Loan approvals record decrease in December

In December 2017, new residential loans approved by local banks fell by 22.3 percent month-to-month to MOP3.2 billion. Of this figure, new loans to residents, accounting for

Cathay Pacific announces codeshare partnership with CWJ

Cathay Pacific has announced a new codeshare partnership with ferry operator Cotai Water Jet (CWJ), allowing the airline’s customers to travel to the region with the six

This Day in History | 1959 Castro sworn in as Cuban PM

At the age of 32, he has been sworn in as Prime Minister in the Cabinet Room of the Presidential Palace in Havana. Dr Castro led the resistance

Football | Champions League: Ronaldo scores 2 as PSG learns lesson

Paris Saint-Germain showed its strength against the European champions, but it wasn’t enough to stop Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo scored a goal in each

Macau to hold 600 vehicle quota on Delta Bridge

Macau and Hong Kong have reached an agreement regarding the circulation of private vehicles on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB) and the number of vehicle quotas

Q&A – Andrew Moody | University of Macau scholar: Macau residents don’t see English as a threat to Cantonese

Last month, Andrew Moody, an associate professor at the University of Macau was appointed by Cambridge University Press as the editor of the English Today

Sexual assault reports against Wynn filed with Vegas police

Two more sexual misconduct allegations were leveled against embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday, when police in Las Vegas revealed they recently received two

Deputy weather chief to resign

The deputy director of the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) will step down from her post starting next month, just half a year after her former boss

Briefs | Public libraries accepting recommendations for 2019-2020

Public libraries are accepting recommendations for which newspapers and magazines should be included in the list of available publications. The suggestion collection started last Friday February

Social workers included in body responsible for their accreditation

Social workers representatives and the government agreed that professionals of the sector should be included in the body responsible for their accreditation. The second Social

Macau in Hollywood topic of conference in Portugal

The representation of Macau in Hollywood cinema during its colonial times” is the title of an upcoming conference at Portugal’s Museum of the Orient on

Hengqin eases building height limitations for towers

The Hengqin district has planned to build itself into Zhuhai’s new urban center thanks to the planned construction of what will become the tallest buildings in Zhuhai,

Health | More locations for flu vaccinations

The Health Bureau (SSM) has increased the mumber of flu vaccination centers to include Hospital Conde de Sao Januário (CHCSJ), Kiang Wu Hospital and University

International business in banking sector retreats

The proportion of international business in the local banking sector retreated slightly in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to statistics released yesterday by the

IPM launches Chinese-Portuguese translation application

The Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM) launched a Chinese-Portuguese translation application called “Diz Lá”. The application was designed for people from Macau and mainland China who

The Buzz | Macau couple married for 55 years shares story on Valentine’s Day

A local couple, who have celebrated their golden wedding anniversary and are looking forward to reaching 56 years of marriage, shared their love story with the public on the

Exclusive interview | Jim Murren: The MGM philosophy: Strong local partners

MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren flew into Macau this week to attend the opening of MGM China’s second property. The U.S. casino executive

MGM Cotai opens its doors to the public

The doors to MGM Cotai officially opened at 7:30 p.m. yesterday at the Lion Lobby Entrance, as the resort’s first batch of visitors filtered by an 11-meter-tall

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