Demand buoyant for e-banking and private banking specialists

Survey results reveal that majority of practitioners in banking and insurance sectors obtain no internationally recognised qualifications

The demand for specialists in e-banking and private banking is set to experience extensive growth as the financial sector in the city develops, according to the results of a survey conducted by the Ta

Worldwide lack of tourism professionals

Secretary-General of UNWTO says tourism industry in Asia has promising prospects

The fast growing worldwide demand for tourism professionals is exceeding supply, with only 0.08 per cent of high school graduates choosing to study the field at university, according to Secretary-Gene

Positive turnaround in Sino-Luso trade

In the first eight months of this year Sino-Luso trade increased by 30.2 per cent yearly, reaching US$78.42 billion

Merchandise trade between Mainland China and Portuguese-speaking countries reached US$78.42 billion from January to August of this year, representing a 30.2 per cent increase year-on-year, according t

Counting on good will and cameras

The head of the gaming watchdog has not yet outlined a clear surveillance plan to prevent frontline casino employees from gaming, but pledged that his Bureau will not share employees’ personal informa

“Currently, we have no plans to set up a database for sharing employee information between [casino] properties,” said the head of the Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau (DICJ), Paulo Martins C

Getting ahead

China Star Entertainment Ltd.

Former MSAR legislator and local businessman Chan Meng Kam will personally purchase the Hotel Lan Kwai Fong Macau from China Star Entertainment Ltd.

Superbridge countdown

The Zhuhai segment of the artificial island of the Zhuhai & Macau Boundary Crossing Facilities island - known as ‘Zhuhai Port’ – is slated to be handed over on December 30, according to information re

A shifting growth in the tourism industry

GTEF vice chairman Pansy Ho advocates the constant creation of new experiences for tourists as an approach for reinvestment in the city’s tourism industry

“I believe the next decade of growth for Macau [will require ]opening up possibilities [for foreign visitors who are interested in the art and culture of Macau] and to cater to another sector or segme

Smart Tourism with Alibaba under discussion

MGTO head emphasised the accessibility of a wider range of information for tourists through Smart Tourism development

The government has started preliminary discussions with Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group on the city’s Smart Tourism development, although no concrete plans have yet been elaborated on, according to t

Taking their seats

Ho Iat Seng was re-elected yesterday as the Legislative Assembly (AL) President, with Chui Sai Cheong, an indirect-elect legislator and the brother of Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On, elected Vic

After being sworn in yesterday at a ceremony held at the Chief Executive Headquarters, the 33 legislators comprising the sixth Legislative Assembly (AL) body held their first plenary session at the AL

Pricier visits

The Tourist Price Index (TPI) increased by 2.17 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter, with the highest increases registered in average prices for Accommodation and Restaurant Services

Dearer prices for local food products, rising taxi fares and increasing charges for hotel accommodation and restaurant services led to an increase in the Tourist Price Index (TPI) for the third quarte

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