MDT Exclusive – Elvis Costello | Fortune spin wheel won’t be used in Macau, could raise ‘due questions’ from authorities

English musician and singer-songwriter Elvis Costello will be making his first appearance in Macau next month, marking a new foray into the Asian continent – where he has rarely performed

Q&A – António Caetano Faria Filmmaker | ‘My work is to capture moments for eternity’

António Caetano Faria is a Portuguese filmmaker, living and working in the territory for the past eight years. In his work, Faria often uses the territory not just as a backdrop

Q& A – Chang Hexi – Forum Macau’s Secretary General | ‘Forum Macau’s goals will be increasingly oriented toward pragmatism’

After eight years leading the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Forum Macau), Chang Hexi is leaving the organization. The Secretary General talks about the

Q&A – Darren Clarke Golfer, Venetian Macao Open contestant: ‘Scott Hend is the man to beat’

Northern Ireland’s golfer Darren Clarke will play in the 2016 edition of the Venetian Macao Golf Open, raising the bar of this year’s lineup. The 48-year-old will be one of the

MDT Interview | Pansy Ho: Creating an exquisite urban landmark of art and taste

A business leader with a sprawling collection of interests across the region, Pansy Ho needs no introduction to the average reader. Yet what often impresses interviewers about the billionaire daughter

Professor Brian To | ‘Employee autonomy is only found in five-star properties’

Professor Brian To is a strategist, consultant and educator on matters of strategy, leadership, business and change management, among other topics. Currently affiliated with 10 different higher education institutions, he

Interview | David Leung, Alco Electronics: ‘Chinese skipped all the shopping mall phenomenon, they jumped right into internet selling’

A look inside Alco Electronics Ltd.’s factory in China shows what it takes to succeed as a maker of gadgets for the rest of the world — human precision in

Janet McNab | Sheraton & St. Regis Managing Director: ‘Macau is an easy destination’

Janet McNab took over the position of managing director of Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel and The St. Regis Macao on the Cotai strip eight months ago at a historic time

Wong Kai Kei | 3rd Prize in National English Debating Competition: ‘Macau students are less exposed to English environments’ than HK

Two debaters, Wong Kai Kei and Leong Ka Wai, from the University of Macau (UM) English Debating Team have recently won third prize at the 19th Foreign Language Teaching and

Preview, review & interview | Now you see Macau, Now you don’t

Macau features for a good 45 minutes in the plot of blockbuster Hollywood sequel “Now You See Me 2,” and it takes a central role in the action. As in any

Ruth Boston | VP for destination marketing and sales at Sands China: ‘Japan is among our top five markets’

Ruth Boston is the vice president for destination marketing and sales at Sands China Ltd. She attended the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) and tourism roadshow held in Tokyo

MDT Interview | Vítor Sereno: ‘Portugal is a good place to live and certainly a good place to invest’

Portugal supports all China’s “initiatives to boost Macau’s interface role,” namely as part of the Belt and Road initiative, the CEPA mechanism, and the Forum Macao.  Consul General Vítor Sereno

Teddy Yip Jr | Theodore Racing – Team Principal: ‘Macau is our home and winning there always holds a special place’

In 1976, Theodore Racing was founded as a Formula 1 racing team by the late Teddy Yip Sr. Both the team and its founder were crucial to the establishment and

Ines Lei | Co-founder of Macau Root Planning: Reclamation plan lacks ‘development concept for the long-term’

Ines Lei, a community planner and co-founder of Macau Root Planning, claims the government is not focusing on the city’s “development concept” in the long-term, stressing that the “development spirit”

Allan Zeman Entrepreneur | ‘The numbers in Macau were great but not real’

Allan Zeman, known as the “Father of Lan Kwai Fong,” is a Hong Kong business magnate who sits on the board of Wynn in Las Vegas and also serves as

Penny Lam: Int’l Documentary Film Festival curator | ‘We want to continue to develop this festival’

Penny Lam is a documentary filmmaker and the curator of the Macau International Documentary Film Festival, the first of which was held last month, concluding on May 1. The festival brought

Jackson Chang | IPIM president: ‘Macau can serve as an ideal platform for investors’

The Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) aims to promote external trade and attract investment to Macau. In an MDT/Macauhub exclusive interview, IPIM’s president Jackson Chang stresses the development of

Ryan Curatolo Jockey |‘The horse trainers in Macau are very professional’

Ryan Curatolo is a 23-year-old jockey originally from Marseilles in France who came to Macau two-and-a-half years ago after a friend who was involved in the local circuit recommended that