Report hails improvement in fight against money laundering

A report issued by the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) has highlighted the Macau SAR’s improvement in addressing its anti-money laundering deficiencies identified in earlier years.

Management firm fined for unlawful debt collection

The Office for Personal Data Protection has released its 2018 Annual Report, which mentions a case of improper debt collection together with other cases and statistics.

Memory Lane

The A-Ma Temple is a temple to the Chinese sea goddess Mazu. The temple is located in São Lourenço Parish, in an area known as the Barra District. Built

Gaming | Poor Golden Week show may weigh on October revenue

A slowdown in the VIP segment in the past week may weigh on October gross gaming revenue, according to preliminary industry estimates. Analysts say that gross

Tourism | Golden Week visitors narrowly miss 1 million mark

Preliminary data from the Public Security Police Force, which is responsible for border control in Macau, show that some 985,000 visitor counts were recorded during the

Briefs | Mainland mother abandons son at border gate

Late last Tuesday night, a mainland mother abandoned her 9-year-old son at the Gongbei border gate for him to cross into Macau, according to a report by mainland

IPOR – Joaquim Coelho Ramos | Portuguese renaissance positions the language to permeate Chinese Macau

The Portuguese language is facing a renaissance in Macau as it once again sees itself become a practical medium of communication, the Times has learned, contrary

Ho Iat Seng urges study of content, spirit of Xi’s letter

Chief Executive Chui Sai On, Chief Executive-elect Ho Iat Seng and some members of the public have praised the letter to Macau senior citizens penned by

Grand Prix museum opening postponed

The opening of the Macau Grand Prix Museum has been postponed to the first quarter of 2020, according to director of the Macao Government Tourism Office

ExCo to face overhaul, speculate lawmakers

Lawmakers Pereira Coutinho and Sulu Sou expect an overhaul of the Executive Council when the new Chief Executive enters office, reported local Chinese newspaper Cheng Pou.

PSP appoints new deputy commissioner

Assistant Commissioner Leong Heng Hong of the Public Security Police Force (PSP) assumed office as Deputy Commissioner yesterday, according to a statement from the government.

Briefs | Guangzhou: Bangladesh bank opens first office on Chinese mainland

Bangladesh’s Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has opened its first representative office on the Chinese mainland, choosing the southern city of Guangzhou. Guangzhou is a city of great economic

Carrie Lam vows to stop Hong Kong’s ‘limitless and lawless’ violence

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said her government could handle growing violence without a military intervention by Beijing, but didn’t rule out seeking China’s help or

HKEX abandons bid for London stock exchange

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. abruptly dropped its 29.6 billion-pound ($36.4 billion) unsolicited takeover bid for London Stock Exchange Group Plc after a sharp rebuke

Tourism | New Ports Lure Asia’s Biggest Cruise Ship to the Philippines

The Philippines, a country of more than 7,600 islands where you’re rarely more than a few miles from the sea, wants a bigger slice of Asia’s growing cruise-tourism industry. For years

Blizzard bans gamer on HK protest support

A unit of Activision Blizzard Inc. has punished a player for expressing support for Hong Kong’s protest movement, the latest example of a U.S. company attempting to

Sands China says Art Macao contribution seen by 8 million

With Sands China’s All That’s Gold Does Glitter – An Exhibition of Glamorous Ceramics wrapping up today, the museum-quality exhibition has been seen by over 8 million visitors to date, the

Melco executives visit Zhuhai to better understand Greater Bay

Melco Resorts & Entertainment chairman & CEO Lawrence Ho recently paid a visit to the city of Zhuhai with a team of the company’s senior executives as

Gov’t’s diplomatic squeeze on Taiwan risks backfiring on Xi

Seventy years after the founding of the People’s Republic of China, President Xi Jinping is nearing a goal that was only a distant dream for Mao Zedong: Getting every country

NBA chief defends freedom of expression in face off with China

As China’s outrage against the National Basketball Association intensified in the wake of a tweet over the Hong Kong protests, the U.S. league dug its heels in to defend freedom

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