Social Affairs

Macau Foundation launches Macau Memory website

An online platform containing various forms of historical materials related to Macau was launched on Tuesday for public access.

7 Aug, 2019

MTR hires over 570 staff for LRT operation: GIT chief

Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation will operate Macau’s Light Rail Transit for at least five years and has already hired over 570 staff.

6 Aug, 2019

Rosário outlines improvements to public works’ typhoon readiness

Outlined improvements are being made for public works' typhoon readiness.

6 Aug, 2019

4th Macau-Taipa bridge to cost up to MOP 6.79 billion

The design and construction of the fourth Macau-Taipa link will cost up to MOP 6.79 billion.

5 Aug, 2019

Chui urges youths to be patriotic, seize nation’s development opportunities

Macau’s youngsters urged to love their country and seize opportunities provided by nation’s development.

5 Aug, 2019

PLA garrison vows to ‘unswervingly’ protect Macau

Commander Xu Liangcai pointed out that this year marks the 20th anniversary of the stationing of a garrison of the People’s Liberation Army in Macau.

2 Aug, 2019

Macau at a standstill for almost 12 hours by Typhoon Wipha

Macau was at a standstill for 11 and a half hours due to the passage of Typhoon Wipha.

1 Aug, 2019

Mainland, Macau & HK ink GBA airspace pact

The civil aviation authorities of the mainland, Hong Kong and Macau signed a cooperation agreement for the Greater Bay Area.

31 Jul, 2019

Macau as base for Church’s evangelisation in Asia

Vatican established a major seminary in Macau on Monday as the base for evangelisation in the whole of Asia.

31 Jul, 2019

Home swap project complete in ‘several years’: urban company

Peter Lam Kam Seng expects the government’s “home swap” housing project to be completed in “several years”.

30 Jul, 2019

Rosário takes 22 lawmakers on their 1st LRT ride

Raimundo do Rosário invited lawmakers to take their first ride on the Light Rail Transit system on Monday.

30 Jul, 2019

Chui hopes athletes perform at their best at 2nd National Youth Games

A group of young athletes will be competing at the 2nd National Youth Games in Taiyuan starting next Thursday and ending on August 18.

30 Jul, 2019

Macau ferry services suspended Sunday night over violent HK protests

Ferry services between Macau and Sheung Wan were suspended again Sunday night.

29 Jul, 2019

Caritas calls on people with negative emotions to seek help

Paul Pun Chi Meng said that people should accept their negative emotions and find a way to overcome them, in order to prevent possible suicide.

29 Jul, 2019

Cholera discovery in beach waters might be connected to poor waste treatment

Following Cholera bacteria detection at Cheoc Van Beach, one resident draws a connection between the presence of the bacteria and the poor treatment of sewage in Macau.

26 Jul, 2019

AirAsia waiting for government response to Macau base plan

AirAsia is waiting for details of the government’s policies and conditions on setting up a base to open its own airline in Macau.

24 Jul, 2019

Macau-Pyongyang flights to restart on August 2

Direct flights between Macau and Pyongyang by North Korea’s flag carrier Air Koryo will be resumed on August 2.

24 Jul, 2019

Cholera bacteria detected at Cheoc Van Beach

Water samples taken from the sea at Coloane’s Cheoc Van Beach have been found to contain the Vibrio cholerae bacterium which causes cholera.

23 Jul, 2019

Suicides fall 9.4% in the first half of the year

Macau recorded 29 cases of death by suicide during the first six months, a 9.4% year-on-year decrease.

23 Jul, 2019

Macau suspends ferry service to HK over riots in Sheung Wan

Ferry services from Macau to Hong Kong were suspended from 11:30 p.m. on Sunday as Hong Kong’s ferry terminal in Sheung Wan was “unsuitable” for people to use.

22 Jul, 2019