Editorial

Press service: much, little or nothing?

I arrived in Macau in 2010. If there was one thing I always heard from journalists working in the territory, it was complaining about the advisers and spokespersons of the various bodies that make up the Macao SAR Government. In these 10 years, I have also felt the absurd…
Editorial

Cabo Delgado is like Timor

Portugal loses face in the Cabo Delgado massacres. Speaking to PLATAFORMA, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs summarizes the inability to lead, in an unavoidable cause: life. It maintains “close contacts with the Mozambican authorities, with its European partners and…
Editorial

The invisible ones

Coronacrisis is threatening 75% of domestic workers worldwide to lose their jobs. The number is equivalent to 55 million people. These data were released yesterday by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and reflect the social dimension of the times we are going…

The cry of Cabo Delgado

There are screams that time doesn’t stop. Hands are thrown to the head. The whole body runs away to look at it. It looms out in a cry: “My son, my son!” A cry at the age of 42. Two steps forward. Suddenly, the body was immobile. How do you hold on to the…

Blacks also kill themselves

José Kaliengue, Director of Jornal OPAIS Luanda, Monday, June 8th. I see in a group of journalists on a social network a discussion about the death of a young man at the hands of the police. So far Covid-19, which has imposed a two-month state of emergency on the…

There's no place down here

Sitting in the café with the pose of who is anything but you, I stick my finger in my nose and scarafuncho until I find a piece of soft brain that can remove without affecting what eventually consoles me. The mind is a frontier, one of those at risk, which does not leave…
Editorial

What is the purpose of Macau people visiting Macau?

Macao Tourism Office launched the “ Travel Macao” plan, targeting the Macau resident to join local tour. This can rescue the local tourism industry in Macao, which was severely hit by the epidemic. There have in total of 15 routes, divided into two groups, community…
Editorial

Diversity is on us

This week that is about to end has been intense in several aspects. Yesterday, PLATAFORMA published a story about racism that marked me. It’s not that I didn’t know what racism is. I know and even felt it in my skin, even though it is what many people call…
Ferreira Fernandes

The fall of statues epidemic

If the winners are the ones who write the history, calculate what happens to the statues! These being songs of glory in stone, how can they represent those who lose? The secessionist generals lost the American Civil War (1861-1865), by what title did they, losers, want to be…
Editorial

Freedom is everything

There are always those who surprise me, even though everything is expected. Examples this week at PLATAFORMA: Ana Sofia Fonseca and the ladies of Mr. António – breathe for those who cannot; Guilherme Rego and the vicious cycle of the stepmother virus – shot in…