‘Would you like to know the date of your death?’ Toastmasters encourages members to take a stance, defend it, and become good leaders in the process. This global public speaking club is thriving in Macao, though locals took two decades to realise its potential.
After 2.5 years of Covid-19, Macao is one of few places still requiring hotel quarantine on arrival. For many, it can be a distressing experience. We spoke with three people who describe their time in hotel quarantine as inhumane, turbulent and intransparent.
Rainbow of Macau founding director-general urges greater legal protections for Macao’s LGBTQ+ community
In honour of Pride Month in June, we sat down with Anthony Lam, founding director-general of Rainbow of Macau, the city’s first pro-LGBTQ+ organisation, to understand the legal reality for LGBTQ+ individuals in the city.
This International Women’s Day 2021, we celebrate three women in Macao who smashed glass ceilings in aviation, banking and construction. They share their personal stories, challenges and advice for ambitious young women.
With ongoing industry developments, major real estate projects and smoother immigration, Hengqin has attracted a stream of investment interest from Macao residents. But it could be five to 10 years before the island delivers returns.
In 1987, single-engine Sagres and its crew completed the first aerial journey from Lisbon to Macao and became the first plane to land in the city. Today, the plane is parked in Coloane – a testament to this historic adventure.