Social Affairs

Over 300 Filipinos returned home on Thursday

Over 300 Filipinos nationals returned to Manila on Thursday via a chartered flight organised by the Philippine Consulate General in Macao.

19 Jun, 2020

14-day quarantine for all arrivals from virus-hit Beijing

Two travellers who arrived in Macao on Wednesday who had been in Beijing 14 days prior were immediately transferred to 14 days of quarantine and medical observation at one of the government’s “quarantine hotels”.

18 Jun, 2020

Ambulance carrying pregnant woman crashes with 7-seater carrier

A 7-seater people carrier and an ambulance carrying a pregnant woman crashed in Avenida de Horta e Costa on Wednesday evening, the Fire Services Bureau (CB) said.

18 Jun, 2020

Special ferry link sets sail

877 Macao residents have registered for the local government’s special ferry service – which started on Wednesday – for them upon arrival at Hong Kong’s airport from overseas to be able to return to Macao without having to go through quarantine in Hong Kong.

18 Jun, 2020

Self-service permanent ID card renewal extended to 24/7

The Identification Services Bureau (DSI) said in a statement on Wednesday that the self-service application for local permanent ID cards’ renewal has now been extended to 24 hours every day.

18 Jun, 2020

Further 22 seafood samples tested negative for COVID-19

An additional 22 imported seafood samples from 10 countries and regions were given a nucleic acid test (NAT) on Tuesday, and the results were all negative for COVID-19.

18 Jun, 2020

‘Hush!! Full Music 2020’ to start on Sunday

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) said in a statement on Wednesday that the “Hush!! Full Music 2020” event will be held in conjunction with the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) from Sunday until August. 

18 Jun, 2020

Quarantine for everyone arriving from Beijing

As of midday today (June 17), everyone arriving in Macao from Beijing will be subject to 14-day medical observation, according to Macao Daily today.

17 Jun, 2020

DSSOPT receives 10 bids for Guia pedestrian tunnel

The Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) received a total of ten bids in the public tender for the design and construction of the Guia Hill pedestrian tunnel.

17 Jun, 2020

GDI receives 19 proposals up to MOP 422 million for Zone A

Proposals for the works to be conducted on Lot B4 of the New Urban Zone A were unveiled on Tuesday by the Infrastructure Development Office (GDI). A total of 19 proposals have been received for this tender.  The government expects work will commence in the fourth quarter of this year.

17 Jun, 2020

Supporters of the national security bus tour investigated by police

The police have finished investigating the case in which a local civic group chartered an open-top bus on June 5 to support the central authorities’ drafting of a national security law for Hong Kong.

16 Jun, 2020

Zhuhai grants quarantine waiver for up to 1,000 Macao residents

Zhuhai will exempt up to 1,000 Macao residents per day from its 14-day quarantine requirement who need to cross the Macao-Zhuhai border.

16 Jun, 2020

Car catches fire, driver escapes unscathed

A car caught fire in Avenida da Ponte da Amizade near the Macau Water Treatment Plant (ETAR) in Areia Preta district at about 6 p.m. on Monday, but the driver had a lucky escape.

16 Jun, 2020

Man dies inside car in charcoal-burning incident

The Judiciary Police (PJ) received a report from the Fire Services Bureau (CB) at 1:41 p.m. on Monday that a man had died inside a car in a charcoal-burning incident in the car park in Estrada do Alto de Coloane near the A-Ma Cultural Village, and requested PJ officers to investigate.

16 Jun, 2020

Government suspends applications for Zhuhai quarantine exemption

The Macao government has temporarily stopped accepting new applications from local residents for exemption from Guangdong’s 14-day quarantine requirement.

15 Jun, 2020

Nuri spares Macao and Hong Kong

Tropical Depression Nuri has spared Macao and faded away with minimal impact.

15 Jun, 2020

Young woman rescued after ‘leaping’ from old bridge

A young woman who “fell” from the Ponte Governador Nobre de Carvalho Bridge on Saturday afternoon, was rescued and rushed to hospital for emergency treatment, according to a text message from the Public Security Police (PSP) on Saturday.

15 Jun, 2020

PE teacher arrested for sexual abuse of pupil

A physical education (PE) teacher was arrested last Monday for the sexual abuse of a female pupil, the Judiciary Police (PJ) said in a statement on Saturday.

15 Jun, 2020

teamLab creates ‘SuperNature’ experience for Macao audience

The immersive and interactive digital art experience as a result of connecting science, art and nature by Japanese collective teamLab has mesmerised people around the world, and its “SuperNature” installation in Macao is set to give locals a journey of exploration in a labyrinth of colours, light, nature and technology.

15 Jun, 2020

Fire in Fortune Tower’s switch room causes blackout, 2 in hospital

A fire erupted in the switch room of Fortune Tower in Avenida do Ouvidor Arriaga in the early hours of Sunday, causing a power outage in the sprawling two-block residential estate for a period of time.

15 Jun, 2020