French Comics Festival brings renowned cartoonists

The first French Comics Festival will run at Sofitel Macau until February 5, showcasing selected prints by two renowned French cartoonists. Organized by Alliance Française de

Tigerair | Taiwan to operate Taichung Macau flights

Low-cost carrier Tigerair Taiwan announced on Monday that it will launch flights between Taichung and Macau on March 29. State-owned Central News Agency reported that the

CE meets FAOM’s future leaders

Sixteen members of the Macao Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) visited government headquarters yesterday morning to meet Chief Executive (CE) Chui Sai On and Secretary for Economy

Gaming | Tax levels not only factor in city competitiveness says Leong

The Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong, yesterday said gaming tax was not the only element to be considered in determining the competitiveness of Macau’s

AL Plenary | Lawmakers show concern over air quality

Pollution was a topic in the spotlight at yesterday’s Legislative Assembly (AL) plenary meeting. Chan Meng Kam was one of several lawmakers who raised

Animal rights | Gov’t support last hurdle in race to save greyhounds

Enlisting the coercive power of the government to force the Macau (Yat Yuen) Canidrome to surrender their racing greyhounds is now the final hurdle for Anima

Gaming | DICJ say casino taxes may face revision

Discussion over gaming tax rates in the MSAR has prompted the director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) to announce the possibility of amending existing casino taxation

Report claims Macau could merge with Zhuhai, Shenzhen

Macau, Zhuhai, and their neighboring regions will steadily merge into a “big Macau,” according to a report by Hong Kong TV news channel ONTV, which claimed

Japan | Analysts: Many complications ahead of integrated resorts bill

Gaming analysts are confident that Japan’s recently approved integrated resorts bill will present both a popular and profitable venture to investors. However, these analysts note that many

Crime | Man takes revenge by faking reports of terrorist attacks to police

A  45-year-old male from Bangladesh has been arrested for faking reports to the police, the Judiciary Police (PJ) said at a press conference yesterday. The

Courts | Chan Ka Fai admits illegalities on MP’s accounts

The trial of the former Public Prosecutions Office (MP) Prosecutor-General, Ho Chio Meng, resumed yesterday in a session exclusively devoted to hearing the witness Chan Ka Fai,

Briefs | 307,020 singular voters by end-2016

Following a campaign for voter registration, the Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau (SAFP) announced yesterday that there were 25,238 new requests for registration in 2016. During

‘In Good Hands’ attracts participative audience to salon

An interactive performance of music and storytelling was presented to local audiences over the weekend as part of the 16th Macao Fringe Festival. Performed by two

Football – EPL Roundup | Guardiola virtually concedes title after heavy loss for City

The Premier League season is barely past the halfway point and already Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has virtually given up on winning the title. The world’s

Avian flu concerns dispelled by Health Bureau

L ocal health authorities revealed yesterday that the elderly woman who initially tested positive for avian influenza virus A (H7N9) late last week is no longer, or

Economy Tourist prices continue decline

The average Tourist Index Price (TPI) for 2016 continued its downward trend from 2015, according to data released Friday by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).