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...

UM scholar to receive awards from APA

Macau Daily Times feed Brian Hall from the Department of Psychology at the University of Macau will receive three Early Career Awards from the American Psychological Association (APA) in August in Colorado. The three awards include the Theodore Blau Early Career Award...

Growth in consumer prices slows

Macau Daily Times feed The composite Consumer Price Index (CPI) for June 2016 increased by 2.26 percent year-on-year to 108.29, according to information released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). This has indicated a slowdown of 0.38 percentage points from...

Gov’t says five-year plan gathering support

Macau Daily Times feed The MSAR has received some 10,800 opinions from residents during a two-month long consultation period on the proposal for the Five-Year Development Plan, which ended on June 30. The Policy Research Office said over 80 percent of the opinions...

IC opens Fringe Festival applications

Macau Daily Times feed The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has announced that it is now accepting program proposals for the 16th Macau City Fringe Festival which will be held in January 2017. According to a statement from the IC, all local associations registered at the...

Hong Kong teen leader Joshua Wong guilty in protest trial

Macau Daily Times feed A Hong Kong court yesterday found teen protest leader Joshua Wong guilty of taking part in an illegal rally that sparked massive student-led pro-democracy street protests in the southern Chinese city two years ago. The 19-year-old...

Infectious diseases building still not agreeable

Macau Daily Times feed Another of the highlighted topics of yesterday’s AL plenary session was one raised by Song Pek Kei’s spoken enquiry. The lawmaker was calling for a general plan of the infectious diseases building that “still raises many questions from society.”...

Macau airport expects 6.4 million passengers in 2016

Macau Daily Times feed The Macau International Airport Company Limited (CAM) has announced full-year targets of 55,000 flight movements, including 3,105 general aviation aircraft movements, 30,659 tonnes of cargo and 6.4 million passengers, released in a statement by...