Child abuse reports surface at local nursery

Reports of children being abused or mistreated at a local nursery went viral on social media over the weekend, prompting outrage and concern from netizens. The reports from parents and

Briefs | Mainland tourists find Macau border crossings ‘troublesome’

  Last weekend, the first weekend since applications for travel endorsements to Macau resumed across Guangdong province, tourist attractions which were usually packed with people before the epidemic were not crowded

Hong Kong’s Liaison Office condemns rumor-mongering about pandemic fight

The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) yesterday condemned the rumor-mongering about the mainland’s support for Hong Kong’s fight against COVID-19. The

Gov’t confirms role of old court as new court

The government has officially announced, through the Secretary of Administration and Justice, André Cheong, that the Old Court Building will be used by his secretariat to house a new facility

Gov’t launches next round of continuing education subsidy

  The fourth round of the Continuing Education Development Plan is set to run from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2023 due to the economic downturn brought on by Covid-19. The

Gaming show canceled this year

This year’s MGS Entertainment Show has been canceled out of concern for the “safety and health” of its clients and industry partners. The annual show was originally planned to take place

Labour Affairs Bureau estimates there are 4,800 vacancies for residents

The Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) estimates there are about 4,800 vacancies in the Macau market that local residents would be prepared to take. The estimate comes to reassure the public after

Gaming | Association calls on Macau gov’t to extend concessions

A gaming association is calling on the government to extend the current gaming concessionaires which are scheduled to expire in June 2022. Speaking to the press during a seminar at the

Briefs | Vegas Strip revenue tumbles 39%, even with cheap hotel rooms

  Casino revenue on the Las Vegas Strip fell 39% to $330.1 million in July from a year ago, the first full month properties were open after the coronavirus shutdown, showing

MGM Resorts to lay off 18,000 US workers amid slow casino comeback

MGM Resorts is laying off 18,000 people as an unchecked pandemic leaves economic scars across a broad swath of U.S. industries, particularly those that rely on healthy crowds of people. The

China’s missiles warn US aircraft carriers to stay away

China’s latest volley of missile launches into the world’s most hotly contested body of water served as a warning to two key U.S. targets: aircraft carriers and regional bases. The missiles

China restaurant collapses during birthday party, killing 29

Rescue efforts ended at a two-story restaurant in a northern Chinese village that collapsed during a local resident’s 80th birthday celebration, leaving 29 people dead, authorities said yesterday. The Ministry of

Defying China, Czech delegation arrives in Taiwan

The president of the Czech Senate arrived in Taiwan yesterday on a visit that has drawn sharp criticism from China. Milos Vystrcil was accompanied by Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib and more

This Day in History | 1997 Princess Diana dies in Paris crash

Diana, Princess of Wales, has died after a car crash in Paris. She was taken to hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning where surgeons tried for two hours to

Japan | Abe says ‘gut wrenching’ resignation leaves goals unfinished

Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, said he is stepping down because a chronic health problem has resurfaced. He told reporters Friday that it was “gut wrenching” to leave many

Facebook allows ads to be served to mainland China users

Facebook Inc. has been allowing advertisers to target users in mainland China, despite a ban on the company’s social networks there that prohibits citizens from accessing the apps. Facebook has long

Ritz-Carlton Bar offers nightly promotions, Tuesday to Sunday

The recently-launched “Intoxicating Sensations” program at The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge features special promotions nightly between Tuesdays and Sundays from now until September 30, according to the hotel brand. Visitors can

MGM, Macao Orchestra take orchestral journey

MGM has partnered with the Macao Orchestra to present the “Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day: A Tribute to Nature” concert at its integrated resort in Cotai over the

Wynn extends support for teaching, research at UM

Wynn Macau has announced that it will donate MOP80 million to the University of Macau Development Foundation (UMDF), supporting the educational development of the institution and its Asia-Pacific Academy of

The Buzz | Zimbabwe investigates mysterious deaths of 11 elephants

Zimbabwe’s parks authorities are investigating the death of 11 elephants in a forest in the west of the country, a parks spokesman said yesterday. The carcasses of the elephants were discovered

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