Opinion

Make impossible possible

The Master plan supposed to lead the urban development for the next decades, was finally released early this month after long awaited . However, this plan is failed to impress the public in both technical and strategic aspects. For example, the decade-long…
Opinion

The KIWI hospital – by Henrique Martins

Hospitals are, for most human beings, the more visible, historical and futuristic, dramatic and hopeful, side of healthcare. From large, multi-building facilities with academic as well as advanced research components, to small district or local homecare for proximity…
Opinion

Dilemma

It has been almost six months (less three days) since I landed in Salvador da Bahia, on the last direct flight from Lisbon. I’m writing and only as I put the letters together it hits me: it’s half a year. It’s half a year, damn it! The meetings I had…
AngolaEconomy

Do not repeat neighboring mistakes

Last week, the Center for Democracy and Development of Mozambique (CDD) held an online conference “Fundo Soberano de Angola: An experience to avoid”, where a possible way of managing a future Mozambican sovereign fund was discussed. The keynote speaker was Angolan…
Opinion

We still remember Li Wenliang

On September 8, China held a commendation conference to commend role models in the country’s fight against the COVID-19 epidemic. …
Opinion

Architectural Politics 101

Our next generation may find it interesting when they review the architectural history in the future, a grand solemn courthouse was once a vivid , public beloved, creative blackbox theatre, the transformation worth a legend in Macau architecture history ! I couldn’t…
Opinion

Apology has become a bad trend

About a month ago, the Transport Bureau of Macau issued a press release stating that the bus route frequency will be adjusted from August. …
Opinion

Fado versus boredom

João Melo I assume: excluding Amália, I can only hear one or two fados per quarter, perhaps a sensation similar to the one that stewed beans provoke to certain people. In the past, fado smelled bad, it was poor and dirty, like horse mackerel wrapped in a sheet of…
Opinion

The right-to-life fanatics are the real “killers”

In Brazil, a 10-year-old girl, raped by her uncle repeatedly, had to change States in order to see her pregnancy interrupted and covered by the law. In the state of Espírito Santo, where she lives, no hospital wanted to perform the procedure. It was already enough for…