Human trafficking victims mostly mainlanders

A seminar on “Understanding Human Trafficking From A Global and Local Perspective” was held yesterday. The topics discussed varied from the difficulties faced by the Macau police force in combating

Transportation | LRT to be extended to Hengqin

Niu Jing, director of the Administrative Committee of Hengqin New Area, disclosed earlier this week that Macau and Zhuhai have reached an agreement to extend the Light Rapid Transit (LRT)

US flies bombers over S.Korea in show of force against North

The United States on yesterday sent two nuclear-capable supersonic bombers streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force meant to cow North Korea after its recent nuclear test,

Demand for pricey international schools ‘insatiable’

The school year at Haileybury College’s campus outside Beijing began with three People’s Liberation Army soldiers marching on a running track as the Chinese national anthem played over loudspeakers. Seven

World Press Photo returning to Macau

The annual World Press Photo (WPP) tour will be coming to Macau once again this year and will be held at Casa Garden between October 1 and 23. The exhibition, which

CE co-presided over joint Macau-Portugal meeting in Lisbon

The Chief Executive (CE), Chui Sai On co-presided, together with the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, a meeting of the Macau-Portugal Joint Committee, held yesterday in Lisbon

Transport | Macau and HK agree on inter-modal code-sharing service

The Civil Aviation Authority of Macau (AACM) and the Transport and Housing Bureau of Hong Kong met in Macau yesterday, and together agreed to renew the bilateral air services arrangement

USA elections | Pneumonia diagnosis fuels questions about Clinton’s health

For weeks, Hillary Clinton dismissed questions about her health as little more than a conspiracy theory, part of a “wacky strategy” cooked up by rival Donald Trump as he embraced

Leading consultant exits Macau Grand Prix, slams organizers

Barry Bland, whose Motor Race Consultants company has been coordinating Macau’s Guia Circuit Formula 3 (F3) event since 1983, has announced his withdrawal from the Macau Grand Prix. According to a

Graft probe snares Tianjin mayor, a former Xi associate

The highest-ranking Chinese Communist Party official investigated in more than than a year is a former subordinate of President Xi Jinping’s. Huang Xingguo - mayor and acting party chief of northern

Food safety | HK investigates mooncakes red-flagged in Macau

Hong Kong health officials have launched an investigation after Macau’s food safety authority found samples of a carcinogenic substance in mooncakes sold by a Hong Kong bakery, Hang Heung Cake

Gov’t concerned with Zika and Dengue, promotes preventive measures

In order to prevent the occurrence of Zika and Dengue fever diseases, the government, through the Dengue fever prevention task force, is promoting several activities to raise popular awareness and

Obama calls on Americans to embrace diversity on 9/11

President Barack Obama yesterday marked the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by calling on Americans to embrace the nation’s character as a people drawn from every corner of

Five-Year Development Plan | CE elects public housing as a priority

The final document of the MSAR’s first Five-Year Development Plan presented yesterday, highlights the need to create land reserves and to improve urban planning. The Chief Executive (CE), Chui Sai

US firm Liberty Media buying Formula One auto racing series

Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for USD4.4 billion. Liberty Media Corp., which is controlled by 75-year-old tycoon John Malone, has

‘Parisian Loves Locals’ | New campaign kicks off latest Sands China launch

Sands China will launch a new promotion aimed at Macau residents to kick off the opening of its latest property, The Parisian Macao, on Tuesday. The announcement of the new

Drivers request new laws to allow Uber’s operation

Five representatives of a Facebook group concerned with transportation in Macau delivered a letter to government headquarters yesterday. In the letter, they stated their expectation for the authority to establish

Air China removes mag with offensive article about London

Chinese flag-carrier Air China said yesterday that it had removed copies of its inflight magazine containing an article criticized as racist for telling visitors to take precautions when visiting areas

CE’s official visit to Portugal excludes secretaries

Chief Executive (CE) Chui Sai On will lead a delegation to Portugal for an official meeting  from September 10 to 15. The delegation will include several local entrepreneurs but no

Q&A | Wilfred Wong – President and COO, Sands China: ‘In The Parisian we try to cater for the middle class, the MICE people’

Wilfred Wong assumed the role of president and chief operating officer (COO) of Sands China at the end of 2015. A week ahead of the opening of the fifth Sands

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