Macao’s creatives are positioning the city as a hub for collectable, high-value toys – for adults.
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Residents breathe a sigh of relief as their city welcomes back friends, business partners and tourists.
Macao’s stamp collectors are passionate about their hobby’s colourful history – a record, in fact, of history itself. But will their enthusiasm live on in the next generation?
Eddie Lam wasn’t a classic car fan, but then he fell in love with a 1978 Chevrolet Camaro. Since then, the graphic designer has built an association of like-minded individuals who collect, protect and exhibit classic cars.
Plans are shaping up for Macao’s East Line, which requires a significant portion to be built underwater. The new metro, starting near the Gongbei Border Gate, will be a boon for commuters and tourists from the mainland.
Dave Wan is the third-generation carpenter behind Zawood and Wood Fighter. In the course of tweaking his business during the pandemic, he’s found a way to enhance modern lives through a traditional craft.
In June, Fong Chon Kit and Fiona Sam launched 404absent, Macao’s first digital fashion brand and proof of concept for a whole new way to create clothes. Now, they hope to use the metaverse to disrupt the fashion scene and introduce Macao to a world of new opportunities.
Upgrades to make Macao’s public transport system, including new LRT lines and a sea-crossing cable car, aim to transform the way this city commutes by the end of the decade.
The Fuhong Society of Macau supports people with intellectual disabilities and those recovering from mental illness through vocational training and employment opportunities.
A new generation of entrepreneurs is breathing life into Macao’s historic merchant’s street, fusing past and future together like nowhere else in the city.