Migrants | Myanmar social club providing community Cantonese lessons

Language barriers between Burmese non- residents living in Macau and their mostly Cantonese-speaking employers is one of the most pressing difficulties that workers from Myanmar experience

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

Saipan casino to pay USD3m for construction worker wage claims

Court documents say a Saipan casino developer will pay USD3.36 million to settle U.S. Department of Labor claims that construction workers weren’t paid minimum wages and overtime.

Hong Kong | In Cantonese opera, Trump finds his twin brother in China

With the blond wig and red tie, the star of the Cantonese opera in Hong Kong may look familiar. The Chinese actor and singer has the

HK police hunt for gunman in suspected shooting

Hong Kong police are hunting for a man who shot and hurt another man with a suspected gun in the Sham Shui Po district in Kowloon, the

11 dead after Shenzhen rainstorm floods

Eleven people were killed in floods triggered by a sudden rainstorm in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, local authorities confirmed Saturday. The last missing person

Courts | TUI says government is not ‘obliged’ by public works’ letters

The Court of Final Appeal (TUI) has ruled once more in favor of the government in another case regarding the retrieval of land plots that were

Briefs | Coutinho asks about non-local nurses

Lawmaker Pereira Coutinho has written an inquiry asking the local government to explain its plan for allowing non-local nurses to work in Macau. The lawmaker quoted some young local

New Macau has a problem with land reclamation transparency

The New Macau Association (ANM) has issued a statement accusing the government’s process for reclaiming non-developed land plots after their lease expirations as lacking transparency. The

SPECIAL REPORT | Migrant workers escape over the border seeking better pay – in China

Low-earning migrant workers in Macau are willing to take great risks to acquire a higher salary and better working conditions – some by escaping across the

Tourism | IFT clarifies 40 million visitors not maximum, but optimal number

In response to widespread discussion on whether the city is fast approaching the maximum number of visitors it can comfortably accommodate, the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT)

Atlantic City | Union: Protect casino workers from hedge fund neglect

The nation’s largest casino workers union is asking gambling regulators to protect employees from neglect by hedge funds or private equity firms seeking short-term returns from casino

GAMING | Casino bidding war looms as Wynn backs away from Australia deal

Forced to anchor in licensed clusters in Las Vegas and Macau, the world’s biggest casino operators rarely get a free shot at expansion. That’s why a

Massachusetts | Wynn Resorts suggests banning Steve Wynn from properties

Wynn Resorts is looking to do nearly anything to keep the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) happy. It’s latest suggestion was to ban Steve Wynn, its co-founder, from entering any

Education | USJ reapplies for permission to recruit mainland students

The University of Saint Joseph has applied for permission to enroll mainland students at the university yet again, but this time with different approach. According

Arts | Exhibition: Works of Michelangelo, da Vinci, Raphael arrive

A joint exhibition presented by the Macao Museum of Art (MAM) and the British Museum bringing the original drawings of 42 Renaissance artists to Macau was officially opened

Economy | IMF slashes its Macau growth expectations

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its growth forecast for Macau less than two months after it commended the city’s authorities for their prudent management of

Sport | Women’s Volleyball returns to Forum next month

The FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League will return to the Macao Forum volleyball court next month. A replacement of the former FIVB World Grand Prix,

Briefs | Macau pets exempted from mainland quarantine

Starting from May 1, pets from Macau may be exempted from quarantine inspections when entering Mainland China. The General Administration of Customs announced China’s latest update to the

Lawmaker requests officials answer annual corruption report

Lawmaker Song Pek Kei has raised an oral inquiry asking government officials to attend the Legislative Assembly (AL) in order to respond to the Commission Against Corruption’s

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