Opinion

In serious condition

João Melo The relationship between humans and pets has always intrigued me. In ancient times the cat hunted all animals, especially rats, the eternal plague of barns. The dog was the guard of the clan or served as a finger lick at the banquets of the rich. From…
Opinion

Blame young people? No. Give them responsibility!

Just over four months ago, when Portugal practically had to ‘close doors’, with the confinement, one of the questions that came out was about the need for a possible social change in our lives from now on, derived from the result of this new experience of being…
Opinion

Country with entry of people without tests

The global economic situation is so severe that countries are in dire need of opening up to the outside. But most do so cautiously. That is, each country has enacted temporary restrictions on the entry and exit of people in its territory. The objective is to contain and…
Opinion

Portugal, again, against the majority of the European Union

While most European Union countries do not have mostly public airlines, Portugal nationalizes TAP and now holds 72.5% of a highly indebted company. While most European countries only supported airlines due to the crisis caused by the search for flights by the pandemic…
Opinion

The hero's lament

Last week, John Lewis, the leader of the African-American civil rights movement and a former US deputy, died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 80. Both Bill Clinton and Barack Obama shared tributes to the former deputy online, and a member of the House of Representatives…
MacaoOpinion

Is 2Q20 the darkest moment for Macau's gaming industry?

For Macau’s casino and junket operators, 2Q20 could be one of the most difficult moments. The influence of travel restrictions after Guangdong Province authorities imposed a 14-day mandatory quarantine on all arrivals, including local Guangdong residents, from 27…
Opinion

COVID-19 Testing for all

Zhuhai announced on the 13th this month, people entering Guangdong Province from Guangdong and Macao border with a negative COVID-19 test certificate would not need medical isolation. On that night, there was a “traffic jam” in the coronavirus testing…
Opinion

Who will the vaccine war kill?

Everyone has realized that there are no preventive, hygiene or containment measures that can be truly effective in solving the pandemic and economic crisis caused by COVID-19. The human world will only return to a state of relative normality when effective vaccines that…
MacaoOpinion

The Recovery of Gaming Industry in Macau is Still a Long Way Off

With the announcement of Guangdong and Macau government on Monday night that, from July 15 onwards, the 14-day mandatory quarantine requirement imposed by Guangdong Province on all visitors from Macau are removed, it seems there is a glimmer of light for Macau, which has…
EditorialOpinion

A day that will not come

Is the wave of movement that caused by the assassination of a powerful black leader the starting point of the modern black right in America? White House has never scared of any protests over the black right. The wave of protests over the anti-racism cased by the…