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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The first phase of construction of the cloud computing centre, set to kick off the MSAR’s Smart City project, should be completed by June of 2019, according to the head of the Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT) Fred...
Control over the use of mainland China-issued UnionPay cards might increase, and it won’t be over ATMs, suggests analyst
Whereas the monetary authorities of the Macau and Hong Kong SARs remain unable to confirm if money withdrawals at ATMs in both jurisdictions have decreased or increased since the implementation of KYC technology in Macau, data released by an investment bank shows dependence on CUP cards for cash remains ‘high’ in the city
Local telecommunications company replied to Business Daily’s enquiry that ‘CTM’s network and services are operating normal’, in the wake of the many complaints received from residents claiming that communicating application - Telegram - requires a VPN (virtual private network)...
TurboJET Premium Grand class passengers up 19 pct y-o-y, Harbour Mile project still pending gov’t Master Plan

Flying high

The CEO of Malaysian low-cost carrier Air Asia stated yesterday the company will look to add five to six routes to the MSAR every year, believing the company in the next five years could be able to carry almost 5 million passengers a year to the city
PATA CEO points out dangers and opportunities of increasing use of technology in tourism
Scholar perceived that Chinese authorities would not act too stringent towards SARs users despite the recent introduction of Chinese latest cyber regulations

Hot seats

Air Asia will allow travellers to purchase tickets from the Philippines to Macau and Hong Kong for around MOP200 until September 17
The deadline for nominations for this year’s Business Awards of Macau is 15 September. The awards aim to celebrate the remarkable achievements and contribution that local individuals, enterprises and groups make in improving the economy and wellbeing of Macau. The...

Low year

In the first half of this year, Hong Kong group Eagle Legend Asia Limited registered some HK$12,000 in profit from its operations in the MSAR
Local exports to Asia-Pacific region pick up
Changing the way in which we react with our ever-more-robotic environment, creating interaction without function and art that makes observers think about the man-machine relationship – the next step in the world of design and art
Financial support provided by the DSE to SMEs affected by Typhoon Hato reached MOP157.3 million as of September 5
Macau Convention and Exhibitions Association received almost a third of the MOP21.4 million in financial support provided by IPIM in the first half of this year

Retrieving hands

The government granted MOP10.6 million in subsidies via SME and Young Entrepreneur aid schemes in August, 92.4 per cent less than in the previous month
The recent typhoons have damaged the new business aviation jet hangar, further delaying its opening
Official data released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) showed that the MICE sector attracted 405,000 attendees during the second quarter of the year
Local airline company Air Macau registered losses of RMB15 million (MOP18 million) in the first six months of this year, an improvement from the RMB38 million in losses posted in the same period last year, according to Portuguese newspaper...
The total value of goods exported to mainland China under the CEPA (Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement) amounted to MOP7.68 million (US$952,604) in the month of August, up 8.6 per cent month-on-month when compared to MOP7.07 million in July. The latest...
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