Nelson Moura

Opinion

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OPINION – Relative rights

Last week we were offered an interesting, and unexpected debate over which rights non-resident workers...

OPINION – What if they never come back?

Swimming among some of my daily negative thoughts I stumbled upon a troubling prediction. What...

OPINION – Silver Week

The traditionally busy Chinese New Year Golden Week period is looking more and more like...

OPINION – Close to the finish line

One year since the pandemic reached our city, the first Covid-19 jabs are finally here;...

OPINION – Mixed messages

Last week, Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong had a very interesting showing...

OPINION – Alas, a monster named fear

Possibly one of the most depressing sites last week was seeing the comments by local...

OPINION – A shadow over the Year of the Ox opening

As the Chinese New Year approaches it remains unclear what the holiday season will mean...

OPINION – Barbarians at the gates

The transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire is sometimes used as a...

OPINION – The year the earth stood still

No matter how you wish to look at it, 2020 has already earned its spot...

OPINION – High-end Chinese medicine

The volume and necessity of local public investment fund Macau Investment and Development Limited (MID)...

OPINION – Second class citizens

When the government announced that some non-residents would be able to apply for...

OPINION – An unnecessary marathon

As with the 2020 policy address in April, the chief executive and his five secretaries...

OPINION – High expectations

Last week the first Conference of the International Science, Technology and Innovation Forum (ISTIF), a...

OPINION – An unclear path

Last week the Legislative Assembly (AL) approved the 2021 budget, with another injection of from...

Opinion – Three years of MNA

Today, the Macau News Agency news platform completes three years of a very intense news...

OPINION – Repeat offenders

The ink was not even dry yet for the reporting on the sentencing hearing of...

OPINION – Lower expectations

So it’s a wrap for the most underwhelming National Day Golden Week in recent years,...

OPINION – Trap city

As local residents, we got used to some public bathroom facilities in the SAR to...

OPINION – A flight from the past

As with some previous investigation reports by the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC), the report on...

Opinion – Black buses

In opposition to the urban master plan and East Light Rapid Transit line, it seems...
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Gov’t supports Hong Kong election overhaul, vows defence of ‘Macau ruled by patriots’ principle

The Macau SAR government has issued a statement in which it supports the proposed electoral...

Local GDP falls by 56.3pct in 2020

The local Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has contracted by 56.3 per cent in 2020, showcasing...

Wynn Macau offering two extra leave days to employees who get vaccinated

Gaming concessionaire Wynn Macau is offering two extra leave days to employees who accept to...

CPPCC Macau members ask for foreign residents and blue cards to be allowed entry into...

Six Macau members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference have submitted a proposal for...

Gov’t criticises ‘baseless’ removal of SARs from Heritage Foundation economic freedom ranking

The Office of the Secretary for Economy and Finance has issued a statement today (Friday)...

‘Two Sessions’ – National security implementation and economic competitiveness to be improved in SARs

The Chinese government plans to further improve the implementation of national security legal mechanisms in...

Some 130 social workers receive Covid-19 vaccine

All 130 management and employee staff of the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) and social support...

Full gaming market recovery only in 2023 – Fitch Ratings

Rating agency Fitch Ratings is forecasting that Macau's gaming revenues will reach a level of...

HK and Macau removed from economic freedom ranking

Hong Kong and Macau have been removed from an annual index of the world's freest...

IFT in 30th at QS 2021 Hospitality & Leisure Management ranking

The Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) ranked 30th in the QS – Quacquarelli Symond 2021...

Pansy Ho further reduces share in MGM Resorts

Businesswoman Pansy Ho Chiu King has again reduced her personal stake in MGM Resorts, this...

Number of casino shuttle buses cut by almost a third due to pandemic

The number of casino shuttle buses had been reduced by 26 per cent due to...

Student facing offence and slander charges for insulting traffic officer on social media

Local A 20-year-old university student is facing possible offence and slander aggravated charges for criticising...

LVS Nevada assets sale proceeds could be used to pay-off Macau, Singapore gross debt –...

Analysts considered that Las Vegas Sands sale of its Nevada assets fetched a higher price...

Top court sides with former meteorological bureau director in post-Hato dismissal case

The Court of Final Appeal (TUI) has overturned the former penalty of dismissal imposed by...

Gaming taxes collected drop 63 pct y-on-y in January

The Macau SAR collected some MOP3.2 billion in gaming taxes in the first month of...

Sands disposes of Las Vegas properties for US$6.2 bln

Gaming group Las Vegas Sands announced today (Wednesday) that it has entered into definitive agreements...

Court mandates The Venetian gondola ride service to pay some MOP19 mln in tourism...

The Court of Second Instance has issued a ruling determining that the gondola ride service...

Air Macau suffering monthly losses of up to MOP90 mln

Local airline Air Macau has sustained losses between MOP80 million and MOP90 million monthly, Deputy...

Departing Health Bureau Director appointed to Medical Academy Specialties Council

Outgoing Health Bureau Director Lei Chin Ion has been appointed to the Macau Medical Academy...