DSEC: Hotel industry recovers in 2016

Revenues in the hotel sector increased by 9.3 percent year-on-year to MOP28.47 billion in 2016, recovering from the decline in 2015. According to Statistics and Census Service

Cooperation | Institutions discuss Sino-Portuguese platform development

Representatives from the Macau delegation of the Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCILC) recently met with the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) to discuss

Crime | Woman scammed over ‘moon cake’ order

A local woman, aged 34, has filed a complaint to the Judiciary Police (PJ) claiming to have been swindled in the amount of RMB19,000, the PJ spokesperson

Briefs | Power outage in Taipa

The power supply interruption that occurred in the Taipa district and surrounding regions yesterday at 5.50 p.m. was caused by damage to two sets of underground medium-voltage

Industrial revenue down 0.9 percent

The total revenue of Macau’s industrial establishments dropped slightly by 0.9 percent year-on-year to MOP10.41 billion in 2016, according to data released yesterday by the Statistics and

CTT introduces online tool for authentication

The Macau Post and Telecommunications Bureau (CTT) has launched an ‘eSignCloud Service’ to provide a safe, reliable and user-friendly online signing tool. The tool is capable

Crime | Forbidden weapons found in tourists’ bags at airport

Two tourists, one from Indonesia and one from Thailand, were found to possess in possession with forbidden weapons in their luggage while boarding international flights, the Public

Briefs | 57 locals contest Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games

The fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games are currently being held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Macau sent a delegation of 57 members to Ashgabat to attend the 10-day

AL election | Conservatives and democrats both winners

Mak Soi Kun was the most voted candidate in yesterday’s Legislative Assembly (AL) elections. According to the official data released early morning today, Mak got 17,207 votes

Editorial | Pan-democrats, Hato and hate

He was bluffing. By 10pm yesterday, Jason Chao shared via several online platforms a link to a page where New Macau would announce the universal suffrage unofficial

Friday, September 22, 2017 – edition no. 2893

* The ATM at 50: How it’s changed consumer behavior * Senado square free wi-fi * Real Madrid joins Hengqin development * Lam condemns United Kingdom criticism   DOWNLOAD

The Flight of the Condor

  * Movies: Stronger * Books: The Cuban Affair: a Novel by Nelson DeMille * Music: Wonderful Wonderful by The Killers * Wine: Tasting II

‘Stronger’ tells a survivor’s heart-wrenching story

Stronger” is about a survivor but it is not a feel-good movie. In 2013, 27-year-old Jeff Bauman went to watch his ex-girlfriend, Erin Hurley, run the

‘The Cuban Affair’ feels authentic and real

A charter boat captain in Key West, Florida, gets an offer he can’t refuse in Nelson DeMille’s latest novel, “The Cuban Affair.” Daniel “Mac” MacCormick has retired.

The Killers return with complex and brilliant angst

Don’t be fooled by the title of The Killers’ latest CD. Things aren’t “Wonderful” — much less “Wonderful Wonderful.” This may be the most misleading album title

12-year-old ventriloquist wins ‘America’s Got Talent’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 12-year-old girl is getting a USD1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the "America's Got Talent" crown on the season 12

Raymond Tam appointed weather bureau chief

The director of the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA), Raymond Tam, was appointed as the new interim director of the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG). A

Mexico | At least 225 killed as 7.1 quake fells buildings in the capital

A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico yesterday , collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 225 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many

Short-film tackles drug and alcohol effects on families

A locally produced short film, “Choices of Life” has been screened twice to the public over the past week, aiming to relay positive messages on choices, hope

IPIM claims China-PSCs trade ‘growing significantly’

A sharing session on trade experiences and the investment environment was held yesterday, attended by representatives from Portuguese-speaking countries and Chinese entrepreneurs. The event was jointly

Before Hato, restaurants, retailers were optimistic for August

Forty percent of interviewed restaurants and similar establishments contacted last month by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) reported year- on-year revenue growth in July 2017. The proportion

East Asia’s basketball club team tournament kicks off

The Super 8 Macau 2017, featuring top teams from China, Japan, South Korea and Taipei, kicked off yesterday, with club teams playing for a total of

Press freedom | Int’l journalist group condemns government

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the Macau government for denying entry to more than a dozen Hong Kong journalists in the past month. Questioning whether

AL election | CE congratulates newly elected lawmakers

Chief Executive Chui Sai On has conveyed his congratulations by letter to those elected on Sunday to sit in the sixth Legislative Assembly. The letter, issued on

Briefs | 15 candidates eligible for music album subsidy

The initial review of the “2017 Subsidy Program for the Production of Original Song Albums” is now complete, with 15 entrants eligible for a second review. A total

BNU is the gateway of China to Portuguese speaking countries, says Macedo

As Banco Nacional Ultramarino (BNU) celebrated its 115th anniversary yesterday, Paulo Macedo, the CEO of parent company Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), reiterated that the local bank has

Las Vegas officials waiting for Denver to act on pot lounges

Officials with authority over the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday decided to wait until the city of Denver approves the nation’s first marijuana club before they further

Hitachi Metals claims Chinese companies stole trade secrets

Hitachi Metals Ltd. filed a complaint with a U.S. trade commission Tuesday, claiming Chinese manufacturers stole secret processes for making amorphous metal ribbon that’s lighter and

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