Ching Ming Festival

Ching Ming Festival

Ching Ming Festival is one of the 24 segments in Chinese calendar.   It normally falls on the 4th or 5th of April because it’s depended on the Cold Food Day (105 days after previous year’s winter solstice).  In the old days, Ching Ming was celebrated 3...

Tourism | MSAR implements new travel alert system

Macau Daily Times feed The region’s new travel alert system was published yesterday in the Official Gazette and will take effect from March 7. The alert system will be managed by the Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT). The office issued a statement stressing...

Crime | Local youngsters involved in violent robbery

Macau Daily Times feed A man was the victim of a violent robbery committed by three other men on Saturday evening, the police revealed yesterday during a press conference. One of the robbers, and so far the only one detained by the authorities, is a 20-year-old...

Courts | Session stoped due to Ho’s health condition

Macau Daily Times feed Yesterday’s trial of the city’s former top prosecutor, Ho Chio Meng, was stoped after only approximately 20 minutes. As usual, the session started at 9.30 a.m., but soon after its commencement, Ho told the judges about  his physical condition,...

Briefs | Winter Games kick off

Macau Daily Times feed The 8th Asian Winter Games (AWG) officially kicked off on Sunday in Sapporo, Japan. Led by the president of  the Sports Bureau, Pun Weng Kun, Team Macau comprises 29 participants. Today, local athletes will participate in the ice hockey...

Singapore budget 2017: Winners and losers

Macau Daily Times feed In a bid to boost growth and productivity amid global economic and geopolitical uncertainties, Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced measures to support infrastructure projects and industries like marine and processes. The 2017...

One-third of restaurants report growth in December survey

Macau Daily Times feed The results of the latest “Business Climate Survey on Restaurants and Similar Establishments” were released yesterday in a statement published by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), showing that more than one-third of interviewed...

Game site said to seek funds at USD1.2b valuation

Macau Daily Times feed Douyu, the live- streaming service backed by Tencent Holdings Ltd. that’s been compared to Amazon’s Twitch, is in talks to raise a billion yuan (USD145 million) in funds at a valuation of about $1.2 billion, according to a person familiar with...