The Buzz | Defense publisher leaving Hong Kong over safety concerns

The publisher of a leading magazine on Chinese and regional defense issues says he’s leaving Hong Kong out of concern he could be targeted by China’s state security bodies, a further sign of how Beijing’s growing presence is

Facebook still isn’t a mall, but its bots aim to change that

  It’s now possible — though neither easy nor particularly convenient — to buy stuff on Facebook via automated messaging “bots.” But it’s far from clear that people really want to

World Briefs

SOUTH CHINA SEA Beijing said it will send a warship and special forces for a multinational exercise next month that is also expected to include troops from the Philippines and

More cars being abandoned across Macau

A large number of abandoned vehicles are increasingly being seen in several locations across Macau. The phenomenon is apparently growing, affecting more locations both in the peninsula and the islands. Some

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ opens Arts Festival

Tomorrow night and Sunday night, the Shakespeare Theatre Company will perform productions of the playwright’s famous “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as part of the kick-off for the Macao Arts Festival. Five

Vertical and horizontal careers at Sands China | From dealer to handyman

Just ahead of Labor Day, Macau Daily Times was given a rare insight into what is going on behind those paper walls of Venice, Cotai – where, among other career

António Ramirez | ‘First we look at Sands, then Macau’

MDT - With new properties on the horizon, do you think there will be an HR war for local human capital? AR - Listen, the Macau market has 1.7 percent unemployment

Event marks | International Jazz Day

The Cultural Events Promotion Association is celebrating International Jazz Day tomorrow with several events held at the Casa Garden. The program will start at 2 p.m. with a workshop conducted

Retail | Analysis: Macau needs to infuse its culture into the luxury market

It has become a recent trend for affluent Chinese to travel overseas more often and now the luxury goods market has to keep its fashion offerings up to date, according

Art | Photography: ‘La Vie en Macau’ unveiled

The opening ceremony of a photography exhibition was held this week at the Albergue SCM, showcasing the latest works of Macau local Antonio Leong. Entitled, “La Vie en Macau” (Life in

‘Bathing season’ opens

Dr Sun Yat Sen, Taipa Central Park, Hac Sa Park and Cheoc Van pools will all be operating this summer season from May 1 to October 31 each week from

Tourism | Statistics: Group tours slump

DSEC indicated that outbound residents using travel agency services totaled 108,000 in March, down by 18.3 pct year-on-year. Residents traveling on package tours decreased by 20.3 pct year-on-year to 45,000.

Casino workers to host a demonstration on Labor Day

(新澳門博彩員工權益會) announced yesterday at the office of lawmakers Ng Kuok Cheong and Au Kam San, that the three entities will make a demonstration on May 1. According to Lei Man Chao,

Seminar | Government urged to foster sustainable development

Presented this week, Macau’s first ever MSAR five-year plan aims at building a “smart city.” But what does that exactly mean? Experts from Hong Kong, Shanghai, Barcelona and London debated

Corporate Bits | City of Dreams 5th tower wins construction awards

“Melco Crown Entertainment is committed to maintaining the very highest standards of Occupational Health and Safety practice,” said Lawrence Ho, Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We work closely with our