GPDP reminds that camera installation in taxis is illegal

The Macau Office for Personal Data Protection (GPDP) is reminding taxi drivers in the city not to install cameras inside their vehicles as that is illegal.

UK | Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones

Celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the Monty Python comedy classic “Life of Brian” are being somewhat overshadowed by the health news of member Terry Jones.

MGM earns Guinness World Record for the Spectacle

MGM China has been awarded a Guinness World Record for the Spectacle at its Cotai property, after its free- span self-supporting grid shell- glazed roof was recognized

Gaming | Mass market revenue climbs at VIP expense

The mass gaming segment proved to be the big winner for Macau in the first quarter of 2019. According to the Gaming Inspection and

Trade union bill now in the hands of CE-appointed lawmakers

Lawmaker José Pereira Coutinho is presenting, for the seventh time, a bill that aims to create and regulate the activity of trade unions in Macau.

Zhongshan-Macau yacht scheme not working well

The free yacht scheme between Zhongshan and Macau is not operating well, according to Susanna Wong, head of the Macau’s Marine and Water Affairs Bureau, who

Indonesia | Widodo set for second term as president

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five- year term, preliminary election results showed yesterday, in a victory for moderation over the nationalistic rhetoric of his

Courts | After suspensions revoked, Wong to mull new punishment

Two employees of the Fire Services Bureau (CB) whose suspensions were rejected by the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) will still be punished by the security

Economic reliance on tourism sector stands at nearly 30%

The Macau SAR’s reliance on the tourism pillar of the economy stood at just under 30% in 2017, taking the world number three spot behind just

CE election | Sulu Sou ready for backlash on long democracy road

Lawmaker Sulu Sou’s appeal to the Legislative Assembly (AL) plenary in relation to a proposal to amend the electoral law of the Chief Executive (CE)

Hong Kong | Liaison official denounces ‘anti-China’ foreign collusion

The Liaison Office Director in Hong Kong, Wang Zhimin, recently criticized the fact that there are some people in Hong Kong “colluding with anti-China politicians and

National security | Gov’t to expedite work on message interception, immigration controls

Macau’s Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak, said yesterday that the local government was committed to expediting work on laws and regulations that will lead to the implementation

Hengqin | 24-hour construction to meet Macau’s 20th anniversary deadline

Zhuhai is likely to continue carrying out 24-hour construction in order to prepare several projects in time for the 20th anniversary of the Macau handover. According

Crime | Authorities change tack on prostitution, treat it as illegal work

In an apparent and unexplained change of approach, Macau police authorities are now charging the suspects in three recent prostitution cases for illegal work. This

Gama Aviation latest firm eyeing Macau in GBA expansion plan

After starting to build its network in the Asia-Pacific region with its aircraft management services, U.K.-based Gama Aviation is eyeing the possibilities brought about by the

China wins allies for web vision in ideological battle with U.S.

A swathe of the world is adopting China’s vision for a tightly controlled internet over the unfettered American approach, a stunning ideological coup for Beijing that would

Health | Rubella cases climb to 17, measles 32

The number of rubella cases in the Macau SAR has climbed to 17 since the start of this year, according to information provided yesterday by the Health

Legislative Assembly | Rosário favors higher plastic tax, but not before public consultation

The local government is open to raising the plastic bag levy higher than the one pataca suggested in the law proposal, according to Secretary for Transport

Sulu Sou to appeal Ho Iat Seng’s rejection of election amendment

Lawmaker Sulu Sou is unhappy with the decision of the Legislative Assembly (AL), and more specifically its president Ho Iat Seng, for the refusal to consider

Gaming | Australia billionaire mulls end of empire with Wynn’s on-off bid

The Packer dynasty has sat astride corporate Australia for a century, forging newspaper, television and casino dominions with the power to make and break governments. The end

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