Continuation of delays on Ka Ho prison’s construction

The long-delayed Ka Ho prison is expected to commence operations within five years’ time. Cheng Fong Meng, director of Correctional Services Bureau, admitted that there are

Ex-NBA player visits students at local schools

A delegation made up of former NBA star Zack Jones and other basketball players from Germany visited several local schools and a Christian organization in the region recently.

Tourism Master Plan to be concluded in July

A master plan for the tourism sector will be concluded in July 2017, informed the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) director Helena de Senna Fernandes during the bureau’s

Restaurant revenue sees slight increase

Thirty percent of interviewed restaurants and similar establishments in November 2016 had reported to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) that a year-on-year growth in revenue has

Briefs | Zhang meets with MP

The deputy procurator general of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, Zhang Changren, headed a delegation from mainland China when they visited the Public Prosecutions Office (MP) yesterday. The

Real estate Property prices past low-point say JLL

According to a report published by the Macau division of real estate and investment management company Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), the local property market reached its

Macau International Airport | Six new routes this year as expansion kicked up a notch

Six routes will be launched this year between the Macau International Airport (MIA) and various short and mid-haul destinations, including a renewed route to Moscow that will

Courts | Ho’s former driver called to testify

The trial of the city’s former top prosecutor, Ho Chio Meng, resumed yesterday for a 12th session at the Court of Final Appeal. Several witnesses have

Business group | China preparing to retaliate on trade

China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump raises duties on Chinese goods and already has toughened its stance, an American business group

Corporate bits | Melco Crown announces bonus payout for non-management employees

Melco Crown Entertainment Limited announced a one-month discretionary bonus for its non-management workers. The bonus will be paid out before the Chinese New Year. “Through the

Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking

A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the hotel’s owner that says the Rape of Nanking was fabricated. APA Group, a Tokyo-based

2,500 wartime Japanese chemical weapons destroyed

China’s military said Tuesday that more than 2,500 abandoned Japanese wartime chemical weapons collected from northern China, including Beijing and the port city of Tianjin, have been

Hong Kong | In final speech, CY Leung warns on independence push

Hong Kong’s outgoing leader warned in his farewell policy speech yesterday that independence for the Chinese-controlled territory is not possible. In his annual address to

Top judge attracts criticism with remarks

China’s top judge has drawn criticism from legal professionals after he dismissed the concept of judicial independence as an “erroneous Western ideal,” a statement seemingly aimed at

China calls on US to bar Taiwan from Trump inauguration

China yesterday called on the U.S. to bar a Taiwanese delegation from attending Donald Trump’s inauguration tomorrow, underscoring concerns that the incoming president could seek to redefine

Coal mine caves in, killing nine workers

The partial collapse of a coal mine in northern China has left nine people dead, state media reported yesterday, reflecting the stubborn persistence of safety problems