Restaurant sector reeling from revenue crunch

Pressure on the restaurant sector went unabated in August, with the proportion of interviewed establishments reporting a decline as their business prospects rose. The information was released in the latest

China’s Ambassador to Portugal visits Monte do Pasto

China’s ambassador to Portugal, Cai Run, has visited Portuguese agribusiness Monte do Pasto. Cai led a delegation that included the embassy’s economic and social adviser, Xu Weili. His visit aimed to

Ask the Vet | Best exercises for old dogs

Old dogs can still play like puppies. Don’t give up on exercise and games just because you have an older dog. A regimen of regular exercise will keep your dog

11 nationalities gather for migrants’ day

The 105th World Day of Migrants and Refugees was celebrated yesterday, attracting the participation of hundreds from 11 different nationalities. Held yesterday at St. Paul School, the celebration was themed “It

Workers in the transport sector grow 8.5%

The number of people employed by Macau’s transport and storage sector increased by 8.5% last year to 20,500, according to data released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). At

Study shows 16.5% of tertiary students part of LGBTQ community

A survey conducted among over 1,000 students in 10 tertiary education institutions shows that 16.5% of them identify themselves as part of the LGBTQ community, which stands for lesbian, gay,

Briefs | Chief Executive to propose budget on November 12

Chief Executive Chui Sai On will be attending a plenary session on November 12 to deliver a summary on policy implementation work in 2019 and introduce a budget proposal for

Gaming | Singapore court blocks Australian casino debt collection attempt

A Singapore court has struck out an attempt from an Australian-based casino company to collect a gambling debt amounting to 40.2 million Singapore dollars (238 million patacas) from a Singaporean

Crown Resorts bats away questions on ‘sensationalist’ scandals

  Crown Resorts Executive Chairman John Alexander batted away questions about recent scandals engulfing the Australian business, saying that the claims made by three major news outlets in the country were

Meg-Star denounces false ties to virtual currency firm

  Macau junket Meg-Star Group has denounced the use of its name by a Hong Kong-based company, which claimed to have business ties to the gaming promoter. Philia Wealth Group, which listed

MUST exhibition showcases rare documents about Xiangshan

The Xiangshan (Macau) Documents Collection Exhibition, on display at the Macau University of Science and Technology’s (MUST) Library, is offering the public a glimpse into some rare documents related to

Annual meeting of architects kicks off with exhibition

The 23rd International Council of Portuguese Speaking Architects (CIALP) kicked off on Friday with an exhibition on architectural photography. A kick-off ceremony for the annual meeting was held at the Portuguese

CB requests fire maintenance records

The Fire Services Bureau (CB) has requested the property management and the fire services installation contractor of Edifício Jardim Kong Fok Cheong to submit its fire maintenance records. According to reports, the

China authorizes Macau’s port zone in Hengqin

China’s top legislature on Saturday voted to adopt a decision on authorizing the jurisdiction of Macao’s port zone at Hengqin port and extended areas in Guangdong Province to the Macau

Analysis | Pence speech takes hard stance on Hong Kong

Analysts are highlighting the strong support Mike Pence offered for protesters in Hong Kong during a long-anticipated speech delivered in Washington late last week. That may mean the Senate will

HK protesters criticize ‘gangster cops’ conduct

Hong Kong police fired tear gas yesterday to disperse a rally called over concerns about police conduct in months-long pro-democracy demonstrations, with protesters cursing the officers and calling them “gangster

Aviation Apple, United in early discussions to upgrade terminal

United Airlines and Apple Inc. are in early discussions about upgrading United’s terminal at San Francisco International airport. The talks between the companies have just begun and the specific upgrades

Facebook launches a news section – and will pay publishers

Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects it subsequently abandoned, and then largely

Tariff war | Gov’t says part of Phase 1 of trade deal text ‘basically completed’

China said parts of the text for the first phase of a trade deal with the U.S. are “basically completed” as the two sides reached a consensus in areas including

Alipay, Tencent beware: China’s digital yuan is closing in

Chinese billionaires Jack Ma and Pony Ma, who built their online finance empires by dominating the country’s online payments industry, are facing what could be the strongest competitor yet: the

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