Tourism | In calculation error, rise in visitors overstated 100-fold

In what appears to be a calculation error, Macau immigration authorities have overstated the annual rise in visitors during the Cheng Ming Festival period by a factor of 100. Data released

IC pays for ‘accidentally plagiarized’ image

Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) President Mok Ian Ian is in the spotlight for the second time in two weeks after it was discovered that the poster for

Ask The Vet | Total dog health: the comprehensive guide

Complete dog health is a combination of key elements including nutrition, supplementation, and preventatives. Not only do these key elements integral to your dog›s overall health, but they also

Arts | Original Renaissance works to debut in Macau this week

A joint exhibition presented by the Macao Museum of Art and the British Museum will bring the original drawings of 42 Renaissance artists to Macau starting Thursday, presenting works

Migrants | Indonesian Consulate working to protect underpaid domestic workers

The Indonesian Consulate in Hong Kong and Macau is working with local authorities to protect Indonesian nationals from being underpaid in the MSAR. Tri Tharyat, Consul

Ho Iat Seng lacking ‘political skills,’ says lawyer

Lawyer Jorge Menezes said that the current president of the Legislative Assembly, Ho Iat Seng, lacks “political skills” which could prevent him from being a good Chief

Taxi hits elderly wheelchair user at zebra crossing

A taxi driver in his 20s hit a wheelchair user in the surroundings of the Fai Chi Kei area on Saturday afternoon. The woman was around 70 years

Gaming | Massachusetts: Panel to vet Wynn Resorts’ fate with public hearings in mind

The fate of Wynn Resorts’ USD2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor resort is now in the hands of Massachusetts gambling regulators after they wrapped up a series

Briefs | Chan Meng Kam to receive honorary degree

Portugal’s University of Évora will tomorrow hold a ceremony where it will bestow Macau businessman Chan Meng Kam with an honorary degree. According to the University, the honoris

Hong Kong | Lawmaker calls for cutoff date for proposed extradition law

A pro-Beijing lawmaker is calling for a clear definition of Hong Kong’s proposed extradition law, suggesting a cutoff date for how far back it would retroactively apply

Guangzhou introduces 3D printing at funeral parlor to restore remains

A special 3D printer worked next to a display cabinet filled with a variety of imitation body parts at a funeral parlor in Guangzhou, capital of southern China’s Guangdong

Briefs | China builds first bridge with 5G network

The Nansha Bridge opened last week in Guangdong Province, becoming China’s first bridge with a 5G network. As the latest major transport project in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater

Europe isn’t Japan in the 1990s. You should still be worried

Europe’s sclerotic growth and political dysfunction inspire frequent comparisons with Japan’s lost decade from the mid-1990s. We’re not there yet. The region’s bout of misery

China continues gold-buying spree

China’s on a bullion- buying spree. The world’s second-largest economy expanded its gold reserves for the fourth straight month, adding to optimism that central banks globally will

South China Sea | Duterte: few options in territorial disputes with Beijing

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has described his dilemma in dealing with a more powerful China in territorial disputes in the South China Sea, saying he has

US-China to keep working on trade deal as latest talks wind up

China and the U.S. made progress toward a much-anticipated trade deal in their latest meetings and will keep talking on the remaining issues, the state-run Xinhua news

PGA Tour | Player dies in hotel room, fourth round of tournament canceled

Officials at the Sanya Championship said yesterday that 28-year-old Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died in his hotel room from “apparent natural causes,” and the PGA Tour Series-China

Djibouti’s rising debts to expansionist China worry US, France

Inside the carriages on the 10-hour rail journey through land-locked Ethiopia into the tiny Red Sea state of Djibouti, the chirping of mobile phones mingles with a

Thailand | Leader of new political party charged with sedition

The leader of a popular new Thai political party that ran a strong third in last month’s general election was formally charged with sedition on Saturday

Philippines | Three hostages escape Muslim militants, one drowns

Three hostages held by Muslim militants in the southern Philippines have made a daring escape that left one drowned, another shot in the back in critical

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