Social Affairs

BNU Macau “saved” a critical sale of 500 Chinese ventilators to Portugal

Last week, an order from Portugal for 500 Chinese ventilators was threatened by an offer from another country but was saved "in extremis" by BNU Macau.

31 Mar, 2020

Airport operator ‘hit hard’ by COVID-19

Macau’s airport operator CAM said in a statement on Monday that it was “hit hard” by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first quarter of the year, admitting that its profitability prospects for this year are uncertain.

31 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 39th COVID-19 case

Macau confirmed its 39th COVID-19 case, classified as imported.

31 Mar, 2020

Nursing Institute in Cotai opens as medical observation isolation area for COVID-19 cases

The newly completed School of Nursing Building of the Islands Medical Complex – located in Cotai – will be used by health authorities as a temporary isolation centre for those under medical observation due to close contact with patients infected with the novel coronavirus or are considered at high risk.

30 Mar, 2020

Macao Water profit rises nearly 7% to MOP 95 million in 2019

The Macao Water Supply Company Limited - branded as Macao Water - has announced a net profit of around MOP 95 million (US$11.8 million) for last year, an increase of 7% from 2018.

30 Mar, 2020

Macau imports fall 30% in February, but facemask imports surge

Macau's imports fell 30.3% year-on-year to 3.87 billion patacas last month.

30 Mar, 2020

Hotel guests fall 85% in February

Macau's 115 hotels and guesthouses welcomed 157,000 guests last month, a year-on-year decline of 85.4%.

30 Mar, 2020

18th patient in ‘serious’ condition

The condition of a COVID-19 patient – Macau’s 18th patient, diagnosed on March 21 – has become “serious”.

30 Mar, 2020

‘Preliminarily’ confirmed Filipina COVID-19 patient in HK lunched at local Jollibee

Filipina visiting from Hong Kong, 'preliminarily' confirmed with COVID-19, visited Macau last week and lunched at Jollibee.

30 Mar, 2020

Hong Kong transport link for returnees to end on Tuesday

The local government does not plan to extend after Tuesday its special measure to provide Macau residents arriving at Hong Kong’s airport from foreign countries with transport to Macau.

30 Mar, 2020

IAM to build south shore waterfront green promenade

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) has announced a “green promenade” project involving a series of sports and recreation facilities along the peninsula’s south shore waterfront will start next month.

30 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 38th COVID-19 case

Macau confirmed its 38th COVID-19 case, classified as imported.

30 Mar, 2020

Macau sets up US$1.25 billion COVID-19 impact support fund

A MOP 10 billion fund to support residents and businesses in urgent need of financial assistance has been set up.

29 Mar, 2020

Airmail suspended to some countries: Macau post office

The Macau Post and Telecommunications Bureau (CTT) has announced that due to the reduction or cancellation of flights to a number of destination in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic, airmail services to major destinations have been suspended.

29 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 36th and 37th COVID-19 cases

Macau confirms 36th and 37th COVID-19 cases, both imported.

28 Mar, 2020

UM to resume on-campus undergraduate courses on April 20

University of Macau announced that it will resume on-campus courses on April 20 for undergraduate students graduating this year.

28 Mar, 2020

Macau’s jobless rate rises during COVID-19 pandemic

Unemployment rate of local residents now at 2.6%, up by 0.2 and 0.3 percentage points respectively from the previous period (November 2019-January 2020).

28 Mar, 2020

Macau announces Sheraton Hotel as 12th hotel for quarantine

Sheraton Hotel – at Cotai – announced as the 12th quarantine hotel.

28 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 35th COVID-19 case

Macau confirms its 35th COVID-19 case this morning.

28 Mar, 2020

Macau announces exemptions from Guangdong quarantine

Macau's public security chief announced today a raft of exemptions from Guangdong's 14-day mandatory quarantine for arrivals from Macau.

27 Mar, 2020