Region not prone to counterfeit wines

Premium wines are smuggled into China through several illegal channels, with an estimated 30,000 bottles of fake wines sold every hour in the country, a Forbes

Boxing | Mayweather dominates McGregor in late rounds to go 50-0

Floyd Mayweather Jr. put on a show in the last fight of his spectacular career. Conor McGregor didn’t do so badly, either. Mayweather figured

Death toll rises to nine as rescue operations continue

As rescue operations continue after the passage of super-typhoon Hato, the number of casualties continues to rise. Authorities have confirmed yesterday (Thursday) another three deaths, which

Weather bureau chief resigns following heavy criticism

The long-criticized Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) head, Fong Soi Kun, has resigned from his post, following criticism from residents and lawmakers regarding the bureau’s failure to

Residents raid fire hydrants in search of water

Macau experienced a water crisis yesterday which saw much of the city left without a stable water supply, even as the electricity provision was gradually restored. Due to

Briefs | 70 percent of phone scam victims under 35

Seventy percent of the city’s phone scam victims are young people 35 years old or younger, according to the Judiciary Police (PJ). Until now, local victims have lost

Xi says willing to work on differences with Seoul

Chinese President Xi Jinping said yesterday he’s willing to work with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on addressing differences between the two countries following months of

University of Macau | Medical breakthrough predicts anti-cancer drug results in 24h

A multidisciplinary research team from the University of Macau (UM) achieved a significant breakthrough in drug susceptibility testing for cancer cell lines and human primary cancers, UM

Typhoon Hato disrupts 52 flights today

A total of 52 flights have been cancelled today in anticipation of tropical typhoon Hato, which is expected to make landfall this morning along the southern Chinese

Sino-Luso trade cooperation complex priced between 0.6 and 1 billion patacas

The Macau Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) has announced that the Services Complex for Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries will cost between MOP590

Gaming | Bowie not disclosing MGM Cotai opening date

Grant Bowie, chief executive officer and executive director of MGM China, said that the casino operator is still working with the Macau government regarding MGM Cotai’s opening.

China Quarterly | Editor says Cambridge University Press to restore articles

Cambridge University Press (CUP) agreed yesterday to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles that had been removed from the publisher’s website in China at the behest

Thief caught at tourist site after injuring officer

The police arrested a 20-year-old man from mainland China after a series of tourist robberies in the surrounding area of the city’s most emblematic tourist landmark,

Gaming | LVS must go to trial to fight compensation battle, courts rule

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) will be forced to go to trial in Macau to defend its 2002 decision to drop joint venture partner Asian American Entertainment Corporation

Gaming | Wynn on winning streak in 5-year feud with former partners

Steve Wynn’s recent winning streak in court is not only positioning the casino mogul to consolidate control of his empire - it could help him expand into

Sulu Sou denies bribery accusations against New Macau Association

New Macau Association (ANM) member Caruso Fong reported to the Public Prosecution Office (MP) that several members of the association, including the its current leaders, were bribed

China to again have one of the world’s fastest bullet trains

After cutting back the speed of the Beijing to Shanghai bullet train following a deadly crash, China is set to again make it one of the world’s

Hong Kong | Massive protests against the jailing of Occupy activists

Tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Hong Kong yesterday in protest at the jailing of three pro-democracy activists last week. Joshua

China says no more ‘irrational’ investment in gaming

China formally laid down new rules on overseas investments, making explicit its de facto campaign against “irrational” acquisitions of assets in industries ranging from real estate

Higher education | Portugal high school students apply for IPM programs

The Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM) held the opening ceremony for the 2017/2018 academic year last week. Approximately 10 percent of the new academic year’s students at IPM

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