June gaming revenue to show another deep plunge

Macau casinos’ June gaming revenue is expected to plunge by more than 90% for the third straight month, as China’s border curbs imposed during the coronavirus outbreak continue to hurt

Sands to host shopping carnival aimed at assisting SMEs

The Venetian Macao will host a three-day Sands Shopping Carnival from August 7 to 9 at Cotai Expo, providing a free business platform for local SMEs and retailers amid the pandemic

Exclusive interview | Wilfred Wong sees ‘no reason to bar visitors from Guangdong’

In his first interview since the renewal of his contract as president of Sands China Limited (SCL) for a four-year term, Wilfred Wong says he is eager to see a

Another batch of dismissed workers repatriated

Menzies Macau Airport Services Ltd and the Philippine Consulate General in the Macau SAR have chartered a flight for some 175 Filipino nationals in the region whose contracts were either

Sulu Sou asks for more gov’t help finding jobs for youth

Lawmaker Sulu Sou has asked the Macau government to help local youth find jobs. In his interpellation to the local government, Sou posed several questions regarding youth employment. The lawmaker asked

Enterprise internship program to include financial subsidy

University graduates this year may receive 8,000 patacas per month or 50 patacas per hour as a subsidy during a three-month internship co-hosted by local enterprises and the Labor Affairs

Consumer law to give gov’t new powers over price information

An amendment to the city’s consumer protection law, currently being discussed by lawmakers, will give the government the power to compel all entities involved in a product’s supply chain to

CCAC not keen on anonymous corruption reports as it finds majority to be groundless

  The use of real names when reporting acts of suspected corruption does not violate the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, the local Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) noted in its reply

Briefs | Households suffer stench from ‘DIY waste pipe’

  Some city households have been suffering from their neighbors’ home-made construction. According to a report by Macao Daily News, a senior couple living in a residential building located in Costa

Students returning from Taiwan exempted from pre-flight Covid-19 test

Macau university students pursuing an education in Taiwan can be exempted from the Covid-19 nucleic acid test prior to their flight back home, the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center

Briefs | IC says it does not know details of ‘Mollywood’ project

  The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) said it does not know the details of a plan to build a film project in Macau that would rival Hollywood and Bollywood. Speaking to

USJ video shorts get screen time at MGM’s The Spectacle

Creative students at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) yesterday saw their projects on the big screen. Actually, 25 large LED screens that make up the award-winning Spectacle at MGM Cotai.

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

The Chinese government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities as part of a sweeping campaign to curb its Muslim population, even as it

Hong Kong | Beijing warns of visa bans on Americans

China said yesterday that it would retaliate against U.S. moves to punish officials tied to political crackdowns in Hong Kong by imposing visa restrictions on Americans it considers to have

This Day in History | 1992 Thatcher takes her place in Lords

She is expected to take part in her first debate in two days time, speaking out against the government on the Maastricht Treaty. Although the quieter, more reflective House of Lords

Boris Johnson says COVID-19 has been a disaster for Britain

Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged yesterday that the coronavirus pandemic has been a “disaster” for Britain, as he announced a spending splurge designed to get the country — and his

Facebook shares poised to fall after Starbucks joins ad pullback

Facebook Inc. shares were poised to fall for a second day after more businesses, including Starbucks Corp. and Diageo Plc., joined the growing number of brands planning to halt spending

Football | Subs, coaches seeing red as refs hear all in empty stadiums

Tommaso Berni, Inter Milan’s third-choice goalkeeper who hasn’t played in six seasons with the club, was sent off the bench for dissent during the weekend’s game at Parma. Only two full

The Buzz | World hits coronavirus milestones amid fears worse to come

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones yesterday - 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases - and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that

Couple draw guns at crowd heading to St. Louis mayor’s home

A white couple pointed guns at protesters in St. Louis as a group marched toward the mayor’s home to demand her resignation after she read the names and addresses of

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