Editorial

China unfolds

In both China and Macau, those coming from abroad will have to comply with the 5+3 model (five days in a designated hotel and three days of home quarantine), which replaces the 7+3 (seven days in a designated hotel and three days of home self-management). For foreign…
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Discriminatory bridge

PLATAFORMA was present at the event “Think Thanks Forum between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries”, held this week, organized by the Commissariat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the MSAR and the Polytechnic University of Macau. Firstly, praise the…
Editorial

Macau not like this

I return after three weeks in Portugal, where the Covid-19 pandemic already has (very) little impact on everyday life. In fact, in Europe, this is the feeling that proliferates. As we start moving further east, in Taipei, we are reminded of the nightmare the virus still…
Editorial

Macau changes

A transfer of sovereignty that would be protected for 50 years was precipitated by the winds of revolt in Hong Kong. Macau was not positioned on the axis of the neighboring region, nor did that interest it – the economic precipice was certain and worse than the one it…
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Double need

Low in themselves, the incomes of non-resident workers fled with the arrival of the new epidemic outbreak. To make the situation worse, the anti-pandemic measures, always with a sense of urgency, did not make it possible to prepare reserves to face this period, and many have…
Editorial

Regional Macao

The question of Macao’s ability to compete with the other cities in the Greater Bay has been raised a lot, namely in the financial or tourist sector. In the latter, there is a certain fear or fear that the city will lose its uniqueness, especially due to the current…