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

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

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

Duterte says Xi threatened war if he pushed sea dispute

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said China threatened to go to war after he asserted the Southeast Asian nation’s sovereignty over disputed territory. In an unspecified

Dragon Boat races draw more local youth to sports

Preparations for the International Dragon Boat Races, which kick off on Saturday, are well underway at the Nam Van Nautical Center. The activity was practiced

Lawyers’ Day: ‘Residents more demanding about their rights’

Three days of activities devoted to Lawyers’ Day kicked off last Friday. The opening ceremony held at the Senado Square was attended by many of Macau’s

Taiwan’s Tsai keeps domestic focus amid China’s isolation

After a year in office, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s administration is shunned by an angry China and facing even greater international isolation. Yet, the island’s first female president

North Korea fires midrange missile in its latest test

North Korea fired a medium-range missile yesterday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, the latest ballistics test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and

Phase 3 starts in June | MOP3.8 billion bill on Pac On Ferry Terminal not closed

Inaugurated yesterday morning after about 12 years in construction, the new Pac On Ferry Terminal (officially named Taipa Maritime Terminal) will finally commence operations

G2E Asia | Social gaming may help casinos to attract millennials

Social gaming and casino applications (apps) on mobile devices may be a way for traditional land-based casinos to attract millennial visitors (born between 1980 and 1999) to

Artist showcases raw sketches of artworks

Macau-based artist Rui Rasquinho is showcasing his new solo exhibition – an unusual exhibition that portrays the process of creating his artworks instead of his completed

Police hold drill to test crime fighting capabilities

The Judiciary Police (PJ) organized a drill to assess the police’s capabilities and readiness in fighting crime. The drill, which took place at

South Korea | Arrested Thai activist gets human rights award

A  Thai law student arrested for sharing a critical article about his country’s new king that was posted on Facebook is this year’s winner of South Korea’s most prestigious human

Future of gaming ‘bright’ in Macau

Although Macau’s competitors are increasing their presence in the Asian gambling sector, the president of the American Gaming Association noted this week that the region has nothing

Group calls for bus line 25 to stop again in Hac Sa

A group delivered a petition to the Chief Executive (CE) yesterday requesting the restoration of bus route number 25, so that it will stop again at Hac