ART | MGM announces Joana Vasconcelos exhibition in town

According to a press release issued by MGM, “the aesthetic installation is inspired by the venue décor of MGM Macau, Vasconcelos also draws with the marine and the maritime in

Gaming | Sheldon Adelson: High rollers ‘below the radar’ until corruption ‘witch-hunt’ levels off

VIP and premium players are staying “below the radar” until the Chinese government levels off its current crackdown on corruption, according to Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas

Promotions at Sands based on ‘talent and ability to manage’

Chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp., Sheldon Adelson, promises that his company, through subsidiary Sands China Ltd., remains committed to hiring locals for their Macau properties. At a

MSAR plays role in rebuilding school in the Philippines

In a design workshop, concluded at the Center for Architecture and Urbanism this week, the diplomat listened to the presentation of different designs,  jointly proposed by local architects and students,

Exclusive interview in tomorrow’s MDT | Take the risk, says Adelson

The challenge, Adelson says, is for the other concessionaires to follow his lead and invest more into the diversification of the economy. “We originated non-gaming development,” he says in the

US judge rules evidence tainted by FBI ruse in Vegas case

Federal investigators already knew about a wealthy Malaysian businessman when his USD48 million Gulfstream jet touched down in neon-lit Las Vegas last June, days after his arrest and release in

Wynn Macau falls on earnings, delayed opening of Cotai resort

Wynn Macau Ltd. dropped in Hong Kong trading yesterday after the company’s earnings missed estimates and said its new casino resort in the city would be delayed. The Macau casino operator

Sai Van cobblestone road to be repaired

Macau prison | Unknown schedule for new prison’s completion

The new facility, located in Ka Ho – which will expand the current prison’s capacity of 1,500 inmates up to over 2,700 – started construction in August 2010, and was

Environment | Residents told power station emission levels meet guidelines

People living in the neighborhood have been rasing concerns about the black smoke being discharged by CEM’s Coloane A Power Station. The residents worry about the effect of the pollutants

Firefighters rescue illegal immigrant from Canal dos Patos

A man who allegedly attempted an illegal crossing from Zhuhai into Macau on Tuesday night has been rescued by firefighters from  the Canal dos Patos (the Duck Canal). Information from the

Gaming-related crimes rise by 16 percent

The number of gaming-related crimes soared by around 16 percent year-on-year in 2014.  This is possibly due to the industry’s “readjustment phase,” as suggested yesterday by the director of the

Newly formed group intends to scrutinize UM administration

A group that refers to itself as “Umac Watchdog” announced its official establishment yesterday. Jason Chao, one of the founding members said that the objective of the group is to

Social Welfare Bureau increases subsidies

The Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) has increased the total subsidy amount to be granted to private social services institutions by 6.8 percent. IAS said in a statement that it hopes

Empty gaming tables show slide in USD44b industry

There are no tables, no dealers and no players. Carpets have been rolled up, leaving a trash-covered concrete floor. A sign on the VIP room reads “Heng Sheng Group,” one

Statistics | Motor vehicle numbers exceed 240k, traffic accidents increase

The total number of licensed motor vehicles reached 240,107, up by 5.3 percent year-on-year. Motorcycles and light private cars accounted for 52 percent and 41.3 percent of the total number

Residents demand gov’t step in on alleged Zhuhai housing scam

Around 60 Macau residents who claimed to have suffered losses after buying pre-sale houses in Zhuhai gathered outside the Government Headquarters on Monday. They submitted a petition to the MSAR

IPIM | Temporary residents reminded to communicate ‘change in status’

The Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) has maintained that it reminds temporary residents of the need to communicate any changes in their legal status while holding a Macau

Cats stars visit Macau before curtains are drawn on Broadway musical

Several key cast and crew members of the world renewed musical Cats visited The Venetian yesterday and met with journalists, answering questions about the show that’s coming back to town

Non-permanent residents face obstacles regarding ‘change in status’

A recent court ruling came to revoke the Secretary for Economy and Finance’s decision to cancel the residence permits of an Australian family of four, mainly because the court felt

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