Macau

  • Hong Kong

    Hong Kong cruises into calmer waters

    The Silver Spirit became the first international cruise liner to enter Hong Kong harbour in three years, last week. As Hong Kong cruises into an expanding tourism market, the Silversea cruise arrived from Singapore for an overnight stay with 320 passengers from 20 countries onboard. Luxurious German-operated Mein Schiff 5 will dock in Hong Kong four times in early March. …

  • Crime

    Malaysian man arrested in Thailand for laundering gambling money

    Luck may have run out for a rich Malaysian businessman who allegedly laundered money from online gambling as police picked him up in Sadao in the Deep South Thai province of Songkhla. Teow Wooi Huat also known as Tedy or Jho Low 2, is accused of laundering money connected to online gambling in Thailand and is also wanted in Macau…

  • Politics

    Four destinations removed from Thailand’s “high risk” list

    Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has removed two countries and two special administrative zones off its list of Covid-19 ‘high-risk’ countries. The destinations include China, South Korea, Hong Kong and Macau. The announcement was made late yesterday and listed in the Royal Gazette. The announcement mentioned the “effectiveness of those areas in containing the continued spread of the deadly virus”.…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Briton becomes Thailand’s 48th confirmed coronavirus case

    Thailand’s Ministry of Health announced today that a British man flying from Hong Kong is the latest Covid-19 coronavirus patient in Thailand. The ministry’s permanent secretary Sukhum Kanchanapimai says the Briton became the 48th confirmed case after he tested positive and was admitted to a hospital on Tuesday after he developed symptoms associated with the virus. The patient, who was…

  • Việt Nam

    Hồ Bắc ra lệnh tất cả cư dân không được ra khỏi nhà

    Để khống chế dịch virus corona, chính quyền tỉnh Hồ Bắc đã lệnh cho cư dân ở nhà, kể cả 24 triệu người tại những khu vực xa xôi. Theo đó, toàn bộ cư dân được yêu cầu ở trong nhà cho tới khi có thông báo tiếp theo. Đồng thời, toàn bộ thành phố trong tỉnh sẽ phong tỏa những…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Macau casino group losing $2.5 million a day over virus closure

    Wynn Resorts Ltd. is losing about $2.5 million a day in Macau after the Chinese government ordered casinos there closed to deter the spread of the 2019nCoV coronavirus. The company employs about 12,200 people in the region. Although the casinos were ordered closed for 15 days period that beginning February 5, Wynn CEO Matt Maddox said last week that it…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Coronavirus UPDATE – 492 people now dead, spread to 25 countries

    The latest toll for the Coronavirus outbreak has now reached 25,552, of which just over 3,000 are reported to be in a critical condition. 492 people have died from the disease and 907 have recovered. Outside of China there are now 25 countries with infected patients – Thailand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Australia and Germany with the most cases. Meanwhile,…