The Buzz | China, HK, casino stocks rise on Wall Street rally and bargain hunting

China stocks rose yesterday as a strong rally on Wall Street helped calm shaky global markets, prompting Chinese and foreign investors to hunt for bargains after a 20 percent plunge

Plácido Domingo to debut in Macau tomorrow

  One of the “Three Tenors,” Plácido Domingo, is in Macau for the first time with his hand-picked artists to present the concert “Domingo and Macao Orchestra” on Saturday evening. Taking to

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CHINA A sinkhole in a northeastern Chinese city swallowed five people in a dramatic scene that was captured on security video and shared widely on Chinese social media. A provincial

BRIEFS |Audit report : Subsidy schemes ‘to be amended,’ Tam’s word

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Mr Alexis Tam, pledged “to amend the assessment procedures of subsiding schemes for underprivileged individuals and families,” a note from the Government Information Bureau

BNU seeking to open Hengqin branch in second half of 2016

BNU’s initial plan to open a branch on Hengqin Island features support services for Macau corporate entities interested in doing business there, said the bank’s executive director Ronald Kan. He

more garbage during hungry ghost festival | Civic Affairs Bureau issues 135 warnings and eight fines

The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) has issued 135 warnings and eight fines to residents who violated fire safety and public space regulations when performing Hungry Ghost Festival rituals. According

Redemption for zodiac banknote to start on August 31

The Monetary Authority (AMCM) reminded subscribers of popular zodiac banknotes to adhere to their reserved dates to redeem their banknotes of choice after the online registration period just closed. Registrants have

Citizens push for regulation to govern secondary water supply

In light of Hong Kong’s high-profile discovery of lead-contaminated drinking water followed by the local government’s response of testing the water quality in public housing, the civil group Macau Institution

Oil pollution at Zhuhai tourist spot prompts clearing efforts from officials

Zhuhai’s tourist island of Miaowan has been hit by heavy oil pollution, allegedly caused by a leak in a nearby overturned vessel, leaving the region’s marine officials scrambling to remove

Second phase of Island hospital construction to start at year-end

The construction project for the two blocks, which was expected to commence at the end of the year, was budgeted to cost roughly between 683 million and 880 million. The