TDM Forum Opinions divided over property security licensing

The Housing Bureau (IH) acting president Ieong Kam Wa and a number of residents believe that now is not a suitable time to set up an accreditation scheme for property

LAURIE ANDERSON in Macau | Giving people a sense of freedom

“It’s a work about how to describe time (…) stories about time, perception and memory. The future, not as science fiction, but as the future tense of the language,

DSAT: No final decision yet on yellow taxis

The 100 licenses for special taxis are due to expire on November 6. “The government understands there is a public demand for radio taxis which provide service solely to call-in

Pansy Ho: MGM considering non-gaming projects

She stated that she was “not concerned adversely” about the recent gaming revenue results. Instead, she believes that it is a “good moment” for long term- business planning. She also believes

Global Tourism Forum kicks off on Oct 27

Macau will once again host the Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) this year, which will take place between October 27 and 29 at The Venetian. This year, around 1,000 representatives

Briefs: One dead and four injured in Delta Bridge accident

An industrial accident took place at a construction site for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (Delta Bridge) in Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong. It led to the death of a worker

Ask the Vet |Natural immune system boosters for dogs

The Immune System in Canines The immune system in canines is a complex structure that is made up of several cells and organs and plays the role of defending the dog’s

9 injured in Border Gate escalator

Nine people were injured in an escalator accident at the Border Gate checkpoint yesterday evening. A departure hall escalator is said to have suddenly stopped due to a malfunction at

Thai authority predicts more tourists from Macau

Director Titiporn Manenate from the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) Hong Kong Office estimates that there will be a 12 percent year-on-year growth in the number of Macau tourists to

Lusofonia Festival this weekend

Booths, hosted by members of ten different Portuguese speaking communities, will showcase cultural and gastronomical aspects related to Macau, Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Goa, Daman and Diu, Mozambique, Portugal,

Curbing gambling ills crucial for Abe’s Japan casinos push

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid to legalize casinos may depend on convincing coalition lawmakers the ills of gambling can be curbed. Members of Komeito, Abe’s Buddhist-backed junior coalition partner, will

Sands China benefits from growth in mass-market gamblers

Sands China Ltd. said profit increased 3.3 percent as growth in mass-market gamblers partly made up for lower spending by high rollers. The shares gained 0.7 percent to HKD42.55 at the

Las Vegas Sands 3Q revenue drops, profit grows

International gambling destination Macau continued to pose a challenge for casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. in the third quarter. But as high-roller gamblers eased back there, other gamblers shelled

Local association publishes book on Zhuhai

The Macao Pearl River Delta Research Association has just published a book entitled, “Zhuhai – The Delta’s Garden City” written by Thomas Chan and Louise do Rosario. This is the

MUSIC | ‘K-pop’ band 2NE1 ends world tour in town

2NE1 were the first Korean girl group to embark on a world tour, comprising over 10 destinations including the United States. In their first world tour, in 2012, the New York

AL PLENARY| Lawmakers deem ‘Occupy Central’ illegal and harmful

Dubbing the movement illegal, Sio Chi Wai said that Occupy Central “is indeed severely harming the city’s economy, life, traffic, social harmony, and its international image, and relations with