Taiwanese airline kicks off Macau route with ultra-cheap fares

The low-cost carrier, a joint venture between Taiwan’s China Airlines and Singapore’s Tiger Airways, said yesterday the ultra-cheap tickets would go on sale at noon today. According to Central News Agency,

Taxi passenger group hands thousands of signatures to DSAT

The Macau Taxi passengers Association (MTPA) yesterday submitted a petition containing 5,470 signatures to the Transport Bureau (DSAT), urging the government to improve taxi services in the city and reduce

Handout cards to warn against negotiation

Andrew Scott said the MTPA is preparing some handout cards with messages and the DSAT complaint hotline on them, warning people not to negotiate fares. The messages are written in

European Union Short Film Challenge today

The first European Union (EU) Short Film Challenge will be held at the University of Macau today (Building E4, Room G078) at 6.30 pm. A total of eight films, up

BNU and First Data sign agreement

Yesterday, First Data Merchant Solutions (FDMS) Macau and Banco Nacional Ultramarino (BNU) announced an agreement to provide merchant services and payment solutions to merchants in Macau. The agreement allows FDMS, through

Heritage restoration to reshape city’s cultural space

The Cultural Heritage Committee took a look back at the major cultural heritage preservation projects that were carried out by the Cultural Bureau (IC) during this year, including the restoration

Manuel Cardoso dies

Macanese photographer Manuel Cardoso has passed away at the Conde de São Januário public hospital. He started working as a professional photographer during the 1960s and worked for several local

Bubble soccer arrives to town, mixing sports and laughs

In a game, the players have to wear a giant inflated bubble that envelopes more than half of their bodies. The only exposed body parts are the players’ legs, allowing

ENTERTAINMENT | Tan Dun’s music of ‘hope and love’

The world-renowned composer and conductor Tan Dun will lead the Macau Orchestra and three guest musicians – violinist Jue Yao, cellist Amedeo Cicchese and pianist Jessie Chang – to present

Club Med says Fosun offer good for growth, luxury image

Club Mediterranee SA Chief Executive Officer Henri Giscard d’Estaing said he favors a takeover bid from Fosun International Ltd. over a European offer because the Chinese suitor would better support

Wal-Mart to cut 250 jobs in China as it consolidates buying team

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will cut 250 jobs in China to improve efficiency. The reductions will mostly come from merchandising and marketing divisions, after buying functions were consolidated into the Shenzhen headquarters

Corporate Bits | The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central tops out

“This construction milestone is the latest example of Sheldon Adelson’s vision of a world-class integrated resort destination on Cotai turned into a reality,” said Edward Tracy, President and Chief Executive

Angola | Cabinda province to gain deep-water port in 2016

The newspaper added that the Caio Porto company, which was awarded the construction of the port, is currently carrying out work to cordon off the port area and building access

Sino-Brazilian satellite to be launched into space

The Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology said in a statement that the CBERS-4 satellite, the fifth in the series, had already been installed and would now go to the

Taiwan, Hong Kong a challenge for Xi 

An electoral pummeling for Taiwan’s pro-Beijing ruling party and a new spike in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have delivered a reality check to Chinese President Xi Jinping just when

Hong Kong | 3 protest leaders to surrender to police 

Three of the founders of Hong Kong’s protest movement called yesterday for an end to street demonstrations to prevent further violence and to take the campaign for democratic reforms to

Taiwan | Ma quitting as party chief after polls

Taiwan’s ruling Nationalist Party said yesterday that President Ma Ying-jeou would step down as party chairman following stiff defeats in local elections over the weekend that cast a shadow over

South Korea | Thanksgiving deals shift shopping habits 

South Korea does not celebrate Thanksgiving, but the hot deals at U.S. online retailers during the holiday season are changing the shopping habits of South Koreans who are aggrieved at

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