MacaoSociety

Pharmacies in Macau still short of medicines

Pharmacists told Lusa today that, almost a month after the start of the biggest outbreak of covid-19 in Macau, the territory continues to face a shortage of medication, mainly to treat symptoms of the viral infection. Until Christmas, a rush to pharmacies left the shelves…
Society

25 Russian torture camps discovered in Kharkiv

Ukrainian police said they had located up to 25 facilities used by Russian forces to torture prisoners in the Kharkiv region, in the east, recently recovered by Ukraine. In these prison camps, civilians were held in inhumane conditions and tortured, explained Volodimir…
Society

Benedict XVI, Pope emeritus, dies

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI died this Saturday at the age of 95 at the Mater Ecclesiae monastery in the Vatican, where he had lived for about ten years. Benedict XVI, whose birth name is Joseph Ratzinger, was elected to preside over the fate of the Catholic Church in 2005…
BrazilLusofonia

"Brazil has long liked to have a representative here in Macau"

Camila Macedo is the first reader in the Brazilian Lectorate Program in Macau. The initiative funds Brazilian scholars to work in foreign higher education institutions and promote the Portuguese language and Brazilian literature. For six months in the Region, she says the…
ChinaMacao

Widespread infection weakens Macau's health system

Medical staff drops in half, while the number of patients quadruples. Staff at Conde São Januário’s Hospital and Macau’s residents show discontent with the way authorities are dealing with the situation. A virologist gives a solution to the disparity between…
BrazilSociety

Best player in history, Pelé dies at 82

Edson Arantes do Nascimento died at the age of 82, a man like any other, with qualities and defects. In this case, more qualities than defects, although these prevented him from being an even more influential citizen than he was. Pelé died as a result of multiple organ…
Society

'Grandma, we've been hit': Russian strikes rock Kyiv

Georgiy Yatsenko was hiding in the basement trying to comfort his anxious grandchildren on Thursday morning when an explosion rocked his normally sleepy street in southern Kyiv. The blast blew out all his windows but the scene that greeted him when he stepped outside was…