COOPERATION ZONE: Professor Chen Guanghan | The plans for Hengqin, Qianhai is to solve economic problems of Macau and Hong Kong

It is said that the cooperation zone in Hengqin will be an important driving force for Macau’s long-term development. And at the same time, Qianhai will play an exemplary and

Interview | Jorge Costa Oliveira: Hengqin-Macau: Legislation should be implemented ‘field by field, subject by subject’

Jorge Costa Oliveira, a veteran expert in international law is hopeful about the materialization of the “Master Plan of the Development of the Guangdong-Macao Intensive Cooperation Zone in Hengqin,” (GMICZH)

Elections2021 | CAEAL reminds public of no-campaign policy this weekend

No election campaigning, whether direct or indirect, may take place this coming Saturday and Sunday pursuant to the law, the Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission (CAEAL) reiterated in a statement

Gov’t pledges to support youth in Hengqin project

The Secretary for Administration and Justice Andre Cheong pledged that the SAR government will work with Guangdong province to create a “stabilized situation of win-win cooperation, fully implement various tasks,

Briefs | Gaming tax collections only 44% of goal by mid-year

  Macau SAR’s tax revenue from the gaming industry stood at only MOP22.2 billion in July this year, representing just 44% of the MOP50 billion estimate for 2021. The government’s current budget

Japanese department chain store debuts

The store covers a floor area of 1,776 square meters and will operate 24 hours a day. Set up in Tokyo, Japan in September 1980 by Takao Yasuda as Just Co.,

Covid-19 | Gov’t to allow foreign entrants from Hong Kong to Macau

Certain foreigners who have been in Hong Kong for at least 21 days will be allowed to enter Macau by application and with several conditions, Dr Leong Iek Hou, coordinator

Hong Kong | Activists plead guilty over unauthorized vigil

A dozen Hong Kong pro-democracy activists pleaded guilty yesterday to participating in an unauthorized candlelight vigil to mark Beijing’s crackdown in Tiananmen Square. The 12 were charged with participating in the

Taiwan | Tsai commissions domestic-made naval warship

  Taiwan’s leader oversaw the commissioning of a new domestically made navy warship yesterday as part of the island’s plan to boost indigenous defense capacity amid heightened tensions with China. Tsai Ing-wen

Indonesia, Australia urge Taliban to respect rights of women

The foreign minister of Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim country, urged the Taliban yesterday to respect the rights of women and not allow Afghanistan to become a breeding ground

SANDS CHINA NEWS | Sands China Integrated Talent Development Programme Welcomes New Cohort

Customised programme targets management professionals A new group of 60 Sands China team members recently began the nine-month Sands China Integrated Talent Development Programme, after attending an opening ceremony at M.U.S.T.

This day in history | 1963 American Express comes to Britain

American Express, one of the world’s largest banking houses, has opened a credit card service in Britain. Holders of the cards will be able to use them at nearly 3,000 hotels,

9/11 | Pentagon chief says al-Qaida may seek comeback in Afghanistan

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said yesterday the al-Qaida extremist group that used Afghanistan as a staging base to attack United States 20 years ago may attempt to regenerate there

TASTE OF EDESIA | Sustainable Dining

Cooking with sustainable produce is a significant game changer in today’s world. The Manor’s Executive Sous Chef Michele Dell’Aquila has raised his game by collaborating with sustainable food producers, utilising

The Buzz | US nursing home deaths in 2020 much higher: study

Researchers say federal government data significantly understated the ravages of COVID-19 in nursing homes last year. Official numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are missing about 12% of

9/11 | Ground zero rebuilding still unfinished, 20 years later

Two decades after its destruction in the Sept. 11 attacks, the work to rebuild the World Trade Center complex remains incomplete. Two planned skyscrapers, a performing arts center and a church

World Views | Europe’s central bank eases support, but it’s not a taper

  The European Central Bank will dial back some of its massive emergency pandemic support for the economy amid signs of increasing business activity and consumer readiness to spend as the

Friday, September 10, 2021 – edition no. 3855

— This morning, the Chief Executive will meet the press to detail the newly announced master plan for the Guangdong-Macau Intensive Cooperation Zone in Hengqin – a great opportunity for

Drive In | ‘Shang-Chi’ adds a thrilling hero to Marvel universe

If the Marvel Cinematic Universe has taught us anything it’s that heroes arise from unexpected places. For their 25th film entry, that place is valet parking. The titular hero of “Shang-Chi

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