Editorial

Lucidity and common sense

If there were any doubts, the head of the Macau Government, Ho Iat Seng, ended up dissipating them this Tuesday, during a questioning session of the lawmakers, within the scope of the presentation of the Governmental Action Lines for 2021: The return to normal life, the one…
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Election Day

During (almost) all life, the electoral expectation really only started to take shape with the end of the voting day, as the circle of time closed and forced the polls to close. It was a sign that you were getting into what really mattered. Voters had already made their…
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Let's take it easy

We have now learned that 449,085 people entered Macau in September, including tourists and hikers, 97.7 percent more, when compared to the previous month, August 2020. This number almost doubled, compared to 227,113 entries registered in August. Seen in this way, in…
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Waiting!

There is a Portuguese proverb that says … “whoever hopes always reaches”! It is what remains of us. Believe that the popular adage, made of custom, will materialize. And how long the wait is! It started there at the end of January and has already entered…
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Coincidences

On the day that the territory is still in the aftermath of another typhoon passing through the city – the accounting in the middle of the day spoke of almost three hundred occurrences caused by Higos, which forced to raise signal 10 of tropical storm, the highest the…
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Travel, turning or mirage times

Since today, August 12, Chinese authorities have been issuing individual and group visas to anyone who wants to enter Macau from Zhuhai. There, right next to Macau, around two million people live. Many will be able to re-enter the special administrative region. It will…
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From Mars and the virus

The last week brought good news in the fields of science, research, knowledge and innovation in Portuguese language. Let’s start with the proximity factor. The first Chinese space mission is on its way to Mars. For a week now. A multidisciplinary and multinational…
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A hand still empty but full of hope

The World Health Organization (WHO) is aware that 163 vaccines against Covid-19 are being developed globally. The available data indicate that most are still in the pre-clinical development stage, which means that scientists and researchers are experimenting with cells in…
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The clock doesn't stop!

The clock does not stop. Tik tok, tik tok. Chinese company Bytedance, led by a US citizen and owner of a video app, born in the east, this week asked U.S. companies Google and Apple to withdraw the app from platforms in Hong Kong, after Beijing deliberately enforced national…
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Inform on time and accurately

Ryukyu Islands, Japan, Kermadec Islands, Honshu, Japan and Oaxaca, Mexico. How do these locations relate to Macau? Apparently little or nonexistent. But the local population was informed that on June 13, 1,655 kilometers east-northeast of Macau, the Ryukyu coast was…