Gaming | Massachusetts: Panel to vet Wynn Resorts’ fate with public hearings in mind

The fate of Wynn Resorts’ USD2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor resort is now in the hands of Massachusetts gambling regulators after they wrapped up a series

Hong Kong | Lawmaker calls for cutoff date for proposed extradition law

A pro-Beijing lawmaker is calling for a clear definition of Hong Kong’s proposed extradition law, suggesting a cutoff date for how far back it would retroactively apply

South China Sea | Duterte: few options in territorial disputes with Beijing

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has described his dilemma in dealing with a more powerful China in territorial disputes in the South China Sea, saying he has

Djibouti’s rising debts to expansionist China worry US, France

Inside the carriages on the 10-hour rail journey through land-locked Ethiopia into the tiny Red Sea state of Djibouti, the chirping of mobile phones mingles with a

Aviation | Two new routes to launch at Macau Int’l Airport this quarter

Two new routes, including a direct flight from Muan, South Korea to Macau launching this month, are expected in the second quarter says Eric Fong, director

Back in business | Paulo Taipa lands new job in Portuguese government

Legal veteran Paulo Taipa, who until the end of the last year was a long-standing advisor to Macau’s Legislative Assembly (AL), has been hired to a new

Retirement fund | Deficit climbs to MOP1.2 billion

The Provident Fund for Workers in Public Services (FP) has recorded a deficit for the fourth consecutive year. However, lawmaker Mak Soi Kun, who is also

COURTS | TSI backs Fong Soi Kun in dismissal case

The Court of Second Instance (TSI) has ruled in favor of the former director of the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG), Fong Soi Kun, who appealed

The Australian store where everything sold is sent to China

At an Australia Post store in northern Sydney, there are almost no signs in English, the staff all speak Mandarin and anything bought there must be

Health | SSM to test Filipino measles immunity in new survey

The Health Bureau (SSM) is set to commence a sample survey on the immunity of measles, opening the application to Filipino domestic helpers. According to a statement,

Capital Airlines crash-landing | Aviation Authority report points to flaws in airport and airline

The Civil Aviation Authority of Macao (AACM) published yesterday its final report on the investigation into an incident in August last year, when a Beijing Capital Airlines

Gaming | King of Las Vegas claims manicurist played him for USD7.5 million

For years, executives at Wynn Resorts concealed allegations of sexual misconduct against company founder Steve Wynn, according to a long-awaited report by Massachusetts casino regulators released Tuesday

Over concerns, HK introduces revised extradition laws

Hong Kong introduced revised extradition laws before the legislature yesterday despite concerns they would allow suspects to be sent to face torture and unfair trials in mainland

Legislative Assembly | Sulu Sou appeals rejection of ‘secret meetings’ complaint

Lawmaker Sulu Sou is appealing to the Legislative Assembly (AL) Executive Board regarding a March 19 decision made by the president, Ho Iat Seng, rejecting Sou’s complaint

National security education | Exhibition to highlight Macau responsibility on ‘road to national rejuvenation’

The SAR government is set to hold the second National Security Education Exhibition with a focus this year set on four key themes: “the road to national

Gaming | Analysis: After sturdy March, analysts cynical on April

Analysts predict Macau gross gaming revenue will fare poorly this month, declining at a rate of between 2 and 8 percent. The prediction comes as March revenue

IAS to launch autism center in 2020

A dedicated center for high-functioning autistic citizens is expected in late 2020, according to the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS). Following an event on autism, Choi Sio Un, head

Exclusive interview | Consul General Alexandre Giorgini: There are ‘romantic and historical links between France and Macau’

Alexandre Giorgini is a happy man in the place he was meant to be, since coming to China was a long-time aspiration. In his maiden

Gaming | Poor on paper, March is strongest month so far

Gross gaming revenue dipped 0.4 percent year-on- year in March, rounding out the quarter with a 0.5 percent contraction in the latest sign of market stabilization.

Special education | Parents left with few options

Parents of children with special needs – particularly English- speaking children - are left with very few options when their children do not meet the acceptance

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