Social Affairs

Fire-hit building’s hydrant system’s water pressure was insufficient: firefighters

Fire Services Bureau confirms the water pressure of the fire hydrant system of Kong Fok Cheong Garden residential estate in Areia Preta were insufficient for the fire-fighting operation on Sunday.

22 Oct, 2019

Firefighters battle blaze in residential building for 4 hours

A big fire erupted in a flat in the Kong Fok Cheong Garden residential estate in Areia Preta district and spread to two flats ⁠— it was finally extinguished four hours after.

21 Oct, 2019

Residents’ gambling participation rate ‘continuously declining’: study

Percentage of local residents who are gambling and are affected by a gambling disorder has been “continuously declining” this year.

21 Oct, 2019

New passports & travel documents to be launched on Dec 3

The 2019 versions of the Macau Special Administrative Region passport and MSAR travel document permit will be launched on December 3.

17 Oct, 2019

27th occupational health & safety conference aims for better solutions: DSAL

About 450 participants have been invited to the joint 27th Occupational Health and Safety Conference.

16 Oct, 2019

Security forces discipline supervision committee gets more powers

The government-appointed Macau Public Security Forces Discipline Supervision Committee has been given more powers.

15 Oct, 2019

Portugal recognises Macau’s higher education degrees & diplomas

The Portuguese government has announced the automatic recognition of Macau's higher education degrees and diplomas.

11 Oct, 2019

90% of tasks in 5-Year Development Plan completed in ‪2016-18‬: government

Approximately 90% of the tasks outlined in its Five-Year Development Plan were completed between 2016 and 2018.

10 Oct, 2019

Macau’s 1st satellite to be launched in 2020: MUST

Macau’s first satellite, slated for a 2020 launch, is another “successful exemplification” of the strengths of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle in Macau.

10 Oct, 2019

Health Bureau launches Macau’s lung cancer screening scheme today

The Health Bureau will launch a lung cancer screening pilot programme for residents today.

9 Oct, 2019

Xi extends Seniors’ Day greetings in reply to letter from Macau elders

President Xi Jinping wished senior citizens nationwide a happy Chung Yeung Festival.

8 Oct, 2019

Macau bishop retreats after Secretary Tam’s response

Bishop Stephen Lee has retracted the Diocese’s strong stance expressed in an earlier statement regarding the light mapping performance at the Ruins of St. Paul’s.

8 Oct, 2019

Chui urges committee to ‘tell good stories’ about Macau in BRI development

Members of the government’s working committee for the Development of the Belt and Road Initiative urged to consolidate the consensus of local society.

4 Oct, 2019

Government to issue 914 more delta bridge car permits

The government has drastically reduced the permit fee, from 30,000 patacas last year to just 1,000 patacas this year.

4 Oct, 2019

Hottest National Day since 1952: observatory

Recorded temperature of 33.7 degrees Celsius marked Tuesday as the hottest National Day since 1952.

2 Oct, 2019

2019 honours list includes 7 ExCo members, Pansy Ho, ANIMA

The government’s 2019 honours list comprises 31 individuals and entities including seven members of its top advisory body.

1 Oct, 2019

Macau’s top court rejects appeal against ban on protest against HK police

Macau’ highest court has rejected an appeal by activists against a decision by the local police to ban a protest against alleged police brutality in Hong Kong.

1 Oct, 2019

Macau to ink mutual visa-free deal with Argentina

An agreement with the government of the Argentine Republic on a mutual visa waiver has been authorised.

1 Oct, 2019

Wong vows to strike balance between security & minimal disruption to residents

The government will strive to cause minimal disruption to residents during the upcoming 20th anniversary celebration of Macau’s return.

27 Sep, 2019

LRT to open in Oct or Nov: Rosário

The Taipa section of the Light Rail Transit will enter commercial service next month or in November — the LRT fare system will be announced shortly before the section opens.

27 Sep, 2019