Old campus sports complex open to public

According to a press release issued by the board, citizens can choose to either pre-book or register on-site to use the four sports facilities, whose opening hours start from 7am

DSAT looking for new head as Wong Wan quits

The Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo do Rosário, yesterday confirmed that Mr Wong Wan will be leaving his post as head of the Transport Bureau (DSAT). The Secretary

Management of coastal waters crucial to development, scholars say

The Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) held a symposium yesterday exploring the link between Macau’s maritime management and the city’s sustainable development. During Xi Jinping’s visit to the city

Gaming | At least 35 pct drop expected in March

Local casinos are expected to close in March with a year-on-year revenue drop of at least 35 percent, with one gaming operator even expecting a fall of over 40 percent. However,

Melco drops as Morgan Stanley lowers to hold on gaming outlook

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. fell for the first time in three days in New York as Morgan Stanley cut the Macau casino operator to hold, saying revenue will probably keep

Razon to buy Korean island in casino push

Philippine billionaire Enrique Razon will buy an island in South Korea to develop a leisure and tourism complex, as he taps the country’s growth in gambling on rising tourist arrivals

Elaine Wynn campaigns for board seat by touting independence

“No one at the company, other than our chairman and CEO, is more knowledgeable about its history, its operations, its customers or its award-winning staff,” she said in a letter

26th Arts Festival explores diversity of the performing arts

The annual Macau Arts Festival (MAF) is returning to stages city-wide on May 1, now in its 26th year. Through the month of May, it will host 30 shows and

Two killed in traffic accident

The accident, which killed a motorcyclist on the spot, involved a motorbike, a truck, as well as a cab. The initial investigation disclosed that the dead scooter driver, aged 24,

Wong Wan said to leave post as DSAT head

Mr Wong has served as DSAT head since the bureau’s creation in 2008. He has allegedly requested not to renew his current contract, which expires in May. Last week, the Secretary

NPC | Cooperation: Delegates call for quicker implementation of ‘one river, two straits’ plan

Four members of Macau’s delegation to the National People’s Congress have jointly urged the related government departments to come up with plans for the construction of the “one river, two

DSEJ asks schools to take in children with special needs

Director of the bureau’s Centre of Psycho-­pedagogical Support and Special Education, Ms Chow Pui Leng, told TDM that there are currently 29 private and 9 public schools providing integrated education.

Recession likely to reach double-digit percentage points, economist says

“Everything indicates that the gaming revenue will continue to drop sharply, at least during the first half of the year. That slump will negatively affect Macau’s GDP,” he said. According to

Gov’t intends to introduce minimum wage by 2018

The government intends to introduce a universal minimum wage for all workers, following its initial introduction for cleaning and security personnel working in property management companies. “We intend to implement the

Sound & Image Challenge expands into festival

The Sound & Image Challenge (SIC), a project launched by Creative Macau five years ago, has expanded into a film festival. Organizers announced yesterday that the event features two competitions,

Crime | Man refuses change, grabs notes from cash register

The Public Security Police (PSP) on Sunday received a report of theft from a store on the Cotai Strip claiming that a man who intended to make purchase in the

Briefs | Mist and fog to cover city until Sunday

Mist and fog will affect Macau until Sunday, according to the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG). Due to a warm and humid maritime airstream, poor visibility on the sea surface

St. Regis hotel looking to recruit 700 team members

The St. Regis Macao, expected to open during the third quarter of this year at Sands Cotai Central, is looking to recruit 700 employees. The luxury hotel brand held its

Heritage | Macanese families encounter ‘lost memories’

Portuguese historian and genealogist Jorge Forjaz joined Thai musician Pathorn Sequeira on Saturday for a seminar about Macanese families, with a particular focus on Thailand. Mr Forjaz told The Times

Economy shrinks 17.2 percent

Macau’s economy shrank 17.2 percent in the fourth quarter after casino revenues slumped and visitors cut spending. Gross domestic product for the full year dropped 0.4 percent following a 10.2 percent

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