Crime | Authorities concerned with rapid rise in some offenses

Despite a general stabilization in the growth of crime in Macau, reporting a mere 0.5 percent increase in 2018, both the authorities and society at large

No confirmation yet on Singapore treatment

The domestic violence victim at the center of an ongoing medical spat is said to have not yet signaled a willingness to receive treatment in Singapore, according to a

Economy | IMF warns casino-funded coffers won’t keep up with social welfare costs

The International Monetary Fund has released its concluding statements from an earlier visit to the SAR to assess the health of Macau’s economy. Despite a generally positive

Education | Brunei calls on scholarship applicants

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brunei is calling on applicants for its Scholarship Award Scheme for the upcoming academic session – including students from the Macau

Kitesurfer cross delta trip postponed

Yesterday’s anticipated kitesurfer crossing of the Pearl River Delta, starting at Hong Kong’s Cheung Chau Beach and arriving at Ha Sac Beach in Coloane, was postponed by organizers

Costa Nunes Kindergarten | Secretary for Security denies claims of poor investigation

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak has adamantly refuted accusations from parents and lawmakers that the Judiciary Police (PJ) poorly investigated the case of child

Water supply | Replacement of asbestos pipes may be delayed

Macao Water is expecting a delay in the replacement of the remaining pipes containing asbestos due to traffic matters. Last year, the city’s sole water supplier

Non-resident worker total holding above 188,000

The number of non-resident workers in Macau rose by 4.3 percent year- on-year to reach 188,321 at the end of January, the Labour Affairs Bureau announced, citing

Greater Bay Area | Forum speaker expects inevitable integration

A speaker during the Macao Polytechnic Institute’s (IPM) forum on youth policy in the Greater Bay Area said that the initiative is poised to encourage young people in

HKZMB | Ferry terminal business down 20 percent

Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo Arrais do Rosário said that, to his understanding, the passenger flow at the Taipa Ferry Terminal and the Macau Ferry

Airport discusses response to outline plan

Responding to the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong- Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, the Macau International Airport (MIA) says it will fully implement the South Expansion Project

Hong Kong | Budget surplus shrinks as list of headwinds grows

Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary Paul Chan will have a much smaller pile of cash to distribute than last year when he presents the annual budget today, and

Corporate Bits | Sands China bans shark fin at its F&B operations

Sands China Ltd. has banned shark fin from its restaurants, as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to protecting the environment, the gaming operator announced in a statement.

São Tomé and Príncipe | Portuguese company plans chicken production unit

Portuguese company Biaut – Automação Industrial is negotiating with the São Tomé and Príncipe authorities to set up a chicken production unit with an annual capacity of 30 tonnes

Angola | Gov’t approves 30 percent increase in minimum wage

The national minimum wage for the private sector in Angola has been increased by 30 percent, pending publication of the respective presidential decree in the country’s official

FAQ | Another ceasefire: Can the US and China end their trade war?

Relief swept across world financial markets Monday after President Donald Trump pushed back a March 2 deadline in a trade dispute with China. But the respite

Survey | American companies worry ties with the Chinese will worsen

American companies want President Donald Trump’s negotiations with Beijing to win them real improvements in their access to Chinese markets, not just a smaller overall

Huawei exec pokes fun at US spying, Snowden at tech show

A top executive at Chinese tech supplier Huawei poked fun at U.S. intelligence yesterday as he sought to reassure people attending the world’s biggest mobile industry fair that

Hanoi Summit | Kim readies for Trump after marathon journey, warm welcome

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un spent the eve of his summit with Donald Trump traveling around Hanoi in his armored limousine yesterday, his squad of encircling bodyguards

Hanoi Postcard | Summit inspires entrepreneurs

For North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, this week’s summit in Hanoi is a chance to advance the cause of world peace.

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