Carbon trade exchange could be trialed in Macau

Zhang Ping, deputy director general of China’s National Institution for Finance and Development, has suggested that Macau could trial a carbon emissions market, as the city studies the feasibility of

920 voters eligible for by-election participation

An aggregate of 920 individuals representing community interests will be eligible to take part as voters in the upcoming by-election for a Legislative Assembly (AL) seat, according to the Government

Oktoberfest returns with ‘Macanese elements’

Oktoberfest Macau at MGM2019 officially kicked off yesterday at MGM Cotai. The annual 11-day Bavarian celebration presents an array of traditional German brews and food under the gigantic beer tent, to the

Gov’t HQ opens to public this weekend

  The Government Headquarters will be opened to the public this year on two sessions held on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. The sessions

Cybercrime bill proposes up to five-year sentences for criminals

An amendment to the cybercrime law was passed in general terms at the Legislative Assembly (AL) yesterday, meaning that a specific crime of fraudulent mobile base stations will be established

Personal data may exit Macau under certain circumstances

The personal data of individuals in Macau can leave the territory under certain conditions, specifically, when legal proceedings are undertaken to obtain the data, according to Secretary for Administration and

Macau Grand Prix entry lists revealed with surprise lineup

With less than one month to go until the Macau Grand Prix kicks off this year, the Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee (MGPOC) yesterday released the almost complete entry lists

Bowie: ‘challenging times’ for Macau but hopeful for 2020 growth

Despite the year-on-year 22.5% plunge in the city’s VIP baccarat gross gaming revenue in the third quarter, the CEO and executive director of MGM China Holdings Limited, Grant Bowie said

US | Wynn replaces Boston Casino president four months after opening

Wynn Resorts Ltd. named a new president at its Encore Boston Harbor resort, replacing management of the $2.6 billion hotel and casino four months after it opened. Brian Gullbrants, a Wynn

Singapore | Gaming operators fined nearly $750,000 by watchdog

Singapore’s gaming regulator has handed out some $746,700 in fines in the past year to the country’s two casino operators, Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands, with the former

Life & Style | Hollywood ‘Tarzan’ actor Ron Ely’s wife killed; son shot by deputies

Tarzan actor Ron Ely’s wife was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies, authorities

Gaming | South Shore selling 40% stake in The 13 Hotel

The developer and promoter of The 13 Hotel said it has an agreement that could lead to the disposal of a 40% interest in the subsidiary that owns the hotel

Briefs | Three fined for publicizing others’ personal data

Three violators have been fined between MOP4,000 and MOP10,000 each by the Personal Data Protection Office for posting other people’s personal data on social media websites. Aiming to exact retribution

Association seeks to strengthen philanthropy network

An association focusing on strengthening philanthropy was established in June this year, aiming to build Macau into a network center for discussing philanthropy projects. The main focus of Associação Internacional de

George Chinnery artworks on Macau to be auctioned

Two rare, large landscape artworks by the British artist George Chinnery, who settled in Macau in 1825, will be displayed at Bonhams Hong Kong from October 21 to November 21. The

Education | Alexis Tam will not comment on complaint about UM professor

Orange Post, an online publication published by University of Macau students, has reported that a student from mainland China filed a complaint to the university’s management against a professor, who

Woman bitten by snake at UM campus

A Filipino woman of about 40 years of age was bitten by a snake yesterday afternoon at the campus of the University of Macau (UM) located in Hengqin, as reported

Legislative Assembly | Arbitration law passed amid lawmaker’s low expectations

A new bill aiming to promote Macau’s arbitration services has been approved in general terms at the Legislative Assembly (AL), amid José Pereira Coutinho’s concerns that Macau will face great

AL worried about containing Hong Kong’s influence

At least five lawmakers, including Mak Soi Kun, Iau Teng Pio and Lei Chan U, expressed their love for the country during yesterday’s Legislative Assembly (AL) meeting, and urged the

Ip Sio Kai greenlighted for rules committee

Government appointed lawmaker Ip Sio Kai has become the newest member of the Legislative Assembly’s (AL) Committee of Rules and Mandates, succeeding Kou Hoi In, who left the position to

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