Covid-19 | New inbound flight policy for Macau will not affect quarantine time

Firmer requirements introduced by local health authorities yesterday for those intending to fly into Macau will not result in any changes to the length of the quarantine period on arrival

LVS to bring in David Green as key witness in multi-billion dollar case

Another hearing of the Las Vegas Sands (LVS) lawsuit regarding a potential USD12 billion damages payout will be held today at the Court of First Instance. The plaintiff, Taiwanese mogul Marshall

Covid-19 | Zhuhai’s Doumen identifies Macau as high-risk region

A public notice by Zhuhai’s Doumen District government announced that Macau has been categorized as a region with mid-to-high Covid-19 risk. At Tuesday’s regular health press conference, neurosurgeon Tai Wa Hou

Lawyers find proposed gambling law’s dividend restriction impractical

Two lawyers from a local law firm have said they find the government’s proposal to restrict distribution of dividends “difficult to harmonize with Macau’s legal framework.” The government is running a

ZURICH MEETING | Xi, Biden expected to meet virtually by year’s end

With tensions rising between the global powers, President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are expected to hold a virtual meeting before year’s end, according to the White House. The

Nobel Prize | Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah awarded literature prize

U.K.-based Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah, whose work explores the profound impact of migration on uprooted people and the places they make their new homes, won the Nobel Prize for Literature

Import-related Covid-19 infections are local infections: SSM

Neurosurgeon Tai Wa Hou, medical director of the public Conde de São Januário Hospital, admitted for the first time yesterday that import-related Covid-19 infections are actually local infections. The categorization of

Over 500 cross-border students still stranded after border changes

More than 500 students and their parents who do not have a living place in Macau have been arranged to stay in youth hostels and school dormitories, according to an

MGM refutes idea that central gov’t is tightening control on gaming sector

MGM Resorts International brushed off concerns relating to China tightening its control on Macau’s gaming sector, which scared investors away when the proposed gaming law amendment was announced last month. Speaking

Hong Kong | Facing social unrest, Carrie Lam looks to build more housing

Land-starved Hong Kong plans to build more affordable housing in response to public demands that have fueled social unrest. Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced a major development project yesterday for Hong

75th Covid-19 case confirmed

The Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre confirmed another Covid-19 case yesterday, Macau’s 75th. This is the fourth locally diagnosed case in just under 24 hours. The patient, a 42-year-old woman,

Tourist arrivals in first four days of Golden Week down 91% y-o-y

The city has recorded just 1,800 tourist arrivals on the fourth day of Golden Week, a figure to be expected following the new Covid-19 cases recently detected in the city. According

Gaming | GGR at MOP5.88b following late September Covid-19 cases

Macau’s gross gaming revenue (GGR) recorded an increase of 32.4% in September, reaching MOP5.88 billion and following the steep downturn in revenues in August due to the Delta variant cases

PLA flies record 56 warplanes toward self-ruled Taiwan

China flew 56 fighter planes toward Taiwan on Monday in the largest show of force on record, continuing the three days of sustained military harassment against the self-ruled island. The first

Property | Midsize developer misses payment, adding to industry strain

A midsize Chinese real estate developer failed to make a $205.7 million payment due to bondholders yesterday, adding to the industry’s financial strain as one of China’s biggest developers tries

Social Media | Ex-Facebook employee bringing sharp criticisms to Congress

A former Facebook data scientist has stunned lawmakers and the public with revelations of the company’s awareness of apparent harm to some teens from Instagram and her accusations of dishonesty

Covid-19 | School suspension extended to an ‘unconfirmed date’

Public health doctor Leong Iek Hou, coordinator of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said in response to a press question that students on school suspension should stay home,

Property | Evergrande collapse fears highlight rising political risk: SVA

Market volatility sparked by fears of property developer Evergrande Group’s financial collapse has underlined how far political and commercial risks in China have risen, according to Steve Vickers, CEO of

Xi leads Martyr’s Day ceremony amid patriotism drive

Chinese leader Xi Jinping paid respects at a solemn commemoration yesterday for those who died in the struggle to establish Communist Party rule, as he leads a national drive to

Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City to end virus lockdown after three months

Vietnam will lift the lockdown in its largest city today, ending nearly three months of restrictions on movement to curb a coronavirus surge. People in Ho Chi Minh City, a metropolis

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