Motor racing | Ferrari driver Vettel crashes in F1 preseason testing

Sebastian Vettel crashed into a tire barrier in Formula One preseason testing yesterday, damaging his Ferrari but not sustaining any injuries. Vettel lost control on

World briefs

CHINA’s economy is showing the first signs of recovery after months of slowdown, as stock and commodity rallies lift confidence. But increasing optimism aside, the clouds haven’t

The Buzz | ITV, BBC in concluding phase for talks on streaming service

ITV says it is in the final phase of discussions with the BBC to create a new on-demand video platform to rival the likes of Netflix. Chief

Hanoi Postcard | Vietnamese painter of Trump art diversifies

The stereotype of artists as eccentric is a common one, and the work of Vietnamese artist Tran Lam Binh seems to support that view. Since 2015

Girl About Globe | Clean air, no bull

Here’s an idea. Macau could have a hotel called The New Zealander Macau. No casino. Just hills, cable cars and thermal pools – all indoors.   

Thursday, February 28, 2019 – edition no. 3238

* Being there | Kim and Trump unlikely peace makers * Paul Phua and friends absolved in betting trial * A taste of history with imperial cuisine * The winners and losers in

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

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