Chiang resigns, wants ANM to ‘move on’

Scott Chiang, president of the New Macau Association (ANM), has announced his decision to resign from his post. According to a message posted on social media, the

Audit report slams road works’ coordination

The Commission of Audit (CA) issued a new report yesterday which heavily criticized the work of the “Road Works Coordination Group.” In the report, the CA states

Crime | Increase in gambling-related crimes

The latest crime statistics, released yesterday, show that police authorities filed 3,502 criminal reports in the first quarter of 2017. This figure represents an increase

Guangdong eases business registration procedures for Macau investors

A bank registration system for Macau investors intending to operate businesses in Guangdong province was launched last week. The platform was co-created by the Guangdong

AL plenary | New public procurement law under consideration

A new public procurement law is being planned by the government to reduce the tendency of public departments to split up service contracts, thereby avoiding the

Poultry vendors unsatisfied with IACM subsidies offer

The Civil and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) had a meeting with employers from the poultry sector to discuss the city’s permanent ban on sales of

Money laundering  | Group refutes Macau’s notorious reputation

A new group of anti-money laundering specialists has claimed that foreign media have perpetuated a false image of Macau as a money laundering haven, which does not

Zhang Daqian exhibition to open at MAM

“The Art of Zhang Daqian”, featuring 100 masterpieces from the artist’s early years, will be held at the Macau Museum of Art (MAM) from this week until

Curator explains concept behind gold-themed exhibition

Anne Camilli, curator of “A Golden Way of Life – Trés’Ors” exhibition, met with journalists last week to discuss the newly-opened exhibition, which will be hosted at

Transport | Street parking fares to surge next month

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) will update the fares of all parking meters from June 17, the bureau informed in a press conference yesterday morning. The

Corporate bits | Sands China holds roadshows for SMEs

Two of Sands China’s Macau based small- and medium-sized suppliers held roadshows at the back-of-house areas of Sands Macao, The Venetian Macao, Sands Cotai Central and The

China says no mining in its immediate plans for Antarctica

China plans to expand its scientific research in Antarctica in coming years amid worries over the area’s susceptibility to climate change, but has no immediate

Rural Japan annoyed by casino plan seen favoring big cities

Tokyo, Osaka and Yokohama are emerging as likely candidates for casino resorts under the Japanese government’s new bidding framework, triggering criticism from smaller cities that say it

Under new CEO, Cathay cuts jobs in biggest revamp since ‘90s

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., Asia’s biggest international airline, will eliminate 600 jobs in Hong Kong as part of the biggest revamp in two decades following

Online retailer developing one-ton delivery drones

China’s biggest online retailer, Inc., announced plans yesterday to develop drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries. The company

Taiwanese minister: China is playing politics with health

Taiwan’s health minister yesterday accused China of playing politics with health after Taiwan was blocked from taking part in the annual meeting of the governing body