Chinese workers sue Saipan casino over forced labor scheme

Seven Chinese men allege in a lawsuit that they were victims of a forced labor scheme while constructing a Saipan casino. The casino and its contractors

Ask the Vet | Senior dog food: a look at age-specific formulas

In order to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle for your pet, owners must know what to look for in senior dog food to suit their animal›s needs. Older dogs may

Gaming | SJM, MGM extensions granted with view to protecting workers

On Friday, the Macau SAR government extended the gaming concession and the sub-concession of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (SJM) and of MGM Grand Paradise,

Briefs | Zhang Rongshun resigns from NPC

The resignation of the Deputy Director of the Macau Liaison Office, Zhang Rongshun, from his position in the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, has been approved

United Nations | Secretary Chan says Macau unable to ratify convention on migrants’ protection

The United Nations Human Rights Council has accepted the third report of the China Universal Periodic Review, which has a section covering the Macau SAR. The Secretary

Kim murder | Malaysian bar chief questions decision to hold Vietnamese suspect

Malaysia’s top council of lawyers asked the attorney-general to explain the release of an Indonesian suspect in the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half-brother,

Obituary | Charlie Whiting: Macau GP organizers send condolences to FIA legend

The sudden death of FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) race director Charlie Whiting last week in Melbourne, Australia, ahead of the Formula One’s season kick- off

Environment | Impact of plastic bags bill mostly on consumers’ pockets

Presented to the public by the Executive Council (ExCo) last week, a law proposal that aims to enforce a surcharge on plastic bag distribution in the

Economy | Growth expected to slow to 3.2 percent in 2019

Macau is expected to end 2019 with economic growth of 3.2 percent, and for growth to increase by 60 basis points to 3.8 percent by 2020, according

Arts | Cinematheque to mark anniversary with film festival

Cinematheque Passion will celebrate its second anniversary with a “Surprise Film Festival” that will run from March 30 to April 28, featuring eight classic works that will

Hengqin reserves 200,000 square meters of land for Macau

On Friday, the University of Macau (UM) signed a cooperation agreement with the Hengqin district government to jointly build a research center on the island.

Hong Kong | Analyst predicts Carrie Lam will invite Japan to cooperate on GBA

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam will likely make a trip to Japan, seeking an agreement to work with the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) project,

Chinese Premier Li guarantees Macau customs autonomy

The central government said it intends to preserve the separate customs territories and free ports of Macau and Hong Kong so as to allow the two Special

Hong Kong seen spending billions more to defend currency peg

This round of currency intervention in Hong Kong is far from over. That’s according to analysts, who’re watching the interplay between the amount of money

Corporate Bits | Sichuan moon opens at Wynn palace

Wynn Palace Cotai announced the arrival of Sichuan Moon – a restaurant with internationally acclaimed Chef André Chiang. The restaurant will reinterpret the flavors of Sichuan cuisine,

Investment law | Gov’t struggles to reassure foreign firms with new regulations

The Chinese government wraps up its annual policy conference this week with the passage of a new foreign investment law that it hopes will keep global

Premier denies Beijing tells companies to spy

China’s No. 2 leader denied that Beijing tells its tech companies to spy abroad and promised Friday to treat foreign and domestic competitors equally in an

Head of energy agency expelled from Communist Party

The head of China’s energy planning agency has been expelled from the country’s ruling Communist Party and dismissed from his post. Nur Bekri used his authority

Mosque massacre | New Zealand prepares to bury mosque victims as toll hits 50

Anguished relatives anxiously waited yesterday for authorities to release the remains of those who were killed in massacres at two mosques in the New Zealand city

USA | Once sanctuaries, houses of worship struggle with security

A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque. Houses of worship have traditionally been places of

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