Court sentences Alvin Chau to 18 years jail, hefty fines

The boss of the former casino intermediary, Suncity, Alvin Chau has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for illegal gambling, running a triad and major

Macau air traffic to reach 50,000 passengers during holidays

Taipa airport is predicted to serve 50,000 passengers during the five-day Chinese New Year period, up 92.3% year-on-year, Macau Airport Company (CAM) said yesterday. That

Electric faults cause majority of fires: CB

Electricity-related issues are the cause of the higher number of fires in Macau, the Fire Services Bureau (CB) announced today in the presentation of their annual

NJ gambling revenue matches all-time high, with online help

New Jersey’s gambling revenue matched its all-time high of $5.2 billion in 2022, but only half that amount was won by casinos from in-person gamblers.

China’s Covid-19 Policy is scientific, targeted and effective

Recently, in light of the evolving situation, China has been refining its COVID-19 policies which adopt the measures  against Class-B, instead of the more serious Class-A infectious

Gov’t expects daily average of 47,000 arrivals during CNY

The government said yesterday that it expects there will be on average 47,000 visitors arriving in Macau per day during the Lunar New Year holiday period, which

‘Wishing Well 2023 & Love Trees’ initiative opens at Albergue SCM

A A note from the organizers says that the theme of this year is “Wishing Well and Love Trees.” Since 2015 every Lunar New

Fire department asserts that a contingency plan for EVs is in force

The Fire Services Bureau (CB) already has a contingency plan in force to respond to traffic accidents or other incidents related to electric vehicles (EVs),

US, China officials agree to climate finance work

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met yesterday with her Chinese counterpart and pledged an effort to manage differences and “prevent competition from becoming anything ever near

Ruling party’s new chair vows to safeguard democracy

The new head of Taiwan’s ruling party who described himself as pro-independence vowed to uphold the self-ruled island’s democracy in face of China’s authoritarianism and continue with

UN chief warns the world is in a ‘sorry state’

The world is in a “sorry state” because of myriad “interlinked” challenges including climate change and Russia’s war in Ukraine that are “piling up like

1966 Indira Gandhi takes charge in India

Indira Gandhi, only daughter of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, is to become the country’s next leader. She was chosen at the end of a

It’s Messi vs. Ronaldo again in unlikely Saudi reunion

One of the greatest rivalries in soccer history is set to resume at the unlikely venue of Riyadh’s King Fahd International Stadium. The stage is set

Hampered by bad hip, Rafael Nadal loses at Australian Open

What already was a poor start to 2023, following a year marred by all manner of health issues, reached a low point at  The defending

Ukraine interior minister, others killed in helicopter crash

Ukraine’s interior minister died yesterday in a helicopter crash near the capital that killed another 15 people, including other officials and three children, authorities said. Interior Minister Denys

World’s oldest known person, French nun, dies at 118

A French nun who was believed to be the world’s oldest person has died a few weeks before her 119th birthday, the spokesperson for her nursing home

China’s NetEase criticizes Blizzard offer as unequal, unfair

China games company NetEase Inc. has rejected a proposal from World of Warcraft creator Activision Blizzard to temporarily extend its partnership while the U.S. company seeks a new

Profound changes to the economy set path for high-quality development

China’s gross domestic product grew 3 percent year-on-year last year, the National Bureau of Statistics announced on Tuesday. This is a hard-earned result given the downward pressure the

Thursday, January 19, 2023 – edition no. 4172

— Macau lower court sentenced Suncity’s boss Alvin Chau to 18 years in prison, lawyers to appeal * CNY: Travel rush starts all over mainland as Macau air traffic expected to

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