Crime | More victims of investment scam, amount rises to HKD219m

The number of reported victims in the case of real estate agency owner Isabel Chiang has risen to 48, the Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesperson said yesterday during

Briefs | Trial on illegal football betting postponed

The trial involving a group of 15 people, including the Malaysian businessman Paul Phua, known for his connections to the gambling underworld, has been postponed to Feb. 12,

Council for Medical Affairs aims to negotiate with insurance companies

The Council for Medical Affairs has gathered in a plenary meeting last week to discuss the evaluation of the implementation of the Medical Error Act that came

Denise Bax: UNESCO representative | ‘It’s important to continue to pursue cooperation between cities’

Representatives from the UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy gathered in the city as Macau celebrate its third edition of the International Gastronomy Forum, welcoming representatives from

Gastronomy forum discusses new ways to boost collaboration

The “International Gastronomy Forum, Macao 2019” kicked off yesterday, featuring panel sessions and exchanges on how each city within the network is embracing the opportunities as Creative Cities of

Ng wants explanation for IAM office budget

Lawmaker Ng Kuok Cheong has asked the government to explain the budget surge for the project of the office of the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM). In his written inquiry

Hong Kong man paid to set cars on fire

A 26-year-old Hong Kong man has been transferred to the prosecution authority after deliberately setting two cars on fire, according to the Judiciary Police (PJ). On Sunday, around

Cotai border to relocate to Hengqin

The local government and the mainland Chinese government have reached a preliminary consensus regarding moving the Lotus Border Checkpoint to Hengqin, according to a statement released

UM requested to submit report for student house rental

The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam has requested that the University of Macau (UM) submit a report regarding illegal accommodation at its postgraduate house.

AustCham Macau founded from ‘business network’

The Australian Chamber of Commerce in Macau (AustCham Macau) has been officially established with the aim of focusing on issues of specific interest to Australians and Australian-connected people in

EU’s antitrust cop lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny

Silicon Valley’s notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union’s antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-term plan

Corporate Bits | Hong Kong singer G.E.M to return to the Cotai arena

Hong Kong singer-songwriter G.E.M. will return to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena on March 9 with her “G.E.M. Queen of Hearts World Tour Concert in Macau.” The local concert will

‘Stealth easing’ spreads in China property as debt risks mount

Stealth easing is Nomura Holdings Inc.’s description of measures rolled out in some Chinese cities in recent months to counter a faltering property market. In one of

IMF warns of no-deal Brexit risks as UK’s time runs short

The International Monetary Fund renewed its warning about the risks to the U.K.’s economic outlook if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal. The Washington-based

Nintendo rebounds as optimistic signs emerge after a brutal year

Nintendo Co. investors, battered by slower-than-anticipated sales of the Switch and a steep share decline last year, are starting to feel optimistic again. The possibility of

2018 economic growth sinks to three-decade low

China’s economic growth hit a three-decade low in 2018, adding to pressure on Beijing to beef up stimulus measures and settle a tariff war with Washington.

Taiwan | Chinese accuse McDonald’s of supporting island independence

Chinese nationalists are accusing a McDonald’s advertisement in Taiwan of supporting independence for the self-ruled island. The advertisement for a breakfast sandwich, broadcast only in Taiwan, shows a

Report | Population expansion continued to slow in 2018

China’s population growth rate continued to slow in 2018, spelling possible trouble ahead as a swelling number of retirees pushes up against a shrinking labor pool. Numbers released yesterday

Genetics | Investigators say doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the

South Korea | More sexual abuse claims rock national skating

More South Korean female skaters are accusing their coaches of sexually abusing them, a group representing the athletes disclosed yesterday following claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim

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