1,800 people join Sands China Macau Eco TrailHiker

“Today, the enthusiasm from the teams is amazing, even though the weather is not ideal,” said the Trailhiker director Robert Kirby. “Macau is known as a sporting center; a lot

Local investor bets on Guinea-Bissau

Macau businessman John Lo will be investing in building a 4-star hotel on the main avenue of Guinea-Bissau’s capital, Bissau, as part of the framework of an investment plan he’s

COURTS | PAUL PHUA : Subpoena fight resolved over FBI-Caesars search

A federal judge in Nevada heard defense attorneys allege Thursday that the FBI improperly enlisted Caesars Palace officials to obtain a crucial search warrant before arresting eight men now charged

Young talent emerges on local art scene

Local artist and curator of the Art for All Society (AFA) Autumn Salon 2014, James Chu, believes that Macau’s art scene has evolved in the recent years, as more young

DocLisboa returns to town this month

All produced during 2013, seven feature films and two short-films directed by Portuguese filmmakers and included in several of the festival’s competing categories will be shown in Macau. In this

Ask the Vet | 7 Reasons to Spay and Neuter Cats

Male cats are neutered, so the testicles are removed. Female cats are spayed; the ovariohysterectomy procedure consists of the removal of the uterus and the ovaries. The procedure is a

Grand Prix ticket sales beat expectation

Mr Costa Antunes said that the earnings from ticket sales this year are already 20 percent higher than two years ago. However, he still cannot provide a final figure, since

Residents complain GP stand obstructing jogging path

Lam U Tou, a member of the government’s Central District Advisory Committee for Community Services, said that he has already written to the Grand Prix Committee. But the Committee only replied that

SOCIAL SECURITY | Gov’t wants later pension withdrawals

According to the Social Security Fund (FSS), about 40 percent of recipients who have withdrawn their pension in advance also have jobs. In response, it will retain the current scheme 

HKFS representative calls for contemplation on democracy

Hong Kong Federation of Students (HKFS) member Frank Chio, a Macau resident, spoke to the media on the sidelines of yesterday’s forum. He said that it will take a long

New Macau claims vested interests obstructing universal suffrage

Macau Association hosted a “New Macau Forum” on campus at the University of Macau Hengqin, to discuss the influence of Hong Kong’s Occupy movement on Macau, as well as future

BRIEFS: UM to confer five honorary doctorates

The University of Macau (UM) will be conferring honorary doctorates on five individuals who the university believes have accomplished outstanding achievements and made significant contributions to social development and education.

Local singers write boxing-themed song

No matter what profession you're in, life is like an arena where we should persist till the end,” said local singer Josie Ho when introducing a new inspirational song written

DSAT | explains how to use new ‘dial-a-cab’ service

“We called on people to pay attention to several phone numbers. The first are the two dial-a-cab numbers of the two black taxi associations. They are 2893 9939 and 2828

ENTERTAINMENT | Rocking the good old days with The Rod Experience

Currently serving up rocking nights to remember at The Venetian Macao’s Bellini Lounge until November 8, the Rod Experience is a one- and-only historical tribute to Rod Stewart and his band. Consisting

ANALYSIS | Gaming industry bound for worst streak amid austerity

A two-year campaign on corruption has discouraged China’s high-rollers from ostentatious displays of wealth in Macau, the only place in the country where casinos are legal. The industry could be

Logistics association criticizes gov’t for lack of development blueprint

When the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (Delta Bridge) is completed in 2016, the project is expected to bring new economic opportunities to Macau and to benefit different sectors, including the logistics

Abe ally vows casino push after report that bill faces delay

Japan’s parliament should resume stalled debates to legalize casinos, lest delays interfere with local government planning for the gambling resorts’ proposals, the head of a pro-casino lawmakers group said. Takeshi Iwaya,

Construction workers see daily wage increase

The average daily wage of construction workers increased by 2.3 pct quarter-to-quarter to MOP672 in the third quarter of this year, and the average daily wage of local construction workers

Lau Si Io says current and future housing units sufficient

Lau further stated that, “residents’ living environment should be constantly improved. Given the overall needs, Macau’s existing and announced future housing units are at of a sufficient number.” Responding to the

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