Breaking News: Las Vegas Sands sells its properties in USD6.25b deal

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) today (Wednesday) announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell its Las Vegas real property and operations, including The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

Gov’t lifts NAT certificate requirement for casino entries

The requirement for patrons to present a nucleic acid test certificate proving they are negative for Covid-19 infection before they enter casinos was lifted at 12 a.m. today. The latest rules

Briefs | Calls for application for 2021 CIIE open

Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) is calling on local firms to participate in the 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE), which will be held in Shanghai from November 5

China targets 40% vaccination rate by end-June, Zhong Nanshan says

The Chinese government strives to have 40% of its population vaccinated by the end of June, said Zhong Nanshan, China’s top coronavirus expert who helped formulate measures against the pandemic

‘Family reunion’ immigration applications mostly from the mainland

  In the past three years, the Public Security Police Force (PSP) received some 2,000 to 3,000 immigration applications motivated by “family reunions”, according to a report by TDM citing Lao

GBA | Gov’t committed to aligning closely with the nation’s cultural & tourism plan

The SAR government affirmed its commitment to closely align itself with the development directions stipulated in the Culture and Tourism Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (Plan),

IC verifying ages of two newly discovered old cannons

Yesterday morning, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) removed two old cannons from the construction site of the Galaxy resort project. Workers at the construction site reported the discovery of two cannons

Tour guides anticipate new tourism mode once pandemic is over

The city’s tour guides are anticipating a significant change in the mode of global tourism once the pandemic is over, Wu Wai Fong, chairman of the Macau Tourist Guide Association,

Crime | PJ inspector suspected of leaking confidential information

A 50-year-old investigator from the Judiciary Police (PJ) was arrested on Monday morning on suspicion of being connected to a case regarding the leaking of privileged information from the force

Immigration Law | Lawmakers concerned with apparent double-standard on penalties for crimes

Lawmakers of Third Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly (AL) have expressed concerns regarding the penal framework for the new crimes proposed to be introduced under the new immigration law

Lawmaker calls for gov’t to amend domestic violence law

Lawmaker Agnes Lam urges the government to amend the Law on Preventing and Combating Domestic Violence (domestic violence law) to empower the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) to follow up on

Alvis Lo to head SSM next month

  Alvis Lo Iek Long will replace Lei Chin Ion as the director of the Health Bureau (SSM) early next month. Dr Lo is currently the medical director of the public

Court of Second Instance | Defendants must pay court costs, legal fees in cases of crime expiration

Defendants in criminal cases continue to be responsible for paying court costs and legal fees even if the crime they were accused of lapses, the judges of the Court of

Hotel occupancy rate stood at 40.3%

The average occupancy rate of guest rooms stood at 40.3% in January, representing a month-to-month fall of 12.8 percentage points and a year-on-year drop of 40.7 percentage points, according to

Covid-19 | Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. “Today,” he said, “is a day

This day in history | 1966 BBC tunes in to colour

The BBC has announced plans to begin broadcasting television programmes in colour from next year. Britain will be the first country in Europe to offer regular programming in colour. The announcement was

Myanmar | Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at protesters

Police in Myanmar repeatedly used tear gas and rubber bullets yesterday against crowds protesting last month’s coup, but the demonstrators regrouped after each volley and tried to defend themselves with

Analysis | Xi mobilizes China for tech revolution to cut dependence on West

For U.S. politicians, China’s potential to dominate sensitive cutting-edge technologies poses one of the biggest geopolitical threats of the next few decades. President Xi Jinping is similarly worried the U.S.

Wrestling | O’Neal ready to rumble in tag team match

Hack-a-Shaq is coming to All Elite Wrestling. Shaquille O’Neal may again absorb some intentional hits in his tag team match this week. The 7-foot-1 basketball Hall of Famer gets his chance

The Buzz | Beat poet, publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti dies at 101

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, bookseller and activist who helped launch the Beat movement in the 1950s and embodied its curious and rebellious spirit well into the 21st century, has

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