Macao Tender and Business News

The New Macau -- In Cambodia

As Southeast Asia's economy rises, the lure of fast money is inescapable. That's behind what's happening to Sihanoukville, Cambodia, and this story from IPS Inter Press Service News Agency's Kris Janssen.

New Children's Educational Book Series Co-Published by China, HK and Macao

A new children's book series entitled "My Home is In China", a traditional Chinese version book series on the nature of life in modern China, was co-published by Guangdong Education Publishing House of Southern Publishing and Media Co. Ltd., Kai Yuen of Macao and Chung Hwa Book Company of Hong Kong.

Sustainable Human Development Requires Far More Inclusion

Human development is progressing and has recently made major strides in many areas, but many are still left behind, with systemic and often unmeasured barriers to catching up. A new UN report urges a stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers to ensure sustainable human development for all.

The South China Morning Post to Publish New 'Sands STYLE' Quarterly Magazine

Hong Kong's major English-language newspaper company, The South China Morning Post, has joined forces with Sands China Ltd. in a multi-year co-branded publishing agreement. Together they will publish 'Sands STYLE', a quarterly magazine covering the lifestyle for the integrated destination resort Sands Resort Macao.

Dire Warnings But Also Hope as IUCN Environmental Congress Opens

A congress billed as the world’s largest ever to focus on the environment has opened to warnings that our planet is at a “tipping point” but also with expressions of hope that governments, civil society and big business are learning to work together.

Worldwide Cost of Lead Exposure in Developing Countries Almost $1B Annually

The problem of children around the world being exposed to lead -- and the many medical consequences of that -- is still significant even in the 21st century. A study just published by New York University shows the annual economic cost of lead exposure at $977 billion worldwide, with ~$700 billion of that happening just within Asia.

RMB Reaches Nearly 40% Adoption Across Financial Institutions Worldwide

SWIFT data shows a double digit growth of RMB adoption by financial institutions established in all regions. In February 2016, 1,131 banks were using the RMB for payments with mainland China and Hong Kong, representing 37% of all institutions exchanging payments with mainland China and Hong Kong across all currencies.

Pollinators Vital To Our Food Supply Under Threat

A growing number of pollinator species worldwide are being driven toward extinction by diverse pressures, many of them human-made, threatening millions of livelihoods and hundreds of billions of dollars worth of food supplies, according to the first global assessment of pollinators.

Gemalto and Bridge Alliance Demo GSMA Solution For Multi-Country IoT Deployment

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, and Bridge Alliance (of 35 providers in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa) are demonstrating a solution for multi-country deployment of IoT devices at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, using Gemalto's LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) subscription management solution.

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