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Golden Week run seen fading as casino shares slide
Macau’s robust Golden Week holiday performance is unlikely to continue, with concerns over China’s softening economy weighing down the gambling outlook in the world’s biggest gaming center. During the Golden Week, mainland tourists have flocked to (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
Police open to publicizing statistics on communications interception
The Judiciary Police (PJ) says that it holds an open attitude regarding whether to publicize statistics on interception practices. “The Macau government, including security authorities, is open to disclosing, or not, relevant information in the (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
Au’s ‘defamation’ to be handled according to the law
The Judiciary Police (PJ) will handle lawmaker Au Kam San’s alleged defamation case in light of the law, according to PJ spokesperson Chan Wun Man. Recently, PJ accused the lawmaker of defamation based on Au’s interview with a local Chinese (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
Forum assesses impact of tourism partnership between EU and China
Spearheading discussions about the global tourism economy in the context of China’s far-reaching Belt and Road Initiative, the seventh Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF, or the Forum) will be held in Macau on October 23 and 24. Under the theme (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
Gov’t hands awards to 47 scientific projects
The government has presented a total of 47 awards in recognition of projects in the fields of Science and Technology. The ceremony was held yesterday at the Grand Auditorium of the Macao Cultural Center. Many highlighted figures from the local (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
MDT Interview | Nicole Tam: ‘Future and sustainability’ are keys for fashion industry
A designer with a well- established career in the fashion industry, Nicole Tam was invited by the Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center (CPTTM) to present her collection at the recent 26th Dalian Cup International Youth Fashion (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
Four lawmakers propose AL debates over LRT
Au Kam San, Ng Kuok Cheong, Agnes Lam, and Leong Sun Iok are simultaneously proposing a debate over the Light Rapid Transit (LRT) at the Legislative Assembly (AL). Recently, the four lawmakers submitted their motions to AL, calling for the (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
Briefs | Hong Kong-based diplomats attend exhibition, concert
On the occasion of the 32nd Macao International Music Festival (MIMF), the government invited members of the consular corps accredited in Hong Kong and Macau to participate in a visit to an art exhibition organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
Hong Kong dollar could get all shook up as cash pool shrinks
Prepare for even greater swings in the Hong Kong dollar and funding costs in the city, as a shrinking pool of liquidity amplifies moves in interest rates. Hong Kong’s one-week interbank borrowing cost rose the most in a decade on Sept. 24 amid a (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
Australia | Planned racing ad on sails of Sydney Opera House divisive
A plan to project a horse racing advertisement on the famed sails of the Sydney Opera House is dividing Australians. The New South Wales state government stepped in to allow the advertisement to be displayed today after the opera house chief (...)
Macau Daily Times - 9 October 2018
Macau government nixes plan to house greyhounds next to old people’s home
About 500 greyhounds will stay for the time being in their kennels at the former racetrack in Fai Chi Kei as a provisional facility that Macau (Yat Yuen) Canidrome has controversially set up to house the dogs right next to a retirement home in (...)
Macau News - 8 October 2018
Lawmaker urges govt to introduce adaptive traffic signals
The local government should introduce an adaptive traffic control system (ATCS) – a traffic management strategy in which traffic signal timing changes based on actual traffic demand - in order to tackle the city’s chronic traffic congestion, (...)
Macau News - 8 October 2018
Mallet: Britain expresses concern over Hong Kong speech rights
Britain has expressed concern over freedom of speech in its former colony Hong Kong after authorities refused to renew the work visa of a senior editor of the Financial Times. A statement dated today [Saturday, Macau time] said Britain has asked (...)
Macau Daily Times - 6 October 2018
Sponsor downplays Ronaldo on website; Juventus shares drop
Cristiano Ronaldo’s image is vanishing from the website of a key sponsor. The stock price for his Juventus team dropped 10 percent yesterday (Friday). A week after a Nevada woman filed a civil lawsuit accusing Ronaldo of rape in 2009, attempts by (...)
Macau Daily Times - 5 October 2018
Ambrose So: Grand Lisboa Palace to open in H2 2019
SJM CEO Ambrose So Shu Fai said Thursday that Grand Lisboa Palace in Cotai would open in the second half of next year, which would add vitality to the tourism offerings in the Greater Bay Area (GBA). The post Ambrose So: Grand Lisboa Palace to (...)
Macau News - 5 October 2018
Police request apology following Au Kam Sam’s accusation
The Judiciary Police (PJ) has urged lawmaker Au Kam San to apologize to the police authority over a false accusation. According to the PJ’s statement, Au accused the police of illegal interception of a resident who had planned to burn himself (...)
Macau Daily Times - 5 October 2018
Sin Fong Garden reconstruction commencement announced
Sin Fong Garden property owners can finally see the initiation of the house project’s reconstruction. Yesterday, the Sin Fong Garden reconstruction project commencement ceremony was held. Reconstruction is estimated to take approximately two and (...)
Macau Daily Times - 5 October 2018
Activists fined for Hotel Estoril trespassing
The previous president of the New Macau Association (ANM), Scott Chiang, and association member Alin Lam were fined after they were found guilty of trespassing the Hotel Estoril, the Court of First Instance announced the judgment yesterday. (...)
Macau Daily Times - 5 October 2018
CRIME | Mainland man arrested for arson
A mainland man has been arrested following an arson case that took place at Rua dos Pescadores early yesterday morning. The fire damaged 13 motorbikes, six of which were severely damaged. The remaining seven sustained different levels of damage. (...)
Macau Daily Times - 5 October 2018
Tourism | Group visitors up in August
Visitors on package tours totalled 785,000 in August 2018, up by 12.4 percent year- on-year and 3.3 percent month-to-month. According to information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), package tour visitors from mainland China (...)
Macau Daily Times - 5 October 2018
Indonesian community raises funds for earthquake victims
A church group is holding a fundraising event on October 14 to raise funds for victims of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami, which devastated the city of Palu, Sulawesi. The 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit the island on Friday and was followed (...)
Macau Daily Times - 5 October 2018

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