Lawmaker calls for action to avoid ‘over-tourism’

Lawmaker Pereira Coutinho is concerned that residents of Macau are losing quality of life due to an excess of tourists visiting the region. In a spoken

CE outlines measures to advance Greater Bay Area development

The Chief Executive (CE) has outlined steps to boost Macau’s contribution to the development of the Greater Bay Area. Chui Sai On chaired the first meeting

Gaming | Cotai property the jewel of Wynn Resorts’ 2018 growth

Wynn Resorts reported its 2018 financial results yesterday, showing that Wynn Palace continues to outperform its older sister resort on the peninsula. The company announced that

IPIM rolls out online document submission system

The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) has launched an online document submission system. The service allows applicants to fill out a temporary residency application form online

Real Estate Matters | How to de-risk your property portfolio (part 1)

Sam Lee is a marketing manager and property consultant at JML Property.  JML was established in 1994 and offers Investment Property & Homes. It specializes in managing

Musk says USD500m enough to get Shanghai production running

Elon Musk told investors Tesla Inc. won’t incur a heavy financial burden to get production up and running in its first overseas factory, seeking to soothe investor

Samsung quarterly operating profit fell on slower demand

Samsung Electronics Co. has posted a near-30 percent drop in operating profit for the last quarter after seeing slowing global demand for its memory chips and smartphones. It still

Spain’s economy remains bright spot amid Euro-area slowdown

Spain remained an economic bright spot in the euro zone in late 2018 even though the country, like the rest of the region, faces a weaker outlook

Dire Strait | Xi’s tough talk on Taiwan backfires, as Tsai support surges

Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to push Taiwanese closer to unification with a new year speech mixing carrots and sticks. That hasn’t panned out. Instead, his

Chinese leader says 2022 Winter Games will be green, inclusive, open

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country is well on track to deliver a “spectacular” 2022 Winter Olympic Games. China’s government was firmly committed to staging the

Economy | Manufacturing improves but activity sluggish

China’s manufacturing improved in January but activity was sluggish, a survey showed yesterday, as U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrangled in Washington over a tariff war.

Australian rugby league team proud of Huawei sponsorship

An Australian rugby league team wants to continue Huawei’s longest-ever sports sponsorship despite the Chinese communication giant’s ban from Australia’s 5G networks and legal wrangle with

Beijing appeals to US to accept its technology progress

China urged Washington yesterday to accept its industrial development after U.S. intelligence officials said Beijing steals or copies foreign technology, as the two sides prepared for another

Bangladesh | Thousands fired after garment industry protest

More than 5,000 Bangladesh workers who demanded higher wages have been fired by factory owners, and hundreds face police charges in the world’s second-largest garment export

Thailand | Bangkok flies drones, warns of hardships in bad air battle

A fleet of drones, trucks and small planes sprayed water to try to reduce air pollution around Bangkok yesterday while the city’s governor invited critics to brainstorm better ideas

Middle East | Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert

Mariah Carey, one of the world’s most celebrated artists, is performing in Saudi Arabia today for the first time, but there’s a growing chorus of

Italy | Country slides into recession, darkening outlook for Europe

Italy has fallen back into recession, intensifying concerns about the 19-country eurozone economy and a possible flare-up in the debt market jitters that have haunted the

This Day in History | 2003 Columbia shuttle disintegrates killing seven

The US space shuttle Columbia has broken up as it re- entered the Earth’s atmosphere killing all seven astronauts on board. This is the first time there

Offbeat | Canada condemns Netflix for using rail disaster images

Canada’s Parliament passed a motion this week saying Netflix should compensate the people of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, for using footage of the 2013 rail disaster in the post-apocalyptic survival film “Bird

Football | Asian Cup organizers review UAE complaint on Qatar players

Throwing Qatar’s appearance in the Asian Cup final in doubt, organizers are investigating a complaint by the United Arab Emirates about the eligibility of two Qatar players

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