China reopens but businesses struggle to lure back consumers

The Daronghe restaurant in Chengdu in China’s west has reopened but, with business down by half, its staff of 150 come to work on alternate days. Three months after China declared

MGM, business incubator to polish young entrepreneurs’ skills

Organized by MGM, Parafuturo de Macau (PFM Macau) and the Macao Young Entrepreneur Incubation Centre (MYEIC), the “MYEIC x MGM Young Entrepreneur Nurturing Program” was officially launched Tuesday. This two-year program

Sands Cares Ambassadors host teamLab experience for children with disabilities

Sands Cares Ambassadors recently hosted a group of children with disabilities at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Expo, where they experienced teamLab SuperNature Macao’s immersive art space, as part of the

Tennis | No Wimbledon, jumbled season and ‘Big 4’ legacies

It’s a complete guessing game, but it’s still fun to discuss: Will the legacies of the four most prominent and successful tennis players of today — and maybe ever —

The Buzz | Study: Coronavirus immunity may be more widespread than tests suggest

People testing negative for coronavirus antibodies may still have some immunity, a study revealed yesterday by BBC News has suggested. For every person testing positive for antibodies, two were found to

Little evidence that protests spread coronavirus in US

There is little evidence that the protests that erupted after George Floyd’s death caused a significant increase in U.S. coronavirus infections, according to public health experts. If the protests had driven

World Views | How everybody learned to love the euro

  The euro is at its strongest level for nearly two years on the European Central bank’s own official trade-weighted index, which compares it with a basket of other leading currencies.

Thursday, June 2, 2020 – edition no. 3567

— Hong Kong police made 10 arrests on day one under the new law which China says would only affect ‘extremely few criminals who are severely endangering national security’ * Starting

Gaming | Philippines: Thousands lose jobs after online casinos catering to Chinese close

Two online casino operators that cater mostly to Chinese clients are exiting the Philippines, and more shutdowns of offshore gaming firms in the Philippines are forthcoming, according to casino operator

Jackson Chang’s wife, daughter said to enjoy employee ‘privileges’ at IPIM applicant’s company

The employment of Jackson Chang’s wife and daughter at a company owned by an investment visa applicant, which Chang is said to have improperly assisted, was used as evidence against

Macau billionaire’s appeal declined by US Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal made by billionaire and real estate developer Ng Lap Seng to overturn his conviction and four-year prison sentence for bribing two United

Fine print exhibition showcases local artists

A collective exhibition of fine prints, featuring artwork from six Macau-based artists, is currently showing at Creative Macau. The exhibition titled “Magical Feelings” aims to bring the city’s fine art printmakers

Expert warns putting off relaxing measures due to lack of immunity

Zhong Nanshan, expert pulmonologist and academician at the Chinese Academy of Engineering, has warned against relaxing the Covid-19 containment measures in Macau. The expert has exceled in containing several diseases in

Association calls for family doctor scheme

  Lam U Tou, one of the speakers yesterday at the Macau United Citizens’ Association forum, believes that the city will benefit from a family doctor healthcare system. The forum was centered

Gov’t to roll out digital education platform in Sept

An e-learning platform will be officially available to all foundational education entities from September. The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) is reviewing proposals it has received to date. The news

HKMAO, Liaison Offices in support of national security law

The Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China (HKMAO) announced in a statement yesterday that it is in full support of

Law criticized abroad, defended by China

China’s enactment of a national security law for Hong Kong yesterday drew statements of deep concern and regret from abroad and a firm defense at home. The law has fueled a

China approves contentious Hong Kong national security law

China approved a contentious national security law that will allow authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong Kong, a move many see as Beijing’s boldest yet

This Day in History | 1997 Hong Kong handed over to Chinese control

Hong Kong has been handed back to the Chinese authorities - ending more than 150 years of British control. The British flag was lowered over Government House - home to the

EU reopens its borders to 14 nations but not to US tourists

The European Union announced last night that it will reopen its borders to travelers from 14 countries, and possibly China soon, but most Americans have been refused entry for at

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