The Buzz | Richemont sales miss analysts’ estimates

Cie. Financiere Richemont SA, the world’s largest jewelry maker, posted the slowest start to a year since the global recession as consumers held back on buying luxury goods in Hong

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CHINA A freight truck lost control and crashed into a bus stop in a northern Chinese city, killing eight people and injuring six others. SINGAPORE-HK Starting next week, eligible Singapore passport

Harassment cases blighting Asian Games countdown

A second sexual harassment case at the Asian Games was being investigated by South Korea police yesterday, two days before the opening ceremony. Police asked prosecutors to indict a 19-year-old Palestinian

Tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royces for ‘ultra-luxury’ Louis XIII hotel

  A Hong Kong tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms to chauffeur guests at a luxury resort he’s building in the global

Lusophone cultural week brings theatre performances to town

Theatre companies from Brazil, Angola, Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau will be performing in Macau between October 21 and 26, as the 6th Cultural Week of China and Portuguese-speaking Countries

Areia Preta residents wary of LRT route

Several Areia Preta residents yesterday handed invitations at the government headquarters and asked three public departments to hold talks with them, as well as attend a consultation session about the

24th annual AULP meeting opens at UM

This is the fifth time that the AULP’s annual meeting has been held in the region. This year’s gathering is co-organized by the UM, the Macau Polytechnic Institute (IPM), and

Briefs | Seventh case of imported dengue fever

A 27-year-old tourist traveling to Macau from Xian, China, is the seventh case of imported dengue fever in Macau, the Health Bureau (SSM) revealed recently. SSM said in a statement

GAMING | Further liberalization unlikely, expert says

As the Macau government prepares to commence talks on gaming concession renewal next year,  David Green, gaming regulation expert and founder of Newpage Consulting, believes that further liberalization is unlikely

China gamblers go to Vegas as spending crackdown hits Macau

China’s high-spending gamblers are looking to bet outside Macau amid a government assault on corruption and extravagance, and that’s boosting casinos from the Philippines to the Las Vegas Strip. Visitors from