Big Pharma | AstraZeneca says Covid-19 vaccine shown to be ‘highly effective’

AstraZeneca said yesterday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is

This day in history | 1986 Soviets launch space station Mir

The Soviets have opened a new phase in space exploration with the launch of the world’s biggest space station, Mir. The successful launch of Mir comes just over three weeks after

Experts from Alibaba, Douyin to help SMEs thrive at Wynn’s event

Wynn Resorts (Macau) S.A. will host the “Wynn E-Commerce Forum and Local SME Procurement Partnership Meeting 2020” on November 25, which is intended to help local SMEs exchange innovative business

Melco shows support for local SMEs in times of crisis

Melco Resorts & Entertainment mounted an event yesterday in a bid to provide and call for support to the city’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Over 170 local SMEs attended the

Health | Volunteers still needed to test variety of Covid-19 vaccines

Two COVID-19 vaccines might be nearing the finish line, but scientists caution it’s critical that enough people volunteer to help finish studying other candidates in the U.S. and around the

Huawei selling Honor phone brand in face of US sanctions

Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling its budget-price Honor smartphone brand in an effort to rescue the struggling business from damaging U.S. sanctions imposed on its parent company. The sale announced

Galaxy donates MOP600,000 to Tung Sin Tong for the 17th consecutive year

Yesterday, delegates of Tung Sin Tong, including President Jose Chui Sai Peng and Directors Charles Choy, Terry Sio, and Carlos Lam visited the corporate office of GEG and

Korean air aims for top-10 world ranking with Asiana deal

South Korea’s two biggest airlines plan to merge, with Korean Air Lines Co. acquiring Asiana Airlines Inc. for 1.8 trillion won ($1.6 billion) following an injection via its parent, Hanjin

St. Regis Macao launches festive offerings

The St. Regis Macao is celebrating the festive season with a suite package offer, as well as a range of culinary delights available until end of the year. Especially for the

MGM donates MOP600,000 to Tung Sin Tong

MGM presented another year of support by donating MOP600,000 to the Macau Tung Sin Tong Charitable Society’s annual fundraising campaign, the gaming operator announced in a statement. To date, MGM has

Diwali gold-buying frenzy missing on key day for Indian demand

Gold jewelry stores in India this year were less busy on the most auspicious day to buy the precious metal as higher prices and the impact of the coronavirus on

Grand Lapa, Grand Coloane unveil November offerings

Grand Lapa Macau’s Grand Prix view deck featuring an unlimited barbecue buffet returns this November. Admission tickets and tables are now available for sale, starting at MOP1,288+ for November 21

Ambiente Properties to open new office, expand team

Local realtor Ambiente Properties has announced that it will open a new office while expanding its team amid Covid-19. “We are firmly committed to Macau’s future and considered the dip

Antitrust | China clampdown on big tech puts more billionaires on notice

China’s most powerful companies, jolting investors and dealing a blow to the country’s richest entrepreneurs. Beijing yesterday unveiled regulations to root out monopolistic practices in the internet industry, seeking to curtail

MGM sponsors Phantom Pro Racing team to make its debut at Grand Prix

At the 67th edition of the Macau Grand Prix, MGM is venturing into GT and is sponsoring Phantom Pro Racing, the official partner of AMG China and the Annual Team Champion

Sands Cares Ambassadors participate in charity bazaar

Around 140 Sands Cares Ambassadors volunteered at the 51st Caritas Macau Charity Bazaar at Nam Van Lake Nautical Centre Saturday and Sunday, where they ran a game booth to raise

Giant Pharma | Pfizer’s Covid vaccine prevents 90% of infections in study

The Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE prevented more than 90% of infections in a study of tens of thousands of volunteers, the most encouraging scientific

Luxury vehicles, booming sales in China boost BMW profits

German automaker BMW said third-quarter net profit rose 17% to 1.81 billion euros ($2.22 billion) as sales boomed in China and highly profitable luxury models such as the 8 Series

Ant | IPO Debut of Chinese e-finance giant derailed by fear of risks

The world’s biggest online finance company was racing toward a stock market debut when it was derailed by Beijing’s anxiety about risks in the fledgling industry, jarring global investors and

Luxury retail | Estee Lauder says duty-free sales in China, Macau, HK, are bouncing back

Estee Lauder Cos. sees a revival in China’s tourism - a promising sign in a critical growth market for international brands. Chief Executive Officer Fabrizio Freda said that Chinese travel stores

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