PISA 2018 ranks Macau world’s 3rd in 3 core subjects

The global results of the Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) study were released on Tuesday – and among the 79 participating countries and regions, Macau ranks third in all three literacy assessments, comprising reading, mathematics and science. Please click here for more inforamtion.

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Sands China Honours Outstanding Suppliers at Seventh Annual Sands Supplier Excellence Awards

Sands China Ltd. recognised some of its more exceptional suppliers at the 2019 Sands Supplier Excellence Awards Friday at The Venetian® Macao. The annual event is a global initiative of Sands China’s parent company, Las Vegas Sands Corp., and acknowledges the cooperation and services of some of the company’s most noteworthy suppliers worldwide. “Sands China’s success […]

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THREE NEW SECRETARIES CONFIRMED FOR GOV’T

Clockwise from top left: Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário, Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak, Secretary for Economy and Finance-designate Lei Wai Nong, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture-designate Ao Ieong Iu, Secretary for Administration and Justice-designate André Cheong Weng Chun In a surprise announcement last night, the Macau SAR government […]

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20 years of resorts (1): Biggest Bet Yet

From sleepy town to world- class tourist destination in 20 years, Macau has pulled off an unprecedented feat. (This is the first part of a four-part special series looking back on 20 years of Macau’s development of integrated resorts.) By Anthony Lawrance The story of Macau since 1999 is one of the world’s most remarkable. […]

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20 years of resorts (2): SPEED and STYLE

(part 2 of a four-part series): 1 2 3 4 The first batch of resorts opened by each of the concessionaires laid the foundation for the industry’s incredible success to come. The first three of Macau’s concessions were awarded on February 8, 2002. One went to Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM), whose parent, STDM, […]

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