Courts | Adelson says Jacobs almost destroyed Sands China

Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire founder and chairman of Las Vegas Sands Corp., said the man he fired almost five years ago as the head of his casinos in Macau was

Cooperation | Zhuhai mayor envisages borderless region

Macau and its neighboring city of Zhuhai could go borderless in the future under the implementation of the Chinese government’s “One- belt-one-road” economic initiatives and multiple free-trade zones, according to Ling

Wynn urges end to uncertainty as profit slides

Billionaire Steve Wynn has called on Macau’s government to provide clarity on plans for the Chinese city as his casino company cut its dividend and China’s anti-corruption drive slashes profits. Wynn

Casino workers call for improvements to social security scheme

In a press conference held yesterday at the Macau Civil Servants Association (ATFPM) premises, members of the association advocated for improvements to casino workers’ social security regime. “Currently, gaming concessionaires

Music | Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock to perform live in Macau

The Macau Cultural Centre announced yesterday what it deems to be a “top-class moment of jazz” - Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea in concert. With a combined collection of over

Broadway Macau | Galaxy bets on ‘entertainment precinct’ as resort complement

As casino operators ramp up efforts to expand their non-gaming offerings, Ga- laxy is preparing to open Broadway Macau, featuring a 3,000-seat theatre, street entertainment and a hotel, on May 27.

First batch of valuable properties to be added to city’s heritage list

Besides providing information on a series of historic building restorations and a year-long survey in search of neglected relics, the bureau also released its findings on the future management plan

Gaming | Morgan cuts gaming sector to “cautious”

Morgan Stanley expects the second half of the year to bring improvement in gaming revenue. However, it may not be enough to increase performance given the higher than expected operating

Transport | HK-Guangzhou high-speed rail costs may go up 30 pct

HK Legislator Michael Tien Puk-sun, chairman of Legco’s transport panel, said that the information he has been receiving through several channels, including the contractors, has led him to conclude that

MUST’s cinematic arts academy starts classes Sept 2016

The newly established Macau Academy of Cinematic Arts at the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) expects to welcome its first batch of doctoral students in September next year,

Corruption | Man attempts to bribe Delta Bridge contractor with casino chip

A senior foreman was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment in Hong Kong on Monday after being convicted on two counts of offering an advantage to an agent. Lee Shu-shan, 44,

Austerity measures on standby if casino revenue drops below MOP18 billion

The Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong revealed yesterday that the government is prepared to implement an austerity plan if monthly gaming revenues drop to less than MOP18 billion,

Unemployment rate remains steady at 1.7 pct

The unemployment rate for January-March remained steady at 1.7 percent, the same as the December-February period, data released yesterday by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) shows. The number of unemployed

Jason Chao criticizes UM for ‘violation of press freedom’

At a press conference held yesterday, Chao condemned the university and students’ stance for “stopping reporters” filming during the evacuation, stressing that “it is unreasonable to use ‘privacy’ or ‘private

DSAL exhibition to boost safety awareness at work

The Labour Affairs Bureau unveiled a new exhibition on vocational safety and health at its training center yesterday. The exhibition aims to raise public awareness of the importance of adopting

Labor dispute at USJ’s new campus construction site

A group of construction workers staged a protest on Monday at the construction site of the University of Saint Joseph’s new campus in Ilha Verde. The workers claimed that they

Briefs | Secretaries of State to visit MSAR

The Portuguese Secretary of State for Economy, Leonardo Matias, and the Secretary for Food and Agrifood Research, Nuno Vieira e Brito, will be visiting Macau in May, according to Radio

In the aftermath of the disaster | Nepalese migrants hunger for quake news

Since the 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal at 2.11 pm on Saturday, Sudarshan Thapa Magar’s mobile phone has barely stopped ringing or buzzing. The Nepalese community leader in Macau also owns

Hengqin Fire Station inaugurated on Fire Services Bureau anniversary

The inauguration marked the 132nd anniversary of the MSAR’s Fire Service Bureau (CB), along with a ceremony awarding firefighters for their rescue operation during the recent large-scale blackout in Macau.

EU Report on Macau | Gov’t should promote ‘higher degree of public involvement’ in CE election

Macau authorities should think about promoting a higher degree of public involvement in the Chief Executive election, a report recently issued by the European Commission and the European External Action

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