Live poultry imports to Macau will cease permanently due to concerns over the bird flu virus, Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan said on Thursday.
10 Feb, 2017
The number of new registrations of motor vehicles dropped 29.1 percent year-on-year to 13,935 last year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Wednesday.
9 Feb, 2017
Although Macau's terrorist threat remains “low”, the Public Security Forces will further strengthen their assessment of possible security risk factors and improve their law enforcement efforts, the Office of the Secretariat for Security said in a statement on Wednesday.
9 Feb, 2017
Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan Hoi Fan said on Tuesday that the government has not yet come up with a timetable to resume the sale of live poultry.
8 Feb, 2017
Macau residents can apply for the government’s subsidy to scrap scooters and other kinds of vehicles with two-stroke engines starting next Wednesday until the end of June, Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) Vice Director Ip Kuong Lam said on Monday.
7 Feb, 2017
Local Portuguese lender BNU has committed a donation of 10.65 million patacas to establish an endowment fund at the University of Macau Development Foundation (UMDF) with the aim of supporting both teaching and academic research of a chair professor at the Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) of the University of Macau.
3 Feb, 2017
Local property agency Mcore Properties forecast that home prices in the city will rise up to 10 per cent this year, boosted by local residents’ strong demand for housing and a stronger economic performance.
2 Feb, 2017
The local dog racetrack is set to close next year and one of the plans to save the greyhounds that are there is to send them to Portugal, according to a statement from local animal protection society Anima’s President Albano Martins.
2 Feb, 2017
The government announced yesterday that all sales of live poultry in the city will be stopped at least for the next three days from today after discovering the H7 strain of the avian influenza virus (AIV) in a chicken sample at the Nam Yue Wholesale Market on Thursday.
27 Jan, 2017
Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosario said on Tuesday that the government was planning to declare the invalidity of the land concession for a plot originally set aside for an ocean park project in Taipa.
25 Jan, 2017
Central People’s Government Liaison Office Director Wang Zhimin said in his address during a reception on Friday celebrating the Chinese New Year it was “exceptional” that Macau could achieve full employment and economic stability last year amid the ongoing pressure of the global economic slowdown.
23 Jan, 2017
About 100 US citizens living in Macau participated in a Women’s March protest against US President Donald Trump on Saturday, after his inauguration in Washington, DC, on Friday (1 a.m. Saturday Macau time), according to local Chinese-language online media All About Macau.
23 Jan, 2017
Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said on Thursday that the government would consider building social, cultural, sports and recreation facilities on the plot of land currently leased by Macau Yat Yuen Canidrome Co. Ltd. for its controversial greyhound races, according to a statement by the Office of the Chief Executive (GCE).
20 Jan, 2017
Local airport operator CAM said on Wednesday that it would push ahead with developing more facilities at the airport, to cope with the rising number of passengers for the next two decades.
19 Jan, 2017
Local think tank Collective Wisdom Policy Centre on Monday slammed the government for failing to come up with plans and concrete measures to achieve its objective of transforming Macau into a smart city. The government laid out a string of plans and measures aiming to convert Macau into a smart city in the long term, in its first-ever Five-Year Development Plan, which was released in September last year.
17 Jan, 2017
Judiciary Police (PJ) Director Chau Wai Kuong said on Monday that drug-dealing cases recorded by his criminal investigation force rose to 122 last year from 85 in 2015, an increase of 43.5 per cent. Chau revealed the figure during a Chinese New Year gathering and lunch for the media at the PJ headquarters in Zape.
17 Jan, 2017
A non-resident worker from Vietnam was caught on January 4 for abusing a cat, the first case under the city’s first-ever animal protection law with took effect on September 1 last year, a Public Security Police (PSP) spokesperson has announced.
16 Jan, 2017
A 72-year-old local woman tested positive for the H7N9 avian influenza, Health Bureau (SSM) Director Lei Chin Ion said on Thursday during a special press conference at the public Conde de Sao Januario Hospital Centre late last night. Lei said it was the first confirmed imported case of H7N9 avian influenza in Macau. The first locally contracted case of H7N9 was reported last month. That patient has made a full recovery.
13 Jan, 2017
Protesters Sunday afternoon marched against what they described as the “brutal” increase in the government’s vehicle-related fees and charges.
10 Jan, 2017
The Judiciary Police (PJ) arrested on Thursday 23 suspects for their alleged involvement in the illegal use of UnionPay cards by conducting bogus cash transactions so that clients could get cash after swiping their cards on POS (points of sale) machines.
6 Jan, 2017