Top court upholds police ban of June 4 vigil this year

The Court of Final Appeal (TUI) has ruled that a decision by the police to ban this year’s June 4 vigil due to the government’s Covid-19 prevention measures will be

Financial support for employees and businesses distribution expected in June

Local government may start distributing the financial relief exclusively for employees and business in June, the Secretary for Administration and Justice said during a press conference today (Friday). The Executive Council

Death of Macau’s King of Gambling gives empire reins to daughter

About an hour after the death of Stanley Ho, the billionaire who built the Chinese territory of Macau into the world’s biggest gambling hub, his large clan gathered in front

Charities turn to web for fundraising as pandemic persists

Charity organizations in Macau have been taking steps to advance digital initiatives, including but not limited to fundraising, to help manage the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. At least three such

‘Musical chairs’ at lawyers association hints at disharmony

Two members of the board of directors of the Macao Lawyers Association (AAM) have left the association in one stroke. Oriana Pun and Bruno Nunes requested to leave their positions

TUI late to respond to vigil cancellation appeal

The organizers of the annual June 4 vigil, headed by lawmaker Au Kam San, say that the appeal filed to the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) regarding the decision of

Meng Wanzhou | Canada judge rules Huawei CFO’s extradition case can proceed

A Canadian judge ruled yesterday the U.S. extradition case against a senior Huawei executive can proceed to the next stage, a decision that is expected to further harm relations between

Death of King of Gambling gives empire reins to daughter Pansy

About an hour after the death of Stanley Ho, the billionaire who built the Chinese territory of Macau into the world’s biggest gambling hub, his large clan gathered in

New IPIM chief takes helm for one-year term

Lau Wai Meng, the new president of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), officially stepped into office yesterday, according to the executive order published in the Official Gazette. Secretary

Gov’t prepares to receive some 400 overseas students

The government is finding ways to help some 400 overseas Macau students return home when they finish the school year, Inês Chan, an official from the Macao Government Tourism Office

Student’s research finds migrant workers in tourism sector face discrimination

A student research study has shown that migrant workers in the Macau SAR continue to face discrimination in the tourism sector. The study, titled “Coming, Living And Working In Macau-How Does

HK police overwhelm protesters now crying ‘independence’

In the first major test of Hong Kong’s protest movement in 2020, it became clear that demonstrators face a more formidable challenge in reigniting the street power that humbled China

India and China move in more troops as border tensions rise

India has moved additional troops along its northern border as it prepares for an extended conflict with neighbor China, after several rounds of talks failed to ease tensions between the

Pompeo says Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland China, setting the stage for U.S. to withdraw the

Larger than life; the passing of a legend

At 98-years, Stanley Ho passed away in Hong Kong yesterday, not living long enough to see the opening of the last property of the empire he helped to build, the

Dismissed TNRs struggle to pay rent while away from the city

Several former employees of gaming operators are distressed at not being able to return to the city to retrieve their belongings after being made redundant while in their hometown. These non-resident

Gaming | Bernstein: Average daily revenue down 103%

The average daily rate of Macau gross gaming revenue from May 18 to May 24 fell into the negative, according to estimates from brokerage Sanford C. Bernstein. The average daily rate

What a travel bubble along the Pearl River would mean for Macau

The last hopes for a summertime tourism recovery are now pinned on travel bubbles, geographic areas inside which people can traverse borders at a time when most borders worldwide are

Stanley Ho, the ‘King of Gambling’ dies at 98

Macau gambling king Stanley Ho, who built a business empire from scratch in the former Portuguese colony and became one of Asia's richest men, died on Tuesday (May 26) at

Medical doctor unsure if health authorities consulted ahead of Hush! festival

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has started recruitment for the annual Hush! festival, which will be held in July this year. The announcement, made during yesterday’s regular press briefing on

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