PH consulate celebrates independence day

Pagkakaisa, Pag-aambagan, Pagsulong” (Unity, Participation and Progress) is the theme of the 118th anniversary of the declaration of Philippine Independence, which was celebrated in the city yesterday. The celebration is momentous

Chow Tai Fook profit drops 46 percent as China slowdown hits sales

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd., the world’s largest publicly traded jewelry chain, reported full-year profit declined 46 percent amid weak demand in Hong Kong and Macau as China’s economic

Partnership announced for high-speed ferry construction

Australian-based Austal has formed a joint venture with a Chinese ship building company to build and market commercial aluminum vessels, designed by the Australian company, in Guangdong province. According to a

Global Slavery Index | Labor exploitation usual in town, migrant association claims

The 2016 Global Slavery Index has listed Hong Kong as one of the worst places in the world at taking action against modern slavery, along with North Korea and Iran. But

Motorsports | HK wants Formula E to become ‘flagship event,’ like Macau’s GP

The president of the Hong Kong Automobile Association, Lawrence Yu Kam-kee,  wants the city to host the Formula E events as it will “put Hong Kong on the map of

Entrepreneur visits Macau | Jack Ma: New globalization is in the hands of young people and SMEs

Jack Ma, founder of Internet giant Alibaba, visited Macau yesterday. “The new phase of globalization belongs to young people and to small and medium enterprises ,” the entrepreneur said, after

Forum featuring Macau’s cultural and creative industries has commenced

The Forum on Cultural Industries and the 9th International Conference on Cultural and Creative Industries Seminar took place yesterday at the Macau Science Center. The mainland’s One Belt, One Road initiative

Gov’t collects opinions on Five-Year Plan

To date, the government has held 25 sessions to gather public and sectorial opinion regarding the region’s first Five-Year Development Plan, according to a statement released by the Government Information

SMG to conduct survey of Coloane air quality

The Macau Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) will conduct a two-year survey of the air quality in Coloane. The SMG will arrange temporary observation points along selected main streets in

Statistics | Money supply continues to decline

Macau’s money supply declined in April, according to statistics released yesterday by the Monetary Authority of Macau. Total deposits fell, causing the overall loan-to-deposit ratio to increase from the previous

Driver assaults police officer

On June 4, a police officer from the Public Security Police Force (PSP) was assaulted while trying to stop a driver using an app to offer illegal taxi services in

Transportation | Shenzhen plans three new airports in already saturated southern China

Shenzhen is planning to build three new airports to service its main city and the Pearl River Delta region, as it assumes a larger role in China’s ‘One Belt, One

Statistics | Money supply continues to decline

Macau’s money supply declined in April, according to statistics released yesterday by the Monetary Authority of Macau. Total deposits fell, causing the overall loan-to-deposit ratio to increase from the previous

14 cooperation agreements at construction forum

The 7th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF) concluded on Friday. More than 1,400 participants from 60 countries and regions, attended the forum, at which 14 cooperation agreements and

The Guardian: African chicken is local favorite

The Guardian has designated “Macanese” African chicken as the MSAR’s favorite dish, in a new article exploring the culinary traditions and history of the territory. African chicken may or may not

Ruth Boston | VP for destination marketing and sales at Sands China: ‘Japan is among our top five markets’

Ruth Boston is the vice president for destination marketing and sales at Sands China Ltd. She attended the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) and tourism roadshow held in Tokyo

‘Anim’Arte Nam Van’ opens

Seen by the government as “a new landmark for leisure, culture and creativity,” the space known as “Anim’Arte Nam Van” officially opened to the public on Saturday. A joint project presented

Environment | Taishan plant operator urged to disclose safety flaws

The Hong Kong-listed operator of the controversial Taishan nuclear plant has been urged to disclose any safety risks relating to the project, after it was disclosed recently that the company

Letter to the Editor | ‘What the protesters stand for is not in question, but their tactics are winning more detractors than supporters’*

Dear Editor, Today is the 94th day that the protesters have set up and there are only about 7 representatives present under those tents.  I conducted an informal measurement on

Sports | Fire Service dominate Dragon Boat races weekend

The 2016 Macau International Dragon Boat events has started this weekend, with the first two days of event dedicated mostly to the local teams, public and private institutions and universities. The

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