Reports: Graduate hired through ‘special channel’

A mainland student, who graduated from the Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM), was reportedly hired by the local government. The student’s employment by a local public department has triggered

Courts | Bangsil vs Wynn hearing postponed

The hearing yesterday for a lawsuit by a Philippine gaming regulator against Wynn Macau has been postponed until January 30, 2018. Rogelio Yusi Bangsil

EIU forecasts average growth of 7.8 percent

Macau’s economy is expected to grow at an average real rate of 7.8 percent this year and 2018, boosted by the recovery in services exports, particularly

Air Macau recruits Airbus 320 captains in Brazil

Air Macau officials are in São Paulo for a “South America Roadshow” to recruit captains for Airbus A320 aircraft, the airline said in a statement.

Education | IFT joins Cornell for executive training course

Macau’s Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT), together with Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, organized an “executive development program” concerning financial management in the hospitality sector

Local designers agree that pop-ups are more advantageous than physical stores

Local designers Leo Wong (Soul) and Vincent Cheang (Worker Playground) are taking part in a new installment of the “Brand Story – Macau Original Fashion Exhibition”

MGS is getting ‘mature,’ 2017 edition aims to be record-breaking

The Macau Gaming Entertainment Show (MGS) is preparing for its fifth edition, having recently been awarded the status of being a “UFI Approved Event” by the

Briefs | Mainland waives taxes for 27 products

Under the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA), 27 products will be charged zero taxes when exported to the mainland from Macau, as revealed by the Gongbei Customs District yesterday, according

27 election lists approved by CAEAL

The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Legislative Assembly Election (CAEAL) has confirmed that as of June 21 it has approved 27 applications from respective nomination

MGTO closes eight restaurants in Soho, five more to be closed

On the sidelines of the “Green Hotel Awards,” held yesterday at the World Trade Center, the director of the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Helena de

Green Hotel Awards | DSPA announces a ‘platinum award’ next year

The Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) celebrated the 10th anniversary of the “Green Hotel Awards” yesterday awarding the 2016 winners. In a ceremony that took place

UK | May to outline post-Brexit citizens’ rights plan at summit

Prime Minister Theresa May’s first European Union summit since her disastrous election could mark the scene of the first big row of the Brexit negotiations as

Legislative Assembly election 2017 | Bloc voting scorned despite risk of forfeiting political weight

In cosmopolitan Macau, a city where around 60 percent of the total population was born abroad and where many others can trace their roots in the

Tigerair to run more flights between Macau and Taiwan

The Chairman of Tigerair Taiwan, Chang Ho-Jo, said that the low-cost carrier will increase the frequency of flights between Macau and Taiwan, starting from August. The information was

Chui visits Shanghai to strengthen ties

Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, is in Shanghai for a two-day visit. He is due to meet leaders of the Shanghai municipality to review current cooperation and

Capital Airlines links Macau and Lisbon

Starting from July 25, Capital Airlines will run four flights per week between Macau and Beijing. Eric Fong, director of the Marketing Department of

Briefs | Zhuhai bus driver strike

Bus drivers in Zhuhai went on strike on Tuesday to express their dissatisfaction with low salaries and social welfare benefits. On Tuesday, approximately 95 percent of the region’s bus

As China trial looms, Crown’s offshore network is hard to find

Crown Resorts Ltd.’s operations in eight Asian countries are suddenly hard to find. Since the Australian casino operator’s staff were detained in China last October