In Macao, Winnie Lai is one of the few instructors certified to teach the art of sola wood flower arrangements. Rustic and homey, the eco-friendly handicraft invites a conversation about eco-friendly alternatives to fresh-cut flowers.
This young Macao climate activist took the cause to COP26 and the Global Youth Summit on Net-Zero Future
From researching environmental systems at university to volunteering with the Global Alliance of Universities on Climate, Macao student Cheng Hao Sheng is working hard to build a more sustainable future.
Planting a seed: The co-founder of Macau for Waste Reduction says Macao residents are ready to recycle, but they need a better system
Since launching Macau for Waste Reduction in 2019, co-founder Capricorn Leong has observed a wellspring of enthusiasm in recycling among Macao residents. But they need the facilities and infrastructure to match.
Yuenjie Maru, a Hong Kong dance practitioner and choreographer, had to undergo 21 days in hotel quarantine when he came to Macao to put on a show at the Macau City Fringe Festival in January 2021. Undeterred, he used the time to choreograph a show, grow some onions and teach dance online.
Stepping up: This woman ‘climbed’ to the tallest and deepest points on the Earth’s surface while quarantining
Macao-based lawyer Luisa Bragança challenged herself to scale two of the world’s tallest mountains and head to the depths of the Mariana Trench, using a stair-stepper during three different hotel quarantines in the past year.
Queenie Fok, chairman of Greenfuture Macau, believes that it’s what we do – not what we know – that will build a more sustainable Macao. That’s why the NGO has turned its focus to hands-on environmental education programmes.
Hong Kong-based CircleDNA enables you to take more control of your health with a simple DNA test. Keen to try it? Macao News has one Premium CircleDNA Test, valued at MOP 4,990, to give away this March.
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.
Four Seasons Macao’s new spa director Elaine Alipio shares 8 wellness and beauty secrets you can try at home
Elaine Alipio knows a thing or two about self-care. Recently appointed as the spa director at Four Seasons Macao Cotai Strip, Alipio reveals eight of her top wellness, beauty and relaxation rituals to work into your daily routine.
Mariana de Oliveira Dias is a certified wellness consultant and nutrition coach, yoga instructor and raw vegan chef. In this column, she answers your health, nutrition and wellness questions so we can all lead healthier happier lives.
Long before ‘wellness’ would become a global buzzword, Cristina Lobo pioneered the industry in Macao. As the founder and managing director of Nirvana Day Spa, one of the city’s first independent spas, Cristina is keeping pace with the next generation of spa-goers.