Anti-drug law adds 10 new banned narcotics to gov’t list

During Friday’s Legislative Assembly (AL) plenary meeting, an amendment to law No. 17/2009 “Prohibition of Unlawful Production, Trafficking and Consuming of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances” was passed by lawmakers. During

Lawmakers complain about entry bans as internal security amendment approved

The Legislative Assembly (AL) has passed the internal security bill after Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak brought the bill to the AL for voting on Friday. The most notable amendment

Chief Executive confirms cash handout amount unchanged next year

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng confirmed over the weekend that next year’s cash handout will remain similar to this year’s. Formally known as the Wealth Partaking Scheme, next year’s cash handout

China in discussions to criminalize luring residents to gamble overseas

A bill to criminalize the act of promoting or encouraging overseas gambling to residents of mainland China is currently being studied in the People’s Republic of China. It is already

Briefs | Youth arrested for stealing HKD180,000 from pawn shop

  A 24-year-old man has been arrested by the police on allegations of appropriating HKD180,000 from a pawn shop where he used to work. He departed Macau for the mainland after

China to legalize gambling in 10 years, expert predicts

  China could be on the verge of progressively legalizing gambling activities in parts of the country besides Hong Kong and Macau over the next 10 years, said CEO and owner

Sands China president sees gambling law review having little impact on Macau

The President of Sands China Limited, Wilfred Wong, does not think that the possible amendments to China’s gambling laws will significantly affect Macau because the SAR’s casinos do not promote

Teams informed 54th Motorcycle GP officially canceled

The 54th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix initially scheduled to take place in November during the Macau Grand Prix has been canceled, participants told the Times. According to some of the participants

More local SMEs to participate in investment fair

  The Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF) will see an increase in participation from local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) announced

Construction sector sees notable growth in companies, staff in 2019

  The Macau construction sector ended 2019 with a decline in receipts of 2.3% year-on-year to MOP53.29 billion, the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) found through a survey conducted on the

China rapidly expands use of experimental Covid-19 vaccines

China is rapidly increasing the number of people receiving its experimental coronavirus vaccines, with a city offering one to the general public and a biotech company providing another free to

Briefs | China passes amendments outlawing insulting national flag

  The Standing Committee of China’s congress on Saturday passed amendments to a law that will criminalize the intentional insulting of the national flag and emblem, after anti-government protesters in Hong

This day in history | 1977 Kidnapped German found dead

The body of kidnapped businessman Hanns-Martin Schleyer has been found in the boot of a car in the French town of Mulhouse. It is reported the 62-year-old German had been shot

France | Suspect in teacher’s beheading was Chechen teen

A suspect shot dead by police after the beheading of a history teacher near Paris was an 18-year-old Chechen refugee unknown to intelligence services who posted a grisly claim of

GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson, wife finance anti-Biden group

Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson and his wife have given $75 million to a new super PAC that is attacking Democratic nominee Joe Biden, an investment made amid GOP concern that

The Buzz | Record avalanche of early votes transforms the 2020 election

More than 22 million Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 election, a record-shattering avalanche of early votes driven both by Democratic enthusiasm and a pandemic that has transformed

Pandemic, politics lead to closure of storied Hong Kong bar

Nearly 15 years ago, Grace Ma decided to name her bar Club 71, in commemoration of a July 1, 2003 rally where hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers protested a

World Views | Online shopping the pandemic away? There’s a better way

You probably want to buy something. For many households, there is more money at the end of the month. Spending is way down on restaurant meals and entertainment. Excess income over

Monday, October 19, 2020 – edition no. 3640

* Final stage of testing — China is rapidly rolling out experimental Covid-19 vaccines to have one ready for the public before January * Motorcycle GP teams told race will not go

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