Joint meeting to be held in Macau

The 20th EU-Macau Joint Committee meeting will be held in the MSAR before the end of this year, the head of the EU Office in Hong Kong and Macau, Mr

LRT | New Macau forum slams ‘collective irresponsibility’

In a public forum organized by the New Macau Association (ANM) yesterday at the Luís de Camões Garden, panel guests criticized local government officials for being “collectively irresponsible.” They also

Visa-free travel to Hengqin for tourists proposed

A Macau representative in the Guangdong People’s Political Consultative Conference (PPCC) has proposed further collaboration between Guangdong and Macau on tourism. The suggestion includes allowing foreign visitors in Macau to

Entertainment | Venetian celebrates Chinese New Year in style

  The Venetian Macao has prepared a “Seasons of Prosperity” fiesta in the resort’s outdoor area to welcome residents and visitors coming to celebrate the Chinese New Year (CNY). It features

DSPA urges residents to adopt eco-friendly attitude over CNY

The Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) is urging citizens to adopt eco-friendly behavior over the Chinese New Year. Measures such as using an eco-friendly and reusable bag for shopping, avoiding the

Ask the Vet | 10 Common older Cat Problems

1. Arthritis Arthritis is more frequent in elderly cats, and is the inflammation of joints. The cat will be in a lot of pain, will have difficulty jumping and even walking

Exclusive interview | Sheldon Adelson : ‘We originated non-gaming development’

By the time The Parisian Macao opens in 2016, Las Vegas Sands Corp. will have invested more than USD13bn in Macau since Sands China Ltd became a concessionaire 13 years

ART | Mio Pang Fei brings ‘Beyond the Surface’ to town

The “Beyond the Surface, Mio Pang Fei Featured Art Exhibition” is taking place at the Albergue SCM until March 1. It showcases a number of featured artworks by the renowned

PROJECT POKER: The Ebola Poker Scare

Recently, I was playing poker at the Commerce Casino and heard a player tell a dealer he would send her to Africa so she can get Ebola. Without skipping a

Airport traffic continues to grow

According to a press release issued yesterday, Southeast Asian routes recorded the most significant growth (23 pct) and occupied 44 pct of the overall market. Meanwhile, the Taiwan and mainland

Crashed TransAsia plane changed engine in Macau

The crashed ATR-72 Trans- Asia Airways plane had one engine changed at the Macau International Airport before the new aircraft flew into Taiwan. The Macau Civil Aviation Authority clarified yesterday that

BRIEFS: Cape Verdeans organize disaster relief event

The recently created Association for the Promotion of Cape Verdean Culture is today organizing a cultural event to show solidarity toward the residents of Ilha do Fogo, who were affected

Music | Philadelphia and Macau orchestras tighten ties

  It’s been 41 years since the Philadelphia Orchestra became the first Western ensemble to play in China. Since then, American and Chinese musicians have worked towards building an enduring relationship,

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

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