Gaming law expert calls on gov’t to directly award gaming concessions

The Macau government should consider an amendment to the gaming law to provide for the possibility of directly awarding the casino gaming concessions to the current casino operators, according to

Briefs | IPIM brings 46 local enterprises to int’l import expo

  The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) has organised 46 enterprises from Macau to exhibit at the China International Import Expo (CIIE). Participating entrepreneurs agreed that they had achieved

New group set up to assist gov’t in construction of securities market

A new group has been established with the aim of helping the government swiftly develop the securities market in Macau. The establishment of such a body is deemed that a

New regime aims to attract ‘overseas Chinese’ talent

The new Regime for the Attraction of Qualified Personnel will aim to draw qualified Chinese people who are currently living overseas to live and work in Macau, the Secretary for

‘Talents Regime’ to replace current ones running under IPIM

When approved, the new Regime for the Attraction of Qualified Personnel will replace the two existing methods under which individuals may apply for residency permits in Macau. The new regime

Man almost killed by alleged illegal net fishing at Hac-Sa

Professional diver and water activity enthusiast Anderson Lei told the Times that his friend was playing wing foil off the coast from Hac-Sa Beach on the night of October 7.

Consulate prompts Filipino community to avoid political assembly

The Philippine Consulate General in Macau has called on the Filipino community to refrain from organizing public gatherings without obtaining prior permits from the relevant Macau authorities. This comes after a

South China Sea | German navy chief vows long-term commitment to Indo-Pacific

The chief of Germany’s navy said yesterday that its dispatch of a warship to the Indo-Pacific underscores his country’s concern that freedom of navigation and the rule-based international order are

Zhang Zhan | US asks China to free jailed Wuhan citizen journalist

The U.S. state department has urged China to release citizen journalist Zhang Zhan, expressing deep concerns over her deteriorating health, BBC reported. Zhang was given a four-year jail term over her

Taiwan says China seeking to degrade its military and morale

Taiwan yesterday said China is seeking to take control of the island by wearing down its military capabilities and influencing public opinion, while avoiding an all-out military conflict that could

Covid-19 | Beijing committed to addressing global vaccine inequality: Russian media

China has shown its determination to improve COVID-19 vaccine accessibility and affordability in developing countries, urging all countries involved in vaccine production to strive towards this goal, according to an

Singapore | Top court delays appeal hearing on disabled man’s execution

Singapore’s top court yesterday postponed the appeal hearing for a Malaysian man on death row believed to be mentally disabled, after he was diagnosed with COVID-19, in a case that

Australia | PM announces policy to boost electric car sales

Australia’s prime minister yesterday announced plans to encourage people to buy electric vehicles weeks after his government was accused at a U.N. conference in Scotland of being a laggard in

This day in history | 1995 Nigeria hangs human rights activists

The country’s military rulers ordered the execution of Mr Saro-Wiwa and eight other dissidents should go ahead at 0730 local time (0830 GMT). They were taken in chains to a prison

UN says over 3 million in Myanmar need ‘life-saving’ aid

The U.N. humanitarian chief urged Myanmar’s military leaders yesterday to provide unimpeded access to the more than 3 million people in need of life-saving humanitarian assistance since government forces

Trade | APEC leaders meeting to chart path forward from pandemic

U .S. President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will have a rare virtual encounter this week as they gather online with other Pacific Rim leaders to chart

MGM presents another round of support to Tung Sing Tong

Supporting the association for the fourteenth consecutive year, MGM’s donations have cumulatively reached a total of MOP6.6 million that have contributed towards the provision of local social welfare services at

Local bakery raises funds to support breast cancer awareness

The Lord Stow’s Bakeries & Cafes have donated HKD10,773 to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation. The money came from 50% of their total sales revenue of ‘Pink Ribbon Cookies’

Football | Germany player tests positive for virus, four more quarantined

A player on Germany’s national soccer team has tested positive for the coronavirus and four more are in quarantine as a precaution ahead of World Cup qualifying games against Liechtenstein

Football | Injured Pogba to miss France’s World Cup qualifiers

Paul Pogba will miss France’s World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Finland because of a right thigh injury, the national team said yesterday. Video footage on French media showed the Manchester

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