Urban renewal | Sonia Chan refuses to discuss use of police in disputes

Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan has not given the media a direct response regarding whether the police force will be called to deal with

Briefs | Electricity usage has tripled in past 20 years

Electricity consumption in Macau is more than triple that of 20 years ago, revealed the Director of the Office for the Development of the Energy Sector (GDSE) according

Gov’t admits to shortcomings in Five-Year Plan progress

The mid-term review of the government’s first Five-Year Development Plan indicated that lawmaking and the region’s construction sector had both faced a series of challenges between

Former Chinese gambler sues casino over $6.6 million in transfers

A Chinese former gambler at Marina Bay Sands Pte is suing the Singapore-based casino operator to recover SGD9.1 million ($6.6 million) he claims was transferred to

Retailers, restaurateurs look to Macau to cover HK losses

Ongoing protests in Hong Kong have caused some entrepreneurs in the region to focus on developing their business in Macau in a bid to cover mounting

Visitor stunned by hotel security situation

A tourist from Taiwan was frightened to find out that the door to her room at a four-star hotel in Macau had been opened while she was

Man in horrific domestic assault sentenced to 13 years in prison

The man who inflicted prolonged agony on his wife, Lao Mong Ieng, by splashing drain cleaner and cooking oil over her was sentenced yesterday by the Court

Macau Grand Prix installs ‘soft walls’ for added safety

This year’s Macau Grand Prix will have, for the first time, “soft wall” safety barriers installed. Steel and Foam Energy Reduction (SAFER) Barriers will

Pink Inspired charity lunch sees growth in attendance

Conrad Macao, Cotai Central, held its annual Pink Inspired charity lunch, attracting some 330 attendees, an increase of nearly 20% compared to last year’s figures.

Macao Orchestra well-received by Portuguese audiences

The Macao Orchestra has concluded its tour in Portugal with acclaim from audiences. The orchestra toured the Portuguese cities of Évora, Coimbra, Portalegre and Lisbon.

HK is sinking into a recession with no recovery in sight

Hong Kong is facing its first recession since the global financial crisis, with little prospect of an immediate recovery as the city confronts its most

Family office advisers see interest in leaving Hong Kong

Service providers to some of Asia’s wealthiest families say they are fielding a rising number of calls about shifting away from Hong Kong, with some already moving

Apple pulls app that tracks HK police activity

Apple Inc. has pulled the plug on an app that shows police activity in Hong Kong, reversing course yet again as violent pro-democracy protests wrack the city.

Tsai Ing-wen says Hong Kong unrest shows China ‘failure’

Taiwan’s president said unrest in Hong Kong showed Beijing’s “failure” in governing the city and vowed to defend her island’s sovereignty. President Tsai Ing-wen vowed to fight for Taiwan’s survival in

Media events canceled for NBA preseason game

In response to the NBA defending Daryl Morey’s freedom of speech, Chinese officials took it away from the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets. All of the usual media sessions surrounding

1MDB trial uncovers network of conspiracy

The 1MDB trial of former Malaysian leader Najib Razak has shed light on the staggering scope of the scandal, with testimony detailing alleged involvement by a

Gov’t complains about US visa restrictions

China has accused the U.S. of harassing Chinese scholars, students, entrepreneurs and scientists, in part through the delay, denial or revocation of visas. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the

Japan’s 7-Eleven operator cutting 3,000 jobs, closing stores

Seven & i Holdings Co. said it will close 1,000 unprofitable 7-Elevens and eliminate 3,000 jobs from its other units as the Japanese retailer continues its

North Korea threatens to resume nuke, long-range missile tests

North Korea threatened again yesterday to resume nuclear and long-range missile tests, accusing the U.S. of having instigated some members of the U.N. Security Council to condemn its recent weapons

Amnesty International urges Malaysia to end death penalty

Amnesty International urged Malaysia’s government yesterday to keep its promise to abolish the death penalty, saying unfair trials and the use of harsh treatment to obtain confessions put people at

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