Macau registers continuous drop in blue card holders

  The Macau SAR recorded a total of 181,697 non-resident workers in September, down nearly 9,700 from the start of the pandemic in February and almost 12,000 since the start of

Municipal bureau has no plan to change identical street names

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) has announced that it has no plans change the names of Macau streets that are identical to other streets in the city because of the

Lawmaker wants Cantonese language listed as intangible cultural heritage

  Lawmaker Sulu Sou has written an interpellation to the local government asking for it to preserve the Cantonese language, listing it as intangible cultural heritage. The lawmaker remarked that it is

Finance secretary invites Chinese entrepreneurs to tap into Macau’s advantages

  Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong has encouraged Chinese entrepreneurs from around the world to collaborate with those in Macau, to connect them with new opportunities brought by

Visitor crossings climb to 40,000 in sign of gradual recovery

Figures released by the Public Security Police Force (PSP), which handles immigration matters in Macau, showed that on average there were 40,000 daily visitors entering and exiting last week. Last week’s

Briefs | Ella Lei wants more locals in finance industry

  Lawmaker Ella Lei has asked the local government to involve more local residents in the financial services industry. In Lei’s recent written interpellation to the SAR government, she asked about

Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands exploring $6 billion sale of Vegas casinos

Sheldon Adelson is considering the unthinkable: selling his Las Vegas casinos. After decades as one of the biggest magnates on the Strip - presiding over properties like the Venetian and before

Sheldon Adelson’s last roll of the dice may be his boldest

No one ever said that the casino industry didn’t involve risky bets. Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire founder of Las Vegas Sands Corp., is considering a $6 billion sale of the Nevada

HK drafts law to make Covid tests mandatory for some

Hong Kong is drafting a law that would make Covid-19 tests mandatory for people with symptoms and other specific groups, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said, as the city continued to

Fewer one-on-one continuing education lessons approved

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) is no longer approving some one-on-one continuing education courses, according to Wong Chi Iong, Chief Executive of the Division of Continuing Education Scheme

Agnes Lam concerned about water seepage issues

  Lawmaker Agnes Lam has questioned the Macau government regarding a water seepage issue. The lawmaker is concerned about water seepage issues which have persisted for decades. The reason for this

Taiwan says new arms purchases to boost credible defense

Taiwan said yesterday that recently proposed purchases of U.S. missiles and other arms systems will boost the island’s ability to credibly defend itself amid rising threats from China. The comments from

This Day in History | 1979 Chairman Hua arrives in London

The first Chinese leader to visit Britain, Chairman Hua Kuo-Feng, has arrived in London at the start of a six-day visit. He was welcomed at Heathrow airport by Prime Minister Margaret

Malaysia | Embattled PM gets respite but survival in balance

A key ally’s reaffirmed support for Malaysia’s prime minister offers him a respite after his failed bid to declare a coronavirus emergency, but his political survival still hangs in the

HSBC CFO says shift to remote working may help deepen cost cuts

HSBC Holdings Plc is counting on the new normal spawned by the pandemic to boost its cost-cutting effort. A shift in customer behavior could reduce the bank’s reliance on its physical

Bank of China aims to boost debt team on offshore deal surge

Bank of China Ltd. plans to expand its headcount in the offshore bond business by 40% as it fights with global banks for a greater slice of a market that’s

The Buzz | Barrett sworn in at court as issues important to Trump await

Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn yesterday as the Supreme Court’s ninth justice, her oath administered in private by Chief Justice John Roberts. Her first votes on the court could

‘We’re working on it:’ Pope’s Covid advisers and the mask

Pope Francis’ decision to forgo wearing a mask has been noticed, with some concern, by the commission of Vatican experts he appointed to help chart the Catholic Church’s path through

Our Desk | Wear your mask, mind your own business

I support you and respect you when you wear a mask because you personally thought it through and decided that it was prudent to do so for various reasons, including

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 – edition no. 3646

— After decades as one of the biggest magnates on the Strip, the billionaire’s love affair with Las Vegas appears to be ending * Municipal bureau has no plan to change

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