Secretary Wong says illegal immigrant running loose is ‘witness’

After a session at the Legislative Assembly (AL) today (Wednesday) Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak was surrounded by journalists looking for details with regards to reports that an illegal

Opinion | Criminal trials in Macau: A perplexing experience

Can you picture a referee wearing football boots and goalkeeper’s gloves awarding a penalty kick, shooting the ball and running to the goalposts to save

Environment | Old trees cut down downtown

The Times received information from readers yesterday that at least two trees in front of the Portuguese School in Avenida Infante D. Henrique had been

Lessons from Penang | Malaysian academic provides inspiration for Macau’s urban renewal

Malaysian-born Dr. Laurence Loh, adjunct professor at the University of Hong Kong, has hosted a lecture on his experience in urban regeneration and the lessons it may

IAM to enhance public access to food safety information

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) is updating their website and app to keep the public better informed regarding food safety information. The bureau stated that the update would have

AL plenary | Gov’t to amend law on ‘illegal work’: Heavier fines and recidivism penalty to be included

The Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong, said yesterday that the government is working on amendments to the relevant laws to establish heavier fines

German measles cases reach 34

Another case of rubella was reported by the Health Bureau (SSM), bringing the total number of cases to 34. The new case was diagnosed in a

Small circle | 351 people running for places on CE election committee

An aggregate of 351 people has signed up for the right to contest available places on the Chief Executive Election Committee, the Government Information Bureau announced yesterday.

Shuttles from Macau to HKIA to come soon

Following Macau International Airport’s (MIA) intention to set up a reception area at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and the Macau checkpoint of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau

Forum Macau wants more tourist cooperation with member countries

Boosting exchange and cooperation in the areas of tourism, conventions and exhibitions is a key task in the framework of Forum Macau, the Secretary-General of the

Gaming | Singapore fills coffers with nearly $1 billion on casino visits

Higher entrance levies haven’t stopped rich Singaporeans or those just feeling lucky from flocking to the country’s only two casinos. The city-state has received about

Vancouver casino take dives as crackdown keeps high rollers away

Great Canadian Gaming Corp. reported a decline in money spent on chips at its casino tables in British Columbia as anti-money laundering rules curb high-stakes play.

Corporate Bits | Sands China orders 5,000 kg of oranges from Congjiang county

Sands China Ltd. recently received a shipment of oranges from Guizhou’s Congjiang County at The Venetian Macao’s receiving dock as part of the company’s response to the SAR government’s

Chinese media start mentioning renewed US trade war threats

Chinese media outlets began to report on the renewed threats of U.S. tariffs yesterday, more than a day after President Donald Trump tweeted that he would impose

Bride market trafficks Pakistani Christian women to China

Hundreds young women from Pakistan’s small Christian minority have been trafficked to China as brides in recent months as their impoverished community is targeted in an aggressive

Trade | Gov’t confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks

China confirmed yesterday its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite fears he might cancel after President Donald Trump threatened to escalate a

Pressured over press rights, Myanmar frees Reuters reporters

Two Reuters journalists whose reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses of Rohingya Muslims got them imprisoned and drew the world’s attention to curbs on freedom of the

IMDB scandal | Malaysia: US to return $196m in seized assets

Malaysia’s attorney general said yesterday that the U.S. will return USD196 million recovered from seized assets linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment

Russia | Plane crash survivor recalls strong lightning strike

A survivor of the Russian commercial airliner that crash-landed in Moscow on Sunday, killing 41 people, says a flash of lightning was heard moments before the plane

US-Iran | Tensions rise ahead of anniversary of deal pullout

A sudden White House announcement that a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing would be deployed in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran comes just

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