LVS recognized in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Sands China’s parent company, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), has once again been recognized by the S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) for its performance in environmental, social and governance efforts, making

Over 617,000 individuals cashed their handout

A note from the Financial Services Bureau (DSF), informed that the works on the distribution of the 2019 Wealth Partaking Scheme concluded on September 13. In the course of implementation,

IPIM testing new immigration vetting following probe

The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) is testing its new assessment measures for the review of immigration applications related to “major investment immigration” and “technical immigration.” In July last

Consumer prices growing faster in August

The Composite Consumer Price Index (CPI), a key measure of inflation in the territory, increased 2.83% year-on-year to 116.41 in August, according to the latest information from the Statistics and

Gaming | China disputes mass exodus from Cambodia’s online casino blackout

As many as 120,000 Chinese nationals may have departed Cambodia since the announcement of a ban on online gambling last month, about half of the estimated number living in the

Tourism | Double-digit visitor growth shows signs of slowing

  This year’s rapid growth in visitor arrivals decelerated markedly in August, growing just 6.5% year-on-year compared to 16.3% year-on-year in July. The slowdown follows an exceptionally strong first half of

Crime | Resident loses total bank savings in phone scam

A resident of Macau, aged 71, has reportedly lost a total amount of HKD1.75 million in a phone scam, the Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesperson Choi Ian Fai informed yesterday during

6,200 team members have graduated from Sands China’s development programmes

Sands China Ltd. has prioritized a series of development programmes, not just for its team members but also for its retail partners and local small, medium and micro enterprises whom it views as

Another ‘Level 0’ incident reported at power plant

Macau’s Unitary Police Service (SPU) received a notice last Thursday regarding an operational failure at a facility of the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Guangdong Province. According to the report made

Education | TIS attracts 80 universities at ‘largest fair to date’

The International School of Macao (TIS) held its university fair yesterday, attracting over 80 universities around the globe to participate in the annual event. According to a statement released by the

Education | Standardized history textbook adopted by more grades

The standardized history textbook launched by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) has been adopted by more grades in local secondary schools, according to Wong Kin Mou, Head of

Author of ‘violent book’ responds to Chan Hong’s complaints

Indirectly-elected lawmaker Chan Hong submitted another inquiry to the government regarding the selling of book that depict violence, murder, cannibalism, cults, and other so-called inappropriate subjects, as she believes the

Hong Kong | Airlines seek fee waivers as protests hit business

Airlines operating in Hong Kong are urging the government to implement temporary policies to offset damage to their business as months of pro-democracy protests have disrupted operations and hurt visitor

Guangzhou | Late former political advisor Ye Xuanping cremated

Ye Xuanping, former vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) who died of illness last week, was cremated yesterday in Guangzhou, capital of

Guangzhou incubator helps ease headache of HK, Macau firms entering mainland

After exploring registering a company in Shenzhen and Zhuhai in 2013 and 2015, ChiMan Chan, a Hong Kong entrepreneur, finally made the plunge and launched a business on the Chinese

Shenzhen | Subway line adopts facial recognition technology

The southern city of Shenzhen has adopted facial recognition technology on a subway line, allowing for fast and easy entrance for the elderly aged 60 and above, according to state

Google braces for landmark global privacy ruling

Google is bracing for another landmark privacy decision at the European Union’s top court, five years after a “right-to-be-forgotten” ruling forced it to delete links to personal information on request. The

Corporate Bits | Cognac maker Hennessy stages exhibition at Galaxy Macau

French cognac maker Hennessy is staging an exhibition at the Galaxy Macau integrated resort, which recaps the brand’s history and latest invention. The Hennessy Declassified exhibition is not a traditional event, but an

Gov’t boosts presence at Alibaba, private giants

The government of one of China’s top technology hubs is dispatching officials to 100 local corporations including e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the latest effort to exert greater influence

Beijing’s love affair with Australia fizzles as tourism boom ends

Australia is losing its appeal for Chinese tourists and students as the harmful trade war between the U.S. and Beijing, paired with a slowing economy at home, spooks them into

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