Hato: At least five dead in wake of typhoon devastation

Macau was left in a state of devastation today (Wednesday) after the strongest typhoon on local record swept past the city, killing at least five people. Between the early hours of

Typhoon rampages through Macau leaving trail of destruction

The Macau Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) hoisted Signal 10 today, shortly before midday, as the city braced for possibly the most destructive typhoon

University of Macau | Medical breakthrough predicts anti-cancer drug results in 24h

A multidisciplinary research team from the University of Macau (UM) achieved a significant breakthrough in drug susceptibility testing for cancer cell lines and human primary cancers, UM

Typhoon Hato disrupts 52 flights today

A total of 52 flights have been cancelled today in anticipation of tropical typhoon Hato, which is expected to make landfall this morning along the southern Chinese

Marine and Water Bureau monitoring HKZMB shuttle bus fare

The Director of the Marine and Water Bureau, Susana Wong, said her bureau is paying close attention to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge’s (HKZMB) shuttle bus fare.

Sino-Luso trade cooperation complex priced between 0.6 and 1 billion patacas

The Macau Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) has announced that the Services Complex for Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries will cost between MOP590

Macau, HK visitors to Taiwan up 7.6pct

The number of international visitors to Taiwan fell almost 6 percent in the first six months of 2017, despite a 7.6 percent increase in arrivals from Macau and Hong

Gaming | Bowie not disclosing MGM Cotai opening date

Grant Bowie, chief executive officer and executive director of MGM China, said that the casino operator is still working with the Macau government regarding MGM Cotai’s opening.

Casino employment steady, salaries up 5 percent

The latest survey by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) on gaming industry manpower and wages revealed that at the end of the second quarter of 2017,

Briefs | Lawmaker calls for Alibaba agreement explanation

Lawmaker Ng Kuok Cheong called for the government to reveal details regarding its ‘smart city’ development agreement with Alibaba. In his written inquiries to the government, Ng pointed

Facial recognition | Macau ATM rules lead to surge in HK withdrawals

The introduction of facial recognition technology at automated teller machines (ATMs) in Macau has coincided with a surge in withdrawals by UnionPay customers in Hong Kong,

Sea of Mirrors aiming at 2018 premiere

Set and shot mostly in Macau, Thomas Lim’s latest film, Sea of Mirrors, wrapped up shooting last month with the completion of several scenes filmed in Los

Gaming | Philippine casinos are ‘the fastest growing’ market in Asia

The Philippine casino market has significant room for growth and the Okada Manila’s recent entrance to the gambling sector will not give rise to any market cannibalization,

Corporate bits | Conrad Macau to launch breast cancer campaign for 5th year

Conrad Macau, Cotai Central will launch its ‘PINK Inspired 2017’ breast cancer awareness campaign for the fifth consecutive year. Events and giveaways will be held throughout October to

Mozambique | Maputo hosts Tokyo International Conference on African Development

Mozambique will host the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) from today to Friday, an event that will be attended by foreign ministers, among other government

Chinese group HNA expands business by buying shares in duty-free stores

Chinese group HNA has acquired 16.2 percent of the Dufry group, raising its stake in the Basel-based group to 20.92 percent, which operates more than 2,200 duty-free

China Quarterly | Editor says Cambridge University Press to restore articles

Cambridge University Press (CUP) agreed yesterday to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles that had been removed from the publisher’s website in China at the behest

Courts | Activist admits to using Twitter to incite subversion

A prominent Chinese human rights campaigner pleaded guilty to inciting subversion of state power yesterday, saying he had used social media to inspire distrust in the Chinese government, in