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The Macao government and business community welcomed the Central Government’s Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) – known simply as the Plan – on 18 February, praising it as creating new opportunities for Macao’s people and economy.
Once a fishing town, Hengqin is now becoming an economic and business hub as investments, including from Macao, have been set in place to transform seven different sectors of development for the district.
Macao’s medical education is growing to meet international standards with Dr Manson Fok’s vision to improve medical training courses as well as provide students with opportunities for worldwide exposure.
The Sinulog Festival, one of the most popular religious celebrations in the Philippines, is held annually every third Sunday of January. In Macao, this tribute to the Child Jesus is also an occasion for the Filipino community to come together and ease the homesickness, while others take centre stage to shine as dancing queens.