Foreigners require visa to enter Hengqin Cooperation Zone

Yesterday, Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak confirmed that foreigners will need a valid Chinese visa to enter the Guangdong-Macau Intensive Cooperation Zone in Hengqin. The comment came after Tuesday’s confirmation

Economic Association anticipating Golden Week

With visitor arrivals gradually resuming, the upcoming October 1 Golden Week is worth anticipating, the Macau Economic Association said in a statement. The group cited the average daily visitor arrival figures

Worst day ever | Casino stocks tumble as investors fear crackdown

Casino stocks plunged to as much as a total of USD18 billion in market value following reports of a possible tightened regulations in the gaming industry as the local government

Islands Hospital to operate under public-private partnership

The government wants to operate the future Islands Hospital as a public facility under private management, director of the Health Bureau (SSM) Dr. Alvis Lo admitted yesterday during a press

CCAC: Deputy commissioner Lam In Sang takes office

The deputy commissioner Lam In Sang took office yesterday and will serve as the director of the Ombudsman Bureau concurrently. The oath-taking was administered by the Commissioner Against Corruption’s (CCAC) head Chan

Election candidates call on gov’t to reconsider ‘jab or job’ guideline

Several legislators-elect and election candidates have called on the government to reconsider its latest guideline which is causing a lot of trouble to the working population. Legislators-elect Ron Lam, Ella

Covid-19 | SSM director says new guidelines do not violate ‘principle of willfulness’

The new guidelines issued by the Health Bureau (SSM) which enforcing a measure requiring the vaccination of all workers or, a regular nucleic acid tests (NAT), does not violate the

China imposes local lockdowns as Covid-19 cases surge

China tightened lockdowns and increased orders for mass testing in cities along its east coast yesterday amid the latest surge in COVID-19 cases. Checks have been set up in toll stations

Hong Kong | Activists jailed over Tiananmen crackdown vigil

Nine Hong Kong activists and ex-lawmakers yesterday were handed jail sentences of up to 10 months over their roles in last year’s banned Tiananmen Square candlelight vigil, the latest blow

Taiwan | Military holds anti-invasion drill as China threat heightens

An F-16 screeched across the sky then landed among pineapple fields in southwestern Taiwan to quickly refuel before taking off again. A Taiwanese-made Indigenous Defensive Fighter, U.S.-made F-16V, French-made Mirage 2000-5

S.Korean, Chinese diplomats meet amid Koreas tension

The foreign ministers of South Korea and China met Wednesday for talks expected to focus on North Korea and other regional security issues, two days after North Korea claimed to

This day in history | 1992 UK crashes out of ERM

The government has suspended Britain’s membership of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism. The UK’s prime minister and chancellor tried all day to prop up a failing pound and withdrawal from the

Rival Koreas test missiles hours apart, raising tensions

North and South Korea tested ballistic missiles hours apart yesterday in a display of military might that is sure to exacerbate tensions between the rivals at a time when talks

Property | Chinese developer’s debt struggle rattles investors

One of China’s biggest real estate developers is struggling to avoid defaulting on billions of dollars of debt, prompting concern about a broader economic fallout and protests by buyers of

Sands China, BOC Macau sign new credit card agreement

Sands China Ltd. and Bank of China Macau Branch announced that they have joined hands to issue the first co-branded UnionPay credit card targeting Macau residents. Through the collaboration, “the two

MGM to bring back Oktoberfest

This October, MGM will bring back the annual signature party Oktoberfest Macau at MGM from October 21 to 31 at MGM Cotai’s 1/F Roof Terrace. This year, the iconic cultural festivity marks its

Football | Grim future: Loss to Bayern exposes Barcelona’s new reality

Barcelona 0, Bayern 3 Barcelona needs to brace for some tough times ahead while adjusting to the post-Lionel Messi era. That message was clear after the 3-0 loss at home to Bayern

The Buzz | WHO reports big drop in new coronavirus infections

The World Health Organization said there were about 4 million coronavirus cases reported globally last week, marking the first major drop in new infections in more than two months. In

UN urges moratorium on use of AI that imperils human rights

The U.N. human rights chief is calling for a moratorium on the use of artificial intelligence technology that poses a serious risk to human rights, including face-scanning systems that track

Animal Farm | Hengqin, the catalyst!

The master plan for the development of the Guangdong-Macau intensive cooperation zone in Hengqin was recently made public. These are the first steps to be taken towards the integration of

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