Macau-Zhuhai travel likely to resume if no new cases: CE

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has said that if no new Covid-19 cases are detected today, the quarantine-upon-arrival measures for entrants to Zhuhai from Macau will likely be lifted. He made

Gov’t to revise budget as GGR expected to tumble

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng expects the city’s gross gaming revenue (GGR) to fall further, missing the initial gaming revenue forecast, due to the current Covid-19 outbreak. In a press conference

Ho takes responsibility for quarantine hotel flaws

The Chief Executive (CE) Ho Iat Seng has taken responsibility for the loopholes in quarantine hotels that caused the five recent Covid-19 infections in the city. At a special press conference

Gaming | Osaka selects MGM as integrated resort partner

MGM Resorts International has announced that MGM Japan, together with its joint venture partner Orix, has been selected by Osaka as its integrated resort partner. Osaka’s selection of the MGM-Orix consortium

Chinese switch to flashlights, generators amid power cuts

People ate breakfast by the light of smartphones and shopkeepers turned on generators as cities across China enforced power cuts yesterday to meet official conservation targets and ease shortages in

Japan | Ex-diplomat Kishida wins party vote, to become new PM

Former Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida won the governing party’s leadership election yesterday and is set to become the next prime minister, facing the tasks of reviving a pandemic-hit economy

Neighborhoods of three new cases placed under yellow zone

The neighborhoods near the residences of Macau’s latest three Covid-19 patients will only be classified as yellow zones not red zones, pulmonologist Alvis Lo, director of the Health Bureau (SSM),

Covid-19 | MGTO, SSM discuss possibility of violation

Further evaluation is needed to decide whether the quarantine hotel will be penalized following the discovery of new cases on the premises, Liz Lam Tong Hou, head of Public Relations

Unemployment rate at 3.7%

The general unemployment rate for June-August 2021 was 2.8% and the unemployment rate for local residents was 3.7%, down by 0.1 and 0.2 percentage points respectively from the previous period

Japan elections | Next PM must work quickly on virus, economy, China

The stakes are high as Japanese governing party members vote today for four candidates seeking to replace Yoshihide Suga as prime minister. The next leader must address a pandemic-battered economy,

Covid-19 | New case detected in quarantine; raises tally to 67

Yesterday, Macau recorded a Covid-19 infection, the director of the Health Bureau (SSM), Dr. Alvis Lo, informed yesterday during the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center press briefing. According to Lo,

Property | October is the determinant of overall transactions: Centaline

If the city’s performance in October is strong, the property market may see an overturn since August, Roy Ho, senior director of Centaline Property in Macau and Hengqin of Zhuhai,

National Games | Pun: Athletes set example for young people

As two swimmers representing the Macau Special Administrative Region exerted themselves in the preliminary contest of the women’s 50m freestyle swimming at China’s 14th National Games on Saturday, Pun Weng

JP Morgan: Gaming sector currently ‘un-investable’

The city’s gaming sector could stay “un-investable” until clarity is given on the next concessions, brokerage JP Morgan noted. A note by its analysts DS Kim, Amanda Cheng, and Livy Lyu,

Manufacturing | China’s factories, households grapple with power cuts

Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of Christmas after power cuts to meet official energy use targets forced Chinese factories to shut down and left

Breach of safety protocols by security guards reason for contagion

The breach of safety protocols by on-duty security guards at the Golden Crown China Hotel resulted in the contagion of two staff members, who have been classified as case numbers

Further Covid-19 measures depending on mass test results

Either the easing or tightening of the current Covid-19 prevention and control measures is dependent on the results of the ongoing citywide mass testing, the director of the Health Bureau

Gov’t describes Hengqin as ‘new heights for the GBA’

The Master Plan for the development of the Guangdong-Macau Intensive Cooperation Zone in Hengqin will make the land a testing ground for China’s new system of higher-level and an open

Tourist arrivals plunge as city enters ‘immediate prevention status’

Tourist arrivals recorded a significant plunge of 70% on Saturday compared to a day earlier due to the new Covid-19 cases in the region. Authorities said that only 10,000 tourists entered

BOC issues RMB1.8b biodiversity bonds

The Bank of China’s (BOC) Macau branch issued biodiversity-themed “green bonds” amounting to RMB1.8 billion on September 23, the bank announced in a statement. Issued in both the Chinese yuan and

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