Gaming Law: Number of concessions limited to six, lasting 10 years

The Macau authorities today (Friday) revealed the amendments to the gaming law stipulating a maximum of six concessions, and the duration of the concession capped at 10 years with three

Breaking News: Hong Kong bans transit flights from over 150 countries

Hong Kong International Airport said today (Friday) that it would ban passengers from  153 countries and territories from transiting in the city for a month, as it sought to stem

Cooperation zone sees increase of 32.55% Macau-invested firms after inauguration

183 Macau-invested enterprises have set up in the Guangdong- Macao In-Depth Cooperation Zone in Hengqin since the inauguration of its administrative organizations, a year-on-year increase of 32.55%, according

2021 Tourist Price Index contracts by nearly 5%

The economic fallout of the pandemic has caused the annual average (Tourist Price Index) for 2021 to decline by 4.71% year-on-year to 117.09, mainly due

CCAC busts another public works chief in new corruption case

A second corruption case involving another former head of the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) has been discovered, the Corruption Against Corruption (CCAC) announced in

Nearly 400 people checked during police winter anti-crime operations

The two police authorities conducted their first on-site “winter anti-crime operations” Tuesday and Wednesday nights, checking nearly 400 individuals in total. Under the coordination by

Three new recycling collection points

The Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) announced yesterday that the city will have access to three more privately-operated recycling collection points from tomorrow. The new facilities are operated by

Seven local establishments in Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand Selection

Seven local establishments have been included in the Bib Gourmand selection in the Michelin Guide Hong Kong-Macau 2022. This year’s selection highlights 64 eateries in

Covid-19 | SSM confirms almost 3,000 people being tracked after confirmed case in Tanzhou

Almost 3,000 people living, working, or studying in Macau are being tracked to various degrees after a confirmed Covid-19 case was registered in Tanzhou, a

Gov’t to expand QR Itinerary tracking functions

The footprint recording system the government is using through the Macau Health Code mobile application (app) is planned to expand its functionalities once a larger number

35 suspected illegal workers found in December 

In December, authorities inspected a total of 306 locations and found 35 suspected illegal workers. The illegal workers were found as part of joint and unilateral operations against

Gaming | JP Morgan: Covid-19 no longer affecting casino stocks

Brokerage JP Morgan has upgraded gaming operators Sands China, Wynn Macau and MGM’s risk/reward potential overweight, noting that the ongoing Covid-19 crisis is for the most

Britain, India launch talks on free trade deal amid uncertainty over Chinese ties

India and Britain yesterday launched talks on pursuing a free trade deal that is expected to boost bilateral trade by billions of dollars in one of

Beijing defends sweeping maritime claims after US criticism

China yesterday defended its “historical rights” to virtually the entire South China Sea, following a new U.S. government report saying Beijing’s claims are almost entirely invalid.

Taiwan | Chipmaker TSMC says quarterly profit $6 billion

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the biggest contract manufacturer of processor chips, reported yesterday its quarterly profit rose 16.4% over a year earlier to $6 billion amid

China faces omicron test weeks ahead of Beijing Olympics

Most access to a major city adjacent to Beijing was suspended yesterday as the government tried to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus’s easily transmitted omicron variant

Olympics | Organizers say met plan to popularize winter sports

A key concern when Beijing was bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games was the lack of a strong winter sports tradition in the country.  Organizers countered

Russian diplomat leaves open Cuba, Venezuela army deployment

Russia yesterday sharply raised the stakes in a showdown with the West over Ukraine, with a top diplomat saying he wouldn’t exclude a Russian military deployment to

This day in history | 1994 Duchess of Kent joins Catholic church

The Duchess of Kent has become the first member of the Royal Family to convert to Catholicism for more than 300 years. The duchess was received into the Catholic

Drive In | Love bites in ‘Wolf Like Me’ with Isla Fisher and Josh Gad

Isla Fisher’s character in the new genre-bending series “Wolf Like Me” is a romantic catch. Kind of. She speaks four languages, makes cheese and pottery

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