HK’s TV drama cast returns to Macau

In the first year after Macau’s handover to China, a romance-themed TV drama was produced in Macau. Literally titled “The Moonlight at the 5th of October ” in Chinese, the

MSAR 15th Anniversary | Housing : Almost a fifth of locals live in public housing

Data compiled by the Housing Bureau (IH) shows that to September 116,228 people were living in public housing, which represents 18.4 percent of Macau’s population. 75.6 percent out of the total

CULTURAL EVENTS | CREATIVE INDUSTRIES : IC pledges ‘transforming Macau into a culturally sustainable city’

  The former president of the Cultural Institute Carlos Marreiros praised the “substantial steps” taken by Macau in the creative industries sector, as well as the investments in creating brands “made

BRIEFS: Worker dies after construction site fall

A man died yesterday after falling from the fourth floor of a construction site, TDM News reported. Police said that the incident took place at around 12pm at the Macau

Study: Local residents support universal suffrage

  A study commissioned by the New Macau Association (ANM) for the University of Hong Kong’s Public Opinion Program shows that Macau residents generally support the implementation of universal suffrage, with

HK Occupy Central has spillover effect, scholar says

Prof Robert Chung, director of the University of Hong Kong’s Public Opinion Program, believes the Occupy Central movement has had a spillover effect in Macau, as we now observe “a

Gaming | December expected to be the worst performing month of the year

Lusa compiled data obtained amongst gaming operators indicating that gaming revenue up to 15 December totaled 11.2 billion. Taking that amount as a strong indicator, the Portuguese news agency predicts

Casinos slump on reported China illicit fund crackdown

Macau casino stocks plunged in Hong Kong trading after the South China Morning Post reported China will start cracking down on illicit money channeled through the city’s casinos. China’s Ministry of

AL Plenary | Lawmakers pass bill recognising construction professionals

  A draft bill governing the recognition of construction and urban planning professionals passed its second reading after lawmakers voted in yesterday’s Legislative Assembly plenary meeting. Its drafting, analysis and discussion process

MSAR 15th ANNIVERSARY | Waiting for the ‘brightest era’ in healthcare services

  Delays in the building of projected healthcare facilities, a lack of human resources and long waiting lists characterize the current health system in Macau, but the government has promised that

SURVEY | Not in my backyard: 60 pct agree with family inns

The Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) has revealed the main findings of a study on the feasibility of family hostels in Macau, showing that 60 percent of respondents agree with

Zou Shiming to shoot for world title in March 7 ‘Showdown at Sands’

The much-anticipated first world title fight of China’s star boxer Zou Shiming is set to take the stage in Macau’s Cotai Arena on March 7. The flag-bearer for Chinese boxing

Offbeat | Berlin exhibition evokes final months of WWII

The scene captures the mood most Germans felt during the final months of World War II. Few believed the claim by Adolf Hitler and his loyal followers that Germany could

Police expects visitor increase with round-the-clock borders

In an official visit to Macau’s three border checkpoints yesterday, Ku Keng Hin, senior officer at Macau’s Immigration Department revealed that they forecast a 15 percent increase on passenger volume

Top Rank boxing nights take root in Shanghai

Boxing promoter Top Rank brought another professional boxing event to mainland China yesterday, following the first edition of “Fist of Power” launched at Shanghai’s Mercedes-Benz Arena in late August. Sponsored by

Ada Chio and Ivy Leong win accolades at the Hotelier Awards China

Mandarin Oriental, Macau, announced in a press release that the director of Marketing & Communications at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Ada Chio de la Cruz, was crowned Marketing & Communications

Pro-democracy lawmakers hand in petition on universal suffrage

Yesterday, pro-democracy lawmakers Au Kam San and Ng Kuok Cheong handed a petition to the government advocating for universal suffrage. They are hoping the letter can be forwarded to president

Shop caters for coffee lovers and their cats

Imagine a relaxing afternoon with a cup of coffee, a cake and a cat on your lap. That’s exactly what the local café ‘Meows Corner Meeting’ is offering its customers. Angela

MSAR 15th Anniversary | Painting exhibition unveils diverse Portuguese artistic views

Organized by Clube Militar (Military Club) in cooperation with the Cultural Events Promotion Association (APAC), the exhibition brings to town artworks by prominent Portuguese painters, such as Júlio Pomar, Graça

MSAR 15TH ANNIVERSARY | Is the ‘El Dorado’ effect over?

While the region keeps on exceeding world records, with many praising the economic growth made possible by the gaming industry, some residents claim that the ‘El Dorado’ period is over

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