For almost two decades, the Macao Heritage Ambassadors Association has been convincing visitors that there’s more to this city than integrated resorts. The group also reminds locals that what is here is precious.
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Long-time residents reflect on the government’s bid to import 1,000 qualified professionals in an effort to boost key sectors, recalling the days when Macao had the opposite issue – a talent surplus.
Macao has more temples per square kilometre than any other city in Greater China, some dating back to the 13th century. What role do they play in the territory today and how are they being preserved by the government?
Can you truly understand a place without knowing its past? Meet the people keeping Macao’s fascinating history alive.
The modern day library is more than just a collection of books. As our reading and media consumption habits have evolved, so too has this humble public facility.
Five simple 100-year-old houses in Taipa tell a hugely important part of the Macao story. The daily way of life of previous generations is kept alive to enrich the knowledge of locals and visitors alike.
A range of Macao’s artistic talent is now on show at the newly opened Grand Lisboa Palace, which highlights the city’s East-meets-West character in a truly creative manner.
Keng Si Wong’s grandparents created an incense business in the 1940s. Nearly 80 years later, along with his partner, the family’s Veng Lei legacy brand is burning bright.
Brought from Portugal to Macao, azulejo tiles can be traced to Ancient Mesopotamia. But the city has added its own imprint to this disappearing craft.
Macao’s 2021 Venice Biennale of Architecture exhibitors envision a future of integration, connection and coexistence with the Greater Bay Area.