Analysis | Beijing left as observer as tensions rise on Korean Peninsula

China’s foreign minister recently likened the U.S. and North Korea to two speeding trains hurtling toward each other, an analogy that would seem to place China in the role

Fitch: Gaming revenue to grow 12pct in 2017

Fitch Ratings expects gaming revenue in Macau to grow by 12 percent this year, thanks to equal contribution from VIP and mass-market revenues. According to the

Arts | Daniel Flores debuts ‘intimate drawings’

Macau-born artist Daniel Vicente Flores is hosting his first exhibition at Albergue SCM. For his debut, Flores – who lived in Macau between 1989 and 1999,

Q&A – Luís Barreto Xavier, Gonçalo Matias: Católica Global School of Law ‘We have programs tailored to attract people from all over the world’

Luís Barreto Xavier and Gonçalo Matias – Católica Global School of Law’s director and deputy director, respectively – are in Macau to establish contacts and partnerships

Coca-Cola in North Korea? It’s (usually not) the Real Thing

Coca-Cola is possibly the world’s most recognizable brand, an almost inescapable symbol of the global appeal of American-style consumer culture. There are only two countries in the world

Courts | Ho says ‘high officials’ wanted him to run for CE

The trial of former Prosecutor-General Ho Chio Meng resumed at the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. It was the second session since the matter was adjourned

Beijing says Interpol notice issued for billionaire Guo Wengui

China’s foreign ministry said yesterday that Interpol has issued a “red notice” seeking the arrest of Guo Wengui, a Chinese billionaire who has threatened to expose

30,000 customers affected by CTM blackout

Local telecom operator CTM called a press conference yesterday to provide more details regarding the partial blackout that occurred Tuesday night. According to CTM, the software problem involving

Secretary says: Urban Renewal Committee ‘needs time’ to achieve results

The Urban Renewal Committee gathered yesterday for its third plenary meeting. After the closed-door meeting, Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo do Rosário, 

Indonesia | Early results show defeat for Jakarta’s Christian governor

Unofficial results showed the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital was resoundingly defeated yesterday by his Muslim challenger who swept up votes by appealing to a

Environment report | Population density up, air quality down

The local population density rose to 21,400 persons per square km in 2016, and its waste water treatment volume increased by almost 19 percent, according

French May marks 25th anniversary showcasing unique artworks

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Le French May Arts Festival is slated to bring its “richest in content” event to Hong Kong and Macau from May 1

Kou Meng Pok announces legislative elections candidacy

Kou Meng Pok, president of Pearl Horizon Condominium Owners United Association and protest leader for the Pearl Horizon buyers, announced yesterday that he would be candidate

Easter saw a 5.6pct increase in number of tourists

According to the figures provided by the Public Security Police Force (PSP), Macau registered a total of 427,254 tourist arrivals during the four-day Easter holidays on April

Human Resources | 10 MGM IT engineers sent to Hollywood for training

Julie Zhu In preparation for the opening of MGM Cotai, MGM recently sent a group of 10 local team members from its Digital and Technology department

Moderate Hong Kong lawmaker barred at border

Kenneth Leung, a Hong Kong lawmaker representing the Accountancy Functional Constituency, was denied entry into Macau last Sunday afternoon. The denial has been deemed unreasonable and bizarre, as he