Carbon trade exchange could be trialed in Macau

Zhang Ping, deputy director general of China’s National Institution for Finance and Development, has suggested that Macau could trial a carbon emissions market, as the city studies the feasibility of

920 voters eligible for by-election participation

An aggregate of 920 individuals representing community interests will be eligible to take part as voters in the upcoming by-election for a Legislative Assembly (AL) seat, according to the Government

Oktoberfest returns with ‘Macanese elements’

Oktoberfest Macau at MGM2019 officially kicked off yesterday at MGM Cotai. The annual 11-day Bavarian celebration presents an array of traditional German brews and food under the gigantic beer tent, to the

Gov’t HQ opens to public this weekend

  The Government Headquarters will be opened to the public this year on two sessions held on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. The sessions

Cybercrime bill proposes up to five-year sentences for criminals

An amendment to the cybercrime law was passed in general terms at the Legislative Assembly (AL) yesterday, meaning that a specific crime of fraudulent mobile base stations will be established

Personal data may exit Macau under certain circumstances

The personal data of individuals in Macau can leave the territory under certain conditions, specifically, when legal proceedings are undertaken to obtain the data, according to Secretary for Administration and

Macau Grand Prix entry lists revealed with surprise lineup

With less than one month to go until the Macau Grand Prix kicks off this year, the Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee (MGPOC) yesterday released the almost complete entry lists

Bowie: ‘challenging times’ for Macau but hopeful for 2020 growth

Despite the year-on-year 22.5% plunge in the city’s VIP baccarat gross gaming revenue in the third quarter, the CEO and executive director of MGM China Holdings Limited, Grant Bowie said

US | Wynn replaces Boston Casino president four months after opening

Wynn Resorts Ltd. named a new president at its Encore Boston Harbor resort, replacing management of the $2.6 billion hotel and casino four months after it opened. Brian Gullbrants, a Wynn

Singapore | Gaming operators fined nearly $750,000 by watchdog

Singapore’s gaming regulator has handed out some $746,700 in fines in the past year to the country’s two casino operators, Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands, with the former

Trade union federation meets with Edmund Ho

A delegation representing the Macao Federation of Trade Unions has met with Macau’s former Chief Executive, Edmund Ho. The topic of the meeting was the second occupational skill competition to be

Xi sends congratulations to Shenzhen’s China Marine Economy Expo

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his congratulations in a letter to the 2019 China Marine Economy Expo that opened this week in the city of Shenzhen. Xi expressed his warm

How a HK heiress triggered a Starbucks backlash

Sweeping up broken glass and scrubbing graffiti have become regular chores for workers at the various businesses of Maxim’s, the 63-year-old restaurant and catering empire founded by a Hong Kong

Fresh chaos in HK’s legislature shows gridlock facing Lam

Hong Kong’s legislature was interrupted for the second straight day as pro-democracy lawmakers shouted down Chief Executive Carrie Lam, a day after their protests forced her to deliver her annual

Hong Kong | Activist renews call for march after hammer attack

One of Hong Kong’s most prominent protesters was recovering after being attacked on the street by men wielding hammers. Jimmy Sham - convenor of the Civil Human Rights Front, which has

A trendy corner of Madrid lays bare flaw in Europe inflation

In the trendy Malasaña neighborhood of Madrid, Ramon G. Del Pomar’s rent tripled to 3,500 euros (about 31,000 patacas) per month when his contract came up for renewal. It was

Corporate Bits | Wynn team visits historical exhibition to cultivate patriotism

To strengthen team members’ understanding of Chinese history and the country’s cultural development, Wynn gathered a group of team members, led by Linda Chen, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of

Philippines blasts DreamWorks’ film ‘Abominable’ over China map

The animated movie “Abominable” from DreamWorks Animation has landed in controversy in Southeast Asia after the film featured a map of China showing the Asian

Gov’t detains two US citizens who ran teaching program

China said yesterday it detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border, amid sharpening tensions between the sides over trade,

Indonesia | Gov’t arrests 40 militant suspects ahead of inauguration

Indonesia’s elite anti-terrorism unit went on a busy 24-hour spree to root out suspected Islamic militants ahead of a presidential inauguration this weekend that will be

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