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

Hong Kong | Patten warns against calls for former British colony independence

Hong Kong’s last British governor, Chris Patten, said yesterday that calls for the city’s independence from China dilute support for democracy, and residents should engage in dialogue

13,000 SMEs applied for gov’t short-term aid

A total of 13,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have filled applications in order to request aid, provided under a government plan to alleviate the effects of Typhoon Hato

Tourism | Hotel operators need revenue management strategy

Despite the steady growth of the region’s hotel occupancy rates, an expert has highlighted that local gaming operators and hotels still need to learn strategies to manage

Benjamin Chan and Chu Un I become new heads of gov’t financial sector

Benjamin Chan and Chu Un I were sworn in yesterday as the new president of the Monetary Authority of Macau (AMCM) and the new coordinator of the

Angela Leong purchases USD338 million London office

Angela Leong has bought a historic building in London’s Aldwych district for about 250 million pounds (USD338 million), people with knowledge of the deal said. The

Food & Beverage | Bar offerings ‘need to move with time’

Grand Lapa restobar Vasco has revamped its premises and menu, which will feature new signature cocktails when the venue reopens next month. The

MGM Resorts announces plans for new Connecticut casino

MGM Resorts International revealed plans on Monday for a USD675 million waterfront casino in Connecticut’s largest city, the latest salvo in a competition with two Native American

Toys ‘R’ Us seeks bankruptcy, crushed by debt and online rivals

Toys “R” Us Inc., the once-dominant specialty retailer and ultimate toyland for a generation of post-war baby boomers, filed for bankruptcy thanks to a crushing debt load

Economy | EU Chamber warns China: Open faster or risk backlash

A business group urged China yesterday to carry out promises to open its economy and warned that inaction might fuel a backlash against free trade amid mounting U.S. and

Beijing is said to weigh opening up to foreign electric carmakers

China is discussing a plan to allow foreign carmakers to set up wholly owned electric-vehicle businesses in its free-trade zones in a major revision of a fundamental principle

Belt & Road | China quickens work on Pakistan utility in area claimed by India

China is racing to finish one of the biggest hydro-power projects in Pakistan ahead of schedule, yet its location in the long-contested region of Kashmir will draw

Myanmar | Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends actions

With a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparking accusations of ethnic cleansing from the United Nations and others, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday said

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