Immigration | Agencies federation predicts surge in Burmese workers

The executive director of the newly founded Macau Myanmar Human Resource Agencies Federation (MMHRAF), Tim Wong, expects that more people from Myanmar will be attracted to Macau after the casino

Tourism | Hotel Sun Sun revamps restaurant with a taste of Macanese and Portuguese food

“The Square Restaurant” offers a Macanese and Portuguese-inspired menu, also providing traditional dishes sprinkled with a Chinese flavor. The restaurant’s menu is designed and prepared by Chinese chef Ji Hui Li,

FINANCIAL TIMES REPORT | Casino revenues may post first annual fall since 2002

When Xi Jinping visits Macau in December to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Portugal returning its colony to China, local officials will greet the Chinese leader with huge fanfare.” However,

Ask The Vet | Top Causes for Liver Disease in Dogs

Causes of Liver Disease - Poor diet - Bacterial infection - Viral infection - Trauma, such as a blow when hit by a car or through a case of heatstroke - Some prescription drugs, including

Casinos rise as Sands China sees Golden Week fully booked

Macau casino shares jumped in Hong Kong trading after Sands China Ltd. said it expects full occupancy during China’s Golden Week. Advanced hotel room booking is “close to 100 percent” for

Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival | All the world’s jazz tunes in town

A ‘feel-good’ formula could easily describe British jazz singer and songwriter Anthony Strong’s approach to music. He does energetic covers, but has a handful – and more – of his

Briefs | Zhuhai relaxes house purchasing restrictions

The Zhuhai government has announced a change in its housing policy that streamlines the process of purchasing luxury housing. The announcement was released by the Zhuhai Bureau of Housing, Urban

Casino workers rally against MGM

João Pedro Lau Ung Kim Ip, the leader of the protestors, said that they demanded a fairer wage adjustment. “Today, our major is to say no to unfair system. The

Unemployment rate remains at 1.7 pct

The unemployment rate remained stable at 1.7 percent between June and August. According to data released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), the underemployment rate was set at 0.3

CTM and Hutchison fined over telecommunication incidents

Local telecommunications providers CTM and Hutchison were fined over network failure incidents dating back to last year. The Bureau of Telecommunications Regulation (DSRT) revealed in a statement that CTM was fined

Insight: Talent is not a magic word

One of the measures announced by Chui Sai On in the 2014 Policy Address was the creation of a Talent Development Committee. The idea behind the new committee, headed by the

Macau casino stocks slump as CLSA predicts falling revenue

Macau casino shares declined, with Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. sinking to a one-year low, after CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets predicted revenue in the world’s biggest gambling destination will decline this year. Galaxy

Asian Games Macau swimmers enter finals

Macau's female swimmers were able to reach the final rounds of two swimming categories in the Asian Games. Lei On Kei was competing in the women’s 50 meters yesterday morning when

CTM confident of competitive advantage as new player enters the market

With a new player soon joining the market, CTM is confident of its competitive advantage and does not fear its competitiors, said the company’s vice president of network services, Declan

Briefs | Non-resident workers reach 161,370

The number of non-resident workers reached 161,370 in August, representing four percent of Macau’s population, Radio Macau reported. Mainland Chinese citizens are the largest community of non-residents, reaching 104,527. The

Food Festival likely to use enviro-friendly cutlery

The festival will take place between November 7 and 23 at the Praça do Lago Sai Van. Chan Chak Mo said that they will pick around ten most commonly used types

HEALTH | Sino-Luso Medical Forum looks into clinical toxicology

Local and international physicians are gathering in Macau this weekend for the 22nd Sino-Luso International Medical Forum, this time featuring training courses in clinical toxicology. Addressing Macau’s frontline medical professionals in

Macau becoming regional cultural and tourism hub

Raphaëlle Eloy, an Economic Counselor and Trade Commissioner, said Wednesday that Macau is becoming a hub for the cultural and tourism industry. She also believes that more French nationals are

Frontline civil servants lack support, lawmaker says

Leong Veng Chai said in a written enquiry that two frontline workers from DSAT and SSM, respectively, were recently assaulted and had to seek medical treatment. “Either because of lack

Documentary on Mio Pang Fei featured at Doclisboa film festival

Mio Pang Fei,” a documentary directed by Macau resident Pedro Cardeira, has been selected to enter the Portuguese Doclisboa Film Festival 2014 competition. The documentary features the life and work of

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