Opinion

I’ve been becoming more and more troubled over the past few years on what I see as muddled labour policies and practices here in Macau.
 
The copyright of the very popular Japanese  TV series Shinya Shokudo (Midnight Canteen) was bought by a mainland Chinese audiovisual company in order to make a Chinese version.
Returning from an overseas trip earlier this month, I traveled on the 7pm ferry from the Hong Kong airport to the new Pac On ferry terminal in Taipa.  I got off the ferry with eager anticipation – what would this behemoth of a building, which has taken over 10 years to build, be like?
This year’s Macao Arts Festive presented Westland Feuds, a traditional Chinese play rarely seen on stage in Macau. The play was adapted from the fiction book of the same title written by the Shaanxi author, Chen Zhongshi.
 
In this ​issue, we bring you some upcycling tips and ideas on making what you thought was a mistake-of-a-purchase, into your next fave piece. The best part is, you definitely won’t have to worry about running into someone with the same thing on.
A recently aired television drama In the Name of the People has gained swift popularity. This drama, which consists of 50 episodes, topped the TV ratings soon after it was aired. On ratings website Douban, the drama even received a 9 out of 10 score. 
 

It never ceases to amaze me how the lending organizations here in Macau (ok, let’s not mince words, I mean our banks) and the valuation firms can be so shortsighted when it comes to assessing mortgage loans on older properties.

Hands up who’s been to Shenzhen recently? I’m embarrassed to confess that I’ve not been for over 25 years, unless a taxi drive last summer past the outskirts of the city on the way to the Artists Village counts.

Among the Chinese writers who participated in this year’s Macau Literary Festival, one of the highlights must be Yu Hua. Born on April 3, 1960 in Hangzhou, Yu grew up during the era of the Cultural Revolution.

I have always been inspired by street-style patched jackets and knew it would be a super easy DIY to recreate.

Pages