Diversified products needed to attract returning visitors

Despite the region’s push for diversifying its non-gaming activities and its hopes of redirecting its visitors to entertainment activities, a scholar has noted that the future of

TrailHiker to expect further improvements this year

This year’s edition of Macau TrailHiker, whose current title sponsor is MGM Macau, is likely to see further improvements, the marathon event’s director Robert Kirby remarked.

Commission: Polling stations to be increased by six

The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Legislative Assembly Election (CAEAL) has a preliminary plan to install polling stations at 35 venues, with one of the venues

Cultural Affairs Bureau | Irregular employment contracts scrapped following CCAC report

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) will terminate employment contracts with 94 of its irregularly recruited staff, as stated in a report released by the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC)

Legendary plane makes Macau stopover

Boarding the Douglas DC-3 is like returning to the era of black and white movies, when commercial aviation was making its first steps. A model of

Q&A | Rocio Medina – Vice President, Worldwide Nutrition Training: ‘We are living in an epidemic of bad nutrition and obesity’

Former nutrition and obesity professor Rocio Medina, who is one of the designers of a new study program to train professionals in the field at

Second China Space Day marked with astronaut lecture

Macau marked the second anniversary of China’s Space Day yesterday by holding an educational session to promote interest in  astronomy  among young students.

France | Vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics

French voters shut out the country’s political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in the country’s modern history, and yesterday found themselves being courted

Macron, Le Pen on course for French runoff as Fillon concedes

National Front leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are on course to qualify for the second round of France’s tightly fought presidential election after

Debate with lawmakers | Chui: Population to reach 710,000 in 2020

Last Friday, the Chief Executive (CE) Chui Sai On took part in the Legislative Assembly plenary meeting to answer questions from 29 lawmakers.

Library Week kicks off with series of activities

The Macau Library Week 2017 kicked off on Saturday and will offer a lineup of activities for book lovers throughout the week. Organized by the Macao

Macao Fashion Gallery | Local brands showcase collections

The Macao Fashion Gallery kicked off its first series of “Brand Story – Macau Original Fashion Exhibition”, which showcases garments designed by Macau based brands.

Chinese jihadis’ rise in Syria raises concerns at home 

Many don’t speak Arabic and their role in Syria is little known to the outside world, but the Chinese fighters of the Turkistan Islamic Party in

Labor rights | New rules likely to increase recruitment agency infractions

Following the MSAR’s new restrictions on the duration of stay for non-resident workers who leave their place of employment, migrant workers are more likely to cling

Analysis | Beijing left as observer as tensions rise on Korean Peninsula

China’s foreign minister recently likened the U.S. and North Korea to two speeding trains hurtling toward each other, an analogy that would seem to place China in the role

Fitch: Gaming revenue to grow 12pct in 2017

Fitch Ratings expects gaming revenue in Macau to grow by 12 percent this year, thanks to equal contribution from VIP and mass-market revenues. According to the

Arts | Daniel Flores debuts ‘intimate drawings’

Macau-born artist Daniel Vicente Flores is hosting his first exhibition at Albergue SCM. For his debut, Flores – who lived in Macau between 1989 and 1999,

Q&A – Luís Barreto Xavier, Gonçalo Matias: Católica Global School of Law ‘We have programs tailored to attract people from all over the world’

Luís Barreto Xavier and Gonçalo Matias – Católica Global School of Law’s director and deputy director, respectively – are in Macau to establish contacts and partnerships

Coca-Cola in North Korea? It’s (usually not) the Real Thing

Coca-Cola is possibly the world’s most recognizable brand, an almost inescapable symbol of the global appeal of American-style consumer culture. There are only two countries in the world

Courts | Ho says ‘high officials’ wanted him to run for CE

The trial of former Prosecutor-General Ho Chio Meng resumed at the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. It was the second session since the matter was adjourned

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