Social Affairs

Sheng Kung Hui to provide citywide speech therapy service on bus

The Sheng Kung Hui Macao Social Services Coordination Office on Thursday launched a special bus taking its speech therapy team around the city to provide parents in different districts easy access to information on child and language development and its consultation service.

30 Oct, 2020

Hac Sa Beach Park BBQ site to be available on first-come-first-served basis

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) announced on Thursday that 50 barbecue pits at its barbecue site in Hac Sa Beach Park will be available for users on a first-come-first-served basis from Saturday, which means that they will not have to make an appointment.

30 Oct, 2020

Under-utilised HZMB finds it difficult bridging the gap

The world's longest sea-crossing in southern China is set to celebrate its second anniversary on Saturday with less than one-tenth of the expected traffic flow.

29 Oct, 2020

Government lifts quarantine for arrivals from Qingdao, but their Health Code stays yellow

The local government will lift its 14-day quarantine requirement for arrivals from Qingdao from noon today as no local COVID-19 case has been reported in the port city for over 14 days ago.

29 Oct, 2020

São Lourenço Health Centre to be replaced by Ha Van Health Centre

The São Lourenço Health Centre will stop operating and be replaced by the Praia do Manduco Health Centre, which will come into service next Tuesday.

29 Oct, 2020

UM team develops new ‘lab-on-a-chip’

A research team of the University of Macau’s (UM) Institute of Microelectronics has developed a new on-chip sample delivery technology.

29 Oct, 2020

Young adults ‘moderately’ stressed by COVID-19 pandemic

The findings of a recent survey conducted by the Macau Jiangmen Youths Association show that Macao’s young adults are “moderately” stressed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

28 Oct, 2020

Employees with disabilities to get income subsidy

The government has announced that it will provide a subsidy for local employees with disabilities whose wages are less than the statutory minimum wage so that their wages will meet the amount when the city’s overall minimum wage system takes effect on Sunday.

28 Oct, 2020

Bus hits wall of Tap Seac underpass, boy hurt

A public bus hit a wall in the Praça do Tap Seac underpass on Tuesday evening, and a boy on the bus was injured by glass shards from the window of the vehicle.

28 Oct, 2020

Health Bureau recalls Witt Cestasin Capsules

The Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement on Tuesday that it is recalling “Witt Cestasin Capsules” manufactured by Vacopharm Pharmaceutical Joint-Stock Company in Vietnam because the product’s microbial limits exceeded the established pharmacological criteria.

28 Oct, 2020

Low COVID-19 risk from arrivals from Kashgar

The Health Bureau has concluded that those who have recently entered Macao after having been in Xinjiang’s prefecture of Kashgar within the past 14 days pose a low COVID-19 risk to Macao.

27 Oct, 2020

Macao’s 1st autonomous bus runs on UM campus

Macao’s first autonomous bus was launched on Friday and it will be running on the University of Macau (UM) campus on a trial basis.

27 Oct, 2020

USJ delegation visits CPPCC Vice-Chairman Edmund Ho

A delegation of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) has paid a courtesy call on Edmund Ho Hau Wah, vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Consultative Conference

26 Oct, 2020

Macao Liaison Office director visits University of Saint Joseph

Fu Ziying, director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR), visited the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) last week.

26 Oct, 2020

All storm-warning signals down in Macao

Macao's Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau lowered this morning all tropical cyclone signals, as Typhoon Saudel moved further away from the city. 

24 Oct, 2020

Hong Kong, Macao lawyers allowed to practice in 9 Guangdong cities

The central government has started a three-year pilot programme to enable law practitioners from Hong Kong and Macao to practice law in nine cities of Guangdong province.

23 Oct, 2020

Signal No. 3 hoisted as Typhoon Saudel enters South China Sea

Signal No. 3 was issued at 6:30 am today and will remain in effect this morning, according to the Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG).

23 Oct, 2020

‘Anyone’ interested can make appointment to use BBQ sites

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) announced on Wednesday that “anyone” who wants to use its barbecue sites can now make an online appointment to use the facilities.

23 Oct, 2020

Falling canopy from high-rise seriously hurts pedestrian

An illegally set up canopy fell from the external wall of a flat of a high-rise residential building in Zape on Thursday afternoon, hitting a female pedestrian who sustained serious injuries.

23 Oct, 2020

Macao’s foreign residents are still not allowed entry to mainland China

The Portuguese ambassador in Beijing said today that there is still no solution to allow Macao's foreign residents to travel to mainland China.

22 Oct, 2020