The Buzz | French lottery joins IOC betting monitoring program

The operator of France’s national lottery has signed up to the International Olympic Committee’s system for monitoring betting patterns during major sports events. Francaise des Jeux said yesterday it became the

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CHINA A man admitted yesterday that he set a fire that spread through a bus in eastern China and injured 33, entering his plea from a hospital bed wheeled into

Friend disputes US police account of teen’s death

A passenger who was in a car when a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed by Denver police has disputed authorities’ account of her death, saying officers opened fire before

JLL forecasts | Cosmetics and fast fashion to benefit from decline in luxury retail

Mr Klibaner says that the proliferation of watch and jewelry stores is a response to the types of tourists coming into Macau from mainland China, who are eyeing the price

Industry calls for gov’t to take leading role in building ‘smart city’

A “smart city” has never seemed closer, with more and more livelihood services being brought onto the digital platform. While the technical conditions have gradually matured, related sectors suggest that

Macau to join integrated nationwide city card scheme

The integrated city card scheme has been promoted by the Chinese Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) since 2012. So far, fifty cities across China have achieved the networking

Briefs | Lau Si Io to join Science and Technology Fund

An electronics store has provided counterfeit electrical materials to a large-scale casino resort construction site in Cotai, the Macau Customs Service revealed.  The counterfeit materials were to be used on

Logistics: ‘China’s best property investment opportunity’

In a presentation at BBAM’s luncheon, Michael Klibaner argued that China’s e-commerce market will continue to grow and will have a significant impact on the physical retail sector. He also

Gov’t to regulate local vets

Ms Kwan is the president of the Legislative Assembly (AL) First Standing Committee, which continued to discuss the animal protection legislation in a meeting yesterday. During a post-meeting press conference,

Group protests against illegal workers

The local group “Labour Party” yesterday afternoon staged a demonstration outside the entrance to the Border Gate checkpoint protesting against several issues, including the hiring of illegal workers by Macau