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NMA: Time for more transparency of government subsidies

The New Macau Association urges the government and government funded organisations to publish detailed financial reports on how they allocate expenditure.

Local pro-democratic New Macau Association (NMA) is urging the government to disclose detailed financial statements for the public to review regarding government subsidies granted to the city’s not-fo

Verdict: Old court building to be new central library

The majority of cultural heritage committee members support converting the old court building into a new central library.

Most of the members of the Cultural Heritage Committee yesterday agreed to revamp the city’s old court building in Nam Van into the new central library despite some suggesting the government be more t

Trilingual medical guide to be published tomorrow

The Portuguese Oriental Institute (IPOR) will launch its first trilingual guide of medical terms in Portuguese, Chinese and English tomorrow, designed to serve health professionals, patients and stude

PJ seize MOP12 mln-worth of cocaine at airport

Judiciary Police (PJ) busted a Venezuelan woman at the local airport yesterday for trafficking cocaine with a market value of some MOP12 million (US$1.5 million) local broadcaster TDM Radio reported.

IACM slammed

Despite spending MOP98.67 mln in one year, the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau has been criticised by the Commission of Audit for its poor management of public recreational areas.

A total of around MOP98.67 million (US$12.39 million) has been spent on the management and maintenance of Macau’s public spaces that include recreational facilities.

Fresh leaks

Following the Panama Papers released earlier this year, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has uncovered another global scandal involving many influential and powerful officials

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), in cooperation with German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and news organisations from Europe, South America, Asia and Africa, yesterday

A house for addictions

The Association of Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers of Macao has opened a drug, alcohol and gaming addiction treatment centre in Ka-Hó village.

A new treatment centre for gaming and substance addiction was inaugurated this week at Ka-Hó in Coloane by the Association of Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers of Macao (ARTM), news agency Lusa has repor

Palace revolution

Legislator Ella Lei cautions that such an incident reflects flaws in the government labour policy which she appeals local authorities review.

A group of local construction workers on the Grand Lisboa Palace project - developed by local gaming operator SJM Holdings Ltd. in Cotai – have been given their jobs back.

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