Editorial

What is the purpose of Macau people visiting Macau?

Macao Tourism Office launched the “ Travel Macao” plan, targeting the Macau resident to join local tour. This can rescue the local tourism industry in Macao, which was severely hit by the epidemic. There have in total of 15 routes, divided into two groups, community…
Editorial

Diversity is on us

This week that is about to end has been intense in several aspects. Yesterday, PLATAFORMA published a story about racism that marked me. It’s not that I didn’t know what racism is. I know and even felt it in my skin, even though it is what many people call…
Ferreira Fernandes

The fall of statues epidemic

If the winners are the ones who write the history, calculate what happens to the statues! These being songs of glory in stone, how can they represent those who lose? The secessionist generals lost the American Civil War (1861-1865), by what title did they, losers, want to be…
Editorial

Freedom is everything

There are always those who surprise me, even though everything is expected. Examples this week at PLATAFORMA: Ana Sofia Fonseca and the ladies of Mr. António – breathe for those who cannot; Guilherme Rego and the vicious cycle of the stepmother virus – shot in…

Each number is a person

A green and orange flower. Imperfect stitches on white cloth. I discovered it half a dozen days ago, in the abyss of moving house, folded in four, at the bottom of a drawer. For a moment, I forgot the crates and remembered crumbling crochet. “Here. To remember the day I…
Editorial

How much longer?

We continue to live in these days – strength of expression, this reference to the days that pass,because it’s already weeks and months – a different time, since the world, just like thewe knew, if confined.The speed at which time runs in our time, which is…
Editorial

Dialogue

The self-styled Front of Liberation of the State of Cabinda (FLEC) reported the death in combat, last Saturday, of 15 people in a confrontation that opposed soldiers of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) and the Armed Forces of Cabinda (FAC), the armed wing of the organization…

Still blacks on battery radios

José Kaliengue, Director of the newspaper OPAIS I live in what can now be called a “place of silence”.Parents have their children locked up at home and at this time they are stillenjoy the hot days with the air conditioning on. No laughterof children offered in the…
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Just breathing is important

I don’t know if anything I can tell you that hasn’t already been said and redeemed. Or written, or perhaps vomited on a dark street, by one of those geniuses of LED lamps that accentuate the blackness of chilly souls. We wander, the so-called networks, search…
Editorial

Portuguese language teaching continues to develop

With the stabilization of the Covid-19 pandemic in Macau, another sector started to recover. News about the development of Portuguese language teaching appeared again in the media. On June 8, the Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM), the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies…