HKZMB | Fast border checks impress first bridge users

The Macau and Zhuhai sides of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau Bridge have almost combined the Macau immigration control and mainland China immigration control into one single procedure,

HKZMB | Macau, Zhuhai begin cooperative health quarantine model

Health quarantine facilities at the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge were well equipped and prepared to administer services starting from the commencement of operations yesterday morning, according to a

HKZMB opens to traffic | Drivers note benefits but still ‘A lot to improve’

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB) opened yesterday to the traffic of vehicles and passengers connecting the three cities after Tuesday’s official inauguration by Chinese President Xi

Opinion | A bridge alone can’t unify Hong Kong with China

What’s the most important bit of infrastructure to connect an international metropolis like China’s Pearl River Delta? A demolished border post. For all the excitement around the

Briefs | Civil Servants association calls for 5pct salary increase

The Macau Civil Servants Association is calling on the government to increase the salary of civil servants by five percent in 2019. A group of ten members from

Industry hopes to bring coffee culture to universities

A forum named "Macau Enterprises Immersing in the Greater Bay Area" and the Yunnan Coffee Cup 2018 – China Brewers Championship in Macau were held this week at the

Red Market rebuilding to keep internal structure and decoration

The rebuilding plan for the Red Market proposes to retain the market’s internal characteristics, according to the plan’s details revealed this week by the Urban Planning

Slight increase y-o-y in September tourists

Visitor arrivals totaled to 2,561,274 in September, up by 3 percent year-on-year but down by 24.7 percent month-to-month, according to information released by the Statistics and

GTEF 2018 | Empowering local communities vital for tourism boost

Tourism has transformed from an attraction to an experience and now to an emotion. Thus, tourism entities are aiming to build an “emotional connection” through gastronomy

Brazil, Argentina, partner countries of GTEF 2019

The Global Tourism Economy Forum came to a close yesterday, announcing that Argentina and Brazil will be its Partner Countries next year, while Jiangsu will be the

Corporate Bits | Sands welcomes first batch of HKZMB passengers

Sands China Ltd. has welcomed its first group of guests to arrive via the new Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. The guests’ arrival at The Parisian Macao makes Sands

Hong Kong | Lawmaker takes loan at 18 percent interest to buy property

Just how attractive is Hong Kong property? A stock exchange filing from Tuesday evening shows that some people will continue to pay up for the chance to

Singapore | Shoe-box rule may cheer home buyers, not home builders

Putting an end to “shoe-box sized” apartments in Singapore may be reason for residents to cheer but for developers, it could prove a double whammy.

Trade War | No US high-ranking officials to attend Shanghai investment fair

The U.S. will not send a high-ranking official to attend a major investment fair in China next month, an embassy official said yesterday, in a move underscoring

Foes closer | Abe vows to bolster ties with China day before Beijing trip

PRIME Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to bolster cooperation and friendship between Japan and China in a key policy speech yesterday before making the first official trip to

Ford revamps China business, hires former Chery exec as CEO

Ford Motor Co. has revamped its Asian operations and made its China business a stand-alone unit, recruiting the head of local automaker Chery Automobile to be its new

Economy | Beijing’s squeezed private companies face more funding pain

The funding squeeze for China’s private enterprise is expected to persist, despite recent measures aimed at easing financing difficulties. Non-state companies have borne the burden of the

Trade | India is said to plan deal to boost exports to PRC

India is devising a plan to boost shipments of around 200 products to China and narrow the deficit with its biggest trading partner, a person with knowledge

Jumpei Yasuda | Japan confirms ID of journalist freed from Syria

Japan confirmed yesterday that a man freed from Syria is a Japanese freelance journalist who was kidnapped three years ago and said he appears to be in

Advertorial | Sands entertains: A new era of live shows

LEON METRO LIVE OCTOBER 27, 2018   Hong Kong ‘Heavenly King’ Leon Lai will bring October to a close with a bang with Leon Metro Live

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