Nelson Moura

Opinion

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OPINION – I’m afraid I can’t do that, Dave

Last week was marked by the senseless decision by health authorities to order that all...

OPINION – Standstill

I was really so close. I was this close to writing a very positive and...

OPINION – Communication breakdown

Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, I would wager with anyone interested that...

OPINION – June 10

Yesterday the SAR held its annual celebration the Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese...

OPINION – Cotton swab empire

I found myself thinking about millions of cotton swabs when I recently saw a report...

Opinion – Fast delivery

The ubiquitousness of food delivery motorbikes has become a new facet of daily life in...

OPINION – Square one

As the latest gaming result total for April comes in, it apparently looks as if...

Opinion – On negativism

Sometimes people tell me I tend to have a too negative stance on issues. When...

OPINION – Satellite of love

The 'satellite casino' issue brought forward by the gaming law amendment has brought to the...

OPINION – Leaps

This week there is a set of images burned into my memory, which I have...

Opinion – Leper colony

After a return trip that probably took longer than what it took Vasco da Gama...

OPINION – Jumping back on the duty-free wagon

After raking in an astonishing RMB60.2 billion yuan in duty-free shop revenue 2021, an increase...

OPINION – The voice of Adriano Ho

Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau (DICJ) Director, Adriano Ho, must undoubtedly be a busy...

OPINION – House of the Setting Sun

In the last weeks, the asteroid that has befallen junket giant Suncity has generated a...

OPINION – Mixed signals

The Macau government seems endlessly stuck in a precarious balance between appeasing local residents by...

OPINION – State of the Union

After more than 10-legislator led attempts to advance with the city's first Union Law -...

OPINION – Squid Game

During the game, participants are regularly ordered to wake up, line up, or carry out...

OPINION – Yoyo governance

In the end, the worst case scenario for the local economy and authorities has played...

OPINION – That industry that shall not be named

Listening to Macau and mainland government officials in recent times, you would think the gaming...

OPINION – Waiting for Godot

It is about August 28 and the Portuguese version of the responses provided by Chief...
Nelson Moura

All Articles

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Estoril/Sol group to face competing bid in Portugal’s casino concession public tender

The Estoril/Sol group, the Portuguese gaming concessionaire linked to former Macau gaming tycoon Stanley Ho...

Macau will still remain the ‘best game in town’ for mainland punters – Fitch Ratings...

Despite the risk of future outbreaks, the Macau SAR should regain its position as Macau...

Some 250 startup teams register for 2022 edition of 928 Challenge

About 250 teams have registered for the new edition of the 928 Challenge startup bootcamp,...

Two unused land plots in Cotai to be included in future land auction

The undeveloped land plots 7 and 8 in Cotai, previously held by gaming concessionaire Sands...

New approach to imported skilled professionals needed for actual diversification – MBtv panel

Real economic diversification in the Macau SAR is only achievable after a change in mentality...

Hotel occupancy between Jan-Aug at 37 pct

The average occupancy rate of guest rooms of hotel establishments in the Macau SAR has...

Gradual border opening has officially begun – Brokerage

The announcement of further visa relaxation by mainland China authorities signals that Macau's 'gradual border...

Wynn Macau hands MOP80 mln donation to UM Development Foundation

Gaming operator Wynn Macau has announced a donation of MOP80 million (US$9.8 million) to the...

Retail and F&B with considerable drop in receipts in July

The local retail and food & beverage sector have reported considerable decreases in their receipts...

2022 IIICF to be held on Sept 28-29

The 13th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF), will be held from September 28...

Genting more likely to partner with an incumbent concessionaire – Brokerage

Genting's bid for the Macau SAR gaming concession public tender could be an attempt to...

Daily visitor average increases to more than 20,000

The daily visitor average in the Macau SAR has risen to more than 20,000 on...

Nam Kwong confirmed as BEYOND Expo 2022 partner

Locally based state-owned group Nam Kwong will be part of the BEYOND Expo 2022 metaverse...

Genting-linked gaming concession bid accepted ‘conditionally’

The bid submitted by GMM Limited for a gaming concession has been "conditionally accepted", Macau...

First half of Ho Iat Seng’s term as CE marred by heavy-handed pandemic response –...

The first half of Ho Iat Seng's first five year term has been marred by...

MOP continued to gain against currencies of major trading partners in August

The exchange rate of the pataca grew against the currencies of the Macau SAR's major...

Application period for new diesel-powered vehicles reduction scheme initiated

The application deadline for the new financial support plan for the scrapping of old diesel-powered...

Studio City Phase 2 to include city’s largest Don Don Donki supermarket

Japanese discount supermarket chain Don Don Donki will open a new store in Studio City,...

UM signs agreement with China Southern Power Grid for joint lab project centered on carbon-neutral...

The University of Macau (UM) and China Southern Power Grid Co, Ltd (China Southern Power...

Fitch Ratings maintains ICBC Macau’s rating

Fitch Ratings has given Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited's (ICBC Macau) a...