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Chineses comem pastéis de Belém em Macau, mas não falam português

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Chineses comem pastéis de Belém em Macau, mas não falam português

- RESUMO O português é idioma oficial de Macau e, por lei, terá essa condição mantida até ao menos 2049, mas, na prática, poucos nativos o utilizam. Nessa região administrativa especial da China, porém, a interação histórica transcende o idioma: o estilo da antiga colônia de Portugal se mistura com a arquitetura kitsch dos cassinos. A cena está perdida em algum canto da memória

Places: Brazil |  Macau |  North |  Pará |  Belém | 

Gambling revenue in Macau higher than expected

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Gambling revenue in Macau higher than expected

- HONG KONG: Revenues in the world's biggest casino hub of Macau jumped 24 per cent last month, beating expectations and posting a 10-month winning streak as wealthy gamblers returned to the southern Chinese territory despite a corruption crackdown. Gambling revenue in the only place in China where casino gaming is legal rose to 22.7 billion patacas (S$3.92 billion), government data showed yesterday

Places: Hong Kong |  Macau |  Singapore | 

Melaka-based Macau scam syndicate busted, 25 foreigners held

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Melaka-based Macau scam syndicate busted, 25 foreigners held

- MELAKA: Police have crippled a Macau scam syndicate on Friday following the arrest of 26 people at an upscale bungalow in Ayer Keroh. State deputy police chief Datuk Ruslan Hassan said police raided the bungalow unit at 1.50pm following a tip-off and detained a Malaysian man and 25 foreigners from China and Taiwan. They were aged between 18 and 51. "These foreigners entered the country legally as tourists

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Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Southern |  Melaka | 

26 ahli sindiket Macau Scam ditahan

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26 ahli sindiket Macau Scam ditahan

- MELAKA: Polis menyelesaikan 100 kes penipuan Macau Scam berjumlah RM13.4 juta dengan penahanan 26 ahli sindiket di Ayer Keroh, Jumaat lalu. Suspek terdiri daripada seorang lelaki tempatan dan 25 warga China serta Taiwan, termasuk 13 wanita, berusia antara 18 tahun dan 51 tahun. Timbalan Ketua Polis negeri, Datuk Ruslan Hassan, berkata ketika serbuan, semua suspek sedang sibuk menjalankan kegiatan berkenaan. "Hasil serbuan, polis merampas wang tunai RM2,100, dua komputer riba, modem (16), mesin pencetak (2), telefon (16), telefon bimbit (21), alamat protokol Internet (22), walkie-talkie (7), buku nota, fail dan Toyota Alphard

Places: Macau |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Southern |  Melaka | 

Johor Baru-based Macau Scam busted - Nation

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Johor Baru-based Macau Scam busted - Nation

- KUALA LUMPUR: Police have crippled a Macau Scam based in Johor Baru following the arrest of 50 people there. Federal Commercial Crime Investigation Department deputy director (cyber crime and multimedia investigations) Senior Asst Comm Datuk Mohd Kamaruddin Md Din said intelligence led police to conduct six raids in the Iskandar Puteri district in Johor on Wednesday. “We arrested 50 people, of whom 27 men and 16 women are believed to be from China," he said Thursday

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Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Central |  Kolumpo |  Southern |  Johore | 

25 Indian Doctors On China Trip With Families, Stranded In Shenzhen, Move To Macau

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25 Indian Doctors On China Trip With Families, Stranded In Shenzhen, Move To Macau

- Beijing: Twenty-five Indian doctors and their families, who were on a trip to China and got stuck at a hotel in Shenzhen over non-payment of dues, moved to Macau today after the issue was settled, Indian officials said. The doctors attached with the Malad Medical Association (MMA) in Mumbai, were made to vacate their hotel rooms in Guangdong Province yesterday and forced to remain in the lobby until the entire amount was paid

Categories: Health |  Travel & Recreation | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S. Asia |  India |  North |  Beijing | 

Indian doctors, their families stranded in China’s Shenzhen leave for Macau

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Indian doctors, their families stranded in China’s Shenzhen leave for Macau

- Twenty-five Indian doctors and their families, who were on a trip to China and got stuck at a hotel in Shenzhen over non-payment of dues, moved to Macau on Monday after the issue was settled, Indian officials said. The doctors attached with the Malad Medical Association (MMA)in Mumbai, were made to vacate their hotel rooms in Guangdong Province yesterday and forced to remain in the lobby until the entire amount was paid

Categories: Health | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S. Asia |  India | 

25 Chinese, Taiwanese remanded over Selangor-based 'Macau Scam' syndicate

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25 Chinese, Taiwanese remanded over Selangor-based 'Macau Scam' syndicate

- SHAH ALAM: A total of 25 Chinese and Taiwanese citizens were remanded for four days from yesterday to facilitate investigations into a ‘Macau Scam’ syndicate. Magistrate Khairul Nizam Abu Bakar issued the remand order for 13 men and seven women from China, and four men and a woman from Taiwan, all aged between 20 and 30, for being suspected syndicate members

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Tags: Crimes |  Frauds | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  Taiwan |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Central |  Selangor |  Shah Alam | 

James Packer bids farewell to billionaire Macau partner

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James Packer bids farewell to billionaire Macau partner

- Casino billionaires Lawrence Ho and James Packer have bid their last goodbey to a decade-long gaming partnership in Macau. Packer's Crown Resorts confirmed on Tuesday it would selling the last of its stake in Melco Resorts & Entertainment and will receive about $987 million from the transaction. The company said in an ASX statement that it would use the net proceeds to reduce Crown's net debt

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Tags: Money |  Wealth |  Billionaires | 
Places: Australia |  Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau | 

Macau launches facial recognition checks at ATMs

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Macau launches facial recognition checks at ATMs

- MACAU: Casino hub Macau said Monday it would launch facial recognition and identity card checks on ATM users in what looks to be the latest move against illicit cash flows out of China. The new rules will apply to holders of mainland-issued China UnionPay bank cards in an announcement that coincided with a three-day visit to the gambling enclave by top Chinese official Zhang Dejiang

Places: Macau |  Malaysia | 

Macau launches facial recognition checks at ATMs

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Macau launches facial recognition checks at ATMs

- MACAU (AFP) - Casino hub Macau said on Monday (May 8) it would launch facial recognition and identity card checks on ATM users in what looks to be the latest move against illicit cash flows out of China. The new rules will apply to holders of mainland-issued China UnionPay bank cards in an announcement that coincided with a three-day visit to the gambling enclave by top Chinese official Zhang Dejiang

Places: Asia |  Macau |  Singapore | 

Top China official urges economic diversification for Macau gaming hub

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Top China official urges economic diversification for Macau gaming hub

- HONG KONG China's number three official Zhang Dejiang emphasized the need for Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, to diversify its economy as he arrived on Monday for a three-day visit to inspect various industries and meet lawmakers. The former Portuguese colony has been governed under a "one country, two systems" arrangement since it was handed to China in 1999. Speaking on the tarmac next to children waving flowers and a red banner welcoming his arrival, Zhang, who is chairman of China's National People's Congress said Macau has made "brilliant achievements" since the handover

Places: United States |  Hong Kong |  Macau | 

Macau billionaire's aide pleads guilty in UN bribe case

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Macau billionaire's aide pleads guilty in UN bribe case

- NEW YORK: The assistant to a billionaire real estate developer from Macau accused of engaging in a scheme to pay bribes to a former United Nations General Assembly president pleaded guilty to a single tax charge on Friday. Jeff Yin, who was arrested along with billionaire Ng Lap Seng in 2015, entered the plea in Manhattan federal court following two weeks of negotiations that led to an agreement in which he did not have to admit to bribing anyone

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Tags: Judiciary |  Money |  Wealth |  Ethics |  Corruption |  Bribery |  Trials |  Billionaires |  Civil Actions | 
Places: Macau |  Singapore | 

Macau billionaire's aide pleads guilty in U.N. bribe case

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Macau billionaire's aide pleads guilty in U.N. bribe case

- NEW YORK (Reuters) - The assistant to a billionaire real estate developer from Macau accused of engaging in a scheme to pay bribes to a former United Nations General Assembly president pleaded guilty to a single tax charge on Friday. Jeff Yin, who was arrested along with billionaire Ng Lap Seng in 2015, entered the plea in Manhattan federal court following two weeks of negotiations that led to an agreement in which he did not have to admit to bribing anyone

Categories: Business |  Society & Culture |  Law & Crime | 
Tags: Judiciary |  Money |  Wealth |  Ethics |  Corruption |  Bribery |  Trials |  Billionaires |  Civil Actions | 
Places: Macau |  Malaysia | 

Macau casino revenue maintains growth momentum as bettors return

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Macau casino revenue maintains growth momentum as bettors return

- HONG KONG (Bloomberg) - Macau's casino revenue growth in March accelerated at the fastest pace in eight months, as both high rollers and leisure gamblers return to the world's largest gaming hub. Gross gaming receipts rose 18.1 percent to 21.2 billion patacas (S$3.7 billion), according to data released by Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau Saturday. That follows a 17.8 per cent jump in February and compares with the median estimate for a 15 per cent increase in a Bloomberg survey of eight analysts

Places: Asia |  Hong Kong |  Macau |  Singapore | 

Macau gambling revenue rises 18 percent in March as high rollers return

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Macau gambling revenue rises 18 percent in March as high rollers return

- HONG KONG Revenues from gambling in Macau rose 18 percent in March, beating expectations and posting an eighth consecutive monthly increase as wealthy gamblers took their chances in China's only legal casino hub - the world's biggest. Gambling revenue in the southern Chinese territory rose to 21.2 billion patacas ($2.6 billion), government data showed on Saturday. Analysts were expecting growth of between 12 percent and 16 percent

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27 group nomination applications confirmed for Macao's legislative election
A total of 27 group nomination applications have been confirmed one day before the deadline for sending nomination application for Macao's sixth legislative election, the special administrative region (SAR)'s legislative election management committee said Wednesday. Out of the 31 applications received by the committee before the deadline, these 27 are considered legitimate and the other four need correction, committee president Tong Hio Fong said   Read More ...
Places: China |  Macau | 
Chineses comem pastéis de Belém em Macau, mas não falam português
Chineses comem pastéis de Belém em Macau, mas não falam português RESUMO O português é idioma oficial de Macau e, por lei, terá essa condição mantida até ao menos 2049, mas, na prática, poucos nativos o utilizam. Nessa região administrativa especial da China, porém, a interação histórica transcende o idioma: o estilo da antiga colônia de Portugal se mistura com a arquitetura kitsch dos cassinos. A cena está perdida em algum canto da memória   Read More ...
Places: Brazil |  Macau |  North |  Pará |  Belém | 
Chinese mainland, Macao to comprehensively upgrade CEPA: senior official
MACAO -- The Chinese mainland and Macao were negotiating on comprehensively upgrading Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements (CEPA), which is expected to complete at the end of this year, a senior official confirmed here at a recent symposium. Wang Bingnan, assistant minister of commerce of China, made the announcement at the opening ceremony of International symposium on Belt and Road and Macao's development, starting on Thursday   Read More ...
Places: China |  Macau | 
Chinese mainland, Macao to comprehensively upgrade CEPA: senior official
The Chinese mainland and Macao were negotiating on comprehensively upgrading Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements (CEPA), which is expected to complete at the end of this year, a senior official confirmed at a recent symposium. Wang Bingnan, assistant minister of commerce of China, made the announcement at the opening ceremony of International symposium on Belt and Road and Macao's development, starting on Thursday   Read More ...
Places: China |  Macau | 
Macao passport holders granted visa-on-arrival entry to Iran, Guinea-Bissau
Passports holders of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will be granted visa-on-arrival entry to Iran and Guinea-Bissau, the authorities said in a press release on Monday. The Identification Services Bureau of Macao SAR confirmed that holders of the Macao SAR passports visiting Iran with tourist purpose can obtain a visa upon arrival at Gheshm Island, Kish Island, Mashhad, Esfahan, Shiraz International Airport, Tabriz and Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport for a maximum stay of 30 days   Read More ...
Places: Guinea-Bissau |  China |  Macau |  Iran |  Bissau Region | 
Macao to strengthen casino security after Manila attack
China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) is to enhance casino security following an attack on a Manila casino hotel, the SAR government said in a statement on Sunday. The SAR government's Judicial Police will enhance the security in Macao's casino hotels, the statement said. The casino hotels in Macao are required to increase personnels and equipment for security checks, and enhance their communication with the judicial police in case of any emergencies   Read More ...
Places: China |  Macau | 
Gambling revenue in Macau higher than expected
Gambling revenue in Macau higher than expected HONG KONG: Revenues in the world's biggest casino hub of Macau jumped 24 per cent last month, beating expectations and posting a 10-month winning streak as wealthy gamblers returned to the southern Chinese territory despite a corruption crackdown. Gambling revenue in the only place in China where casino gaming is legal rose to 22.7 billion patacas (S$3.92 billion), government data showed yesterday   Read More ...
Places: Hong Kong |  Macau |  Singapore | 
Vhils estende presença em Macau com exposição individual e novos murais
Vhils estende presença em Macau com exposição individual e novos murais Com cerca de 30 peças, “Debris” ou “Destroços” foi inaugurada nas antigas Oficinas Navais N.º 1, um espaço entretanto revitalizado e dedicado às artes e cultura na península de Macau, a poucos metros do Templo de A-Má e do Museu Marítimo. A mostra em Macau segue as linhas da primeira exposição individual em Hong Kong, no ano passado, igualmente designada “Debris”, e que foi fruto de um trabalho de quase dois anos de preparação no âmbito de uma residência artística que Vhils realizou na antiga colónia britânica   Read More ...
Places: Macau | 
Governo de Macau garante qualidade e segurança na Ponte do Delta
Governo de Macau garante qualidade e segurança na Ponte do Delta A nota à imprensa foi emitida após o Chefe do Executivo ter, já esta semana, feito declarações nesse sentido, depois de a 24 de Maio a agência anti-corrupção de Hong Kong ter detido 21 funcionários de uma empresa contratada pelo Governo, acusada de falsificar testes ao betão usado na ponte que vai ligar a cidade a Zhuhai e a Macau. “O governo de Macau tem estado muito atento à qualidade e à segurança da construção da ponte e perante os problemas que têm causado preocupação, a parte de Macau consultou a Direcção de Administração da Ponte Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau e esta confirmou que a obra cumpre os requisitos de qualidade e de segurança”, refere o comunicado   Read More ...
Places: Macau | 
Macau casino revenues beat expectations, hit 10-month positive streak
Revenues in the world's biggest casino hub of Macau jumped 24 percent in May, beating expectations and posting a 10-month winning streak as wealthy gamblers returned to the southern Chinese territory despite a corruption crackdown. Gambling revenue in the only place in China where casino gaming is legal rose 23.7 percent in May to 22.7 billion patacas ($2.83 billion), government data showed on Thursday   Read More ...
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Macau casino revenues beat expectations, hit 10-month positive streak
Revenues in the world's biggest casino hub of Macau jumped 24 percent in May, beating expectations and posting a 10-month winning streak as wealthy gamblers returned to the southern Chinese territory despite a corruption crackdown. Gambling revenue in the only place in China where casino gaming is legal rose 23.7 percent in May to 22.7 billion patacas ($2.83 billion), government data showed on Thursday   Read More ...
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Macao merchandise trade deficit widens to 2.44 bln USD in first four months
MACAO -- Macao's merchandise trade deficit widened to 19.57 billion patacas (about $2.44 billion) in the first four months of 2017, the special administrative region's statistics department said Wednesday. Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) showed that from January to April 2017, the total value of merchandise export increased by 9.3 percent year-on-year to 3.78 billion patacas, of which value of re-exports (3   Read More ...
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Tags: Trade |  Trade deficit | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  China |  Macau | 
Packer's former Macau partner says casino operators 'spit on the face' of China
Packer's former Macau partner says casino operators 'spit on the face' of China Beijing: James Packer's former Macau casino business partner, billionaire Lawrence Ho, has criticised casino operators for "deliberately spitting in the face" of Chinese authorities. In an interview with the Financial Times, Mr Ho is reported as saying that Crown Resorts and several other gaming companies had upset the Chinese government by engaging staff in China despite a ban on the marketing of gambling   Read More ...
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Another Macau scam ring busted
Another Macau scam ring busted MALACCA: Police have crippled a Macau scam syndicate involving RM13.4 million following the arrest of 26 suspects at an upscale bungalow in Ayer Keroh. State deputy police chief Datuk Ruslan Hassan said police raided the bungalow on Friday at 1.50pm following a tip-off and detained a local and 25 foreigners from China and Taiwan including 13 women, aged between 18 - 51   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Southern |  Melaka | 
Macau scam syndicate worth RM13.4m busted in Ayer Keroh
Macau scam syndicate worth RM13.4m busted in Ayer Keroh MALACCA: Police have crippled a Macau scam syndicate worth RM13.4 million following the arrest of 26 suspects at an upscale bungalow in Ayer Keroh.   Read More ...
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Tags: Crimes |  Frauds | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Southern |  Melaka | 
Melaka-based Macau scam syndicate busted, 25 foreigners held
Melaka-based Macau scam syndicate busted, 25 foreigners held MELAKA: Police have crippled a Macau scam syndicate on Friday following the arrest of 26 people at an upscale bungalow in Ayer Keroh. State deputy police chief Datuk Ruslan Hassan said police raided the bungalow unit at 1.50pm following a tip-off and detained a Malaysian man and 25 foreigners from China and Taiwan. They were aged between 18 and 51. "These foreigners entered the country legally as tourists   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Southern |  Melaka | 
26 ahli sindiket Macau Scam ditahan
26 ahli sindiket Macau Scam ditahan MELAKA: Polis menyelesaikan 100 kes penipuan Macau Scam berjumlah RM13.4 juta dengan penahanan 26 ahli sindiket di Ayer Keroh, Jumaat lalu. Suspek terdiri daripada seorang lelaki tempatan dan 25 warga China serta Taiwan, termasuk 13 wanita, berusia antara 18 tahun dan 51 tahun. Timbalan Ketua Polis negeri, Datuk Ruslan Hassan, berkata ketika serbuan, semua suspek sedang sibuk menjalankan kegiatan berkenaan. "Hasil serbuan, polis merampas wang tunai RM2,100, dua komputer riba, modem (16), mesin pencetak (2), telefon (16), telefon bimbit (21), alamat protokol Internet (22), walkie-talkie (7), buku nota, fail dan Toyota Alphard   Read More ...
Places: Macau |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Southern |  Melaka | 
Macao Foundation establishes Belt and Road scholarship
MACAO — The Macao Foundation has set up the Belt and Road Scholarship program for students who want to study in China's Macao Special Administrative Region and a number of countries involved in Belt and Road Initiative, the foundation announced on Monday. Students from Macao as well as from China's Guangdong and Fujian provinces who graduated from Macao's universities can apply for higher education institutions in Portugal, Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, the foundation said in a statement   Read More ...
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Macao Foundation establishes Belt and Road scholarship
The Macao Foundation has set up the Belt and Road Scholarship program for students who want to study in China's Macao Special Administrative Region and a number of countries along the route of Belt and Road Initiative, the foundation announced on Monday. Students from Macao as well as from China's Guangdong and Fujian provinces who graduated from Macao's universities can apply for higher education institutions in Portugal, Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, the foundation said in a statement   Read More ...
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Tags: Scholarships |  Students | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  China |  Macau | 
Macau scam centre in Johor busted .
Macau scam centre in Johor busted . JOHOR BARU: They live in at least six posh bungalows in an upmarket residential area in Bukit Indah. Each bungalow, which is fully furnished, is rented for between RM15,000 and RM20,000 a month. But behind these walls lies a dark secret. Authorities found that these bungalows were operating as the main “call centre” for an international Macau scam, which has duped victims in China and Taiwan of millions of ringgit   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Southern |  Johore | 
Int'l infrastructure forum to focus on innovation, sustainability: Macao official
The 8th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum will focus on building a diversified, innovative, and sustainable infrastructure with industry connectivity, an official said here Thursday at a briefing. The two-day event, to be held early next month in China's Macao Special Administrative Region, is to provide a platform for cooperation and exchanges for global enterprises, investors and professionals, especially for those from the countries along the route of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Portuguese-speaking countries, President of Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute Jackson Chang said at the briefing   Read More ...
Places: China |  Macau | 
Selangor police smash Macau Scam syndicate, 19 arrested
SHAH ALAM: Selangor police have dealt a huge blow to a Macau Scam syndicate operating in the state. Selangor Commercial Crimes Investigation Department chief Asst Comm Wan Rukman Wan Hassan said 19 people were arrested in a raid on Thursday night. "A three-storey bungalow in USJ 1, Subang Jaya, was raided," he said at a press conference at the Selangor police headquarters here on Friday   Read More ...
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55 ditahan disyaki terbabit Macau Scam
55 ditahan disyaki terbabit Macau Scam JOHOR BAHRU: Polis menumpaskan sindiket penipuan melalui panggilan telefon atau 'Macau Scam' selepas menahan 55 suspek termasuk warga China dan Taiwan dalam enam serbuan berasingan di sekitar Johor. Serbuan jam 8 malam itu, di sekitar Horizon Hills, dekat sini dilakukan oleh sepasukan pegawai dan anggota polis dari Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah Iskandar Puteri. Ketua Polis Johor, Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd, berkata penahanan itu membabitkan tiga warga tempatan dipercayai dalang yang melindungi sindiket berkenaan, China (46) dan Taiwan (enam)   Read More ...
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Johor Baru-based Macau Scam busted - Nation
Johor Baru-based Macau Scam busted - Nation KUALA LUMPUR: Police have crippled a Macau Scam based in Johor Baru following the arrest of 50 people there. Federal Commercial Crime Investigation Department deputy director (cyber crime and multimedia investigations) Senior Asst Comm Datuk Mohd Kamaruddin Md Din said intelligence led police to conduct six raids in the Iskandar Puteri district in Johor on Wednesday. “We arrested 50 people, of whom 27 men and 16 women are believed to be from China," he said Thursday   Read More ...
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Tags: Police |  Law Enforcement |  Crimes |  Frauds |  Arrests |  Law enforcement agencies | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Central |  Kolumpo |  Southern |  Johore | 
Mais de 40 países, incluindo lusófonos, participam em fórum sobre investimento em Macau
Mais de 40 países, incluindo lusófonos, participam em fórum sobre investimento em Macau O “sucesso” do fórum internacional “marcou o início de uma nova fase para a iniciativa, no que se refere à sua plena implementação”, afirmou, em conferência de imprensa, o presidente do Instituto de Promoção do Comércio e do Investimento de Macau (IPIM), entidade organizadora. Jackson Chang destacou que o Fórum Internacional sobre o Investimento e Construção de Infra-estruturas (IIICF, sigla em inglês) “terá um significado mais prático”   Read More ...
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Macao's retail sales increase 12 pct in Q1
Macao's retail sales for the first quarter of 2017 increased by 12 percent year-on-year to 16.59 billion patacas (about 2.07 billion U.S. dollars), the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) said recently. Watches, clocks and jewellery accounted for 23.2 percent of the total retail sales, followed by goods in department stores, adults' clothing, leather goods and goods in supermarkets, the statistics showed on Wednesday   Read More ...
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Places: United States |  Asia |  E. Asia |  China |  Macau | 
21 People Arrested Over 'Fake Test Data' as Safety Scandal Hits Massive Chinese Bridge Project
21 People Arrested Over 'Fake Test Data' as Safety Scandal Hits Massive Chinese Bridge Project The alleged falsification of concrete tests carried out on what will become the world's longest bridge-tunnel complex, currently under construction in southern China, has prompted an expert to warn that parts of it may have to be replaced entirely . Wong Chak-yan, a former head of Hong Kong's Institution of Engineers, told the South China Morning Post on Tuesday, that parts of the 50 kilometer Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge would have to be replaced if the concrete was found to be substandard   Read More ...
Places: United States |  Macau |  South | 
Macao's fiscal reserve tops $58 bln in Q1
China's Macao Special Administrative Region's (SAR) fiscal reserve reached 472.3 billion patacas (about 58.97 billion U.S. dollars) at the end of March this year. The basic reserves accounted for 127.95 billion patacas (about 15.97 billion U.S. dollars) and the excess reserves took up 344.41 billion patacas, the SAR's monetary authority said Tuesday. In the first quarter, the asset allocation of the fiscal reserve continued to include global bonds, global equities and money market instruments   Read More ...
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Zhang Daqian art exhibition held in Macao(1/4)
Citizens watch a work of artist Zhang Daqian in Macao, south China, May 23, 2017. An exhibition on the works of renowned late Chinese artist Zhang Daqian opened in Macao on Tuesday. The exhibition, co-organized by the Macao Museum of Art and the Sichuan Museum, features 100 pieces of art by the artist, including his emulations of Dunhuang murals, landscape and figure paintings and line drawings   Read More ...
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Tags: The Arts |  Artists |  Museums & Galleries | 
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Visitor arrivals to Macao up by 11 pct in April
Visitor arrivals to China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) in April 2017 increased by 11 percent year-on-year, or 9.7 percent month-to-month, with overnight visitors rising by 17.7 percent, the SAR's statistics service said on Tuesday. Latest report from Macao SAR Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) said visitor arrivals in April reached 2.7 million. Overnight visitors (1,441,162) and same-day visitors (1,301,637) went up by 17   Read More ...
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Indian doctors stranded in Shenzhen leave for Macau
Twenty-five Indian doctors and their families, who were on a trip to China and got stuck at a hotel in Shenzhen over non-payment of dues, moved to Macau today after the issue was settled, Indian officials said. The doctors attached with the Malad Medical Association (MMA)in Mumbai, were made to vacate their hotel rooms in Guangdong Province yesterday and forced to remain in the lobby until the entire amount was paid   Read More ...
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25 Indian Doctors On China Trip With Families, Stranded In Shenzhen, Move To Macau
25 Indian Doctors On China Trip With Families, Stranded In Shenzhen, Move To Macau Beijing: Twenty-five Indian doctors and their families, who were on a trip to China and got stuck at a hotel in Shenzhen over non-payment of dues, moved to Macau today after the issue was settled, Indian officials said. The doctors attached with the Malad Medical Association (MMA) in Mumbai, were made to vacate their hotel rooms in Guangdong Province yesterday and forced to remain in the lobby until the entire amount was paid   Read More ...
Categories: Health |  Travel & Recreation | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S. Asia |  India |  North |  Beijing | 
Indian doctors, their families stranded in China’s Shenzhen leave for Macau
Indian doctors, their families stranded in China’s Shenzhen leave for Macau Twenty-five Indian doctors and their families, who were on a trip to China and got stuck at a hotel in Shenzhen over non-payment of dues, moved to Macau on Monday after the issue was settled, Indian officials said. The doctors attached with the Malad Medical Association (MMA)in Mumbai, were made to vacate their hotel rooms in Guangdong Province yesterday and forced to remain in the lobby until the entire amount was paid   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  S. Asia |  India | 
Indian doctors stranded in Shenzhen leave for Macau
Twenty-five Indian doctors and their families, who were on a trip to China and got stuck at a hotel in Shenzhen over non-payment of dues, moved to Macau today after the issue was settled, Indian officials said. The doctors attached with the Malad Medical Association (MMA)in Mumbai, were made to vacate their hotel rooms in Guangdong Province yesterday and forced to remain in the lobby until the entire amount was paid   Read More ...
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Macao's visitors spending up 16.6 pct in Q1
China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) saw the total spending of visitors reach 13.46 billion Macao patacas (1.7 U.S. dollars) in the first quarter of 2017, up 16.6 percent year-on-year, according to figures released by Macao's Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) on Friday. In the first quarter of 2017, visitors' per-capita spending was 1,709 patacas, an increase of 10.5 percent year-on-year, the figures indicates   Read More ...
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Mainland-Macao trade slumps in Q1
Trade between the Chinese mainland and Macao dropped by 16.3 percent year on year to 615 million U.S. dollars during the first three months of 2017, according to figures from the Ministry of Commerce. The mainland's exports to Macao decreased by 14.84 percent year on year to 593 million U.S. dollars during the January-March period. Imports from Macao were at 22 million U   Read More ...
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Tags: Trade | 
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25 Chinese, Taiwanese remanded over Selangor-based 'Macau Scam' syndicate
25 Chinese, Taiwanese remanded over Selangor-based 'Macau Scam' syndicate SHAH ALAM: A total of 25 Chinese and Taiwanese citizens were remanded for four days from yesterday to facilitate investigations into a ‘Macau Scam’ syndicate. Magistrate Khairul Nizam Abu Bakar issued the remand order for 13 men and seven women from China, and four men and a woman from Taiwan, all aged between 20 and 30, for being suspected syndicate members   Read More ...
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Tags: Crimes |  Frauds | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Macau |  Taiwan |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Central |  Selangor |  Shah Alam | 
Macao's new ferry terminal to link Hong Kong, Shenzhen
MACAO - Macao's Taipa Ferry Terminal was launched Thursday to become one of the largest ferry terminals in Asia. The new terminal, to be put into use on June 1, is located at Macao's Taipa District and adjacent to Macao International Airport. It covers an area of 200,000 square kilometers, and boasts of 16 ferry berths and 127 passenger passways. Tourists can take the ferries to Hong Kong and Shenzhen within one hour   Read More ...
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Is Nepal Asia's next gambling hub after Macau?
Is Nepal Asia's next gambling hub after Macau? HONG KONG: It might sound like an exotic idea to gamble on opening a casino at the foot of the Himalayas. Yet for 400 million Indians inhabiting the north of the subcontinent, particularly the booming nouveau riche, just a few hours’ drive across the border could soon unlock the euphoria of splurging in their chosen game of chance, fully legally. A little-known Hong Kong company, which is Australian-listed, operating casinos in communist Laos and Vietnam has placed its biggest bet yet on a sprawling US$40 million (4   Read More ...
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Macao's new ferry terminal to link Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Macao's Taipa Ferry Terminal was launched Thursday to become one of the largest ferry terminals in Asia. The new terminal, to be put into use on June 1, is located at Macao's Taipa District and adjacent to Macao International Airport. It covers an area of 200,000 square kilometers, and boasts of 16 ferry berths and 127 passenger passways. Tourists can take the ferries to Hong Kong and Shenzhen within one hour   Read More ...
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