TOURISM | Nov visitor arrivals rise by 15 pct

Visitor arrivals in November increased by 15 percent year-on-year to 2,802,373, according to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). Same-day visitors accounted for 56 percent at 1,562,331. Visitors from mainland China

Health | HK resident infected with H7N9

A 68-year-old woman from Hong Kong has been infected with the H7N9 virus – the first case reported in the neighboring SAR this winter. The woman presented symptoms consistent with

List of people banned from entering Macau lawful

The Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak reiterated that the list of people prohibited from entering Macau ahead of Xi Xinping’s visit is lawful and aims to ensure security in

Alexis Tam will urge cabinet to reply promptly to AL enquiries

The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam said he will urge his cabinet to reply to lawmakers’ questions promptly. He pledged to set a two-day deadline for the

MSAR 15th ANNIVERSARY | Transport: A city almost paused over traffic woes

  The territory’s urban planning limitations, a vehicle overload, a flawed public transport system and the delay of the LRT launch are just some of Macau’s mobility issues - in a

ARTS | Flamenco queen Maria Pagés performed at CCM

Passengers allegedly injured by taxi driver in Cotai

According to MTPA, the incident took place between 5:20 a.m. and 8 a.m. in Cotai. The taxi driver allegedly demanded an illegal fare of MOP1,000 for a journey from Hard

ASK THE VET | Puppy Parvo Prevention Tips

Vaccination Is Key The best way to prevent CPV is through a vaccination. These vaccinations are routinely given as part of the regimen of basic shots that puppies have. The Parvo vaccination

MSAR 15th ANNIVERSARY | Political system favors sole candidates, says Stanley Au

  The only candidate running for the Chief Executive elections who has ever been defeated believes that the city’s political system is designed to favor sole candidates. Commenting on the fact

Public administration | Reforms needed to fine-tune the machine

Macau’s public administration structure is getting “more complex and bureaucratized,” and reforms are needed to impulse new dynamism, according to a former service head and a law expert interviewed by

Gaming | SJM allegedly invited to help run casino at Seoul airport

  SJM Holdings Ltd., Asia’s largest casino operator by revenue, has received a partnership proposal to run a casino being built at an airport about 30 miles from South Korea’s capital

Lawmakers question DSSOPT director appointment

Several lawmakers have asked the government to explain the decision to appoint the former deputy director of the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) Li Canfeng as the new

BRIEFS: Turtle heat lamp causes balcony fire

A 12-year-old girl managed to escape from her apartment on Monday after its balcony caught fire. Information suggests that the incident took place at about 12:10 p.m. It took the

Ho Iat Seng to retire after the AL term concludes

Ho Iat Seng, president of the Legislative Assembly (AL), indicated in an interview with TDM that he wants to retire from the local legislature after the current AL term concludes

Casino workers concerned with future employment prospects

Members of the New Gaming Employees Advance Association handed in a petition to the government yesterday urging the authorities to help casino workers improve their competitiveness by organizing training programs

Interview with Zoe | Sou Design: a way of reaching out to the community

  A local discarded factory in the Areia Preta (Hac Sa Wan) area has turned into a bustling platform showcasing not only Macau’s design works but also creations from overseas. Created

ENTERTAINMENT | KC and the Sunshine Band in town for New Year’s Eve

Their R&B, funk and disco fusion sound has compelled many to dance… be it under spinning mirror balls, or listening to the radio. Over the past 40 years, KC and

Sands receives permits to complete The Parisian Macao construction

Las Vegas Sands Corp has announced that the company’s majority-­owned subsidiary, Sands China Ltd., has received the Macau government approvals needed to complete the construction of its USD2.7 billion Paris-themed

President visit | Day 1 : ‘Be prepared before the rainy days come,’ Xi says

It’s been nearly five years since state leader Xi Jinping’s last visit to Macau, when the city was engulfed in the global financial crisis. Today, the gambling hub has survived

President visit | Day 2 : Gov’t sworn in, Xi calls for diversification, warns of development risks

The fourth term of the Chief Executive and the governance team of Macau SAR was inaugurated Saturday morning, with the re-appointed CE Chui Sai On, new principal officials and Executive

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