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UM ranked among the top globally in ESI in clinical medicine and four other fields

The University of Macau (UM) has been included in the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) database for ranking among the top 1 per cent in terms of citation frequency of published papers in the field of clinical medicine. In addition to this field, so far UM has been included in the database for ranking among the top 1 per cent in four other fields, namely engineering, pharmacology and toxicology, computer science, and social sciences, general. UM is one of the four universities in Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan that have been included in the ESI database in a new field this year, which shows international recognition of UM’s research capacity.

UM to hold Congregation on 26 May

The University of Macau (UM) will hold the Congregation 2018 in the Sports Complex on Saturday 26 May at 4:00pm.

Consumer Council released its latest ‘Supermarket price survey’ Surveyed spots included 12 supermarkets in Santo António Parish

Consumer Council conducted its latest ‘Supermarket price survey’ on 18 May for the implementation of Section 2b), Article 10, Law 4/95/M of 12 June. Surveyed locations included supermarkets near Horte e Costa, Avenida do Ouvidor Arriaga and Rua da Emenda areas in Santo António Parish.

“The 9th Macanese Cooking Competition” & “The 6th Young Macanese Cooking Competition” Co-organised by IFT and MCA

Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) and Macau Culinary Association (MCA) co-organised the 9th Macanese Cooking Competition and the 6th Young Macanese Cooking Competition for universities students on 17 May at IFT.

Business climate survey on restaurants & similar establishments and retail trade for March 2018

Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that 59% of the interviewed restaurants & similar establishments reported a year-on-year rise in receipts in March, up by 10 percentage points from February. The corresponding proportion of Chinese Restaurants reached 82%, the highest proportion recorded since the survey began, and the share of Japanese & Korean Restaurants surged by 53 percentage points to 73%. Meanwhile, the share of interviewed establishments recording a year-on-year decline in receipts decreased by 16 percentage points over February to 19%. The corresponding proportion of Japanese & Korean Restaurants (13%) dropped by 33 percentage points.

“2018 Traditional Medicine International Development Forum (Thailand)” held on May 11, in Bangkok Leveraging the platform role as a bridge for ASEAN countries and Mainland China

Organized by the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) in collaboration with the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of the People’s Republic of China, and jointly co-ordinated by the Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Technology Industrial Park of Cooperation between Guangdong and Macao (hereinafter, “GMTCM Park”) and the Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor Association of Thailand, the “2018 Traditional Medicine International Development Forum (Thailand)” was solemnly inaugurated on May 10, 2018, in Bangkok, Thailand. Nearly 400 guests were present at the event, comprising representatives from relevant government authorities coming from 7 ASEAN countries, having engaged in discussions and in-depth exchanges on pertinent issues, in particular the current situation and development perspectives for the TCM industry. It has attracted a high participation in a very warm atmosphere, demonstrating Macao’s full role as a platform connecting the ASEAN countries with Mainland China in fostering their joint development of TCM, at international level.

FSS and Fund Management Entities Regularly Review the Implementation of Central Provident Fund

At present, there are a total of seven fund management entities providing the investment instruments for the contributions of non-mandatory central provident fund system (the System). To protect the residents’ access to appropriate central provident fund services and information, the Social Security Fund (abbreviated to FSS in Macao) continues to be in close contact with the entities to ensure the smooth implementation of the various work of the System.

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