Crime | Another gambling loan goes south

A happy experience in Macau of a lucky 30-year-old tourist from mainland China soon turned into a nightmare. A Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesperson revealed yesterday that a 48-year-old

‘Ferrari: Under the Skin’ opens in Asia for the first time

Macau resort City of Dreams is teaming up with the Design Museum of London and Italian luxury sports car manufacturer Ferrari to present the “Ferrari: Under

Gaming | Extended family wrangles for control of Stanley Ho’s empire

A new alliance emerged among some of billionaire Stanley Ho’s 17 children in the decade-long family battle for his Macau casino empire, and eldest daughter Pansy looks the likely

Heritage | Temple managers warned about fire prevention

Ahead of the upcoming Spring Festival, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) and the Fire Services have visited several temples between January 16 and 18 to check

CCAC takes global corruption ranking seriously, says Cheong

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) takes Macau’s global corruption ranking seriously, said the head of the CCAC, André Cheong Weng Chon, yesterday on the sidelines of the Liaison

2018 unemployment rate stood at 1.8 percent

The Statistics and Census Service says that the employment situation in Macau was “favorable” in 2018. The general unemployment rate was 1.8 percent and the unemployment

Global Gaming Jam | 48-hour challenge ends with six finished projects

The Macau leg of an international computer game creation challenge was held over the weekend at the Macau Design Center, inviting about 25 local

Cable TV concession to be renewed

The Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo Arrais do Rosário, has been authorized by the Chief Executive to sign a supplementary notarization contract for the renewal of

Art Garden showcases series of works from local artists

Tak Chun Macau Art Garden is currently showcasing a series of artworks from 40 local artists in its art week, which commenced over the weekend.

Cultural Affairs Bureau celebrates CNY with a series of activities

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) will be organizing a series of performances, workshops and exhibitions to usher in and celebrate Chinese New Year in Macau. During

Corporate Bits | MGM to present hip-hop dance crew Jabbawockeez

MGM will present hip-hop dance crew Jabbawockeez’s first-ever Macau residency show from March 2 to 31, the gaming operator announced in a statement. Billed as one of

NFL bullish about USD25b revenue goal as Super Bowl nears

NFL executive Brian Rolapp has an old photo on the wall of his office, hanging right in his line of sight. It shows a group of

Europe’s retail rout deepens as UK and Germany lose jobs

Europe’s retail crisis deepened as companies in the U.K. and Germany are poised to cut thousands of jobs as online shopping accelerates the erosion of sales from

Abe vows to step up China ties but bolster defense

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged yesterday he will further expand his country’s already improving ties with China but said Japan still needs to bolster its

South China Sea | Australia says Beijing has raised ‘anxiety’ in disputed waters

Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne urged China today to resolve tensions in the South China Sea in accordance with international law, in a swipe after Beijing’s sudden

Wang Quanzhang | Prominent human rights lawyer sentenced to 4½ years

Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was sentenced to 4½ years in prison on the charge of subversion of state power yesterday, more than three

Opinion | China’s banks are desperate for capital

In the past decade, China has relied primarily on credit growth to fund its economic ambitions. The country’s banks are now feeling the constraints of this lending

Afghanistan President Ghani assures people as US envoy reports progress

The Afghan president yesterday assured his people that their rights will not be compromised in the name of peace with the Taliban, days after the U.S. envoy

Nepal | Disoriented pilot, bad runway approach cited in crash

A Bangladeshi airliner was misaligned with the runway and its pilot was disoriented and tried to land in “sheer desperation” when the plane crashed last year in Nepal, an

Philippines | Duterte visits site of fatal bombings, Abu Sayyaf suspected

President Rodrigo Duterte and his top security officials yesterday visited a Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines where suspected Islamic militants set off bombs that killed

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