Graffiti defaces plinth of Camões bust: IC

 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

Tam defends trip to Beijing during ‘two sessions’  

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

China´s Liaison office suggest cancelation of writers presence in the Macau Literary Festival

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

Culture bureau “grants financial support without evaluating content”

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

Writer Jung Chang entry in Macau not guaranteed by authorities

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

Authors Jung Chang and Suki Kim dropping off the 2018 Macau Literary Festival

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 is ‘critically endangered’: study

Patua, Macau’s Portuguese-Asian creole, is “critically endangered”, a recently published study reaffirms.

27 Feb, 2018

Female artists to join first Macau Biennial in March

For the first time Macau will hold in March an International Biennial solely dedicated to the works of female artists.

21 Feb, 2018

Writer Jung Chang to attend The Script Road – Macau Literary Festival

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

Chui expresses condolences to Jao family

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

International Institute of Macau to launch a website on macanese cuisine

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

Tourism chief hopes CNY parade gets bigger crowd

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

Writer Mok Ian Ian to be next President of Cultural Affairs Bureau

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

President of the Cultural Affairs Bureau resigned due to health reasons

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

Chef Alain Ducasse cooking up a food feast for Macao at Morpheus hotel

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

Government to launch public consultation for the drafting of a plan for the protection of Historic Centre of Macau

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

Government to consult public on shipyards’ heritage status

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

Academic freedom is important: new University of Macau rector

Song Yonghua, the University of Macau’s (UM) new rector, said Wednesday that academic freedom is a core value of any university, adding that as the new UM rector he would comply with the university’s regulations to ensure academic freedom.

11 Jan, 2018

Adelsons donate 15 million patacas to USJ

Adelson Family Foundation presented a US$1.9 million ceremonial cheque Tuesday to the Roman Catholic University of Saint Joseph (USJ) to assist its recovery efforts after Typhoon Hato and subsequent floods caused major damage to its new campus in August and September last year.

10 Jan, 2018

AirAsia plans to launch 4 new Macau routes this year

Low-cost carrier AirAsia will be launching three to four new routes for Macau this year, the airline’s CEO for Hong Kong and Macau Celia Lao Sio Wun told reporters Monday.

9 Jan, 2018