Legislative Assembly | 15% of households uncooperative in solving water leakage problems

Fifteen out of every 100 house owners or occupants have not cooperated with the Housing Bureau in solving water seepage and leakages in residential units, according

Charity expects HKD1.1m from famine campaign

Macau Famine 2020, a charity campaign including a core event that requires its participants to refrain from eating for 10 hours, is expected to generate about

Series of gov’t events to celebrate CNY

A collection of 27 activities will be held by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) to celebrate the Chinese New Year. “The Long Journey: The Forbidden City

UM expects local economy to contract 3.7% this year

Macau’s economy is expected to contract by 3.7% this year, according to the University of Macau’s 2020 macroeconomic forecast. Yesterday, Kwan Fung, assistant professor of the Department of Economics

Secretary Lei says bond market still under study

Macau’s Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lei Wai Nong, has said that the local government is studying ways to enhance the legal framework necessary to support

E-payments widely accepted in Macau

Some 96% of the 176 shops surveyed by the Consumer Council accept e-payments, a survey conducted by the Council has found. The survey was conducted between August and

Single day crossings narrowly miss half-million mark

Just two weeks after setting a new record, Macau immigration at the Border Gate recorded a new record high in the number of single-day crossings. The

IPIM delegation joined China Expo to promote MICE

The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) led a delegation of Macau MICE sector representatives to participate in the 16th China Expo Forum for International

Analysts divided over visitor tax impact

Analysts of the tourism and gaming industries are seemingly divided when it comes to a proposed tax on visitor arrivals in Macau. The views, aired this

Briefs | 71-year-old becomes first influenza fatality

On Monday, the Health Bureau reported the first death related to influenza since January 2019. The deceased, a 71-year-old Macau local resident, had been struggling with a malignant

Macau air passengers faced Manila dilemma after cancelled flights

Hundreds of passengers flying between Manila and Macau have been affected by the activity of Taal volcano near the Philippines’ capital, which caused disruption and delays to

Huge explosion at Zhuhai petrochemical plant

An explosion occurred at a petrochemical plant in Zhuhai of Guangdong Province around noon yesterday, according to state media China Global Television Network (CGTN). A fire

Guangdong province reports 6.3% economic growth in 2019

Guangdong Province, one of the country’s economic powerhouses, estimated its gross domestic product rose around 6.3% to surpass 10.5 trillion yuan (around $1.52 trillion) in 2019.

Fashion label maker SML explores $500 million sale

SML Group Ltd., a closely held garment label maker for fashion brands and retailers globally, is exploring a sale of the business which could fetch about

HK pins hopes on trade, finance to restore economy

Hong Kong’s government is usually eager to play up the city’s resilience in the face of economic calamity, like the bounce-back after the Asian financial crisis

Chow Tai Fook to shut down about a fifth of its HK stores

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd. said it plans to shut about 15 of its Hong Kong stores after their leases expire this year, in a

Yum China to work with CICC, Goldman on HK Listing

Yum China Holdings Inc. is working with China International Capital Corp. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on the preparations of a second listing in Hong Kong, fueling the

Xi strikes optimistic tone after riding out trade war with Trump

With China on the verge of signing a deal with Donald Trump to at least temporarily defuse a nearly two-year trade war, Xi Jinping is projecting

Huawei helps China overtake Germany in receiving US patents

Huawei Technologies Co. broke into the top 10 recipients of U.S. patents last year, according to an analysis of filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the latest sign

UK’s Johnson says Huawei critics should suggest alternatives

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday that opponents of Huawei should suggest alternatives to the Chinese technology company as countries start start building out next-generation wireless networks. Johnson’s comments in

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