THE BUZZ: LeBron James humbled by fans in Hong Kong

“I’m miles and miles and miles, thousands of miles away from home, and to know that you can inspire someone in a whole other country, it means a lot me,”

HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved

47 killed in Taiwan plane’s failed landing

A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late yesterday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead. Taiwanese Transport

Casino workers rally outside Venetian demanding higher benefits

Ieong Man Teng, president of the Forefront of Macau Gaming (FMG), which organized this demonstration, said that if Sands China does not give a satisfactory reply, the casino workers would

Wynn Resorts says it’s cooperating with CCAC

Wynn Resorts Ltd. confirmed it has been contacted by Macau’s anti-corruption agency regarding the company’s land purchase for its new resort-casino on the Cotai Strip. “We are working cooperatively with”

Over 15 million visitors during the first half of the year

Visitors from mainland China (+15%), Taiwan (+2%) and the Republic of Korea (+18%) increased year-on-year, while the number of visitors from Hong Kong (-6%) decreased.  Moreover, long-haul visitors from the

Gov’t to roll out 4G in 2015

Last month, Hoi Chi Leong said that the 4G mobile services could be up and running as soon as the end of this year, or in 2015. At the time,

Open Macau Society to appeal IACM’s decision to ban assemblies on unofficial referendum

The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) has denied the Open Macau Society’s request to hold assemblies to promote a civil referendum on universal suffrage – a referendum planned by

Briefs: IC claims no knowledge of Rua de Felicidade shop ownership

Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) president Ung Vai Meng has told the media that he had no knowledge of a recent Hong Kong magazine report, which claimed that a local enterprise

‘Non-Catholics’ sign withdrawn from Macau Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady attracts a high number of tourists each day. As reported by the Times last month, two signs reading “no entry for tourists”

McDonald’s Macau admits to using Husi products

McDonald’s Macau explained that the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau has already suspended the importation of all products from Husi China. This suspension, the company said, will only affect the

Apple hints new products near with bigger IPhones looming

Apple Inc. signaled that the long wait for new products is nearing an end. With bigger-screen handsets in development, Apple said that shoppers are delaying buying new iPhones, which will weigh

Melco receives food safety accreditation for all of its hotel properties

HACCP is an international standard for food safety and hygiene requirements in the food and catering industry.  It has provided a uniform preventive production control program to ensure food safety. 

Angola raises USD2 billion for national reconstruction

The statement issued Tuesday said that the government hired Banco Angolano de Investimentos (BAI) and Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA) as “financial consultants” to “structure, set up and intermediate” this

China cracks down on online rumors, porn

Chinese authorities have tightened already rigorous Internet controls by cracking down on online pornography and what state media called “rumormongers” and “slanderous content.” The state news agency Xinhua reported yesterday that

IMF mission visits Guinea Bissau

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was due to start a week-long visit to Guinea Bissau in order to update the country’s macroeconomic data, said the country’s Ministry

Mozambican economy posts 7.5 pct growth in 1st quarter

The Mozambican economy grew by 7.5 percent in the first quarter of 2014, compared to the same period of 2013, the country’s National Statistics Institute (INE) said. According to information from

Rate of economic growth in Cape Verde continues to slow in 2nd quarter

Cabo Verde’s (Cape Verde’s) economic climate indicator continued on the downward trend seen in the previous quarter, which means economic growth continues to slow, the National Statistics Institute (INE) said

HOUSING | Chinese banks seen discounting mortgage rates, survey shows

Banks will resume preferential mortgage rates, according to 74 percent of analysts and economists in a survey conducted from July 14 to July 17. Fifty-six percent forecast banks will lower

More than 200 top officials ordered to quit company jobs

More than 200 senior Chinese officials were ordered to quit company jobs they held at the same time they were working in the government, in a move meant to root

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