HKZMB | Bridge drawing new hopes for tourism in Lantau Island

Last week’s opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB) has started to draw the attention of visitors from the three cities now connected by the road

Beijing mourns Zheng Xiaosong with praise

The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Macau issued a statement mourning the death of Zheng Xiaosong, the head of Beijing’s liaison office in

AL Plenary | Questions left unanswered over Macau’s role in Greater Bay Area

The Greater Bay Area was one of the topics debated during yesterday’s plenary session at the Legislative Assembly (AL). Several representatives from the government replied to spoken enquiries,

Briefs | Irene Lau and Casimiro Pinto replace suspended officials

The Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong, has appointed two officials to replace the suspended Jackson Chang, president of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), and

Heritage protection report to be delivered to UN body

By December 1, the local government will deliver a report on the Macau Historical City’s Protection and Management Plan (the Management Plan) to the UNESCO

Ranking | HK most ‘sustainable’ among Chinese cities in urban competitiveness

The latest report on global urban competitiveness has shown that Hong Kong is still the best-performing city in the greater China region, ranking 11th in economic

MELCO | Initiatives to support  SMEs

More than 90% of Macau businesses are small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Over the years, the dynamic SME sector has played an integral part in boosting the

Crime | Taxi driver assaulted and robbed by passenger

A taxi driver was reportedly assaulted and robbed by a passenger during the early hours of last Friday, a Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesperson stated during a press conference

Music | OM travels to Shanghai to take part in Arts Festival

The Macao Orchestra (OM) travelled to Shanghai between 20 and 25 October to perform at the 20th China Shanghai International Arts Festival. The orchestra took to the

Couto back winning ahead of Macau return

Macau driver André Couto came up victorious in Sunday’s second race of the weekend of the China Touring Car Championship (CTCC). The local racer had been invited

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyer

Lion Air, the airline whose plane crashed early yesterday while traveling from Jakarta to an island off Indonesia’s Sumatra with 189 people on board, is a

Australia | Household debt flashes red in Morgan Stanley report

Australia’s economy is most at risk in the developed world from household debt reduction because of weak house prices and potential tax changes that could curb property

Corporate bits | Sands China holds responsible gaming activities

Sands China’s Responsible Gaming 2018 activities began in October, with the company’s internal campaign lasting until December. The promotion seeks to foster responsible gaming practices and to

Regulator is said to propose 50 percent car purchase tax cut

China is considering cutting a tax on most cars in half to jumpstart flagging sales in the world’s largest automotive market, triggering a surge in stocks

US to press patrols in disputed sea, Beijing warns ‘meddlers’

The U.S. Navy will continue patrolling the disputed South China Sea, a top Navy official said yesterday, after a Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to an American

Hong Kong | New-home sales tumble in first data since rate rise

Hong Kong’s new-home sales cooled, another sign of weakness in a property market that may be at risk of a correction. The transaction value

Chinese tourists to Vietnam surge in 10 months

Vietnam welcomed roughly 4.2 million Chinese visitors in the first 10 months of this year, or 32.6 percent of the total international arrivals, posting a year-

Philippines | Typhoon prompts evacuation in storm-prone provinces

Philippine authorities started to move people to safer grounds as Typhoon Yutu approaches, tracking a path similar to last month’s storm that devastated rice-producing provinces in

Japan | Princess Ayako marries commoner at shrine ceremony

Japan’s Princess Ayako married a commoner in a ritual-filled ceremony yesterday at Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine. Ayako and groom Kei Moriya were shown on national news

Malaysia | Sale of superyacht linked to graft scandal launched

Malaysia’s government launched a one-month auction yesterday for a luxury yacht bought with money stolen from the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. The

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