Gov’t to update training for better quality prosecutors

The government is planning to review the training of judges and prosecutors in the Macau SAR, finding support from the Macau Lawyers Association (AAM), which has

Sands China singles out Responsible Gaming, appoints Winnie Wong chief officer

Sands China Limited (SCL) recently appointed Winnie Wong to the position of Chief Responsible Gaming Officer and VP of Special Gaming Projects in a strategic move

Gaming | VIP activity tracking 32 percent higher post-New Year

Macau gross gaming revenue posted strong results in the week following the Chinese Lunar New Year, showing a 32 percent year-on- year rise led by

AL Plenary | Taxi law approved amid much criticism of new corporate model

The Legislative Assembly (AL) finally passed in plenary session yesterday the bill that updates the current laws regulating the transportation of passengers in rental light

Lawmakers slam system behind CE election

Lawmakers José Pereira Coutinho and Sulu Sou took the period before the agenda for yesterday’s plenary session of the Legislative Assembly (AL) as an opportunity to make

Analysis | China plan to integrate Macau, HK skirts tough questions

China’s long-awaited plan to create a high-tech megalopolis on its southern coastline rivaling California’s Silicon Valley generated optimism among Hong Kong’s business community even as key details

Chui promises Macau is ready for Bay Area integration

The Macau SAR is ready for further integration into the national development plan and to assume its own responsibilities, Chief Executive Chui Sai On has promised.

Heritage Committee discusses protection of building that no longer exists

The Cultural Heritage Committee in its plenary session held yesterday at the Macao Cultural Center, was to address the protection of a building located in the

Malaysia nears deal with China to revive scrapped rail project

Malaysia is making progress in talks with China to revive a high-speed rail project that Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s government said it would cancel, according

Solar subsidy program that rattled market relaxed

Chinese regulators have proposed easing a major solar power subsidy policy announced last year, according to the nation’s main industry group, a move which would partially reverse

Trade War | Economy czar heading to Washington for talks

China’s economy czar is heading to Washington for talks this week aimed at ending a fight over Beijing’s technology ambitions ahead of a deadline for a massive

Economy | Auto sales fall in January for eighth month

China’s auto sales fell for an eighth month in January, extending a painful decline for the biggest global market as demand cooled amid a slowing economy and

Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details. It was a compilation of real-time data on more

China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear deal

The Iranian foreign minister’s passionate defense of his country’s interests at the Munich Security Conference has made him “a famous person” in China, his Chinese counterpart told

Kim-Trump | Memorial speaks to North Korea’s ties to summit host Vietnam

In a rice field in northern Vietnam, 14 headstones are an enduring symbol of the wartime friendship of Vietnam and North Korea. They mark the original burial

Japan | Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain

Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British economy as businesses struggle with

Kashmir | Pakistani PM says he’s willing to talk but warns India

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan offered yesterday to hold talks with India, even as he warned New Delhi to refrain from launching any attacks on his country

Obituary | Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld dies in Paris

Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s iconic couturier whose designs had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died yesterday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admiration

USA | Sen. Bernie Sanders running for president in 2020, in a crowded camp

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced yesterday that he is running for president in 2020. “Our campaign

Syria | Efforts aimed at evacuating civilians from IS area

A spokesman for a U.S.- backed Syrian force fighting the Islamic State said yesterday a military operation aimed at ousting the extremists from their last remaining area in

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