Social Affairs

Court rejects son’s request for father to pay child support until completion of master’s course

The Court of Second Instance has rejected an appeal by a young local who requested his father pay him child support until the completion of his master’s degree course.

15 Nov, 2019

Higher education chief urges Macau students in HK to stay away from violence

Macau residents enrolled in universities in Hong Kong urged to stay away from “violent incidents” and remain in their halls of residence, privately rented accommodation or any other safe place.

14 Nov, 2019

Government vows to ensure Friendship Bridge safety

The government has been constantly carrying out “regular and necessary” maintenance and repairs on the Macau-Taipa Friendship Bridge, including the ongoing repairs to the support pedestals of the bridge.

12 Nov, 2019

Beijing announces 15 new steps to support Macau’s GBA role

The central government has announced 15 new steps – policies and measures – to support Macau’s role in the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau GBA.

8 Nov, 2019

Facial recognition only for crime probes: police

Facial recognition technology to be added to the police forces’ citywide CCTV camera system next year will only be used when the police investigate crime cases.

8 Nov, 2019

Cultural Industries Fund has paid out 0.5 billion patacas since in 2014

The Cultural Industries Fund (FIC) has disbursed 502 million patacas for 256 cultural and creative industries projects since 2014 until the end of last month.

7 Nov, 2019

Aviation regulator bans drones on peninsula during Grand Prix

The government will ban the operation of drones over the Macau peninsula during the upcoming 66th Macau Grand Prix from next Thursday to Sunday.

7 Nov, 2019

Chui says Macau studying ways to tackle issue of different GBA jurisdictions

The Macau government is sparing no effort to study ways of resolving issues resulting from the fact that the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area comprises three different jurisdictions.

7 Nov, 2019

Sulu Sou discovers 1,600 surveillance camera figure may be much higher

Regarding the installation of 1,600 surveillance cameras, Sulu Sou has discovered that this figure actually refers to the number of locations, each of which may have more than one camera installed.

31 Oct, 2019

Lawmakers pass animal disease control bill

The Legislative Assembly passed the outline of a government-initiated animal disease control bill.

31 Oct, 2019

Chui to receive Macau report from top academy in Beijing

The Chief Executive will travel to Beijing to receive the findings of a study by the prestigious Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on local government.

31 Oct, 2019

Government renews Transmac, TCM deals for 14 months

The government has renewed the service contracts with the city’s two public bus operators — Transmac and TCM — for another 14 months.

30 Oct, 2019

Time is ripe to consult public on urban renewal bill: Chan

“The time is ripe” for the government to launch a public consultation on the drafting of a bill regulating the city’s urban renewal process, after having studied the matter for a number of years.

29 Oct, 2019

Locals’ jobless rate rises to 2.5%

The unemployment rate of local residents rose 0.1 percentage point to 2.5% in the July-September survey period from the June-August period.

29 Oct, 2019

Non-resident workers rise 3.8% to 193,470

The number of non-resident workers rose by 3.8% year-on-year to 193,470 at the end of September.

29 Oct, 2019

Greater Bay Area could boost Macau’s role as a “knowledge centre”

Macau has an important role to play as a “knowledge centre” in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area project.

29 Oct, 2019

Beijing approves Macau jurisdiction over checkpoint in Hengqin

Macau’s Lotus Flower checkpoint to be transferred from Cotai to Hengqin.

28 Oct, 2019

Cotai hospital nursing college completed: government

The construction of the nursing college building of the public hospital project in Cotai ⁠— Cotai Health Complex ⁠— has been completed.

25 Oct, 2019

Vice Premier Han meets, praises 3 groups from Macau

First Vice Premier Han Zheng met with a delegation from Macau at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

25 Oct, 2019

DSEJ working to extend Continuing Education Subsidy

The possibility of an extension to the government’s Continuing Education Subsidy Program is being considered.

25 Oct, 2019