Macau GP film nominated at Motor Film Awards 2021

Directed by local filmmaker Sérgio Basto Perez, “The Legend of the Macau Grand Prix” was officially selected as one of six nominees in the “Best Event Film” category at the

Unemployment and underemployment rates stable in Q2

The unemployment and underemployment rates in Macau have dropped marginally during the second quarter (Q2) of this year, information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) noted. According to the release,

SJM to reallocate 118 gaming tables to Grand Lisboa Palace

SJM Holdings Ltd is set to reallocate 118 gaming tables from other properties to its newly opened resort in Cotai, Grand Lisboa Palace, the company’s chairman of the board of

Elections 2021 | Top court rules against democrats’ election appeal

The Court of Final Appeal has ruled against appeals filed by three groups of candidates originally running in the September parliamentary election regarding their disqualification, as decided by the Electoral

Gaming | MOP8.4b GGR in July lower than expected

Macau reported an aggregate MOP8.44 billion in gross gaming revenue (GGR) in July, an increase of 29.2% from the previous month. Despite the increase, the accumulated gaming revenue was lower than

Covid-19 | 200,000 new doses of Sinopharm set to arrive by mid-August

Another 200,000 dose batch of Sinopharm-inactivated vaccine is set to be dispatched to Macau by mid-August — but the city will still see it out of stock for two to

MGTO to grant three-day LRT passes to tourists arriving via Air Macau

  The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) has announced it will grant three-day travel passes for the Light Rapid Transit (LRT) to tourists arriving at Macau via Air Macau flights. According

Sulu Sou wants to see Macau athletes in the Olympics

Lawmaker Sulu Sou wants more facilities and better conditions for local youth so that local athletes can soon be featured in the biggest international sporting competitions, including the Olympic Games. Sou’s

Macau should turn to data science to diversify economy: expert

The fact that Macau’s economy is so heavily centered on its gaming business is part of the reason the city is “staying still” when it comes to innovation and digitalization,

Red Market refurbishment draft amended to better preserve structure

  José Tavares, President of the Municipal Affairs Bureau, has recently disclosed that drafts for the revamp project on the Almirante Lacerda Municipal Market (more commonly known as the Red Market)

Hong Kong | Protester given nine-year term in first security case

A pro-democracy protester was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison in the closely watched first prosecution under Hong Kong’s national security la. Tong Ying-kit, 24, was convicted of inciting secession

U.S. warns China is building more nuclear missile silos

The U.S. military is warning about what analysts have described as a major expansion of China’s nuclear missile silo fields at a time of heightened tension between Beijing and Washington. Researchers

China, India miss UN deadline to update emissions targets

China and India have missed a U.N. deadline to submit fresh plans for cutting their greenhouse gas emissions in time for the global body to include their pledges in a

This day in history | 1984 Euro Court condemns phone-tapping

James Malone, a former antiques dealer from Dorking in Surrey, claims that while he was on trial for handling stolen goods in 1977, the police intercepted his telephone calls and

US | Justice Department says Russians hacked federal prosecutors

The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prosecutors’ offices around the country last year, the Justice

Iran | Outgoing president says gov’t not always truthful

Iran’s outgoing president yesterday acknowledged his nation at times “did not tell part of the truth” to its people during his eight-year tenure, as he prepares to leave office with

Tokyo 2020 | Shi Tingmao of China completes Olympic 3-meter diving sweep

Hearing the start of her introduction, Chinese diver Shi Tingmao put one foot on the top spot of the podium. She sheepishly stepped back down and waited for the announcer

Tokyo 2020 | Haughey wins rare medals for Hong Kong; out of 50 free swim

Siobhán Haughey had already made history at the Tokyo Olympics. Then she went out and burnished her legacy in the pool. The 23-year-old swimmer from Hong Kong earned a silver medal

The Buzz | Hong Kong police arrest man for booing national anthem

Hong Kong police have arrested a man accused of booing the Chinese national anthem while watching an Olympic event at a mall. The 40-year-old man was allegedly waving colonial-era Hong Kong

Myanmar | Military leader says elections will be in two years

Six months after seizing power from the elected government, Myanmar’s military leader yesterday repeated his pledge to hold fresh elections in two years and cooperate with Southeast Asian nations on

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