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The next batch of applications for the Anim’Arte Nam Van artisan fair are now being accepted, for those wishing to apply for stands. Applications will be for the period between July and December of this year and must be...
The refurbishment of the city’s Customs office, near the roundabout of Tenente Pedro Jose Da Silva Loureiro in Taipa, opposite the new Roosevelt Hotel, will set the city’s coffers back anywhere between MOP33.33 million (US$4.15 million) and MOP47.38 million,...

Trial delay

Start of the corruption trial against Ng Lap Seng delayed by 30 days
The Macau Foundation is working on two projects to link countries along the Road and beyond
The MSAR’s MICE events saw a surge in participants, up 62 pct y-o-y in the first three months of the year. The total number of events, 366, also rose by 18 pct y-o-y, with 66 pct of events corporate meetings and 22 pct association meetings. Only 7 pct of events were conferences, exhibitions and incentive activities. Of the seven exhibitions held, average duration was three days, with a near 49 pct increase in participants in Q1.
Fabrice Collot, General Manager for Banyan Tree Macau
Legislators pointed out the lengthy procedures for completion of deeds for housing applicants and urged the gov’t to expedite the process
The city’s unemployment rate held stable at 2 per cent during the first four months of the year, according to the most recent information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). Regarding local residents, the unemployment rate dropped by 0.1...
No confirmation yet on the part of FIA regarding the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) participation in the 2017 Macau Grand Prix
According to the Social Welfare Bureau around 14,000 people were suffering from gambling addictions in the MSAR in 2016
Melco Resorts Finance Limited, formerly known as MCE Finance Limited, announced on the Nasdaq on Friday that it is listing an offering of US$650 million (MOP5.21 billion/HK$5.06 billion) in senior notes. The Nasdaq-listed company, chaired by Lawrence Yau Lung...
In its latest move to cash out of its business, Fosun International Limited, China’s largest privately-owned corporation controlled by Shanghai billionaire Guo Guangchang, announced in a disclosure with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that it is disposing of several...
Deputy director of General Administration of the Customs Guangdong Branch and Commissioner of Gongbei Customs, Zhao Ming, said on Friday that research into utilising Big Data for the simplification of clearance procedures between Guangdong and Macau is currently being...
Cloee Chao, president of the New Macau Gaming Professionals Association, has pledged to run in the upcoming legislative election, submitting her nomination list on Friday, according to TDM Radio news. The gaming activist claims her participation in this year’s Legislative...
During yesterday’s Legislative Assembly session lawmakers queried the Administration’s resolve. Following domestic watchdogs’ reports on corrupt practices in gov’t departments. Identifying some of the most relevant graft cases of late, they complained that the Executive is ignoring recommendations.
Alibaba Group claims not be considering developing an independent brand of its Alipay mobile payment system for the MSAR, while the government says it is in negotiations with the group to extend its co-operation with local financial entities
The local Sports Bureau and FIA have different interpretations regarding the appearance of the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Macau
The MSAR Gov’t has officially launched the second application for the SME Aid Scheme and also increased the maximum amount of guarantee under the SME Credit Guarantee Scheme
Workers from Portuguese bank Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) branch in France questioned the bank’s management if it intends to reduce its operations in the country while maintaining operations in the MSAR
The foreign workforce accounted for nearly 36 per cent of Macau’s population in April 2017, but bureaucracy is still an obstacle in getting the labour needed by SMEs in a timely fashion
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