ChinaEconomy

Macau lost nearly 4,600 foreign workers in July

The number of foreign workers without resident status in Macau decreased by nearly 4,600 in July, the month in which the Chinese region faced its worst Covid-19 outbreak. According to data from the Public Security Police Corps, at the end of July Macau had about 157,800…
BrazilChina

Chinese investment in Brazil triples in 2021

With new projects and large acquisitions, mainly in the energy and information technology sectors, investment by Chinese companies in Brazil more than tripled in 2021, returning to pre-pandemic levels. Although the result is influenced by the weak basis of comparison with…
ChinaSociety

Hong Kong court rejects same-sex marriages performed abroad

Hong Kong’s LGBTQIA+ community on Wednesday suffered a legal setback when a court rejected an appeal against the refusal to recognize same-sex marriages performed abroad. In recent years, LGBTQIA+ activists have won several legal victories against discrimination…
ChinaSociety

The sea giant that inspired the mermaid tales is extinct in China

The mammal has only been seen three times by people in the last five years, along China’s coastal areas. Researchers haven’t observed it since 2000. The animal, which weighs nearly half a ton, is known for its docile features and has become vulnerable due to…
ChinaSociety

China promotes coal use as extreme heat causes energy shortages

Beijing will support coal production after the daily consumption level of energy produced by the plants rose by 15% in the first two weeks of August. China will offer assistance to coal plants to secure electricity supplies as energy consumption rises due to an extreme…
ChinaSociety

Cities in China test fish, crabs and shrimp for covid-19

Xiamen city in southeastern China’s coastal Fujian province has commissioned PCR tests for fishermen and fish caught, according to the city’s fisheries supervisor. “We tested both humans and what they captured,” said a member of the Xiamen Municipal…
ChinaMacao

A year of democratic void

For the first time in 29 years, the Legislative Assembly does not have the pro-democratic camp in its ranks. A year after their exclusion, António Ng and Scott Chiang say the big change is the lack of monitoring and public discussion. Eilo Yu, a political analyst, explains…
ChinaEconomy

Number of visitors to Macau drops 98.8% in July

The number of visitors to Macau fell in July by 98.8% year-on-year due to the recent covid-19 outbreak that hit the territory, it was announced today. Compared to the previous month, the drop was 97.4%, the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated. Read more about…