Poor regulation, security hinder Philippine gaming growth

Poor regulation and security in the Philippine casino market are preventing the country from becoming one of Asia’s top gambling destinations. A report issued by Newswires

Flights to commence between northern Philippines and Macau

Flights between the Cagayan North International Airport in Lallo, a town in the northern Philippines, and Macau, are expected to commence by the fourth quarter of the

Gaming | Wynn on winning streak in 5-year feud with former partners

Steve Wynn’s recent winning streak in court is not only positioning the casino mogul to consolidate control of his empire - it could help him expand into

Sulu Sou denies bribery accusations against New Macau Association

New Macau Association (ANM) member Caruso Fong reported to the Public Prosecution Office (MP) that several members of the association, including the its current leaders, were bribed

China says no more ‘irrational’ investment in gaming

China formally laid down new rules on overseas investments, making explicit its de facto campaign against “irrational” acquisitions of assets in industries ranging from real estate

Infrastructure| Beijing rejects fourth bridge, sinking Macau investment

Beijing has rejected the proposal for a new bridge connecting Macau and Taipa, citing safety concerns, the Macau Infrastructure Development Office (GIT) informed on Friday.

MGM CEO blasts ‘hate mongers’, white supremacists

MGM Resorts International denounced “hate mongers and white supremacists” in a letter to employees Friday, offering to match their donations to civil rights groups including the National

Higher education | Portugal high school students apply for IPM programs

The Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM) held the opening ceremony for the 2017/2018 academic year last week. Approximately 10 percent of the new academic year’s students at IPM

New wholesale market to be ready next month

The relocation of the Nam Yue wholesale market to Ilha Verde – to occupy a space twice the size of the old premises - will be completed

Tourism master plan to launch next month

The President of the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, has revealed that the department expects to launch the Macau Tourism Industry Development

Officer fined MOP35,000 for animal cruelty

The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) has fined a Judiciary Police officer MOP35,000 for mistreating a dog in amateur video footage that surfaced online in

21 companies call for paternity leave

Twenty-one local companies and organizations signed a proposal for paid paternity leave last week. The signatories to the proposal all hail from different sectors, and

Briefs | Dengue fever cases rises to six

The Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement that it had confirmed a new case of dengue fever on Saturday, bringing the total number of local cases diagnosed

AL elections | CCAC finds associations promoting before campaign period

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) has found several associations conducting publicity campaigns that promote specific candidates above others for the Legislative Assembly (AL) election, as reported in

Urban Renewal Committee sets new building restoration ratio

The Urban Renewal Committee has agreed to set the new building ‘restoration ratio’ – the percentage of apartment owners in a residential building

Ask the Vet | Canine Blood Sugar Guidelines for Diabetic Dogs

Monitoring canine blood sugar on a regular basis is a critical part of caring for a diabetic dog in order to ensure the dog’s diabetes is under good control. Maintaining

Freedom of assembly | Jason Chao claims IACM may have breached the law

The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) may have breached the law by implementing a new, mandatory form for the notification of assemblies and protests, a

Legislative Assembly | Pereira Coutinho and Leong Veng Chai list flaws in annual review

The lawmakers elected on the New Hope (Nova Esperança) list, José Pereira Coutinho and Leong Veng Chai, say that the Legislative Assembly (AL) has failed to comply