The Venetian Macau Open will boast one of its strongest ever fields with seven Asian Tour Order of Merit champions, led by reigning number one Kiradech Aphibarnrat, and 18 of the top-20 ranked players headlining the event alongside marquee names Ernie Els and Miguel Angel Jimenez this week.
Australian big-hitter Scott Hend will defend his crown at the USD900,000 full-field Asian Tour tournament at the Macau Golf and Country Club from October 23 to 26 which will include past champions American Jason Knutzon, Chinese Taipei’s Chan Yih-shin and Australian David Gleeson.
Current Merit leader David Lipsky of the United States hopes to cement his position ahead of second-ranked Anirban Lahiri of India and Filipino veteran Antonio Lascuna.
Thai great Thongchai Jaidee, the only man to win three Order of Merit crowns, will be one of the favorites to win the Venetian Macau Open following another superb season highlighted by a victory at the Nordea Masters in Sweden.
South Korean girl group 2NE1 thrilled fans at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena Friday for their 2014 2NE1 World Tour “All or Nothing” in Macau.
Made up of CL, Dara, Bom and Minzy, the “Queens of K-pop” started the show with “Crush” setting the full house of fans on a tremendous spiral of excitement with their dynamic performance and vibrant costumes. They also impressed audiences later in the concert with their other hit tunes, such as “Fire” and “Gotta Be You.”
Three of the members also gave unique solo performances, with the youngest member Minzy doing a short solo dance, CL performed her two specially rearranged solo hits “The Baddest Female” and “MTBD,” and Dara impressed with her guitar skill.
cem continues to offer tca discount for tariff group a customers
To fulfill its corporate social responsibility pledge, CEM announced that it will continue to offer TCA discounts for Tariff Group A customers (mainly residential customers and small and medium enterprises supplied with low voltage, covering more than 99% of the total number of customers). With support from the Macau SAR Government, the 4th quarter TCA for Tariff Group A will be 37 cents per kWh instead of the standard price of 45 cents per kWh, meaning that a total of 8 cents will be subsidized.
Likewise, the TCA for Tariff Groups B, C and D will be adjusted to 45 cents per kWh in the 4th quarter in accordance with the contractual calculated value, down 1 cent per kWh.