Social Affairs

Macau announces Royal Dragon Hotel as 10th hotel for quarantine

Royal Dragon Hotel – near the maritime terminal on Macau peninsula – announced as the tenth quarantine hotel.

26 Mar, 2020

Macau’s lessons on beating back COVID-19

Despite an urban density that makes it fertile breeding ground for COVID-19, deaths have been avoided and cases are below 40.

26 Mar, 2020

Social Welfare Bureau working to de-stigmatise mental illness online

Online tensions have become more pronounced in recent months, as people have spent more time indoors and online — social media platforms have seen more arguments and conflicts in recent months.

26 Mar, 2020

Quarantine skippers rise to 5

Two more people – a local resident and a non-resident worker from Nepal – have been found to have breached home quarantine rules.

26 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 31st COVID-19 case

A new confirmed COVID-19 case was announced in the early hours of today, the 31st in Macau.

26 Mar, 2020

UM launches its 1st online career fair offering 3,500 jobs

The public University of Macau (UM) launched its first online Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday to help its graduating students find jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

26 Mar, 2020

Tap Siac Craft Market axed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, after “careful evaluation”, the government has decided to cancel the “Tap Seac Craft Market” originally scheduled for next month.

26 Mar, 2020

DSAL finds Galaxy’s construction site ‘unsafe’

The construction site where the collapse of a lift shaft killed three and injured four on Tuesday was deemed “unsafe” by the Labour Affairs Bureau.

26 Mar, 2020

Macau announces Grand Harbour Hotel as 9th hotel for quarantine

Grand Harbour Hotel – at Lam Mau area on Macau peninsula – announced as the ninth quarantine hotel.

25 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 30th COVID-19 case

A new confirmed COVID-19 case was announced today, the 30th in Macau.

25 Mar, 2020

Macau COVID-19 cases rise to 29

New confirmed COVID-19 case was announced late last night, the 29th in Macau.

25 Mar, 2020

3 die, 4 injured in Galaxy construction site accident

Three workers died and four were injured on Tuesday after the scaffolding collapsed at the Galaxy Macau construction site in Cotai.

25 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 27th and 28th COVID-19 cases

New confirmed COVID-19 cases was announced tonight, the 27th and 28th in Macau.

25 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 26th COVID-19 case

A new confirmed COVID-19 case was announced tonight, the 26th in Macau.

24 Mar, 2020

Macau tightens entry rules for locals, HK, Taiwan, mainland people (Update)

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng today further tightened the city's entry rules to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

24 Mar, 2020

Macau orders medical checks on HK visitors

Macau authorities have announced a ban on any Hong Kong, Taiwan or mainland people who have recently been overseas.

24 Mar, 2020

Peak of local students returning to Macau is over: health chief

Health Bureau (SSM) Director Lei Chin Ion said he believed that the peak of local students enrolled overseas returning to Macau is over.

24 Mar, 2020

IC & FIC support cultural & creative industries hit by COVID-19

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) and Cultural Industry Fund (FIC) discussed various measures to support the cultural and creative industries hit hard by the novel coronavirus epidemic.

24 Mar, 2020

Macau’s 25th imported COVID-19 case

A new confirmed COVID-19 case was announced tonight, the 25th in Macau.

23 Mar, 2020

Macau announces 8th hotel for quarantine

The Grand Lapa Hotel will temporarily be used as the 8th quarantine hotel.

23 Mar, 2020