Lam Iok Hoi grew up seeing vendors selling dough sculptures on Macao’s streets. Now, the 73-year-old ex-chef has made it his mission to keep the disappearing folk art alive.
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Macanese dishes have long been a staple around many Macanese family dinner tables. And now, it’s easier than ever to find these treasured dishes at restaurants, too.
A few years ago, colourful artist and businesswoman Jovinia António turned hurtful remarks into the driving force behind Stardust Journey. Now she is making an impression across Macao with her budding textile business, selling bold-patterned products based on personal stories and leading workshops that teach others her unique marbling technique.
Chess in Macao was on its last legs until the Covid-19 pandemic renewed interest in the sport, particularly among local youth. Now, the Macau Chess Federation sees hope for the game’s future in the city.
What everyone in Macao should know about the water they consume each day: where it comes from, how it’s treated and what innovations are coming down the pipeline.