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Monday, March 27, 2017
An American con man who led along the mother of an abducted child, receiving thousands in payment to allegedly rescue the boy, has been sentenced to three years in prison in the United States, according to the New York...
Brazil remains mired in a rotten beef scandal. With the food safety watchdog banning the importation of all meat from the S. American country since Tuesday. MSAR suppliers say the ban will hike prices in local restaurants. Because alternative meat supplies will cost more.
But the company’s local arm Banco Comercial de Macau registered a better performance than one year ago
A 43-year old Mainland Chinese woman was deterred from jumping off Edificio I Chan Kok in Rua de Pequim on Tuesday night, according to local broadcaster TDM Radio News. Police disclosed that the woman claimed that she had failed...
A series of campaigns aimed at informing Macau residents about the 2017 Legislative Assembly Election through online platforms, pamphlets and advertising campaigns on TV and radio will commence from April, the Electoral Commission announced yesterday. The Commission will also...
Local gaming operator Melco Crown Entertainment (MCE) has announced a pay increase for its non-management personnel effective April 1 this year, according to a press release. The increase ranges from 2.5 per cent to 7 per cent for all non-management...
The Macau SAR Government has signed a MOP26.69 million contract with internet-based solutions provider NEC Hong Kong Limited, Macau Branch, for the provision of an “Automotive Electronic Control System,” according to a dispatch published yesterday in the Official Gazette....

Open seas

Marine and Water Bureau confirms Pac On Ferry Terminal will open in May
MSAR residents may be able to use automated immigration clearance facilities in Germany and Singapore in the future, and vice versa
For public safety reasons, the Macau SAR Government has banned the provision or sale of gas water heaters without exhaust pipes, according to a dispatch published in the Official Gazette yesterday. The measure is an effort to reduce incidences of...
With the aim of promoting the management and development of the Macau SAR’s new territorial waters, the government has officially established the Coordinating Committee for the Management and Development of the Maritime Jurisdiction Areas. According to the dispatch published...
Following the launch of its mobile ordering service in Hong Kong and Macau this month, coffee giant Starbucks has plans to start home deliveries of its products, according to the South China Morning Post. Starbucks’ Executive Director for Hong...
MSAR passport holders can now enter the Ukraine under a visa-on-arrival scheme, the Identification Services Bureau announced yesterday. According to a press release, holders of the city’s passports entering as tourists or for business, can obtain a single-entry visa...
Though the MSAR is being ‘ambitious’, bringing together government, private and public interests to plan the city’s development is key to a sustainable, effective city. So says city planning expert Charles Landry. As tourism spots worldwide try to redirect visitors to be engaged in creative tourism and look to control visitor flow through passes and incentives, the ultimate responsibility lies with the city, not the state.
Portugal has named Rodrigo Brum as its newest representative to the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Forum Macau), according to local broadcaster TDM. Brum will also serve as the deputy secretary-general of the...
There was a fire at the construction site of the Grand Lisboa Palace – the new casino-resort project of SJM Holdings Ltd in Cotai – last Friday evening, with authorities saying the incident likely involved foul play. According to...
Gaming analysts consider that if the new smoking bill is approved, the difference in market competitiveness between casinos where smoking at VIP and premium mass tables is allowed and those where it is not, will be eliminated
Report notes that local governments in provinces have no guarantee that higher-tier government will guarantee their debt if they encounter problems
Mandatory declaration of valuables over MOP120,000 at border crossing enforced starting November 1
The head of the privately held junket Suncity Group, Alvin Chao Cheok Wa, has had his appointment as a member of the Cultural Industries Council renewed, according to a dispatch in yesterday’s Official Gazette. The junket head will continue his...
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