Expert warns against ‘new risks’ in business

Risk management has become an increasingly important matter for businesses. However, Kegan Chan, assistant vice president of Marsh Risk Consulting, suggested that “a lot of new risks arise” – but

Schwarzenegger to talk about his life in HK

world views: Keep China honest in Hong Kong’s election

How many times does China’s ruling Communist Party have to say that it opposes “genuine choice” in Hong Kong elections before the local democracy movement considers a Plan B? An answer

DSAT vows to wrap up major road projects soon

Chong Chi Keong, the head of DSAT’s department of coordination, said that all of the bureau’s road projects are approaching completion. The bureau will communicate with the contractors and other

Portuguese architect Siza Vieira to work on local hotel renovation project

Álvaro Siza Vieira is one of Portugal’s most recognized architects. He won the Pritzker Prize in 1992 for Portugal’s pavilion in Expo ’98 and in 2012 he was awarded the

Referendum detentions “hard to justify,” UM scholar says

A legal scholar told the South China Morning Post that “it is hard to justify the detentions” on those grounds. President of the Open Macau Society, Jason Chao, and four other

THE SOLE CANDIDATE ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL | Chui: Free medical cover should be maintained

Yesterday Chui met with Election Committee members of the 2nd sector, which includes representatives from the cultural, educational, professional and sports fields. The meeting was held at the World Trade

School year starts first three days of September

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) director, Leong Lai, has said that local schools will conduct their student orientations on different days after being reminded by DSEJ to adopt

Macau Orchestra opens season with world-class pianist

Entering its 12th season, the Macau Orchestra will open its 2014–2015 concert season with the show “Kovacevich and Macau Orchestra,” which is to be held at 8 p.m., on September

MGTO director briefs APEC meeting preparation in Beijing

During the event, the director talked about the preparations for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) tourism ministers meeting. She said that the meeting is a chance for APEC members to further

CRIME | Taxi driver allegedly robs passenger of MOP360,000

Police information suggests that the victim took the taxi to Sands Macau. When the vehicle arrived at the destination, the victim attempted to retrieve her luggage from the trunk, but

briefs: Result to be released on election day

The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Chief Executive (CAECE) has estimated that it will take between 1.5 to two hours to count the votes on the CE election day. CAECE

Locals pick up Ice Bucket Challenge

The challenge requires individuals to dump a bucket of ice water on their heads, or make a donation to charitable organizations, before challenging others to do the same. It seeks

A ‘trumpet evolution’: Arturo Sandoval brings the flavors of Cuban jazz to town

From a small Cuban town to America, Sandoval worked his way up to become a world-renowned jazz trumpet player, and has now won 10 Grammy Awards, one Emmy and a

First protest against all gaming operators, FMG announces industrial action targeting SJM

During the event, some demonstrators broke through the police line. They also gathered outside Grand Lisboa, demanding to see the SJM chief executive officer, Ambrose So. The protestors first started

STATISTICS | Average salary for gaming sector workers above MOP20K

year, with dealers earning MOP17,530 on average. At the end of the second quarter, the sector had 1,529 vacancies, down by 62 year- on-year; of these, vacant posts for dealers fell significantly

Boxing superstar Pacquiao says Algieri is ‘an okay fighter’

Chris Algieri was a relatively unknown contender until he won the WBO light welterweight title in a split decision. Despite having suffered two knockdowns in the first round, which closed

briefs: 18 million tourists from January to July

Macau received 18 million visitors from January to July, which is an increase of 8 percent when compared with the same period in 2013, the region’s Statistics and Census Bureau

The sole candidate on the campaign trail | Chui quizzed on gaming industry development

Electoral College members questioned Chui Sai On about the future development of the gaming industry, along with its subsequent impact on Macau’s labor force, during a meeting yesterday morning. Ambrose So,

Jason Chao leaves MP facing aggravated disobedience charge

Chao and another four referendum volunteers, including Scott Chiang, member of the New Macau Association board, were detained on Sunday for allegedly violating the personal data protection legislation. The

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