Steve Wynn confident on govt’s ability to handle labor issues

American casino mogul Steve Wynn is confident about the local government’s ability to solve labor shortage issues, as the city faces increasing labor tensions. The chairman of Wynn Resorts said

Lawmaker calls for greater scrutiny on casino smoking controls

Lawmaker Lei Cheng I and her colleagues from the Macau Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) met with department heads from the Health Bureau (SSM) and the Gaming Inspection and Coordination

IPM graduate shortlisted for International Antarctic Expedition

Also known as the 2041 Expedition, founded by Robert Swan – the first person in history to walk to both the North and South Poles – the program has attracted

THE CE IN BEIJING | Chui vows no spending increase under new admin

Chief Executive Chui Sai On concluded his Beijing trip yesterday and claimed that he is going to launch administrative reform early next year and control the growth of government spending. “In

New Macau skeptical of taxi recording

The New Macau Association (ANM) believes that the measures proposed by the government to tackle issues with the local taxi industry, including the introduction of entrapment operations and the installation

Philosophy | Portugal painted dark by a philosopher

Ten years after he published the acclaimed “Portugal, Hoje: O Medo de Existir” (Portugal Today: The Fear of Existence), philosopher José Gil was in Macau earlier this week to talk

New record number of visitors for August

Tourists from mainland China again dominate the chart, reaching 2,131,498, up by 13 percent year-on- year. The three mainland provinces that supplied Macau with the most visitors are Guangdong (960,814), Fujian (95,450)

BESOR local staff looking to acquire the bank

Local staff at Banco Espírito Santo do Oriente (BESOR), a subsidiary of recently formed Portuguese Novo Banco, are looking to acquire BESOR, and have prepared an acquisition plan, after Novo

Xi says local changes ‘require better work from the new administration’

The Chief Executive Chui Sai On met Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang yesterday after receiving his official appointment decree from the Chinese State Council. The president has asked

Taxi passengers’ association on the road

The Macau Taxi Passengers Association (MTPA) was formally established yesterday. The newly elected president of the association, Andrew Scott, said that he was excited about the development, further stating that

Police prosecutes FMG members for disobedience

The Public Security Police (PSP) has named several members of the casino employees’ group Forefront of Macau Gaming (FMG), including president Ieong Man Teng, as suspects after they allegedly charged

CRIME | Street altercation leads to brawl with officers

The Public Security Police (PSP) has handed over a 37-year-old Nigerian man to the Public Prosecution Office (MP) after he was involved in a physical altercation with the police and

Residents slam gov’t for Inner Harbour flooding

When typhoon Kalmaegi passed by Macau last week, it caused serious flooding to the area, as well as to Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro (San Ma Lo). Some of the residents who

MP probes unlawful land occupation in Coloane

The Public Prosecutions Office has launched an investigation into the unlawful occupation of land in Coloane. The Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau has recently inspected the two parcels of land,

Interview with Manuel Correia da Silva, co-founder of Lines Lab: ‘Creative industries are now part of the city’s political debate’

Founded in 2006, by designers Clara Brito and Manuel Correia da Silva, Lines Lab has provided a place and a time to explore an experimental approach to design. Ceramic lamps,

Macau claims third Wushu medal

Huang Junhua from the Wushu (martial arts) team of Macau won a silver medal yesterday at the Asian Games, currently taking place in Incheon.  This is the third medal for

Chui to receive official appointment today

Chui Sai On departed for Beijing yesterday and will receive the official decree of appointment from the Chinese State Council this morning, in recognition of his upcoming five-year term as

ENTERTAINMENT | HK group brings busking culture to Senado Square

The group sang famous pop songs by Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland singers, as well as several of their own original songs, one of which was dedicated to Macau. While the

ARTM’s female center showcases artworks

ARTM’s president Augusto Nogueira said that, through art, these women were able to explore their feelings, emotions, and even the suffering they went through as drug abusers. “Of course, we

FIA medical delegate conducts MGP training session

For the smooth operation of the Grand Prix, the Macau Grand Prix Committee invited current Extrication Consultant Dr. Jean Jacques Issermann and FIA Medical Delegate Dr. Jacques Tropenat to Macau

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