Currencies | Questions over dollar peg will fade, says FX strategist

A foreign-exchange strategist has said that talk of Hong Kong abandoning its currency peg to the U.S. dollar missed the broader point: the economic rise of China will one day

Agnes Lam urges clarity on LRT plan for bridge

Lawmaker Agnes Lam has inquired about the government’s plan to swap the lanes on the Sai Van Bridge underpass. Lam asks the government to provide more data to support its conclusion

Memory Lane

Hac Sa Beach is the largest beach in Macau. Located at the south side of Coloane Island, Hac Sa bay faces southeast into the South China Sea. Its name directly

Grant Bowie confident local companies will resist recession

Following the warning that Macau’s economic recession will continue into the third quarter of 2019, MGM China is confident that local companies are better prepared than they were in 2014

Gross gaming revenue headed for September rebound

Gross gaming revenue might be heading for a September rebound, market analysts suggested yesterday, on signs of a VIP recovery. The news comes as Macau’s Secretary for Economy and Finance warned

Briefs | Ho departs for Beijing appointment

Chief Executive-elect, Ho Iat Seng, yesterday departed for Beijing where he will be officially appointed by national officials. The appointment will come in the form of a certificate confirming his

Commission of Audit report | government spat escalates over ‘many failures’ of public recruitment

The response from Kou Peng Kuan, director of the Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau (SAFP), to a Commission of Audit (CA) report that highlighted mismanagement in the civil servants

Sands China’s responsible gaming efforts continue to strengthen

Sands China Ltd. has been enhancing its Responsible Gaming efforts by further reaching out to the local community and making it a better place to live. Moreover, a dedicated team

Nearly 1,200 MGM employees honored in ceremony

Nearly 1,200 MGM employees graduated from the gaming operator’s talent development programs yesterday at MGM Cotai. The development programs are across three major categories. First, Local Leadership Development – “PRIDE Program”.

Personal data watchdog explains use of facial recognition

The Personal Data Protection Office (GPDP) has issued a letter explaining its stance regarding the installation of facial recognition technology in some of Macau’s surveillance cameras. In the letter, the GPDP

Macao Film Week held alongside GBA Film Trade Fair

The “2019 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Film Production Investment and Trade Fair” was officially opened yesterday at the Macau University of Science and Technology. The Fair is a two-day event

National Geographic opens Hengqin facility

National Geographic opened its first “National Geographic Ultimate Explorer” family entertainment facility in the southern China region in Hengqin’s Novotown on Monday. The facility aims to attract younger fans and prepare

Hong Kong | Rail operator MTR denies fatality during protest chaos

Hong Kong’s subway operator denied that a fatality occurred when riot police stormed into a station in pursuit of pro-democracy protesters on one of the most violent days since protests

Shenzhen | Smartphone maker heads for Shanghai

Shenzhen Transsion Holdings Co., whose mobile handsets outsell iPhone and Galaxy smartphones in Africa, is planning an initial public offering on Shanghai’s Nasdaq-style Star Board to raise about 3.01 billion

Hong Kong | In leaderless movement, officials don’t know who to negotiate with

As a top adviser to Hong Kong’s government, Bernard Chan is searching for any protester who can strike a deal to end more than three months of unrest. In lunches with

Floating Adriatic port closer to easing Russian gas dominance

On a recent late-summer’s day, 24-meter-high pile drivers shook a rocky beach on the Croatian island of Krk with bone-jarring thumps. Where blue waters meet the tan shoreline, workers were

Singapore | Economy shows some signs of hope as trade war drags on

It may not be all doom and gloom for Singapore’s economy. Recent data and anecdotal evidence suggest gross domestic product will probably grow in the third quarter after shrinking in the

Alibaba’s Ma steps down as industry faces uncertainty

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, who helped launch China’s online retailing boom, stepped down as chairman of the world’s biggest e-commerce company yesterday at a time when its fast-changing industry

A pork meme shows why officials worry about soaring prices

China’s pork prices are soaring so quickly that an internet meme has emerged suggesting the newest way to show off wealth: a necklace made of pork belly. Inflation data released yesterday showed that

Ambassador to South Africa attacks Trump over trade

Lin Songtian, China’s ambassador to South Africa, took out a half-page advertisement in a key local newspaper to attack the stance of the U.S. and President Donald Trump on global

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