Macao is the world’s fifth-largest importer of shark fin in the world. We talk to conservationists to understand what’s driving demand – and why it needs to change.
With a life expectancy of 84.1, Macao’s residents are outliving the rest of the world. We talk to the city’s seniors, caretakers and healthcare experts to understand how and why.
Predictions for the Year of the Ox: What to expect in 2021 according to a Chinese zodiac and feng shui expert
We talk to Cheang Weng U, a feng shui master in Macao, to understand what awaits us in the Year of Ox, based on Chinese zodiac theory.
We may not be able to live forever, but with smart lifestyle choices, it’s possible to reduce our risk of chronic illnesses and extend our lifespans. We invite Cheong Pak Leng, a medical expert in Macao, to share a few tips to maintain our physical and mental health.
From the promotion of Mandarin as an educational medium to the influx of mainland Chinese tourists and migrants, we contemplate the future of Macao’s Cantonese dialect.
Most people are familiar with tangible heritage – a city’s physical history, such as its archaeological sites, historical monuments, ancient
Tragedy has a way of bringing a community together or pulling them apart. In Macao, we meet a group of young people who have gone above and beyond to serve their community in unexpected, inspiring ways.
From dietary changes to a minimalist mindset, Macao eco-activist Annie Lao shares eight simple yet significant ways to shrink your footprint in the new year.
Around the world there is a growing movement to curb plastic waste by discouraging, or even banning, the biggest source: single-use plastics. Eco-activist and writer Annie Lao knows how destructive these innocuous items can be, and when Macau officials proved slow to act, she stepped up.
Local art enthusiasts can easily identify Denis Murrell’s unique work, which combines acrylic paints with ink and tissue paper. Residing in Macao since 1989, the Australia-born artist has won several local awards, including prizes from the Macau Biennial Art Exhibition and the Collective Exhibition of Macao Artists.
Born on 16 July 1964, Choi spent much of her childhood in a village house with six siblings and a menagerie of pets; growing up she has cared for everything from cats and dogs through to fish and turtles. Her parents ran a small restaurant, which provided the income to care for this big family.