29 Macau casinos to reopen at midnight

Twenty-nine Macau casinos will reopen at midnight, the government confirmed earlier, while a further 12 will make use of the extension period offered by the Secretary for Economy and Finance

Tourism bus drivers call on CE’s intervention in labor dispute

A group of about 400 tourism bus drivers working for local travel agencies has delivered a letter to Chief Executive (CE) Ho Iat Seng, calling for his help with a

Five Macau residents to be evacuated from cruise

A total of five Macau residents are expected to be evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship stranded in Yokohama, Japan, with the assistance of the Hong Kong government, the

Police say Border Gate normal as thousands get ahead of quarantine enforcement

Operations at Border Gate yesterday were conducted normally and without overcrowding issues, according to the police, with slightly above 20,000 crossings by foreign workers recorded as of 4 p.m. There

Quarantine measures will not target tourists from mainland

The 14-day quarantine measure set out by the government for foreign workers who have been to mainland China will not affect visitors from the region that want to enter the

Macau Grand Prix will go ahead as planned

The Times has learned that the Macau Grand Prix, the largest annual event organized in Macau, will go ahead as planned, unaffected by the outbreak of the coronavirus known as

Philippines lifts travel ban for its workers returning to Macau

Filipino migrant workers can now return to Hong Kong and Macau after the Philippines government partially lifted the temporary travel ban that aims to deter the spread the novel coronavirus,

2 kilograms of cocaine seized from flight passengers

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has seized over two kilograms of cocaine from two Guinea women, the PJ reported yesterday. The two drug trafficking suspects arrived at the Macau International Airport on

MUST launches ‘Cloud Classroom’ so students can continue their studies at home

The Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) has launched a ‘Cloud Classroom’ program to help its students continue their studies remotely in order to reduce the impact of the

1,700 doctors, nurses sick | Virus claims life of hospital director in hard-hit Wuhan

As a mysterious new virus enveloped central China’s Wuhan early this year, Liu Zhiming mobilized all the resources of his hospital in the city’s Wuchang district to deal with the

Quarantine on cruise ship in Japan comes under question

An extraordinary two- week quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship ends today, with thousands of passengers and crew set to disembark over the next several days in the port

China’s closed: Palestinian traders fear losing a good deal

The West Bank city of Hebron is separated from the epicenter of China’s virus outbreak by more than 4,000 miles and a ring of Israeli checkpoints. But even here the

This Day in History | 1997 – China’s reformist Deng Xiaoping dies

China’s paramount leader Deng Xiaoping has died at the age of 92. He had been suffering from failing health for several years and was last seen in public three years ago. The

HSBC cuts headcount by 35,000 in deep overhaul

HSBC will shed some 35,000 jobs as part of a deep overhaul to focus on faster-growing markets in Asia and as it tries to cope with a slew of global

Football | Tears of joy for Reinier as teen is presented by Real Madrid

Brazilian teenager Reinier couldn’t hold back the tears when he was officially introduced by Real Madrid late yesterday. The 18-year-old Reinier had to compose himself a few times while speaking about

The Buzz | Huge locust outbreak in East Africa reaches South Sudan

The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan, a country where roughly half the population already faces hunger after years

India hastily builds wall along slum ahead of Trump visit

A half-kilometer brick wall has been hastily erected in India’s Gujarat state ahead of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump, with critics saying it was built to block the

World Briefs

JAPAN Health authorities said yesterday they have confirmed 88 more cases of the new virus on a quarantined cruise ship near Tokyo. The new cases bring the total on the

Animal Farm | For us to think about!

The Government has taken steps to address the current situation. These are positive measures, but most will only start to apply when this outbreak passes. And until then? What do we do?

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – edition no. 3475

• Casino operators say they will open Thursday, gradually, based on demand * Wuhan hospital director dies of virus; 1,700 doctors, nurses sick * The Grand Prix, the largest annual event in

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