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Aug. 27, 2015 -- An actor prepares before performing a devotional opera during the eve of Ghost Festival at Sai Wan in south China's Hong Kong. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)

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28 August 2015 15:24 (GMT +8)
BNU plans to open Hengqin branch
Local lender Banco Nacional Ultramarino (BNU) is applying to the mainland authorities to set up a branch on Hengqin Island, the Portuguese bank’s executive director Ronald Kan Cheok Kuan said on Thursday, adding that BNU was also in discussion with the University of Macau (UM) about opening a branch...
Macau Marathon 2015
Renowned Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo is going sing an opera aria, duets, songs from Broadway musicals, Viennese operetta and Spanish zarzuela all in one night for the local audience. Domingo, who famously performed with Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras as the Three Tenors, is current...
Placido Domingo to treat Macau to a variety of operas
To mark the 66th anniversary of the Chinese National Day, the IACM, the Cultural Institute, and the Chinese Liaison Office’s Department of Culture and Education will again present a prestigious artistic group from the mainland. The show chosen for this year is a Chinese acrobatic version of “The ...
Acrobatic “Nutcracker” marks National’s Day show in Macau
Macau’s number of visitor arrivals dropped 3.8 percent year-on-year to 2.65 million last month, the Statistic and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Wednesday. The bureau underlined that the figure was, however, up 17.8 per cent month-to-month. Same-day visitors fell 6.4 per cent year-on-year t...
Visitor arrivals to Macau drop 3.8 per cent in July
Macau Travel Industry Council President Andy Wu Keng Kuong said on Wednesday that all package tours to Bangkok would be cancelled until September 10. The move came after a deadly bomb explosion, which killed 20 people, including two female Hong Kong tourists, in the Thai capital on the night of A...
Macau package tours to Bangkok axed until Sept. 10
Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) Director Iong Kong Io said on Wednesday that his bureau was working with relevant government entities to look for ways to provide jobs for senior citizens in the future. Iong was responding to a caller during a phone-in programme at Ou Mun Tin Toi, the Chinese-language...
Macau government mulls creating jobs for elderly