Bamboo has long been used in Macao’s construction industry, primarily as scaffolding. But as this eco-friendly material gradually gets replaced by steel, there are people fighting for its inclusion in a wider range of building activities.
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The FISU World University Games are a chance for Macao’s young sportsmen and women to show their stuff internationally. This year, in Chengdu, they performed especially well in wushu events – earning seven medals in total.
In a city once famed for its handcrafted wooden ships, the Lai Chi Vun shipyards are testament to a bygone era. After years of decay, they’ve been brought back to life as a living museum.
Macao-born dancer Wendy Choi-Buttinger on merging art, family and business – to build a life where she’s true to herself.
Through workshops, books and the Macau Penman, a company specialising in traditional writing tools, Macao-born Aquino da Silva hopes to lead a renaissance for Western calligraphy.
Plenty of doctors were born and raised in Macao, yet each one was educated outside of the city. That won’t be the case for much longer. Macau University of Science and Technology’s first class of aspiring doctors are more than halfway through their training.
In the early 20th century, a devout Buddhist and his reformist friends ran a college for women. The archives amassed during this time – at Kong Tac Lam Temple – has just been awarded special new status by UNESCO.
An action-packed four days in Lisbon saw Macao’s chief executive sign deals, meet with students, and accept a prestigious medal from Portugal’s president.
The three-day BEYOND International Technology and Innovation Expo 2023 gave Macao a platform to champion more than the startups shaping the future. It also allowed the city to display its potential as a hub for ground-breaking innovations.
New interactive displays, walk-through replicas and Madame Tussauds wax figures mean the museum has come roaring out of the pandemic better than ever.