JLL forecasts up to 5 pct drop  in property prices in H2
JLL forecasts up to 5 pct drop in property prices in H2
At the end of last year, the government announced that it would relax its real-estate control measures in response to local residents’ aspirations to move into a new flat and improve their living environment so on April 20 it finally abolished its three immovable property stamp duties with immediate effect, and JLL Macau and Zhuhai General Manager Oliver Tong Wai Lok stressed yesterday that the removal of the cooling measures would help drive real-estate transactions back to a “reasonable
July 25, 2024
BY Yuki Lei
Traffic curbs to be imposed for joint anti-terrorism drill in Cotai
Traffic curbs to be imposed for joint anti-terrorism drill in Cotai
A large-scale joint anti-terrorism drill will take place at the Macau East Asian Games Dome in Cotai tomorrow afternoon, during which temporary traffic control measures will be adopted in Rua de Ténis, Rua da Patinagem, Estrada Flor de Lótus and Avenida da Nave Desportiva in the dome’s periphery.The Unitary Police Service (SPU) said in a statement yesterday that it in conjunction with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) General Office of the Macau Garrison and in coordination with a number
July 25, 2024
BY Yuki Lei
Lawmaker urges govt to review old bridge’s 15-tonne weight limit
Lawmaker urges govt to review old bridge’s 15-tonne weight limit
Lawmaker-cum-current affairs commentator Ron Lam U Tou urges the government to carry out rigorous assessments to determine the real load capacity of the Governador Nobre de Carvalho Bridge (informally known as the “old bridge”), or release technical documents supporting the current official rule that vehicles with a gross weight of 15 tonnes or over are barred from crossing the bridge, in the wake of the fact that all public buses must be new energy vehicles (NEVs) from next month so that
July 25, 2024
BY Tony Wong
Immersive ‘Sweet Dreams in the Woods’ to return to CCM
Immersive ‘Sweet Dreams in the Woods’ to return to CCM
Interview by Rui Pastorin        “Sweet Dreams in the Woods” will return to the Macau Cultural Centre (CCM) from August 7 to 11, set to present immersive theatre for babies that will allow them to explore, while also creating an environment that ignites their senses.Following its successful debut last year, the show is part of the 1st Macao International Children’s Arts Festival (MICAF) and is for babies aged four to 15 months and their parents.The Post spoke with
July 25, 2024
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JLL forecasts up to 5 pct drop  in property prices in H2
JLL forecasts up to 5 pct drop in property prices in H2
At the end of last year, the government announced that it would relax its real-estate control measures in response to local residents’ aspirations to move into a new flat and improve their living environment so on April 20 it finally abolished its three immovable property stamp duties with immediate effect, and JLL Macau and Zhuhai General Manager Oliver Tong Wai Lok stressed yesterday that the removal of the cooling measures would help drive real-estate transactions back to a “reasonable
July 25, 2024
BY Yuki Lei
Traffic curbs to be imposed for joint anti-terrorism drill in Cotai
Traffic curbs to be imposed for joint anti-terrorism drill in Cotai
A large-scale joint anti-terrorism drill will take place at the Macau East Asian Games Dome in Cotai tomorrow afternoon, during which temporary traffic control measures will be adopted in Rua de Ténis, Rua da Patinagem, Estrada Flor de Lótus and Avenida da Nave Desportiva in the dome’s periphery.The Unitary Police Service (SPU) said in a statement yesterday that it in conjunction with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) General Office of the Macau Garrison and in coordination with a number
July 25, 2024
BY Yuki Lei
Lawmaker urges govt to review old bridge’s 15-tonne weight limit
Lawmaker urges govt to review old bridge’s 15-tonne weight limit
Lawmaker-cum-current affairs commentator Ron Lam U Tou urges the government to carry out rigorous assessments to determine the real load capacity of the Governador Nobre de Carvalho Bridge (informally known as the “old bridge”), or release technical documents supporting the current official rule that vehicles with a gross weight of 15 tonnes or over are barred from crossing the bridge, in the wake of the fact that all public buses must be new energy vehicles (NEVs) from next month so that
July 25, 2024
BY Tony Wong
Immersive ‘Sweet Dreams in the Woods’ to return to CCM
Immersive ‘Sweet Dreams in the Woods’ to return to CCM
Interview by Rui Pastorin        “Sweet Dreams in the Woods” will return to the Macau Cultural Centre (CCM) from August 7 to 11, set to present immersive theatre for babies that will allow them to explore, while also creating an environment that ignites their senses.Following its successful debut last year, the show is part of the 1st Macao International Children’s Arts Festival (MICAF) and is for babies aged four to 15 months and their parents.The Post spoke with
July 25, 2024
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Man uses pole to steal women’s underwear, films locals in bathrooms
A non-resident worker (NRW) from the mainland has been arrested for stealing women’s underwear and filming four locals in bathrooms, including a man, Public Security Police (PSP) spokeswoman Lai In Hong said yesterday.The suspect, surnamed Zhao, is in his forties, working for a food processing company in Areia Preta. The industrial facility where he works is situated in Areia Preta district, directly across from the residential building where the victims live. According to Lai, a local
July 25, 2024
BY William Chan
Woman cheated out of 363,000 patacas in cryptocurrency scam
Woman cheated out of 363,000 patacas in cryptocurrency scam
A local woman was scammed out of over 363,000 patacas after investing in cryptocurrencies, Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesman Lou Chan Fai said at a press conference yesterday.Lou said the victim is aged under 30.According to Lou, the victim read an advertisement about investing in cryptocurrency on a social networking site and joined a chat group on Telegram. She then followed the group’s instructions and purchased virtual currency from the cryptocurrency exchange platform Binance. From
July 25, 2024
BY William Chan
DSAL stops 4 construction projects due to safety hazards in 1H
DSAL stops 4 construction projects due to safety hazards in 1H
Yesterday’s current affairs phone-in programme hosted by Ou Mun Tin Toi, the Chinese-language radio channel of public broadcaster TDM, discussed the enhancement and promotion of occupational safety and health, during which Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) Occupational Safety and Health Department Head Lei Seak Chio noted that the bureau had temporarily stopped the work at four construction sites in the first six months of this year due to serious accidents or potential safety hazards.According to
July 25, 2024
BY Ginnie Liang
Cooling shelter opens due to Orange hot weather alert: IAS
Cooling shelter opens due to Orange hot weather alert: IAS
The Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) announced yesterday that its cooling shelter at the Ilha Verde Refuge Centre has extended its opening time to the public in response to the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) issuing the Orange hot weather alert earlier in the day, until the mercury drops.Since yesterday, the cooling shelter’s opening hours have been extended from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. due to the Orange hot weather alert, and if the temperature does not drop by 6 p.m., the shelter will
July 25, 2024
BY Ginnie Liang
UM to run new teaching centre in Hengqin next month
UM to run new teaching centre in Hengqin next month
The public University of Macau (UM) said yesterday that it will have a new teaching centre in rented premises on Zhuhai’s Hengqin island at the end of next month, with postgraduate programmes to be run there initially.The new teaching centre will be located in an office building in Hengqin.UM Faculty of Science and Technology Dean Xu Chengzhong made the remarks while speaking to reporters yesterday on the sidelines of an event on the campus.The UM’s current campus is situated in an area of
July 25, 2024
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Editorial: 3rd plenum upholds realistic-cum-pragmatic approach to deepening reform
The 20th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) adopted a resolution at the conclusion of its four-day third plenum last week on “Further Deepening Reform Comprehensively to Advance Chinese Modernisation,” vowing, among other things, to “take a realistic and pragmatic approach, as we work to further unleash and develop the productive forces and tap into and boost the vitality of our society.”I have been convinced since my years at university back in the 1970s that for
July 22, 2024
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Editorial: 3rd plenum upholds realistic-cum-pragmatic approach to deepening reform
The 20th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) adopted a resolution at the conclusion of its four-day third plenum last week on “Further Deepening Reform Comprehensively to Advance Chinese Modernisation,” vowing, among other things, to “take a realistic and pragmatic approach, as we work to further unleash and develop the productive forces and tap into and boost the vitality of our society.”I have been convinced since my years at university back in the 1970s that for
July 22, 2024
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Immersive ‘Sweet Dreams in the Woods’ to return to CCM
Immersive ‘Sweet Dreams in the Woods’ to return to CCM
Interview by Rui Pastorin        “Sweet Dreams in the Woods” will return to the Macau Cultural Centre (CCM) from August 7 to 11, set to present immersive theatre for babies that will allow them to explore, while also creating an environment that ignites their senses.Following its successful debut last year, the show is part of the 1st Macao International Children’s Arts Festival (MICAF) and is for babies aged four to 15 months and their parents.The Post spoke with
July 25, 2024
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Nature and Me - Part 2
Nature and Me - Part 2
Organised by the Macau Professional Speaking Association (MPSA) and co-organised by Language Exchange & Cultural Promotion Association, Society of Food & Environmental Health (Macao), and Sustainable Development Association, the Macao-wide English Essay Competition (MEEC) wrapped up its 2023-2024 competition with an award ceremony on March 16, 2024, at the Macao Science Centre. A lively panel discussion led by the emcees with the student representatives explored what they had written
July 16, 2024
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