Gaming | South Shore selling 40% stake in The 13 Hotel

The developer and promoter of The 13 Hotel said it has an agreement that could lead to the disposal of a 40% interest in the subsidiary that owns the hotel

Association seeks to strengthen philanthropy network

An association focusing on strengthening philanthropy was established in June this year, aiming to build Macau into a network center for discussing philanthropy projects. The main focus of Associação Internacional de

Gaming | MGM agrees to sell Bellagio to Blackstone for $4.25 billion

MGM Resorts International, pressured by investors to unload its remaining company-owned casinos, agreed to sell the Bellagio resort in Las Vegas to Blackstone Group for $4.25 billion and will continue

Macau passport to be updated with newer technology

The Identification Services Bureau announced yesterday the latest security measures to be embedded in the upgraded version of the Macau Special Administrative Region Passport and Travel Permit. The passport is issued

Chaos as Hong Kong lawmakers thwart leader’s annual address

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam barely got a few words out yesterday before pro-democracy lawmakers forced her to stop talking. Calling her “the mother of the mafia police,” yelling pro-democracy lawmakers

GTEF | Data privacy hindering Macau’s smart city development

The Macau SAR’s rigorous enforcement of data privacy could hinder the city’s progress in becoming a smart city, a Macau-based academic said yesterday. The

Gaming – Japan | Wynn Resorts confirms shift from Osaka to Kanto

Wynn Resorts has confirmed its decision to drop out of the race to develop an integrated resort in Osaka, once touted as the most attractive location for

Safety becomes a concern for New Macau team

Lawmaker Sulu Sou disclosed that his team at the New Macau Association has faced harassment and the threat of bodily harm from various sources in

Motorsports | Big names drop out of Macau Motorcycle GP

Although the entry list for this year’s Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix is not yet known, important names in the road racing scene have already publicly expressed

Rant against the West | Professor slams interference of ‘ungrateful foreigners’ in Macau

In a somewhat inflammatory speech made yesterday during the Annual Conference of Macao Studies 2019, a professor at the University of Macau (UM) denounced what he

Hong Kong under ‘de facto curfew’ as subway stations shut early

Hong Kong’s subway system has closed early for more than a week, effectively cutting off the main mode of transportation for millions of residents. Many are now

GTEF | Pansy Ho: Brazil has the basic requirements for integrated resorts

In response to a suggestion by Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, the Minister of Tourism in Brazil, regarding the country’s plans to invite investors to open up resorts and theme parks, Macau

Tourism | HKZMB behind double-digit surge in visitor arrivals

Macau’s tourism chief has accredited 2019’s double-digit surge in visitor arrivals to the impact of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB). Preparing to mark its first anniversary later this month, the

Changes to security forces discipline committee enter effect

The changes announced in April this year by the Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak, to expand the powers of the security forces disciplinary body have entered into effect, according

Crime | Scams continue to find victims in ‘obedient’ university students

Despite the constant appeals from the Judiciary Police (PJ) and the numerous seminars held by the force, university students in Macau, namely the ones arriving from the mainland, continue to

Lawmaker complains police quash freedom of assembly

democrat lawmaker Au Kam San has accused the police authority of arbitrarily suppressing the civil rights of people in Macau, in particular, the right to organize assemblies and demonstrations. In his

Hong Kong Officer slashed in neck as violence continues

A Hong Kong police officer was slashed in the neck by a protester as clashes continued following an escalation of violence earlier this month in demonstrations that began in June. Demonstrators

Yulin earthquake felt in Macau

The earthquake of magnitude 5.2 that registered in Yulin, Guangxi at 10:55pm on Saturday was felt in the Macau SAR, five minutes after it occurred.

Geomagnetic storm briefly affects TDM broadcasts

A geomagnetic storm interrupted a TDM broadcast in the early hours of yesterday, freezing the broadcast for around 30 minutes. A geomagnetic storm is a

The Nasdaq of China | Macau submits application to set up stock exchange: report

A mainland official who oversees economic affairs has revealed that a plan to set up a yuan-based stock exchange in Macau has been submitted to the central

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