‘This Is My City’ expands to Zhuhai, Brazil for the first time

The 2018 This Is My City Festival (TIMC) has unveiled the lineup of its upcoming tour, which will kick off in Macau on November 22 and end

‘Love is Cold’ screened at Chinese film festival

The film “Love is Cold,” directed by young Macau director Fei Ho, has been screened at the “Hong Kong and Macau Film Showcase” session of the 27th

ANM wants transparency in communications interception

The New Macau Association (ANM) said at a press conference yesterday that proposed wire-tapping legislation should require the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) to regularly publish

Gaming | Macau faces ‘gloomy prospects’ says retail investor firm

Retail investor firm Zacks Investment Research has warned that Macau’s gaming sector will remain volatile in the near term, citing a growth slowdown in mainland China

35 million tourist arrivals predicted for whole of 2018

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) expects this year’s tourist arrivals to reach 35 million, up from 32.6 million in 2017. MGTO director Helena de Senna

Singapore in the spotlight at 18th Macau Food Festival

The 18th Macau Food Festival will officially kick off tomorrow, featuring game booths, live performances and around 150 food stalls. Organized by the United

Five research projects receive IC grants

Five research projects by local and overseas scholars have received the 2018 Academic Research Grant from the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC). A panel of experts

CRIME | Police deployed in large numbers to catch thieves

Police officers were deployed on the streets of Macau in unusually large numbers on Tuesday night, attempting to apprehend four suspects of a robbery that occurred that

World Tourism Organization visits IFT

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, recently visited the Mong-Há Campus of the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) and discussed potential opportunities for

Sands China spearheads responsible gaming initiatives

Since establishing itself in Macao more than a decade ago, Sands China Ltd. has been taking the lead in responsible gaming efforts through both its own 

Use of e-cigarettes forbidden in non-smoking areas

The Health Bureau (SSM) clarified in a statement this week that the use of electronic cigarettes in designated non-smoking areas is subject to penalties similar to

Briefs | Portuguese president to visit Macau in early 2019

The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, will be visiting China and Macau in the first quarter of 2019, sources told the Times. The visit

Boeing issues advice on plane sensor after 737 Max jet crash

Boeing Co. is advising airlines on procedures to deal with false readings from a plane sensor that authorities say malfunctioned on a 737 Max jet that

China | Grand internet vision is starting to ring hollow

Ever since Chinese President Xi Jinping marked the opening of the first World Internet Conference in 2014, it was meant to usher in a new era of digital

Beijing unveils stealth combat drone in development

A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country’s growing aerospace prowess. The CH-7 unmanned aerial vehicle also

Economy | Reserves fall, suggesting Beijing propping up yuan

China’s foreign currency reserves declined in October in a sign Beijing might be intervening in the market to keep its yuan from falling too far against the

Australia to block Chinese USD9b energy takeover bid

The Australian government yesterday warned it intends to block a Hong Kong and Chinese consortium’s 13 billion Australian dollar (USD9 billion) takeover bid for an energy

Corruption | Former chair of bad-debt manager Huarong is arrested

Chinese authorities arrested Lai Xiaomin, who once oversaw more than USD280 billion in assets in his role as chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co.

Democratic House could probe Trump ties abroad, from Moscow to Beijing

The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations

Kremlin says North Korea’s Kim could visit Russia next year

The Kremlin says it hopes that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia next year. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s foreign affairs adviser, Yuri

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