The Buzz: Britain’s message for UAE visit: Nice, not naughty

Britain wants to make sure its citizens are more nice than naughty while soaking up the Persian Gulf sun this holiday season. A social media campaign by British Embassy staff

Obituary | Journalism : Richard C. Hottelet, last of original ‘Murrow’s Boys,’ dies

Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original “Murrow’s Boys,” the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman Edward R. Murrow, has died. He was 97. CBS News

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CHINA secured a deal yesterday to construct a high-speed train link between the Belgrade and Budapest that will cut travel time between the Serbian and Hungarian capitals from eight hours

Study: Local residents support universal suffrage

  A study commissioned by the New Macau Association (ANM) for the University of Hong Kong’s Public Opinion Program shows that Macau residents generally support the implementation of universal suffrage, with

HK Occupy Central has spillover effect, scholar says

Prof Robert Chung, director of the University of Hong Kong’s Public Opinion Program, believes the Occupy Central movement has had a spillover effect in Macau, as we now observe “a

Gaming | December expected to be the worst performing month of the year

Lusa compiled data obtained amongst gaming operators indicating that gaming revenue up to 15 December totaled 11.2 billion. Taking that amount as a strong indicator, the Portuguese news agency predicts

Casinos slump on reported China illicit fund crackdown

Macau casino stocks plunged in Hong Kong trading after the South China Morning Post reported China will start cracking down on illicit money channeled through the city’s casinos. China’s Ministry of

AL Plenary | Lawmakers pass bill recognising construction professionals

  A draft bill governing the recognition of construction and urban planning professionals passed its second reading after lawmakers voted in yesterday’s Legislative Assembly plenary meeting. Its drafting, analysis and discussion process

MSAR 15th ANNIVERSARY | Waiting for the ‘brightest era’ in healthcare services

  Delays in the building of projected healthcare facilities, a lack of human resources and long waiting lists characterize the current health system in Macau, but the government has promised that

SURVEY | Not in my backyard: 60 pct agree with family inns

The Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) has revealed the main findings of a study on the feasibility of family hostels in Macau, showing that 60 percent of respondents agree with