Reflections from Macau | We don’t talk (enough) about Tiananmen

Today is the 30th anniversary of the violent crackdown that ended seven weeks of nation- wide protests calling for political reform. Remembered as the June Fourth

Hong Kong | Property just hit an all-time high

In the world’s most-expensive real estate market, the sky’s the limit. Property prices in Hong Kong have reached an all-time high after relentless gains over the

US-Mexico | Officials to begin talks over tariffs, border

Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks today in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating

Gaming | Analysis: Growth returns but not without hurdles

Macau casinos returned to growth in May, yet the modest revenue gain is a sign that the city still faces headwinds from regional competition and trade

Transportation | Rosário: Light rail tickets will cost about the same as bus fare

The long-awaited Macau Light Rapid Transit (LRT) will set fares similar to the amount charged by the city’s bus operators, according to Raimundo Arrais do Rosário, Secretary for

Taishan Nuclear Plant | Macau police organize youth visit to dispel safety fears

The Unitary Police Service (SPU) yesterday led a local youth delegation to the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Guangdong Province with the purpose of educating the public

‘Now this square is my grave’ | Singer missing as authorities crack down on Tiananmen anniversary

It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media

Troubled waters | China vows military action if Taiwan, South China Sea claims opposed

China’s defense minister warned yesterday that its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters.

Moody’s retains Aa3 rating, forecasts 4.5% growth

American business and financial services company Moody’s has published its latest “Annual credit analysis on Macau” report. In the report the company continues to classify the local credit profile

Tourism | MGTO: residents divided over visitor tax

Macau residents are not showing a clear consensus in favor or against a tax applied to visitors to the SAR, according to the Director of the

Entertainment | MGM’s Grant Bowie calls for quality over quantity in Macau

The CEO of MGM China, Grant Bowie, has called for better collaboration amongst gaming operators to help build Macau as an entertainment brand, adding that

Dragon boat racing | Veterans think of ways to get youth back into ancient sport

An old tradition to mark the Tuen Ng Festival in the early summer, athletes in Macau are once again gearing up for the Macao International Dragon

PJ holds ‘serious crime’ drill with 50 officers

The Judiciary Police (PJ) conducted a drill yesterday morning to reinforce sub-units’ capacity to respond in a multidisciplinary exercise, said Cheang Pou Seong, head of

IFJ concerned about civil protection bill

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has expressed concerns about the proposed provision on “fake news” in the Civil Protection Bill in an article posted on

Joseph Lau withdraws legal action against HK fugitive bill

Businessman and real estate tycoon Joseph Lau, who was sentenced by Macau courts to five years imprisonment for corruption in a case related to former Secretary

Tourism | Secretary Tam acknowledges visitor capacity challenge

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam, who ultimately oversees matters relating to tourism, has acknowledged that the continuous surge in visitor arrivals is posing

Taiwan students decry propaganda exchange

Students from Taiwan have taken to criticizing exchange programs to mainland China and Macau for being merely propaganda aimed at reinforcing thoughts of unification between China

New IPIM head reports 40 suspicious immigration cases

The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) has spotted approximately 40 suspicious applications of major investment immigration and technical immigration, according to Irene Va

Gaming | Seeing activity uptick, analysts expect growth in May

Gaming analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein and Nomura are forecasting marginal gross gaming revenue growth of between 2% and 4% for May 2019, after data on the

Volleyball | China, Korea emerge as frontrunners after day one

The 2019 edition of the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League (VNL) kicked off yesterday, with the first two matches playing out victories for the Chinese and

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