The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has failed to properly carry out processing tasks for its purchased books – such as their registration in its library catalogue system, sorting and cataloguing – so that a large number of books are still not on the bookshelves in its libraries for residents to use despite being purchased many years ago, the Commission of Audit (CA) said in a hard-hitting report Wednesday.
24 May, 2018
International superstar and multi-Grammy award winner Bruno Mars hosted two shows at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena on Friday and Saturday.
28 Apr, 2018
Chinese filmmaker Chen Kaige has agreed to serve as international jury president at the third edition of the International Film Festival & Awards – Macao later this year. Kaige is the only Chinese filmmaker to have won the Cannes Palme d’Or.
26 Apr, 2018
Graffiti has been scrawled on the plinth on which the bronze bust of Luís de Camões stands in Camões Garden, according to a statement by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) Tuesday.
18 Apr, 2018
Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said Tuesday that he held talks with central government officials in Beijing earlier this month at their request.
21 Mar, 2018
The director of Macau Literary Festival, Ricardo Pinto, said to local newspaper Hoje Macau that the cancelation of the presence of three writers in the event was decided after an “advise” by the China´s Liaison Office in Macau.
12 Mar, 2018
Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) President Mok Ian Ian said that the bureau does not look into content when it grants local associations financial support for their activities, in response to sponsoring an event that invited three authors whose presence was reportedly deemed “inappropriate” by the local authorities.
7 Mar, 2018
The Macau Literary Festival organisation said that the decision to cancel the participation of writers Jung Chang, Suki Kim and James Church in the event was taken after local authorities said their entry in Macau would not be guaranteed.
5 Mar, 2018
The Macau Literary Festival announced today that four writers including Jung Chang and Suki Kim would not attend this year’s edition scheduled to happen from March 10-25.
5 Mar, 2018
Patua, Macau’s Portuguese-Asian creole, is “critically endangered”, a recently published study reaffirms.
27 Feb, 2018
For the first time Macau will hold in March an International Biennial solely dedicated to the works of female artists.
21 Feb, 2018
British Book of the Year 1994 winner Jung Chang is among more than 60 guests joining The Script Road - Macau Literary Festival this year.
13 Feb, 2018
Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On Tuesday conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family of renowned sinologist Jao Tsung-I who passed away in Hong Kong yesterday, aged 100.
7 Feb, 2018
The International Institute of Macau (IIM) announced that this year it plans to establish a website that focuses on Macanese cuisine, providing an interactive page for users to share different recipes.
5 Feb, 2018
Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said Wednesday she hopes there will be 10 to 20 percent more spectators watching the Chinese New Year (CNY) parade this year.
1 Feb, 2018
Local writer Mok Ian Ian will be the next President of Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) according to the Secretary for Social Affairs, Alexis Tam.
30 Jan, 2018
The president of the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), Cecilia Tse Heng Sai, has resigned from her post today due to health reasons.
29 Jan, 2018
World-acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse recently announced that he will open two new restaurants and a bar in May at the upcoming Morpheus Hotel at City of Dreams resort, in Macau, according to China Daily today.
27 Jan, 2018
The government will launch a two-month public consultation Saturday for the drafting of an official plan for the protection and management of the UNESCO-listed Historic Centre of Macau it was announced at a press conference held Thursday at the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC).
19 Jan, 2018
The government will launch a two-month public consultation on Monday about the ongoing cultural heritage evaluation of Coloane’s Lai Chi Vun Village and its traditional shipyards.
19 Jan, 2018