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Hengqin is to be the site of a new Macau International Research Institute. Covering a land parcel of 31 hectares (310,000 sqm), the project will apparently serve as a “test bed” for cross-border cooperation in science and technology research. MDN Starting today, individuals who have travelled to Norway within the past 14 days prior to their entry […]

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Songcheng Performing Arts Resort in Zhuhai

Among the lost of key construction projects set to begin this year in Guangdong, four stand out in Zhuhai. One of them we previously reported on – the Overseas Chinese Town eco-friendly resort worth 5 billion yuan. Another is the second phase of Chimelong Ocean Resort in Hengqin, which is part of a 50 billion […]

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Sands volunteers deliver supplies, conduct visits

Sands China staff have been going around the local community to hand out 4,800 bottles of hand sanitiser, 30,000 pairs of medical gloves and 2,000 shower caps, as part of the company’s COVID-19  relief efforts. On March 2, the company’s volunteers – known as Sands Cares Ambassadors – helped drop off 10,000 pairs of medical […]

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Coronavirus update: Imported cases rise

Guangdong has seen another day with no new COVID-19 infections and 12 recoveries, leaving only 63 under treatment as of Tuesday, according to the Guangdong Health Commission.   Hong Kong, however, appears to be struggling with imported cases – and they are not from the mainland. Five reported yesterday were all imported or close contacts of […]

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The last two coronavirus patients in Zhuhai were discharged yesterday morning. There are also no suspected cases in the city bordering Macau. MDN Zhuhai has released a batch of policies aimed at getting the economy going again, which include subsidies for various types of companies according to the industry and activities they are involved in. One […]

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Melco garners environmental award

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has been named 2019 Best First Time Performer by global non-profit environmental organization CDP. Melco received an A- score earlier this year from CDP, attaining one of the highest ratings amongst disclosing companies in China. According to the company, by 2030, Melco is committed to carbon neutrality, a zero-waste approach adopted across its resorts, and sustainable […]

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GGR plunges, March on track for -80%

It’s not a complete wasteland out there, but the pickings are slim indeed. According to a note from Sanford Bernstein, Macau’s gross gaming revenues were MOP$1.4 billion through the first eight days of the month, down 79% year-on-year. The research house expects Macau to be down around 75%-80% YoY this month – assuming there are […]

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Search results on Air Macau’s official website suggest that the local airline is preparing to increase the number of flights to some mainland cities starting March 16.  MDT Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, the gaming sector had been hiring new staff at a decent pace – especially given that Macau has virtually full employment. Official […]

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