tax Justice Network has highlighted the city’s lack of requirements of public disclosure of company ownership details
The lack of financial funding and human resources are forcing closure
New Macau Association Vice-President sees the recent statements by Secretary for Security demanding more limits on the right to protest as a way to avoid discussing the issues raised by the protesters.
Increasing the disability-oriented offering is a way for the tourism industry to diversify its product. This is the conclusion of a research note by the assistant professors at the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) Kim Ieng Loi and Weng...
Projects slated for development on the Peninsula and in Taipa and Cotai remain mired in red tape
Local border checkpoints recorded a total of 1.45 million of border crossings during the New Year Holiday between January 1 and 3. According to the official data released yesterday by Public Security Police Force (PSP), arrivals during the period...
Loan-sharking and illegal confinement cases related to gaming rapidly increased in the first nine months of this year but the city’s top security official stresses that Macau remains largely safe
On Saturday, Chief Executive Chui Sai On expressed concern about the 6.7-magnitude earthquake that hit southern Taiwan in the early hours of the morning. In an official release, Chui expressed concern and condolences for those who have suffered in the...
The total number of doctors and nurses registered a year-on-year increase of 5.2 per cent and 14.5 per cent, respectively, as at the end of last year, according to the latest health data released last Friday by the Statistics...
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