Ieong Chi Kin stepped down due to CE office probe

The former deputy-director of the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) Ieong Chi Kin stepped down due to being under investigation by the Chief Executive (CE) Office in relation

Education sector to hold more events for PRC and handover anniversaries

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) said that more events will be held in 2019 in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Macau handover

Gaming | Vickers: 2020 concessions likely postponed two years

The gaming concessions of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM) and MGM China Holdings Ltd, which are due to expire next year, will likely be

Briefs | Melco announces discretionary bonus payout

Melco Resorts & Entertainment announced yesterday that a one-month discretionary bonus will be paid to all eligible non-management employees before the Chinese New Year. Lawrence Ho, Chairman and

New graffiti display co-designed by local and Uruguayan artists

The graffiti display area at Anim’Arte Nam Van has undergone a change in its appearance, featuring a new graffiti mural with the theme “maritime adventure.”

Health | ‘Most important is the vaccine,’ Tam says

The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam, visited health facilities yesterday to inspect the works regarding the prevention and cure of influenza, as the

Three new agreements bolster Shenzhen-Macau cooperation

The anual Shenzhen- Macau Cooperation Conference 2019 was held yesterday at the Government Headquarters. The two sides signed a total of three agreements regarding issues such as

Tourism | Macau rises to become 5th most popular city destination

Macau was the fifth most visited city in the world in 2017, according to the latest Euromonitor International Top 100 City Destinations report, only behind Hong Kong,

Animal rights | Canidrome paid MOP25m fine over abandoned greyhounds

The penalty procedure for the abandoning of greyhounds by the Macau Yat Yuen Canidrome has been completed. The Canidrome has paid over MOP25 million in fines,

Health | SSM received 505 smoking lounge applications

As of Tuesday, the Health Bureau (SSM) received a total of 505 applications for smoking lounges, according to a statement released by the SSM.

AirAsia launches direct flights to Boracay

Low-cost airline AirAsia is set to launch direct flights from Macau to Kalibo (Boracay) on March 2, the third route to the Philippines that departs from

Real Estate Matters | 5 Habits of Good Landlords

There’s no such thing as landlord school. Most landlords just do a little reading online and dive right in. Which is fine – but it also means

EU executive launches probe into Dutch tax regime for Nike

Tax arrangements between sneaker giant Nike and the Dutch government are being scrutinized by European Union competition regulators, the bloc’s executive Commission said yesterday. The

Cyprus no longer Mediterranean haven for Russian businesses

For Russian businesses, Cyprus just isn’t what it used to be. New Cypriot anti-money laundering rules are compounding the effects of U.S. sanctions against Russia and its high-profile

Gaming | Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval joins MGM Resorts

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is joining casino giant MGM Resorts International to help push the company’s global expansion efforts, particularly in Japan, and work on

United States, China leave next steps for trade talks unclear

The United States and China gave no indication of their next step after wrapping up talks aimed at resolving a tariff fight that threatens to chill

Two biggest economies seek rare soft landing feat amid trade war

The world’s two biggest economies are separately struggling to come in for unparalleled, simultaneous soft landings, an effort complicated by the trade war they’re waging at

US apparel firm cuts off Chinese factory in internment camp

A U.S. supplier of t-shirts and other team apparel to college bookstores cut its ties yesterday with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment

North Korea | Kim looking to ‘achieve results’ in second summit with Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly told the leader of his only major ally, China, that he wants to “achieve results” on the nuclear

South Korean leader urges bolder steps from North Korea, US

South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged North Korea to take bolder disarmament measures that the United States should then reward, suggesting yesterday he wants harsh sanctions lifted

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