Father accuses doctor of medical malpractice, demands accountability

Over nearly a decade, Mr Chan Kok Sam has been running around different medical and legal departments in Macau to appeal for the accountability of his daughter’s vegetative state, which

Gaming | VIP room employees seek help from DSAL

The Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) has received requests for assistance from 52 former employees of four VIP rooms that have closed or are undergoing business consolidation, according to the Secretary

Junket HK listing rejected

The Macau junket operator Iao Kun Group Holding Co Ltd., which is currently listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market in the United States, has had its listing application in Hong

On the lawmakers’ agenda

LRT DELAYS Continuous delays in the construction of the Macau LRT sections have triggered yet another verbal enquiry, this time by lawmakers Chan Meng Kam, who raised criticism over the

AL PLENARY | Higher education bill approved amid doubts over financing scheme

The bill governing higher education in Macau passed its first reading yesterday, but legislators raised doubts regarding local universities’ funding scheme, while also expressing concern over the implementation of an

BRIEFS: Residential mortgage loans rose by 9.7 pct

New residential mortgage loans (RMLs) approved by Macau banks increased 9.7 percent month-on-month, reaching MOP3.7 billion in December. 95.3 percent of these were extended to residents. In terms of value,

FAOM urges tackling illegal employment

“There is a lack of transparency in the current policy of TNRs’ importation. The current situation is also different from the initial objective of the policy, which was to

OCBC Group 2014 net profit increases 39 pct

The net profit after tax of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC Back) has increased by 39 percent, reaching SGD3.84 billion for the end of the financial year on December

Macau agrees to exchange financial information with UK, US and Russia

Macau has signed memorandums of understanding with the United States, Russia and the United Kingdom, to exchange financial information as part of a joint effort to curb and prevent money

Travel | Expedia buying rival Orbitz for about USD1.33 billion

  Expedia is buying rival online travel site Orbitz for approximately USD1.33 billion, adding to the stable of brands it has snapped up recently in order to extend its reach and

Automobile GM to build 200-mile electric car at Michigan plant

An electric car with a 200-mile range and a price tag of USD37,500 will be built at a General Motors factory north of Detroit, the company announced yesterday. The small hatchback

Corporate Bits | CAM representatives visit Zhuhai airport

As soon as Mr. Wan Jing Ping assumed the post of the chairman of the board of Zhuhai Airport Group Corp., he led a team to visit Macau International Airport

Real Estate Matters | The Cost Of Selling Clarifying Costs For Owners Selling A Property

In many ways, selling a property is a lot easier than buying one. After all, the assumed risk is on the part of the person acquiring the property and the

PROJECT POKER | Visiting the next home of poker

After the traditional EPT London, I was lucky enough to be able to go to Macau again in 2014, for the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP). The ACOP is the

Portuguese-speaking countries rise in Index of Economic Freedom

The Index of Economic Freedom takes into account legal issues (property rights and freedom from corruption), limitations imposed by governments (fiscal freedom and government spending), regulatory efficiency (business freedom, labour

Angola mines 10 million carats of diamonds in 2014

The 10 million carats of diamonds mined in Angola in 2014 generated revenue of USD1.6 billion, according to provisional figures from the Ministry of Geology and Mines. The numbers figure includes

Taiwan Inmates commit suicide after failed prison breakout

  Six inmates led by a mob boss committed suicide at a prison in Taiwan early yesterday after a failed breakout attempt in which they seized weapons and held a warden

Banking | Online loans offer 9 pct return to twitchy investors: China Credit

The latest hot product in China’s shadow- banking industry is giving Chen Ruogang the convenience of Internet commerce, triple the returns of deposits and regular free fruit hampers. It hasn’t

Flight 370 | Chinese relatives protest in Malaysia over missing plane

Chinese relatives of passengers on a missing Malaysia Airlines flight protested yesterday outside the carrier's office in Kuala Lumpur, urging Malaysia to rescind a declaration that all on board have

Court sentences Korean Air nut rage exec to 1 year in prison

  The inflight tantrum dubbed “nut rage” culminated yesterday in a one year prison sentence for Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-ah, a humiliating rebuke that only partially quelled public outrage at

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