IPIM executive says city is undertaking market reshape

Vincent U, Executive Director of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), said that a market reshape is taking place in Macau as the idea of the Greater Bay

Lusofonia Festival to kick off tonight

The 23rd Lusofonia Festival will be held from today until Sunday at the Taipa Houses, featuring booths of Portuguese-speaking communities from ten region. The festival offers a diversified programme of activities, namely

Gov’t to consider extending Covid-19 test validity period to 14 days

The Macau SAR government is considering extending the Covid-19 test validity period from seven days to 14 days. Yesterday, a group of representatives from the General Union of Neighborhood Association visited

Melco generates over MOP2.6 million for SMEs through roadshows

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has generated over MOP2.6 million since January 2020 for SMEs through its innovative Heart of House roadshows with colleagues. Melco’s commitment to SME success is implemented through ongoing

Asia Today: S.Korea reports 110 cases, half in Busan hospital

South Korea has reported 110 new cases of the coronavirus, half of them linked to a hospital in Busan. The numbers released by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency on

Judicial year opening | Ho Iat Seng commits to improving rule of law

In his speech to mark the opening of this judicial year yesterday, Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng assured the public that the rule of law is a core value in

Xi Jinping wants Macau, HK youngsters to move to China

President Xi Jinping called for new measures to encourage young people from Macau and Hong Kong to move to China, part of measures to integrate the semi-autonomous territory with the

Briefs | Polytec drops appeal to avoid further litigation costs: Alves

Lawyer Leonel Alves, when asked about property developer Polytec Group’s withdrawal of appeal in the Pearl Horizon case, estimated that the enterprise made the decision on the grounds of saving

Xi urges development of economic zones to better integrate mainland with the SARs

President Xi Jinping vowed to press ahead with plans to gain the global lead in technology and other strategic industries, despite expanding efforts from the U.S. and its allies to

Analysis | Macau casinos might be fertile ground for digital yuan

Macau might have an important role to play in the launch of China’s digital yuan if the city’s casinos adopt the currency instead of the Hong Kong dollar, according to

Crime | Police bust case of drug trafficking by post

A case of drug trafficking in which express courier services were used has been busted by the Judiciary Police (PJ), with MOP1.64 million worth of cocaine seized. Besides the seized substance,

Lawmaker report | Sulu Sou still calling for more gov’t transparency

Pro-democrat lawmaker Sulu Sou is still dubbing the closed-door meetings of the committees of the Legislative Assembly (AL) as ‘secretive,’ stressing that there is a lack of transparency in the

Air Macau’s concession contract extended for three years

The concession contract of Macau’s flagship airline, Air Macau, has been officially extended for a period of three years. The extension was announced yesterday on the government’s Official Gazette. According to

Education | DSES: Growing number of students interested in mainland universities

Some 33.3% of final year high school students were interested in choosing mainland universities last year, 2.4% more compared with the previous year, according to statistics revealed by the Higher

SMG hoisted Signal No.8 for nearly 12 hours

The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) hoisted Signal No.8 for nearly 12 hours on Tuesday as Typhoon Nangka moved westward through the South China Sea, eventually making landfall in Hainan. At

Gov’t completes Iec Long firecracker factory retrieval process

The interdepartmental eviction group led by the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) yesterday finalized the retrieval process of the land plots associated with the venue formerly known as

IMF forecasts economy to shrink by 52.3%

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has updated its forecast of the performance of Macau’s economy this year. According to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook for Macau, the local economy is likely

Xi urges higher-quality growth in swing through China’s south

President Xi Jinping urged a greater focus on quality to overcome increased global uncertainty, as he began a sweep through China’s southern manufacturing powerhouse of Guangdong. The Chinese leader made his latest pitch

Weather bureau to lower signal to T3 at 7pm

The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) will lower the current typhoon Signal No. 8 to Signal No. 3 at 7 p.m. tonight, after nearly 12 hours of hoisting the higher

Acting CE sees Nangka as ‘real test’ for Civil Protection Structure

Acting Chief Executive André Cheong said today that this typhoon is the “real test” for the Civil Protection Structure. This issuance of Typhoon Signal No. 8 is the first after the

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