Corporate Bits | Wynn to donate anti-epidemic supplies worth MOP2 million to SMEs

Casino operator Wynn Macau has announced that it will donate MOP2 million to purchase anti-epidemic supplies for local small and medium-sized enterprises in order to help alleviate the economic hardship

Corporate Bits | MGM Cotai awarded energy management certification

MGM Cotai has recently attained the ISO 50001:2018 certification for effective energy management systems, making the company’s two properties ISO 50001 certified, the gaming operator announced in a statement. MGM

Boy aged 12 among latest two confirmed cases

Two new Covid-19 infections – both Macau students studying in the U.K. – were announced within of each other this morning by the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center. The

Medical director calls on public to halt shaming of returnees

At the end of the daily press briefing yesterday, Lo Iek Long, medical director of the Conde São Januário Hospital, took three minutes to explain that it is useless to

Seven quarantine facilities raise supply to over 1,700 rooms

San Tung Fong Commercial Inn, South Wing, situated on Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, has become the seventh hotel designated for medical observation purposes, the government announced last night. With 89 rooms,

Three new Covid-19 cases in just hours

Macau has confirmed three new cases of imported Covid-19 infections within a matter of hours. The 22nd and latest case involves a 44-year-old male resident of Macau who departed Dublin on March

Visitor arrivals plunged 95% in February

Visitor arrivals plunged 95% in February, the same month that Macau casinos faced an unprecedented 15-day shutdown amid an outbreak of the novel coronavirus in mainland China. About 156,000 people visited

HK to extend airport testing to asymptomatic arrivals

Hong Kong will extend Covid-19 testing to asymptomatic arrivals after a sharp rise in infections driven mainly by imported cases, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said. The government will take other measures,

Government urges fuel companies to lower prices

The government has issued a statement urging fuel companies to lower their prices in Macau due to the significant decrease in the price of petroleum products in international markets. The

International Short Film Festival accepting submissions until mid-June

  The Macau International Short Film Festival will be returning for its 11th edition this year. Formerly known as the Sound & Image Challenge International Festival, the festival is organized by the

Briefs | 50 workers complain to government about unpaid wages

  The Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) received complaints on Friday regarding unpaid salaries from a group of 50 local workers consisting of bus drivers, tour guides and salesmen. They accused their

DSEJ expects changes to college entry requirements

  The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) expects local universities to adjust college entrance requirements because of the impact on education from the novel coronavirus. Wong Kin Mou, head of

Macau halves 2020 casino revenue forecast on coronavirus hit

Macau is predicting a record drop in gaming revenue this year as casinos in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory deal with the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The enclave’s government cut

On PR offensive, China sends masks and experts abroad

As the fight against a new virus shifts to Europe and beyond, China is supplying millions of masks and other desperately needed items to struggling governments, hoping to build political

Half of Chinese retailers risk collapse within six months

Almost half of China’s listed consumer companies don’t have enough cash to survive another six months, underscoring the urgent task Beijing has to re-start its economy and get shoppers spending

This Day in History | 1983 – Reagan launches Cold War into space

President Reagan has unveiled plans to combat nuclear war in space. The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) proposes a defensive shield, using laser or particle beam technology to “intercept and destroy” incoming

Virus advances around the world as medical supplies dwindle

The virus pandemic advanced yesterday after the U.S. and Europe reported soaring new cases, prompting a scramble in some regions to set up additional hospital beds and replenish much-needed medical

Casinos, cruise lines poised for aid as bailout list grows

The biggest casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip weathered the 2008 financial crisis and a gunman’s rampage nine years later that killed 58 and wounded hundreds. But now, with

Global athletes group calls for postponement of Olympics

A worldwide group representing Olympic hopefuls is calling on the IOC to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until the coronavirus pandemic is under control. “As the world unites to limit the spread

The Buzz | Africa gets emergency medical supplies from China’s Jack Ma

Africa has received a much-needed coronavirus care package from Chinese billionaire Jack Ma. A cargo flight containing more than 6 million medical items arrived yesterday in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. The

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