SMEs | longer path to recovery amid gradual tourist growth

With everyone staying at home to lower the risk of infection, social distancing has helped to obscure the issue of joblessness and financial ordeals some in Macau face. Sou Kit knows

MGTO: Shopping festival to help revive economy

The Director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, has expressed her confidence that the upcoming Macau Shopping Festival will help the city out of

Macau on a steady growth trajectory, MECC says

At a ceremonial event organized by the Macau European Chamber of Commerce (MECC) yesterday, the alliance’s members expressed confidence that the city is well-positioned for a steady economic recovery. In his

Grand Lisboa eyeing 50% hotel occupancy for festive season

Grand Lisboa Macau remains positive that it will reach a hotel occupancy rate of 50% during the upcoming December festive season, despite the month not being considered as a festive

Gaming | Fitch forecasts revenue declines of up to 60% in 1H2021

  Fitch Rating is forecasting monthly revenue declines of 50% to 60% (relative to 2019) through the first half of 2021, with accelerating growth in the second half, led primarily by

New bill aims to increase mobility for permanent teachers

A new bill that aims to amend Decree-Law 67/99/M, which establishes the general rules for teaching staff at the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ), as well as its statutory

Bill concerning urban architecture limits detailed reading of fire safety law

  The first detailed reading of the recently passed new law concerning fire safety in buildings and specific locations, such as outdoor public spaces, has been held by the Second Standing

Crime | Sexual assault cases up 64% as of Q3

The total number of crime cases in the first nine months of the year plunged by 33.1% year-on-year, whereas the number of sexual assaults against children has significantly increased, according

Gov’t’s contract with Alibaba expected to be extended

The government expects to extend its partnership with Alibaba Group, the Deputy Director of the Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau (SAFP), Ng Wai Han, disclosed yesterday. In August 2017, the

China’s top diplomat stresses S.Korea ties amid row with US

China’s top diplomat yesterday stressed the importance of bilateral relations while meeting senior officials in South Korea, where there is growing concern the country is becoming squeezed between China, its

This day in history | 1967 De Gaulle says ‘non’ to Britain – again

He warned France’s five partners in the European Economic Community (EEC) that if they tried to impose British membership on France it would result in the break-up of the community. All

USA | Biden seeks unity as Trump stokes fading embers of campaign

On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will

Drive In | ‘Ma Rainey’ is Boseman’s final, perhaps finest gift

Chadwick Boseman surges onto the screen as fast-talking trumpeter Levee in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” like a man on an electrified tightrope -- balancing precariously between hope and cynicism, humor

Macau Racing Tips: The Hibernian 1050 Metres Sand 2020-11-28 | Sat | 16:55

Blue Glory from YC Fung’s yard has shown enough to suggest that he can score another good sand race this Saturday. He rate favourably at his current rating and I

Taste of Edesia | A journey through time

There are many outstanding hotels in Shanghai and choosing where to stay during a short visit could be a difficult decision. For those who love history and eager to explore

The Buzz | China won’t hike rates soon as it exits stimulus, says state media

China is very likely to exit from some of its stimulus measures as the economy improves, but there won’t be any interest rate hike soon, a leading state newspaper said on its front page

South Korean chat room operator gets 40 years for blackmail

The operator of online chat rooms in South Korea was sentenced yesterday to 40 years in prison on charges of blackmailing dozens of women, including minors, into filming sexually explicit

World Views | Why Maradona was better than Ronaldo and Messi

Soccer fans are fortunate to live in a time when two superstars are simultaneously making the claim to be the best player in the history of the sport — and

Friday, November 27, 2020 – edition no. 3667

— Macau’s SMEs need longer to recover despite progressive growth in tourist arrivals * Shopping festival to help revive economy: Gov’t * New bill aims to increase mobility for permanent teachers, excludes

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