Investor urges MGM Resorts to sell 20% of Macau stake to Chinese firms in open letter 

Investment firm Snow Lake Capital published an open letter on January 6 to convince MGM Resorts International to sell off 20% of its MGM China stakes to a leading Chinese consumer or

Las Vegas Sands | Adelson takes leave for cancer treatment

Las Vegas Sands Corp. founder and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Adelson is taking a leave of absence after resuming treatment for cancer. Adelson had retained his executive role since the company revealed in

Pandemic relief | Gov’t to consider launching third stimulus measures  

The government will consider rolling out the third round of stimulus measures under “special circumstances,” the Director of the Economic Bureau (DSE), Tai Kin Ip, said. Tai’s remarks were delivered in

Lei: Forecast of economy to be ‘stable and improving’

It is estimated that the city’s economy will be “stable and improving” in 2021, according to a remark delivered by Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong to the

Civil servant group calls for ‘realistic encouragement’ for team

  The Macau Civil Servants Association has called for “realistic encouragement” for frontline public service workers due to the impact of Covid-19 on Macau in a letter to the Chief Executive

Plataforma suspends online operations from Lisbon

The media outlet Plataforma has temporarily suspended the operation of their online newsroom team based in Lisbon, Portugal, the Director-General of Plataforma, Paulo Rego, revealed in an editorial on Tuesday. The

Briefs | Guangdong sees first case of South African Covid-19 variant

  On January 2, neighboring Guangdong Province recorded its first case of SARS-CoV-2 variant 501Y.V2, which first occurred in South Africa. State media Xinhua News Agency reported that a 55-year-old South

Blue cardholders at risk at TDM

The contracts of some non-resident workers (TNRs) at the public broadcaster TDM might be at risk of not being renewed, the Portuguese language news outlet, Tribuna de Macau (JTM) reported

Wynn Volunteer Team Celebrates 10-Fold Scale Up at its 10th Anniversary

As a local enterprise deeply rooted in Macao, Wynn has always been committed to giving back to the community by actively promoting and encouraging team members to participate in various

Patriotic education | Mainland youth groups issue policy targeting SARs’ students

The central office of the Communist Youth League and the secretary of the All-China Youth Federation recently issued a policy providing instructions to Mainland authorities on how to strengthen the

New law officializes off-duty security officers’ disciplinary obligations

The statute of personnel of the security service force highlights that the government has officially included off-duty security force officers’ disciplinary obligation in the law. In August, the Legislative Assembly (AL)

Nam Van plan | DSSOPT: Committee members fully express public opinions

  Contrary to the one-sided opposing opinions received on the two proposed development plans on Nam Van Lake, Chan Pou Ha, Director of the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT)

Hong Kong | Wong questioned, US lawyer released in crackdown

Jailed Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on a new charge under the national security law yesterday while an American rights lawyer who was detained in a sweeping

This day in history | 1961 French vote for Algerian freedom

The French people have voted to grant Algeria its independence in a referendum. The result was a clear majority for self-determination, with 75% voting in favour. In Algeria, a slightly lower percentage

USA | Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol

Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning attempt to

Drive in | Italian ‘Pinocchio’ takes the puppet to its roots

The latest cinematic rendering of “Pinocchio,” from Italian director Matteo Garrone, is informed not by the friendly 1940 Walt Disney retelling, but the original source material. Carlo Collodi’s 1883 novel

Football | Serie A: Juventus wins at Milan to end Rossoneri’s unbeaten run

Milan 1, Juventus 3 AC Milan’s 27-game unbeaten run in Serie A ended yesterday with a 3-1 loss to Juventus that gives the defending champion renewed hope of a 10th

Macau Racing Tips: The Leverkusen 1350 Metres Sand 2021-01-08 | Fri | 21:25

I am taking a chance on W.Smith’s charge Pride Mountain as my best bet for this Friday’s evening sand meeting. Pride Mountain is in the right grade although his last

The Buzz | Virus restrictions heightened in Hebei province

Lockdown measures were being imposed in the northern Chinese province of Hebei where coronavirus cases more than doubled in the region near Beijing that’s due to host some events in

Hong Kongers call US violence a setback for democracy

Hong Kong residents from across the political spectrum condemned mob violence at the U.S. Capitol, 18 months after protesters stormed their own legislature to demand greater democracy, not the overthrow

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