Asia Today: S. Korean students return to class; 32 new cases

South Korean students began returning to classes Wednesday as the country counted 32 new coronavirus cases. It was the first time in nine days that the daily increase was above 30.

Last Macau Covid-19 patient recovers as second wave subsides

All patients diagnosed with Covid-19 have officially recovered, the Health Bureau (SSM) revealed yesterday at the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center’s daily press conference. After a brief absence from the

Local health officials join WHO Assembly by videoconference

Macau’s Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Ao Ieong U said that health officials and other government staff gained new insight from the opening session of the World Health Organization’s

Court clears hotel from liability over guest death

The Court of Second Instance (TSI) has cleared a hotel unit at the Sands Cotai Central development of any liability over the suicide of a guest in a hotel room. The

Casino workers seek government help after mass food poisoning case

  Yesterday, six members of the New Macau Gaming Staff Rights Association delivered a petition of complaint to the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) asking the government to intervene in their employer’s

MGM Resorts redeems $700 million from real estate trust

MGM Resorts International has announced the redemption of $700 million (5.6 billion patacas) worth of “operating partnership units” from its real estate trust, MGM Growth Properties (MGP). The move comes

MUST launches book on Tong King-sing studies

The Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) will continue its research on historical figures Zheng Guanying and Tong King-sing with a new book launched yesterday. Yesterday marked the 188th anniversary

Installation aims to provoke thought on reclamation works

A 3D sound and art installation, intending to provoke thought about the precarity between land and sea, and invention and destruction, kicked off yesterday at Creative Macau. “Mountain surrounded by Sea”

Briefs | Police warn public about suspicious messages

  The Judiciary Police (PJ) have published a warning about a suspicious mobile message. The message includes an unverified hyperlink bearing the domain of instant messaging system, Whatsapp, as well as

Basketball | Terrific 12 tournament to go ahead amid Covid-19 restrictions

The East Asia Super League (EASL) will push through with The Terrific 12 basketball tournament this year, despite the many Covid-19 restrictions in place. According to EASL CEO Matt Beyer, the

Agnes Lam calls on hikers not to litter

Lawmaker Agnes Lam has reminded hikers to pick up their rubbish after finishing their leisure activities. Taking to the hills and the countryside has recently become popular in Macau and Hong

Ho Iat Seng to attend NPC under special safety measures

Chief Executive (CE) Ho Iat Seng will travel to Beijing to attend the opening of the third session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) to be held on May

Lost e-vouchers may be reissued in scheme’s second phase

In response to a written question from lawmaker Agnes Lam, the Economic Bureau (DSE) stated that provisions would be made for local residents who have lost their consumption cards so

1,210 subsidized SMEs have closed down since 2003

Since 2003, some 1,210 local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which received government subsidies under the SME Aid Scheme, have closed down, according to the Deputy Director of the Economic

WHO bows to calls from countries for independent virus probe

The World Health Organization bowed to calls yesterday from most of its member states to launch an independent probe into how it managed the international response to the coronavirus,

This Day in History | 1965 British police to be issued with tear gas

Britain’s police are to be armed with tear gas guns and grenades to be used against armed criminals or dangerous individuals. The Home Secretary, Sir Frank Soskice, made the announcement in

Trump’s use of malaria drug likely to be welcomed in India

President Donald Trump’s declaration that he was taking an antimalarial drug of dubious effectiveness to help fend off the coronavirus will likely be welcomed in India. Trump’s previous endorsement of hydroxychloroquine

Over 15,000 Hong Kong shops may close without rent relief

From luxury boutiques to mom and pop stores, Hong Kong’s retailers are hurting. Unless landlords can offer more relief, one in four could disappear by December if sales don’t improve,

The Manor appoints new executive sous chef

The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Strip has welcomed Michele Dell’ Aquila as executive sous chef at The Manor. The chef has created a series of new, grill-inspired dishes accented with unique

Sands Macao distributes meal packs as part of anniversary tradition

Sands Macao distributed complimentary boxed lunches to local taxi drivers Monday, in celebration of the hotel and entertainment complex’s 16th anniversary. Taxi drivers arriving at the hotel earlier this week were

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