Election watchdog finds irregularities with nomination committees

The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Legislative Assembly Election (CAEAL) announced yesterday that it has received three applications for legal status from nomination committees and consequently

CCAC sides with affordable housing buyers against Housing Bureau

Buyers of affordable housing units were informed by the Housing Bureau (IH) that their pre-contract agreement would be terminated because they married in the meantime.

US admiral: North Korea’s actions ‘recipe for disaster’

US Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris Jr. The top American military officer in the Pacific said yesterday that North Korea’s recent military actions are “a recipe

Trump defends sharing terrorism ‘facts’ with Russians 

President Donald Trump yesterday defended his right to share “facts pertaining to terrorism” and airline safety with Russia, saying in a pair of tweets he has “an absolute right”

Global Gaming Expo | Japan offers opportunities, challenges for integrated resorts

The opening of the Japanese market to Integrated Resorts (IR) will be a great opportunity for all people doing business in this field. Nevertheless, such a

AL Plenary | Chan says problematic recruitment being addressed

The Legislative Assembly debated the recruitment issues related to public departments yesterday. The matter concerns workers recruited by the government through irregular contracts, such as the

Scientist born in Macau wins German finale of FameLab

Scientist Olga Sin, born and raised in Macau, recently won one of the largest competitions for scientific communication worldwide, the German finale of FameLab. Currently

AP exclusive | Chinese spent USD24 billion on ‘golden visas’

When the sister of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner promoted investment in her family’s new skyscraper from a Beijing hotel ballroom stage earlier this month, she

Live poultry traders | IACM claims to have reached compensation deal

The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) claims to have brokered a deal with a group of live poultry traders who, starting from this month, have

Belt and Road | Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed ambitious hopes yesterday for Asian and European governments to work closely on finance, law enforcement and a broad range of other issues

Gaming | Trump connections may make Macau ‘collateral damage’ in potential trade war

A world-renowned expert on gambling and gambling law claimed yesterday that the ascendance of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency could result in the MSAR becoming collateral damage

Police officers arrested in bribery case allowing entry of illegals

Three police officers have been arrested on suspicion of bribery in an operation conducted last Saturday. The officers are suspected of taking bribes to facilitate the

Court | Ho apologizes for ‘administrative irregularities,’ denies crimes

During yesterday’s ‘closing arguments’ session of the trial of Ho Chio Meng, the former Prosecutor General had a chance to speak for himself and made

Ho’s lawyer denies accusations against former prosecutor

The trial of the city’s former top prosecutor Ho Chio Meng continued yesterday for another session after Ho’s lawyer, Oriana Pun, was unable to complete

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal’s Salvador wins Eurovision

A gentle romantic ballad challenged the Eurovision Song Contest’s decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery, unbridled excess — and won easily. Portugal’s Salvador Sobral sang his Amar

AL election | CCAC suspects free meals are luring voters

Noting that potential election candidates have started to collect voters’ signatures, the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) said that it has received reports claiming that some groups or