Neto Valente: ‘rigid and immobile’ courts in need of reform

Jorge Neto Valente, president of Macau Lawyers Association (AAM), declared that the local government “must now promote and support the development of Macau, with the necessary material resources, as an

Local academics co-author new lawyer’s guide book

A book co-authored by two Macau-based academics was recently featured at the BRICS Forum on the International Rule of Law held in Beijing. Professor Rostam J. Neuwirth and associate professor Alexandr

Ask the Vet | Canine Distemper Virus 

Vestibular disease in dogs is rare, but may be a devastating condition. The vestibular system is in charge of coordinating the dog’s movement and allows him to keep his balance

Aviation | Macau in contact with Airbus, flag carrier over A320neo balance issue

The Civil Aviation Authority (AACM) has informed the Times that it is in regular communication with Air Macau and aircraft manufacturer Airbus regarding the center of gravity issue reported in

Tourism authority’s Los Angeles food truck wins PATA award

The Macao Government Tourism Office’s (MGTO) promotional campaign “Experience Macao Food Truck in Los Angeles” won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Grand Award in Marketing. The awards were held

Economic recession | Chui Sai On says government prepared to intervene if needed

Chief Executive Chui Sai On has pledged that the government will monitor the Macau SAR’s current economic situation and prepare any intervention needed to maintain the stability of the economy

Retailers, restaurants report tough summer for business

Retailers and restaurants have had a tough summer, according to the latest business climate survey conducted by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). The latest report, which was released on

Survey shows more than half ‘dissatisfied’ with housing policies

  More than half of respondents to a housing demand survey reported dissatisfaction with the local government’s housing policies. The survey, carried out by local think tank Collective Wisdom Policy Center, was

Gaming | Japan: Osaka race narrows to just three: MGM, Galaxy, Genting

The race to develop an integrated resort in the city of Osaka has reportedly narrowed to just three players: MGM Resorts, Galaxy Entertainment Group and Genting Singapore. According to Japanese media

Gaming | Las Vegas: MGM in talks to sell Circus Circus among other properties

MGM Resorts International, the largest casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip, is in talks to sell its Circus Circus property there to real estate mogul Phil Ruffin, according to

Melco Resorts, Women’s Association celebrate motherhood with awards

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited and the Women’s General Association of Macau co-hosted the Best Mom Award Ceremony at Melco’s City of Dreams property on Saturday. The event celebrated women’s contributions to the

Briefs | Transport Bureau to initiate several roadworks this year

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) will initiate the first phase of the Oriental Pearl Overpass project next month. This phase will consist of a pipe relocation in the area. After the

Macao Orchestra kicks off tour of Portuguese cities

The Macao Orchestra (OM) has kicked off its 2019 tour of Portugal, featuring performances in four cities including Évora, Coimbra, Portalegre and Lisbon. According to a statement issued by the Cultural

Sports | Basketball: China’s Flying Leopards crowned ‘The Terrific 12’ Champions

The Chinese team of the Liaoning Flying Leopards was yesterday crowned the new Champion of the “The Terrific 12” Basketball Tournament, organized by the East Asian Super League and hosted

Nearly 1,500 arrests do little to deter HK’s protests

As one of Hong Kong’s protests became increasingly violent last month, Ventus Lau ventured near the front lines where demonstrators had ripped down smart lampposts and surrounded a police station.

Chinese flag trampled amid street fires

Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized two subway stations and set at least two street fires yesterday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again. The day’s

Barron Hilton, hotel heir who expanded into casinos, dies at 91

  Barron Hilton, the son of Conrad Hilton who expanded his father’s hotel empire and made the brand a force in Las Vegas gambling, has died, aged 91. Hilton died Thursday

Aviation | Jazeera Airways planning London-Bangkok trips in short-haul jets

After a surge in narrow-body plane flights across the Atlantic, Mideast discount carrier Jazeera Airways aims to push the model to its limits with services between Europe and Southeast Asia

Four Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified

Authorities yesterday identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to

Solomon Islands forms ties with China after Taiwan break

The Solomon Islands formed diplomatic relations with China on Saturday after breaking ties with rival Taiwan, giving Beijing another victory in its campaign to isolate the

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