Asia’s worst property market buoyed as Macau gamblers return

The worst may be over for Asia’s worst-­performing property market. Macau’s housing prices, which have plunged by a third since 2014, may get a boost amid signs that a two-year casino

Int’l collaboration makes headline opera performance

According to the statement issued by the IC, the festival will kick off with its “own production,” joining forces with the internationally-renowned Italian stage director Giancarlo del Monaco and set

English- and French-language films to be aired

Five feature films in English and French have been advertised in the recently published program, also to be screened during the festival. Two films will be screened in French with

Legal status of ride-hailing industry confirmed

China’s Cabinet issued its first rules for ride-hailing and told local officials yesterday to promote the booming industry, confirming the legal status of Uber Technologies Inc. and local competitors following run-ins

Culture | ‘Pearl Jubilee’ Macao Music Festival unveiled

Details for the 30th Macao International Music Festival were unveiled yesterday at the Center of Tourism Activities, with 20 programs and 27 performances set to be part of the annual

Tourism | Number of visitors on package tours declines

Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) has indicated that in the first half year of 2016, visitors on package tours totaled to 3.4 million, down by 31.2 percent

Health | Wong says Islands Hospital unlikely to be completed by 2019

Eddie Wong Yue Kai, a member of the Executive Council, stated on Wednesday that it is unlikely that the Islands Hospital will be completed by 2019, according to a report

Local team succeeds in global math contest

A team of high school students from Macau have won a gold and a silver medal at the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), which was held in Hong Kong. This

Briefs | Games themed stamp issued today

Given the upcoming Rio Olympic Games and other sports events, the Macau Post is today issuing a postal stamp themed “Games 2016.” The issuing includes a set of four stamps,

Culture – Music | Pin-to Musica to hold one last hurrah

A small music festival will be held at the Pin-to Musica record store in Senado Square, starting from tonight and finishing on Sunday night, to pay homage to the closing

Traffic control system in Taipa on Saturday

Traffic will be temporarily controlled in Taipa tomorrow on a section of the Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança in the surrounding area of Galaxy Macau, the Transport

Election Law revision to reach AL by end of August

The revision of the Legislative Assembly (AL) Election Law will be treated as a matter of urgency by the government, who has pledged to submit the bill to the AL

Gaming | Legislator against growth of Goa’s casino industry

A congress legislator in the Indian state of Goa claimed Wednesday that Goa is the third-largest casino destination in the world, just behind Las Vegas and Macau. Speaking during a debate

Ford’s 2Q profit falls on trouble in US, China

Ford Motor Co.’s net income fell 9 percent to USD2 billion in the second quarter as the company struggled with flattening U.S. sales and lower sales in China. The profit, of 52

Singapore Air profit almost triples on cheap fuel, stake sale

Singapore Airlines Ltd. reported first-quarter profit almost tripled as lower oil prices reduced costs and the company benefited from the sale of a stake by its subsidiary. Net income rose to