Xi attends 6th Eastern Economic Forum opening ceremony

Chinese President Xi Jinping attended and addressed the opening ceremony of the plenary session of the sixth Eastern Economic Forum on Friday via video link in Beijing and called on

Covid-19 | Gov’t announces further vaccination drive, results of NHC review

The principle of “Vaccinate the Necessary Groups” will be upheld, and as such more measures to encourage the public to get Covid-19 jabs will be rolled out, Dr Tai Wa

Qingmao Port | New border crossing ready to open; no foreigners permitted

The Qingmao Port, located just a few hundred meters from the Border Gate Port, will finally open to the public on September 8 as construction concludes after about three years. The

DSAT: Use public transportation to travel to Qingmao

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) wants people to use public transportation to arrive at the new Qingmao Port, DSAT’s head of the Transport Management Division Ho Chan Tou announced yesterday afternoon

Melco earnings up 10% year-on-year

Melco International Development Limited recorded earnings of HKD8.43 billion in the first half of the year, an increase of 9.7% compared with the HKD7.68 billion recorded in the same period

Gaming | Deutsche Bank forecasts MOP97b for this year’s GGR

Deutsche Bank has lowered its estimate for the 2021 gross gaming revenue (GRR) of the city following August’s steep downturn in revenue. The investment banking company revised its forecasts to MOP97

Briefs | Macau-Shenzhen ferry services resume today

  The ferry services connecting Outer Harbor Ferry Terminal and Taipa Maritime Terminal with Shenzhen’s Shekou Ferry Terminal will resume today after being suspended for nearly a month due to the

Elections2021 | Candidate complains about campaign site set-up at ZAPE

Agnes Lam, a candidate in the Legislative Assembly election, complained yesterday afternoon about being put in “a cage” at the designated campaign site on Alameda Dr Carlos D’Assumpção. An area in

First GBA shopping festival opens in Beijing

The first Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area shopping festival kicked off in Beijing yesterday. An online opening ceremony was held at 3 p.m. The festival, which is aimed at boosting consumption upgrade,

Get the Jab incentive program raises employee vaccination rate to over 70% | Melco supports SAR government efforts towards community-wide vaccination

With colleague immunity established as a key company objective to ensure a safe environment for colleagues, guests and the community, Melco Resorts & Entertainment is supporting the Macau SAR government’s

Xi unveils new measures to facilitate trade in services

President Xi Jinping yesterday unveiled a slew of new measures to facilitate trade in services in the country’s latest efforts to share its development opportunities and boost global economic recovery. China

Tech | Regulators order ride-hailing firms to correct unfair tactics

Chinese regulators have ordered ride-hailing platforms to correct unfair market tactics amid a broad crackdown on the internet sector that has spooked investors and shaved billions off the valuations of

US envoy Kerry says China crucial to handling climate crisis

China needs to expand its efforts to reduce carbon emissions to help hold back the rise in global temperatures, U.S. envoy John Kerry said yesterday. Kerry, a former secretary of state,

Taiwan | Island gets first Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines after long delay

Taiwan received its first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines yesterday after a prolonged purchasing process that gave rise to a political blame game with Beijing. Taiwan had been unable to buy the

This day in history | 1954 National Trust buys remote island

The National Trust for Scotland has taken control of Fair Isle, famous for its bird life and knitted sweaters. The remote island situated between Shetland and Orkney was bought by George

Diplomacy | Biden meets Ukraine leader in long-sought Oval Office visit

President Joe Biden used his first meeting with a foreign leader since ending the war in Afghanistan to send the message yesterday that the United States — unburdened of

Drive In | In ‘Worth,’ weighing the personal losses of 9/11

What is life worth? asks Washington lawyer Kenneth J. Feinberg (Michael Keaton) in the opening scenes of the based-on-a-true-story drama “Worth,” while writing the question on a blackboard for a

LIFESTYLE | Post-modern classic 

Luxury watch manufacture Armin Strom announced the launch of two new models of its ground-breaking Tribute 1. The brand’s post-modern interpretation of the classic dress watch was introduced in June

TASTE OF EDESIA | Untold stories of chefs

Marriott Bonvoy has recently launched a six-part video series, “Fueling the Culinary Fire,” a special glimpse behind the scenes and inside the minds of the greatest Michelin-starred chefs in Hong

The Buzz | WHO launches hub in Berlin to help prevent future pandemics

The World Health Organization inaugurated a new “hub” in Berlin that aims to help prepare the globe better to prevent future pandemics. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and German Chancellor Angela

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