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Delta bridge Macau car park to have 3,000 spaces for HK cars

The East Car Park at the border checkpoint of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau (HKZM) Bridge will have a capacity of 3,000 spaces for Macau-bound drivers of Hong Kong-registered cars.

22 Feb, 2018

#Business

Home prices rise 16.8 pct in 2017: official

The average price of homes reached 100,822 patacas per square metre (10,670 square foot) last year, an increase of 16.8 percent year on year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) said in a statement Wednesday

22 Feb, 2018

#Business

Eco-bureau collects reusable CNY red packets

The Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) said in a statement Wednesday that it has launched a scheme to collect red packets (known as ‘lai see’ in Cantonese) for recycling.

22 Feb, 2018

#Social Affairs

CNY visitor arrivals rise 9.2 pct

The number of visitor arrivals to Macau reached 667,666 between Thursday and Monday (from Chinese New Year’s Eve to the fourth day of the Chinese New Year), a 9.2 percent increase compared to the corresponding period of the lunar new year

21 Feb, 2018

#Tourism

Police impose CNY crowd control measures

The police implemented official crowd control measures on three consecutive days, between Sunday and Tuesday, across the city centre in response to the huge number of tourists visiting the area during the Chinese New Year (CNY) holiday period.

21 Feb, 2018

#Tourism

MGM China net revenue rises 3 pct in 2017  

MGM China said in a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday that its net revenue rose 3 percent year on year to US$2.0 billion (16 billion patacas) last year. 

21 Feb, 2018

#Gaming

Female artists to join first Macau Biennial in March

For the first time Macau will hold in March an International Biennial solely dedicated to the works of female artists.

21 Feb, 2018

#Culture

Macau's meteorological and geophysical bureau vice-director

Meteorological bureau’s vice-director quits

Termination of her appointment as the bureau’s vice-director will be effective from March 1 though the announcement did not say why Leong tendered her resignation.

15 Feb, 2018

#Politics

Pansy Ho MGM Cotai

MOP 27 billion MGM Cotai opens in Macau

The casino at MGM Cotai has 177 gaming tables and 982 slot machines catering to the premium mass and mass market. The casino’s VIP lounges will open around the middle of the year.

14 Feb, 2018

#Gaming

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge vehicle quotas

Macau to hold 600 vehicles quotas for Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge

Macau will hold 600 quotas for vehicles; 500 of the quotas will have a validity of 1 year and the remaining 100 quotas will have a validity of six months.

14 Feb, 2018

#Economy

Macau Panorama

Fitch upgrades Macau’s long-term credit rating to AA

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Macau’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to AA from AA-, pointing out that “the outlook is stable”.  

14 Feb, 2018

#Economy

MGM COTAI, blending art & high-tech, opens today

Gaming operator MGM China will officially open the doors of its 27-billion-pataca MGM COTAI today, offering the public an innovative blend of art and high-tech.

13 Feb, 2018

#Gaming

Writer Jung Chang to attend The Script Road – Macau Literary Festival

British Book of the Year 1994 winner Jung Chang is among more than 60 guests joining The Script Road - Macau Literary Festival this year.

13 Feb, 2018

#Culture

Observatory forecasts warm CNY

The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) forecast that the weather during the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday period will be warmer than previous lunar new years.

13 Feb, 2018

#Social Affairs

Security situation stabilized in 2017, says Wong Sio Chak

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said at a press conference Friday that “Macau’s security situation in 2017 remained, in general, stable and favorable.”

12 Feb, 2018

#Social Affairs

Police nab rogue cabbie after seeing online video

The police arrested a female taxi driver on Friday for attempting to overcharge a passenger from the mainland after seeing a video clip taken by the male passenger capturing the incident.

12 Feb, 2018

#Social Affairs

Liaison chief says his office will cooperate with anyone ‘acknowledging the nation’

Central People’s Government Liaison Office Director Zheng Xiaosong told a Spring Festival reception Thursday that his office will cooperate with any Macau people as long as they “acknowledge the nation” and respect the powers held by the central government in accordance with the nation’s Constitution and the Macau Basic Law.

9 Feb, 2018

#Politics

Melco explores 2nd phase for Studio City

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho Yau Lung said in a statement Thursday that his company would “continue to explore the phase 2 expansion of Studio City.

9 Feb, 2018

#Gaming

Developer possibly victim of Coloane plot fraud: anti-graft chief

Commissioner Against Corruption (CCAC) Andre Cheong Weng Chon said Wednesday that the developer of a -currently suspended- highrise residential building project on a plot at the bottom of Coloane Hill is possibly a victim of a fraud case surrounding the plot that was revealed by the CCAC earlier this week.

8 Feb, 2018

#Business

Lawmakers pass stamp duty bill

The legislature Wednesday passed a government-initiated bill according to which an additional stamp duty will be levied on all those who buy residential units in addition to their first one.

8 Feb, 2018

#Economy