Venetian Macau Golf Open 2014

Venetian Macau Golf Open 2014

The 16th edition of the Venetian Macau Golf Open 2014, one of the highlights on the Asian Tour, will tee off on Thursday, 23 October at the picturesque Macau Golf and Country Club. The tournament boasts a field of former champions, including last year’s victor, Scott Hend, fresh from his thrilling Hong Kong Open triumph last week, alongside four-time Major winner, Ernie Els, and the evergreen Spaniard Miguel Angel Jiménez.

The Venetian Macau Golf Open is jointly organised by Macau Sport Development Board of Macau SAR Government (MSDB) and Golf Association of Macau. It is sanctioned by both the Asian Tour and the Golf Association of Macau, and promoted by IMG. The Venetian Macao® is the title sponsor of the event for a third successive year. This year’s event boasts a total prize fund of US$900,000, an increase of 12.5% compared to last year.

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Macau Grand Prix. 13-16 November 2014

Macau Grand Prix. 13-16 November 2014

Each November during the Macau Grand Prix, Macau wakes up with a jolt as more than 200 racing drivers and riders, as well as thousands of motor sports fans, descend on the territory for the world’s only international street circuit race meeting which features both car and motorcycle races.

The 61st running of the legendary event, the Macau Grand Prix 2014 will be held with a total of three days of extraordinary racing from November 13th to 16th.

Macau Grand Prix

Macau Grand Prix Straight

The program is unprecedented in its depth of talent, diversity, and prestige, with an impressive combination of exciting young talent, established stars and the world’s most famous names in automotive excellence.

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The Buzz | France reclaims title: world’s largest wine maker

France has reclaimed its crown as world’s biggest wine producer after a poor 2014 harvest saw Italy’s wine production plunge 15 percent. French vignerons will produce around 46.2 million hectoliters of wine — about 6.16 billion bottles — this year, up 10 percent from a year earlier. Italy, whose winemakers have out-produced France’s for the […]

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GOLF | Venetian Macau open Lahiri ahead after 1st round

It was an overcast day yesterday with some scattered showers at the Macau Golf and Country Club, but this did not stop players at the Venetian Macau Open putting up a good performance. After the first round, Indian star golfer Anirban Lahiri delivered an impressive 10-under- par 61 and was leading the tournament by one […]

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World Briefs

MYANMAR-USA An influential Washington think tank is criticizing Myanmar’s government for presiding over a “humanitarian catastrophe” in western Rakhine state and doing little to track down perpetrators of Buddhist-on-Muslim violence around the country. AUSTRALIA’s prime minister says he’s considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight […]

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MIF | Macau seen as a platform for regional trade services

Coming from not only neighboring regions but faraway countries, entrepreneurs are gathering at the 19th Macau International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF), seeing the MSAR as a privileged location to further their businesses. The Secretary for Economy and Finance, Mr Francis Tam, believes that MIF is helping Macau to become a platform enhancing regional trade, […]

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Guangzhou Party chief with links to Macau falls from grace

Former Guangzhou Party chief Wan Qingliang, who helped initiate talks on cooperation between Macau and Guangdong province with a particular focus on Hengqin Island, has been removed from his public post, according to the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, Xinhua reported. According to Xinhua, investigations show that Wan sought profits […]

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One third of Hengqin population expected to come from Macau

The director general of the Hengqin New Area Administrative Committee, Niu Jing, predicts that more than one-third of the population on the nearby island will be made up of Macau residents by 2020. Mr Niu voiced this prediction yesterday during a speech he gave as part of a Zhuhai business environment promotion at the Macau […]

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Sands China signs agreement to protect musicians’ copyrights

The Macau Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers (MACA) and Sands China Ltd. signed a music performance license agreement yesterday at a ceremony held at The Venetian Macao. The agreement aims to protect the copyrights of all songwriters whose works are played at Sands China’s properties, including at the Cotai Arena, The Venetian Theatre, the […]

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STATS | Tourist arrivals up for Sept

Tourist arrivals increased by 3 pct year-on-year to 2,405,497 in September. Same-day visitors accounted for 52% of the total, according to information released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). Analyzed by place of residence, visitors from mainland China increased by 6 pct year-on-year to 1,595,485, coming primarily from Guangdong Province (641,481) and Fujian Province […]

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