Rights group says domestic workers suffer ‘modern slavery’ in both SARs

Amnesty International has described the exploitation of domestic workers in Hong Kong and Macau as modern slavery, citing the workers’ vulnerability to overworking and being underpaid.

Briefs | MGTO in Cebu for PATA Annual Summit

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) attended the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit 2019 in the Philippines. The four-day event featured a series of panel sessions,

GBA job fair attracts hundreds of Macau students

A job fair organized by the Jinan University in Guangzhou saw 23 enterprises within the Greater Bay Area (GBA) advertising more than 600 working and 300 internship positions. To

IMF predicts economy to grow by 4.3% in 2019

The economic growth rate of the Macau SAR was projected at 4.3% in 2019 and about 4.0% over the medium term, the Monetary Authority (AMM) said

Gaming law expert says tender should not limit number of concessions

The future public tender for new gaming concessions, to be held by 2022, should not establish any limitation on the number of concessions to be granted,

CE tours Portugal | Chui praises Lisbon efforts on promoting young entrepreneurship

Currently on his third day of an official visit to Portugal, Chief Executive (CE) Chui Sai On, leading a Macau delegation, met with several authorities in the

Civil Protection | Gov’t moves forward with crime for ‘rumor spreading’

The government has moved forward with the idea of penalizing the spreading of false rumors during typhoons or other civil protection-related crisis with imprisonment for up

Advertorial | Macau Daily Times presents: It All Started With Sands Macao

The opening of Sands Macao on May 18, 2004, marked the beginning of an era of transformation for Macau’s tourism industry – a period that has witnessed enormous growth

UN Symposium on abductions | Family of Thai woman kidnaped in ’70s Macau hope ‘she’s still alive’

Relatives of abductees from Japan, Thailand, the U.S. and Macau whose loved ones are believed to be held in North Korea pleaded for their return at a

Drunken Dragon | Dance for divine protection

Drunken Dragon Dance is a core ceremony celebrating Buddha’s Birthday in Macau. It is a ritual praying for peace and health. There are at least

Advertorial | Macau Daily Times presents: It All Started With Sands Macao

Part 2: Creating a MICE and entertainment destination Missed Part 1? Read it Thinking back 15 years to consider the environment of the meetings,

Hong Kong | Chaotic scenes at legislature over extradition law

Hong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos over the weekend as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the

Opinion | Hong Kong’s Bay Area stocks are a haven from trade-war jolts

The plunge in Hong Kong stocks this week triggered by the renewed U.S.-China trade conflict was the latest jolt for a market that’s veered wildly between bear and

E-Commerce | Amazon offers to help employees start delivery business

Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business

Uber shares continue sliding in first full day of trading

Uber shares were down 8% in morning trading and dipped below $38 after the opening bell. Yesterday was the first full day of trading for the

Terry Gou moves closer to run for Taiwan president

Terry Gou, head of the world’s largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, stepped closer to running for president of Taiwan yesterday by announcing that he would

Trade Companies bracing for Beijing’s retaliation in tariff dispute

Businesses were bracing yesterday for Beijing’s retaliation against President Donald Trump’s escalation of a tariff battle that threatens to disrupt a Chinese economic recovery. Regulators

Thailand | Exile’s parents seek information on his disappearance

The parents of a self-exiled Thai activist who disappeared after reportedly being extradited from Vietnam visited government offices and diplomatic missions in Bangkok yesterday to seek

Elections | Filipinos cast vote in midterm polls crucial to Duterte

Filipinos voted yesterday in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies who aim to dominate the Senate and opposition candidates fighting

Wikileaks | Sweden to reopen rape case against Assange

Swedish prosecutors said yesterday they are reopening a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and will seek his extradition after he has served his

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