Macau Orchestra debuts in Taiwan

The Macau Orchestra is currently performing in Taiwan for the first time. The orchestra’s concert tour opened last week, bringing with it works by Rachmaninoff and other masters. Led by artistic

Sands commitment to retail now bearing fruit

Las Vegas Sands is portrayed as an operator particularly active in the non-gaming component of its Macau and Singapore resorts in a review published last week by the multimedia financial

FOOD SAFETY | Health Bureau can’t confirm link between gastroenteritis and McDonald’s

McDonald’s is being investigated by the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) for a case of gastroenteritis. A statement from the authority declared that there is insufficient evidence indicating that

New York tabloid reports on the ‘Special Laundering Regions of China’

A report by the tabloid newspaper, New York Post, has suggested that a staggering USD1.4 trillion has been exported from China to other parts of the world since 2002. With as

CE election still open to other candidates

According to Radio Macau, as the Electoral College, who is voting on the CE election on August 31, has 100 more members than in the previous election held in 2009,

Unofficial referendum Open Macau Society files appeal within TUI

Jason Chao confirmed Friday that Open Macau Society has filed an appeal within the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) regarding IACM’s decision to refuse pro-democratic groups’ request to hold a

Award recognizes outstanding teenagers in Macau

The winners have vowed to use their new public identities to influence the people near them, while the organizer hopes that they can bring more “positive energy” to society. The award

Pregnant women injured in bridge crashes

Three pregnant women were among those injured two days ago in two car accidents on the Friendship Bridge and the Sai Van Bridge. Public Security Police (PSP) information indicated that one

Court finds driver not guilty over jaywalker’s death

A 22-year-old female driver has been found not guilty of manslaughter after her car hit and killed a mainland tourist on the Avenida de Amizade last February. Both the defendant

Briefs: Liaison Office opens new website today

The Central Government Liaison Office in Macau has created its own website, which will open to the public today. The domain name is www.zlb.mo or www.zlb.gov.cn. The Liaison Office announced

IMF recognizes ‘bright outlook’ in Macau, calls for diversification

The IMF report suggested that Macau’s economic growth will “remain robust” following the strengthening of the global economy and the “continued investment related to several casino expansion projects.” It also

HIGHER EDUCATION | City U and Florida International University enhance partnership in 2015

A partnership between City University of Macau (City U) and the Florida International University (FIU), established in 2011, is set to be enhanced next year as both institutions explore new

MEDIA | BSkyB to create multinational European TV network

London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact

Google triples deal spending to USD4.2b in 2014 first half

Google Inc. more than tripled spending on acquisitions in the first half of the year to USD4.2 billion, as the Internet company ramps up investments to expand its services. The world’s

Corporate Bits | Macau Cable TV awards 10 winners during fifa World Cup

  The duo “Alan & Hacken,” comprising Hong Kong music legend Alan Tam and Cantopop superstar Hacken Lee, played at the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao on Saturday. They performed

10TH CPLP SUMMIT | Lusophone countries plan to study joint oil production

The group will study joint exploration and production of oil and gas in the CPLP area and set up a consortium for onshore oil exploration in Timor-Leste, open to companies

China certifies 31 Portuguese dairy product companies

China has certified 31 Portuguese dairy product companies, which can now start exporting to the Chinese market, said the Portuguese deputy prime minister, Paulo Portas in Angra do Heroísmo after

Feature In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future

As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water’s