Lawyer’s assailants to stand trial after years of legal wrangling

The two men who assaulted a Macau lawyer in a shocking broad daylight attack in 2013 will stand trial on June 3, after a lengthy legal

Monetary Authority | China-US trade tensions to impact local economy

GROWING trade tensions between China and the U.S. are likely to affect Macau’s economic performance this year in a negative way. That is one of the conclusions

Health | 436 smoking lounges approved since year began

Twenty-seven casinos received approval to set up smoking lounges since the start of 2019, according to the Health Bureau (SSM). So far this year, the SSM received

Groups say some migrants face ‘slavery-like conditions’

SEVERAL groups of migrant workers gathered yesterday at the Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) calling for a review of policies on domestic workers including an outdated housing allowance and

Sou submits opposition to AL committee’s secret meetings

Lawmaker Sulu Sou has submitted a written opposition to the chairman of the Legislative Assembly (AL) regarding the alleged secret meeting of the AL’s Committee of Rules

Airport sets new record in daily passenger volume

The Macau International Airport (MIA) had the busiest Spring Festival in 2019 with a new record set in daily passenger volume in this period, the MIA

Tourist Police to deploy six more vehicles this year

Tourist Police officials have admitted that language barriers remain the main obstacle for them when on duty, citing the presence of visitors from the mainland who

Crime | Man scammed over request for prostitution via social network

A 20-year-old mainland man was reportedly scammed out of MOP8,848 in total over a request for the provision of sex by a prostitute, a Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesperson revealed

Experts divided about impact of proposed Zhuhai-Shenzhen bridge on HKZMB

Some economic commentators and experts have expressed fears that plans for a Zhuhai-Shenzhen bridge would impact traffic on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau Bridge, while others say

Technology | The promise of 5G wireless – speed, hype, risk

A much-hyped network upgrade called “5G” means different things to different people. To industry proponents, it’s the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the U.S.

Retail | Gucci owner’s growth shows Chinese aren’t done with luxury goods

Kering’s Gucci label continued to outpace competitors in the fourth quarter, giving another signal that Chinese appetite for luxury goods remains healthy. Fourth-quarter sales at Gucci

Angola to close trade representations abroad, including Macau

Angola’s trade representations abroad will be closed by February 28 following an order issued by the Ministry of Trade and signed by Minister Jofre Van-Dúnem Júnior.

São Tomé and Príncipe | China negotiations for port construction are ‘advanced’

Negotiations with China for the construction of a “multipurpose” commercial port in São Tomé and Príncipe “are at a very advanced stage,” São Tomé’s Minister of Public Works and

Pompeo warns eastern Europe on Chinese and Russian meddling

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday invoked the 30th anniversary of the demise of communism to implore countries in Central and Eastern Europe to resist Chinese

US warns Hungary, other allies to shun business with Huawei

The United States may be forced to scale back certain operations in Europe and elsewhere if countries continue to do business with the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei,

Uighurs to China: Post a video of my missing relatives, too

Members of the Uighur Muslim ethnic group are calling on China to post videos of their relatives who have disappeared into a vast system of internment

US sees Trump-Xi meeting soon as Lighthizer arrives in Beijing

The Trump administration said the U.S. president still wants to meet China’s Xi Jinping in an effort to end the trade war, a sign of optimism

Australia | Refugee footballer freed by Thailand returns home

A refugee soccer player thanked Australians on his return home yesterday hours after the threat of extradition to Bahrain was lifted and three months after he was detained in

Thailand and US launch annual Cobra Gold military exercise

Thailand and the United States yesterday hosted the opening ceremony for the annual Cobra Gold military exercise, the biggest activity of its type in the Asia-Pacific region with

Malaysia | Wildlife group says authorities seize record 30-ton pangolin haul

Malaysian authorities have seized a record 30 tons of pangolin and pangolin products in eastern Sabah state on Borneo, the biggest such bust in the country,

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