Gaming | Forefront: ‘We didn’t mean to target foreign operators’

He told the Times that to date they had only targeted Sands China and Galaxy Entertainment Group as staff from both companies had voiced their concerns to the union. “Staff

Aviation | Suspended Jetstar Macau-Hanoi route due to be relaunched soon

“ only suspended it temporarily. They will be re- launching it soon,” CAM said, adding that Jetstar stopped operating the route as “it was not safe,” taking the political situation and

Melco Crown subsidiary indicted over illegal Taiwan cash transfers

The Taipei District Prosecutors Office has charged a subsidiary of Melco Crown Entertainment Limited over allegedly illegal transfers of large sums of money between Macau and Taiwan, The Sydney Morning

11 individuals charged with computer fraud released on bail

The Public Prosecutions Office (MP) has granted bail to 11 individuals who were allegedly involved in a computer fraud scam at a local casino. Other measures implemented include banning the

AL Plenary | Housing concerns top lawmakers’ agenda

  During yesterday’s Legislative Assembly (AL) plenary session, several lawmakers presented verbal enquiries regarding local housing issues. They also attempted to elicit a promise from the Secretary of Transportation and Public Works,

Lawmaker grills GDSE over natural gas supply

Kwan Tusi Hang has demanded that the chief of the Office of the Development of the Energy Sector (GDSE), Arnaldo Santos, explain the current government policy on the use of

The gov’t according to Alexis Tam | Officials with flaws, hardworking Chief

Government spokesperson Alexis Tam has described Chief Executive Chui Sai On as “very hardworking” and expressed the opinion that he “did a good job” over the past five years. He also

Shrinking Distance | Giant ‘sea creature’ will join two sides of Pearl River

Every day thousands of people take the jetfoil from Hong Kong to Macau. As they approach the harbor, they see the legs of a new bridge arising out of the

Malaysia Airlines disasters prompt revamp redux

profile jet disasters this year left its image in tatters. Malaysian Airline System Bhd. minority shareholders have been offered an exit after sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd. said it would

Corporate Bits | CEM attends 4th Guangdong, HK and Macau Power Industry Summit

Top executives attending the Summit included CSG Chairman Zhao Jianguo, CLP Holdings Limited’s CEO Richard Lancaster, CGN Chairman He Yu and Principal Advisor to CEM’s Executive Committee João Travassos da

Angola modernises tax system to attract business investment

Angola has been working for the last three years to modernise its corporate tax system to make it more effective and attractive with respect to investment and taxes on consumption

Indian consortium to invest USD300 million in Mozambican coal mine

Verma also heads the state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL). He said the consortium has begun formal talks with the likewise Indian Tata Steel, which controls a 35 percent

Probes threaten to squeeze foreign profits

In the past month, Chinese antitrust authorities pressured at least seven carmakers to cut prices and raided the offices of software maker Microsoft. The companies join Qualcomm, Caterpillar, Mead Johnson

HONG KONG | Growth slows as tourists buy less jewelry

Hong Kong’s economic growth slowed in the second quarter as tourist spending on jewelry and watches plunged, underlining the city’s reliance on Chinese visitors. Expansion from a year ago was weaker

McDonald’s, Yum ordered to reveal suppliers amid Shanghai probe

Shanghai has ordered McDonald’s and other foreign restaurant chains to disclose their product sources as the city seeks to regain consumer trust after a food scare sparked safety concerns in

Beijing has over 150 economic fugitives in the US

More than 150 people suspected of economic crimes from China remain at large in the U.S., the China Daily reported yesterday, as officials pledge to step up efforts to hunt

RELIGION | Pope kicks off Asia missionary boost in S Korea 

When Pope Francis was a young Jesuit, he wanted to follow in the great Jesuit tradition and become a missionary in Asia. Health problems kept him home, but he is

AUSTRALIA Newspaper: Terrorist’s son poses in gruesome photo 

An Australian newspaper yesterday published a photograph of a child it said was the son of an Australian convicted terrorist holding aloft the severed head of a Syrian soldier. Prime Minister

S CHINA SEA DISPUTE | No solution in sight on sea row after Myanmar meet

  Despite U.S. and Asian calls for self-restraint and new impetus for the resolution of territorial disputes involving China, a high-profile Asian security summit ended over the weekend where it began, with no

IRAQ intervention | US sending arms to Kurds

The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, senior U.S. officials said yesterday. Previously, the U.S.

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