Gov’t looking to tighten immigration control

The Executive Council (ExCo) has completed its discussion on the amendment of laws relating to immigration control, staying permits and residency, the ExCo said during a press conference on Friday. In

Health authority confirms entry restrictions for foreign arrivals will not be eased

Director of the Health Bureau Lei Chin Ion reiterated the significance of not easing entry restrictions imposed on foreign arrivals, as a heightened risk of spreading infection in the city

GBA visit | CE meets with Guangdong provincial officials to strengthen cooperation

Chief Executive (CE) Ho Iat Seng is continuing his four-day trip in the Guangdong-Hong Kong- Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), making his latest stop at the provincial capital of Guangzhou as

Gov’t’s procurement limit value proposed to increase six-fold

  The Executive Council (ExCo) has completed its discussion on the amendment of law No. 122/48/M, during which the government proposed increasing the limit value of public procurement six times, the

More repatriation flights organized for stranded Migrant workers

The Philippine and Indonesian consulates are organizing additional flights for the growing number of stranded non-resident workers in Macau, the Times has learned. According to information provided by the Consulate General

Gaming | 2021 GGR forecast cut by Morgan Stanley due to ‘weaker VIP’ sector

International investment bank Morgan Stanley has lowered its projected tally for Macau’s gross gaming revenue (GGR) by around 10% to nearly USD23.7 billion, owing to the strong headwinds against the

New article asks teachers to report their own tardiness

  The government has included another article in law No.67/99/M requesting teachers submit a written report if they arrive late at work or leave duty early. The law specifically concerns teachers

Director-General accuses former Global Media Group board for betraying ‘Plataforma’ project

The Director-General of Plataforma, Paulo Rego, has accused the former board of directors of the Portuguese Global Media Group (GMG) for failing to fulfill their contractual agreements, leading the media

Adelson’s absence has no implications on operation, says analysts

The absence of Sheldon Adelson in his roles as chairman-cum-chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) for medical reasons will not adversely affect the group’s operation, Deutsche Bank

Gaming | Parent company of Sands China discusses push into sports betting

Las Vegas Sands Corp., the parent company of Sands China Ltd. has had discussions with potential partners in the fast-growing field of sports betting, setting the stage for a major

MGM affirms ‘no plans of restructuring’ following Snow Lake’s open letter

MGM China Holdings Ltd published a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on January 8 reaffirming that it “has no plans of restructuring.” This statement was in response to an

Sulu Sou asks gov’t to provide crucial information in English

  After receiving inquiries from some second and third-generation Indian residents of Macau, lawmaker Sulu Sou is requesting the government consider providing crucial information, such as that related to Covid-19, in

US eases restrictions on contact with Taiwan in jab at China

The U.S. will remove decades-old, self-imposed restrictions on how its diplomats and other officials interact with Taiwan, a move that may inflame tensions with Beijing just a little over a

Authorities issue rules to stop ‘unjustified’ use of foreign laws

China issued new rules to block its companies and citizens from having to follow “unjustified” foreign laws and measures, in its latest riposte to U.S. restrictions on businesses like ByteDance

Hong Kong crackdown | Australia, US, UK, Canada criticize mass arrests

The foreign ministers of Australia, the United States, Great Britain and Canada issued a joint statement yesterday expressing “serious concern” about the arrest of 55 democracy activists and supporters in

Gov’t is said to censor local media coverage of Alibaba probe

China has ordered its domestic media to restrict their reporting on an antitrust probe into Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. as speculation over the future of one of the country’s largest

This day in history | 1973 First Open University degrees awarded

The first graduates from the Open University (OU) have been awarded their degrees after two years studying from home. Out of the 1,000 students who sat the final exams, 867 were

Flight SJ182 | Indonesian divers find parts of plane wreckage in Java Sea

Indonesian divers yesterday located parts of the wreckage of a Boeing 737-500 at a depth of 23 meters in the Java Sea, a day after the aircraft with 62 people

Apple, Amazon remove Parler after use in US Capitol riots

Apple Inc. and Inc. are removing Parler from their services, part of a growing backlash after the social media network was among those used to organize Wednesday’s riots at

The Buzz | Queen Elizabeth II and husband receive COVID-19 vaccinations

Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, have received their COVID-19 vaccinations, royal officials said. Buckingham Palace officials said in a statement that the 94-year-old monarch and Philip, 99, received

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