Corporate bits | village people and björn again to perform at the venetian macao

Renowned 1970s American disco group Village People will perform at The Venetian Theatre on May 12 and 13 as part of its 40th anniversary tour. 

Nicknamed the “Kings of Disco” with more than 100 million international records sold – as well as a star on the coveted Hollywood Walk of Fame – Village People is well known for their members’ stage costumes, which depict American cultural stereotypes such as Native American, GI, Cop, Biker, Cowboy and Construction Worker.

Founding members Felipe Rose and Alexander Briley will perform.

Abba tribute band “Björn Again – The Ultimate ABBA Experience” will join Village People for a double dose of 1970s musical magic.

Regarded as the most successful and authentic tribute act of all time, Björn Again has performed in more than 100 countries around the world, often in famous venues such as the Sydney Opera House and London’s Wembley Stadium.

macao water appoints new managing director

Macao Water has announced that François Février has been appointed managing director of SUEZ NWS Limited, which was known as Sino-French Holdings prior to its restructuring.

Février has been working with the SUEZ group of companies since 1989, and assumed the post of managing director on January 10.

Macao Water said in a statement that Février brings the company a wealth of experience and expertise with which to meet new challenges, as well as a proven record of operational leadership and business development.

“We believe the appointment of François will allow him to lead Macao Water to continued success and meeting the challenges,” the statement concluded.

ctm promotes ‘mschool’ communication platform

Telecommunications company CTM is promoting e-learning by integrating its cutting-edge information technology into local school curricula.

Utilizing “education cloud” technology, CTM has developed a platform called “mSchool”, which is designed to help parents understand their children’s educational needs, as well as facilitate communication between schools and parents.

CTM has also entered into an agreement with the Macau Residents Associations Federation (UGAMM) to install mSchool in three UGAMM-operated nurseries in the next school year.

The service has been extended to eight institutions across Macau, serving more than 4,500 students.

CTM recently held a briefing to introduce the mSchool app to parents from two UGAMM nurseries.

CTM said it is committed to working with Macau’s local education sector to provide a one-stop e-learning platform through its “Education Cloud” initiative.

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