Xi Jinping expected to unveil plans to make financial hub out of Macau

During his visit to Macau next week, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to announce a raft of new policies aimed at diversifying the local economy. Among

Teenagers spend December in rehearsals ahead of handover ceremony

School’s out earlier than usual this December for some local teenagers, who have been asked to step away from the classroom for a large part of

Legislative Assembly | In rare move, Sulu Sou submits own surveillance tech bill

Lawmaker Sulu Sou has submitted a bill to the Legislative Assembly that would restrict the government’s use of particular surveillance technologies. Announced yesterday, the proposed legislation

Researcher wants city to seek more foreign investment

Jean A. Berlie, a Hong Kong-based researcher at The Education University of Hong Kong, launched a book yesterday which features a chapter on Macau’s role in

Briefs | CSG electricity supply to Macau has increased 24-fold

As of December 1, 2019, China Southern Power Grid (CSG) has supplied Macau with more than 50 billion kWh since it began serving the territory, according to a

The new government | Women in ExCo not an indicator of gender equality trends, says scholar

Incoming Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng this week announced the composition of his advisory board, the Executive Council (ExCo), which is entirely devoid of female

Visitor growth expected to grind to a halt in 2020

The local government is not seeing any obvious indications that this year’s significant growth in the number of tourists will extend into the first half of

Health tender opened for Islands Hospital Lab

The government has announced the opening of the public tender for the construction of the main laboratory facility of the Islands District Medical Complex. The announcement was published

Cinematheque offers free screenings of Christmas films

Cinematheque Passion will be showing two films free-of-charge during Christmas to “warm cinema fans’ hearts,” the arthouse announced yesterday. The two films to be shown

Higher education | IFT signs curriculum, training agreement with Tencent

The Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) is collaborating with Tencent to enrich the school’s curriculum, jointly explore projects and train talented human resources for the Greater

Macau’s Café E.S. KIMO to attempt HK listing

Hede Holdings, the parent company of Café E.S. KIMO, a Macau-based food and beverage chain, has applied to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s (HKEx) GEM

Hong Kong dollar jumps into strong half of its trading band

Hong Kong’s dollar climbed into the strong half of its trading band against the greenback for the first time since July, boosted by elevated borrowing costs

Hong Kong | Property stocks battered by protests look cheap

Months of protests and a struggling local economy have hammered Hong Kong’s property stocks. Analysts are starting to see a silver lining in valuations.

Zhuhai | Macau’s neighbor aspires to be a model for education

The neighboring city of Zhuhai aims to be an example and a role model in the fields of education and training for the entire Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater

Top HK-Macau affairs official calls for defence against foreign intervention

Zhang Xiaoming, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council, said that Macau and Hong Kong must defend against external forces

Nintendo Switch sales in China could reach 4 million by March

Only a few days after Nintendo Co.’s Switch made its long-anticipated entry into China, one analyst is making a bullish case for Mario and Zelda’s

Robinhood launches cash management service

Robinhood Markets Inc. has finally launched its take on a bank account, albeit a very different version of the service it once hoped to offer. On

Melco’s 2,000-strong volunteer team join ‘Walk for a Million’

More than 2,000 staff from Melco Resorts & Entertainment and their families volunteered to take part in the annual charity event, “Walk for a Million”. As part

Singer Terry Lin to perform at The Venetian Macao next month

As well as great singing and superb songs, Lin has promised his fans exclusive surprises during the highly anticipated Macau show, as well as dazzling lighting

Luxury travel retailer DFS Group showcases ‘Masters of Time’ exhibition

This year’s exhibition features a specially curated collection that highlights six different time periods - the 19th century, the 1920s, the 1960s, the 2000s,

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