Reports: Graduate hired through ‘special channel’

A mainland student, who graduated from the Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM), was reportedly hired by the local government. The student’s employment by a local public department has triggered

Courts | Bangsil vs Wynn hearing postponed

The hearing yesterday for a lawsuit by a Philippine gaming regulator against Wynn Macau has been postponed until January 30, 2018. Rogelio Yusi Bangsil

EIU forecasts average growth of 7.8 percent

Macau’s economy is expected to grow at an average real rate of 7.8 percent this year and 2018, boosted by the recovery in services exports, particularly

Air Macau recruits Airbus 320 captains in Brazil

Air Macau officials are in São Paulo for a “South America Roadshow” to recruit captains for Airbus A320 aircraft, the airline said in a statement.

Education | IFT joins Cornell for executive training course

Macau’s Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT), together with Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, organized an “executive development program” concerning financial management in the hospitality sector

Local designers agree that pop-ups are more advantageous than physical stores

Local designers Leo Wong (Soul) and Vincent Cheang (Worker Playground) are taking part in a new installment of the “Brand Story – Macau Original Fashion Exhibition”

MGS is getting ‘mature,’ 2017 edition aims to be record-breaking

The Macau Gaming Entertainment Show (MGS) is preparing for its fifth edition, having recently been awarded the status of being a “UFI Approved Event” by the

Briefs | Mainland waives taxes for 27 products

Under the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA), 27 products will be charged zero taxes when exported to the mainland from Macau, as revealed by the Gongbei Customs District yesterday, according

27 election lists approved by CAEAL

The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Legislative Assembly Election (CAEAL) has confirmed that as of June 21 it has approved 27 applications from respective nomination

MGTO closes eight restaurants in Soho, five more to be closed

On the sidelines of the “Green Hotel Awards,” held yesterday at the World Trade Center, the director of the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Helena de

Green Hotel Awards | DSPA announces a ‘platinum award’ next year

The Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) celebrated the 10th anniversary of the “Green Hotel Awards” yesterday awarding the 2016 winners. In a ceremony that took place

Corporate bits | Sheraton and St. regis honor graduates from City U

Sheraton Grand Macao and St. Regis hosted an official graduation ceremony for the first time yesterday, honoring students from the City University of Macau who graduated from the

Real Estate Matters | The Rental Process For Tenants – Part 2

In the last article we discussed how to find a property. This week we look at what you must do to make it yours; The process is

Gaming | US court rejects MGM lawsuit as company competes with tribes 

MGM Resorts International lost another round Wednesday in a court fight aimed at giving it leverage against Native American tribes in Connecticut as they compete for casino

Asia recovery | Swiss watch exports jump most in four years

Swiss watch exports had their biggest monthly increase in more than four years as a revival in Chinese demand more than offset a continuing slump

Taiwan | Foxconn founder says United States expansion might top USD10 billion

The chairman of Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn said yesterday it may spend more than USD10 billion to set up manufacturing in the United States, and will announce investment

Hong Kong Jockey Club looks overseas as bets show decline

Before Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule, Communist leader Deng Xiaoping had a reassuring message for those worried about the departure of the British from the capitalist enclave.

AP Newsbreak | US, EU urge China to limit food import control

Food exporters including the United States and European Union are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports that they say