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Friday, June 23, 2017
The investigation into the accident which resulted in the death of a construction worker on Sociedade de Jogos de Macau’s (SJM) Grand Cotai Palace in Cotai is still ongoing, with no fixed date for the resumption of work on...
Fong Son Kin, chairman of the Industrial Association of Macau (IAM), said the government could include more industries in industrial categories such as software development, movie making and photography studio. The comments came during TDM radio programme Macao Forum. Fong...
Over 100 accounts frozen by authorities following an investigation by the Chinese police in the province of Yunan into online gambling could be unfrozen if no ties are found to the activity, illegal in China, according to the Myanmar...
The privatisation of the café run by the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) next to Nam Van Lake has taken a step forward, the city’s Official Gazette has announced. A dispatch in the Official Gazette advises that the President...
After more than a year of negotiations Dah Sing’s insurance business has been sold for HK$10.6 bln
Cherry Fung, country manager for Hong Kong, Macau and Mongolia for cyber security firm Fortinet, says the demand for cyber security services in the Hong Kong market this year will drive the sector’s market value up 8.75 per cent,...
Education and health led the increase in the composite consumer price index (CPI) in May 2017, according to the latest data released by the Statistics and Census Services (DSEC) yesterday. Prices for education and health services went up 7.46 per...
A new focus on the Greater Bay Area and the promotion of corporate travel within the area has arisen through the recent share acquisition by JMI Global of Swire Travel, Hong Kong’s largest travel management company, according to TTG...

Shaking hands

Local consultancy firm Perfeição Lda has signed a co-operation agreement with Portuguese business newspaper Jornal Económico, with the publication helping promote a Portuguese products trade fair to be organised with Nam Kwong (Group) Company Limited at the end of the month in Shenyang
The local anti-graft body, the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC), has reiterated that gaming operators must not help promote any given candidate or list of candidates for the upcoming Legislative Assembly elections. The affirmation comes after a meeting held at the...
Housing units in the pipeline were up 7.7 pct in Q1. With 503 new units obtaining licences, a 304 pct y-o-y uptick. The Peninsula will continue to supply the most new-builds, 85 pct of which will be smaller than 75 sq. m. While Taipa and Coloane focus on larger units. For public housing, the gov’t promises to open a new tender this year for units currently in the pipeline - but with no promises on division between economic and social housing.
Coloane housing units tend to be small or large, with no inbetween, while those on the Peninsula are more numerous but smaller. Taipa housing units in planning were mostly T3
With a passion for vintage clothing, in particular leather jackets, Eddie Lam set up the Leather Motel store in an industrial building in a little visited part of town, confronting difficulties but forging ahead with a passion to expand the vintage scene in the MSAR
Suggestions from tourism and hospitality associations to develop the Greater Bay Area point to diversification within integration, and the need to invest in qualified training. IFT claims it’s on the case
Despite growth in the online sector, traditional casino sites will still represent the majority of the gaming market until 2021, a report indicates
Neptune Group Limited, a junket operator in Macau, has entered into a mortgage loan agreement worth HK$20 million (US$2.56 million/MOP20.6 million) with two individual borrowers via its subsidiary, the company indicated in a filing with the Hong Kong Stock...
A co-operation agreement has been signed between the Film Festival and Awards Macao Organising Committee and Shanghai International Film & TV Festivals Co., Ltd. in order to increase movie projects business opportunities between the MSAR and Shanghai

Home alone

The city’s general development environment, opportunities engendered by political policies, sense of belonging and family are the positive factors that could encourage local talent currently working overseas to return to the MSAR, local Chinese newspaper Macao Daily reported. Meanwhile, factors...
The director of the Macau General Association of Real Estate (AGSIM), Ip Kin Wa, says transactions and prices of the real estate market this year will both experience slight increases of 5 per cent, local Chinese newspaper Macao Daily...
More road works needed on the weekends and holidays, say legislators. Not enough inspectors, says IACM head, given an increase of nearly 2,000 excavations per year and only four more inspectors between 1999 and last year. The current public “pressure” on the gov’t could lead to more inspectors, but in the meantime, work approvals will first be decided by the transit bureau, before going to IACM.
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