Chief Executive election | Ho’s manifesto picks up from 2014 with the same topics as Chui

When in 2009 Chief Executive ‘candidate’ Chui Sai On presented his manifesto, Macau was living in troubled times under the shadow of the corruption scandal involving the

SAR, Portugal sign fugitive extradition agreement

The fugitive extradition bill between Macau SAR and Portugal was signed on Wednesday by the Secretary for Administration and Justice, Sonia Chan, during the sixth Macau-Portugal

Sands Macao celebrates 15 years of operation

Sands Macao celebrated its 15th anniversary yesterday, presenting a series of performances and fireworks to commemorate the event. Following its opening on May 18,

Economy | IMF says Macau growth could dip further still

A representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that the worsening conditions of the China-U.S. trade war threaten to dampen economic growth prospects in Macau further. The

Briefs | Forex reserves reach MOP164.7 billion

The preliminary estimate of the foreign exchange reserves of Macau reached MOP164.7 billion (about USD20.39 billion) at the end of April, the SAR’s Monetary Authority said yesterday. The

Q1 crime report | Petty crime declines while violent crime rare but growing

Minor crime is declining in Macau while violent crime is on the rise. This is the conclusion reached from the most recent report on criminality in the region

Macau Daily Times presents: IT ALL STARTED WITH SANDS MACAO Part 5: Community care and environmental stewardship

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

Forum | China-Lusophone trade grows 11% in first quarter

Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking countries grew 11.62% in the period from January to March 2019, increasing to USD33.7 billion (about MOP272 billion), according to official Chinese

Hong Kong dollar nears weak end of peg as trade war costs mount

Hong Kong’s currency is once again approaching the weak end of its trading band against the greenback, after a reprieve last month. Falling demand for

Macau-Hengqin collaboration to deepen

The two neighboring territories of Macau and Hengqin are expected to have a larger role to play in each other’s development, but how exactly that

Real Estate Matters | Top 20 questions on renting a property in Macau – Part 2

Juliet Risdon is a Director of JML Property and a property investor.  Having established the company in 1994, JML Property offers Investment Property & Homes. It specializes

Gaming | House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (yesterday, Macau time) approved a bill reaffirming the right of a Massachusetts tribe to hold land in trust, a crucial step

State secrets | China formally arrests two Canadians in case linked to Huawei

China has formally arrested two Canadian citizens it is believed to be holding to pressure Canada into releasing a Chinese telecoms executive, bringing the two men

Trade War | Huawei hit by US export controls, potential import ban

In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive order yesterday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from U.S.

Beijing criticizes US action against Huawei

China vowed yesterday to “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies after Washington labeled telecom equipment giant Huawei a security risk and imposed export curbs on U.S. technology sales

Obituary | Eric Talmadge, AP’s North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world’s least-understood nations, has died.

Europol | US, European officials bring charges in global malware case

Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers worldwide and caused more

France | Basque militant ETA chief arrested after 17 years

A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA was arrested yesterday on the streets of a French Alps town after being on the run for

Offbeat | California cafe touts its $75 coffee as the world’s priciest

A California cafe is brewing up what it calls the world’s most expensive coffee — at USD75 a cup. Klatch Coffee is serving the exclusive brew, the

This Day in History | 1943 – RAF raid smashes German dams

An audacious RAF bombing raid into the industrial heartland of Germany last night has wrecked three dams serving the Ruhr valley. The attack disrupted water and electricity

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