Lawmakers pass bill on plastic bag charge scheme

The Legislative Assembly (AL) has passed the outline of a government-drafted bill which proposes the launch of a charge scheme on plastic carrier bags for retail businesses.

15 Apr, 2019

More but smaller households: survey

There are more but smaller households compared to five years ago, according to the findings of a survey announced by the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) on Friday.

15 Apr, 2019

Govt to allow telecoms to end 2G service

Three local mobile network providers can officially stop providing their 2G network service from August 1, based on amendments made to each telecoms’ licence, a statement from Macau Post and Telecommunications Bureau (CTT) said Monday.

9 Apr, 2019

BOC opens virtual centre for GBA and BRI projects

The novel Bank of China (BOC) Global Advanced Corporate Finance Centre concept got off the ground Tuesday, providing a financing platform for local investors participating in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Greater Bay Area (GBA) development projects.

3 Apr, 2019

Airport operator’s 2018 profit rises 18 pct

The local airport operator has reported a profit of 532 million patacas before preferred dividends last year, a year-on-year increase of 18 percent.

1 Apr, 2019

CESL Asia vows to expand on mainland in the Portuguese speaking-Countries

CESL Asia aims to leverage its Macau platform advantages while embracing the Greater Bay Area (GBA) Outline Development Plan, looking for chances to better explore multilateral investment opportunities in the Portuguese-speaking Countries (PSCs), Macau and the Chinese mainland, CESL Asia President and CEO António Trindade told The Macau Post Daily in an interview at the Macau International Environmental Cooperation Forum & Exhibition (MIECF 2019) at the Venetian in Cotai Thursday .

29 Mar, 2019

CTM’s profit reaches 941 million patacas, 5G launch set for mid-next year

Local telecom operator CTM has made a profit of 941 million patacas in 2018, the company’s CEO Vandy Poon Fuk Hei said Wednesday, pointing out that this year marks an important time for 5G development as Macau’s leading telecom operator prepares to put the superfast connection into service in the middle of next year.

28 Mar, 2019

Govt grants 200 more radio taxis to current operator

The government has granted Macau Radio Taxi Services Limited - the city’s current and only radio taxi company - a licence to operate another 200 special radio taxis, with the first 100 additional taxis slated to come into service in the fourth quarter of this year.

26 Mar, 2019

12 local businesses named ‘classic brand’

An almond cookie bakery, a gold jeweller, a congee shop and an ice-cream parlour are among the 12 local businesses that were given the “Macau Classic Brand” title Tuesday.

26 Mar, 2019

Macau bans Boeing 733 MAX flights

The Macau Civil Aviation Authority (AACM) yesterday banned all flight applications for Boeing 737 MAX jets.

14 Mar, 2019

Portuguese wine imports rise 9 pct in 2018

Macau imported Portuguese wine worth 63.8 million patacas last year, a year-on-year growth of nine percent, TDM-Radio Macau reported .

7 Mar, 2019

Science fund grants 260 million patacas in 2018

The government’s Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT) approved 510 projects last year, involving 260 million patacas in financial support, FDCT President Frederico Ma Chi Ngai announced Thursday.

28 Feb, 2019

Macao Water vows to ‘optimise’ its facilities

Macao Water will continue to “optimise” its facilities, the company’s executive director, Nacky Kuan Sio Peng, promised Thursday.

27 Feb, 2019

Fisherman’s Wharf plans VR games centre

The Macau Fisherman’s Wharf complex in the Outer Harbour plans to open a virtual games centre in conjunction with a Japanese company and a wax museum in the middle of this year, the property’s president, ex-lawmaker Melinda Chan Mei Yi, told reporters Thursday.

15 Feb, 2019

Revised taxi bill reduces cabbies’ criminal record barriers 

The government has reduced the criminal record barriers for people wanting to work as cabbies, according to the final version of its taxi sector bill whose revision was completed by a standing committee of the Legislative Assembly (AL)

13 Feb, 2019

Airport logs record 8.2 million passengers in 2018

Macau’s airport handled a record 8.26 million passengers last year, a 15 percent growth year-on-year, its operator announced Thursday.

4 Jan, 2019

MJC pledges to invest up to 4.5 billion patacas

The Macau Jockey Club (MJC) has promised to spend between 3.5 billion and 4.5 billion patacas on revamping its racetrack in Taipa, lawmakers were told Thursday.

4 Jan, 2019

Macau, mainland ink new air transport deal

The civil aviation authorities of mainland China and Macau signed an air transport deal in Beijing this week.

29 Nov, 2018

Air Macau adds three new Airbus aircraft to its fleet

In the first half of 2019 Air Macau is scheduled to take delivery of three new A320neo Airbus aircraft that were ordered from BOC Aviation, the Bank of China group company said in a statement.

22 Nov, 2018

Lawrence Ho’s ‘family office’ launches pataca bond

Lawrence Ho Yau Lung’s “family office” Black Spade Capital launched the world’s first pataca-denominated corporate bond Tuesday with Tai Fung Bank.

31 Oct, 2018