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GDSE extended for another two years

The Office for the Development of the Energy Sector (GDSE) has had its operations extended for another two years, according to a dispatch signed by Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On and published i

Lusofonia cuts budget to MOP3 million

A 9 pct saving in this year’s budget was reached by utilising online media to promote the Festival and by cutting down on printed materials.

This year’s Lusofonia Festival budget was set at MOP3 million (US$375,451), a decrease of 9 per cent or MOP300,000 year-on-year, said head of the Department of Cultural Events of the Cultural Affairs

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.

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