Social Affairs

Macau raises infectious disease alert level over Wuhan virus

The local government raised its infectious disease alert level to 3, which denotes a “serious” situation.

6 Jan, 2020

Offences by cabbies drop 48.2% in 2019: police

The number of regulatory breaches by taxi drivers recorded last year decreased by 48.2% from the previous year.

6 Jan, 2020

Vietnamese worker, 20, dies in 
Friendship Bridge traffic accident

A 20-year-old non-resident worker from Vietnam died on Sunday afternoon after being hit by a seven-seater people carrier on the Macau-Taipa Friendship Bridge when he was pushing his employer’s lorry which had broken down on the bridge.

6 Jan, 2020

Minibus rams casino shuttle bus on Friendship Bridge, both gutted in blaze

A minibus used as a tourist coach crashed into the back of a casino shuttle bus on the Macau-Taipa Friendship Bridge on Friday morning, resulting in a huge fire that gutted the two vehicles.

6 Jan, 2020

Government beefs up health control measures at airport over Wuhan health scare

Health control measures, such as requiring air passengers arriving in Macau from Wuhan to fill in a form regarding their health condition, are in place at the local airport.

3 Jan, 2020

Ho’s New Year’s message highlights Xi’s ‘strategic vision’

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has highlighted President Xi Jinping’s “strategic vision” that he expressed in the “very important” speeches during his three-day working visit last month.

1 Jan, 2020

Liaison chief urges Macau to implement spirit of Xi’s anniversary visit speeches

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying called for Macau to “earnestly” implement the spirit of the important speeches made by President Xi Jinping during his three-day visit last month.

1 Jan, 2020

FM commissioner pledges joint effort with MSAR to build ‘beautiful home’

Foreign Ministry Commissioner in Macau Shen Beili says that the commissioner’s office will strive together with the local government to build Macau into a “beautiful home” enjoying prosperity and stability.

1 Jan, 2020

Free LRT trips for one more month after 3rd glitch

Trial run of the LRT Taipa section extended until January 31, continuing another one-month period for free rides.

31 Dec, 2019

Health Bureau urges flu jabs as sniffle season arrives

Health Bureau: People should get their flu vaccinations early because it takes two weeks to be effective, and next month’s Chinese New Year takes place when the flu season is expected to peak.

31 Dec, 2019

Macau-Wanzai ferry service to resume on Jan 23

The passenger ferry service between the Inner Harbour and Wanzai in Zhuhai will resume on January 23, following the completion of major repairs at the Wanzai checkpoint, with the upcoming ferry service running from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

31 Dec, 2019

LRT malfunctions again

The Light Rapid Transit system has malfunctioned for the third time since it came into service on December 10.

30 Dec, 2019

Government to start ICT products & home appliance recycling scheme

The Environmental Protection Bureau has announced that it will launch a scheme for the recycling of ICT products and electrical appliances on Wednesday — New Year’s Day.

30 Dec, 2019

Xi says Macau, HK issues are nation’s ‘internal matters’, no external forces can ‘dictate things to us’

President Xi Jinping stressed on Friday that with the return of Macau and Hong Kong to the motherland, the handling of affairs in the two special administrative regions is “strictly China’s internal matter” so that “there is no need for any external forces to dictate things to us”.

21 Dec, 2019

Ho pledges more efficient ‘service-orientated’ administration

New Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng on Friday pledged that he will pursue the development of a “service-orientated” government and improved public administration efficiency.

21 Dec, 2019

LRT carries over 200,000 passengers since start: Rosário

The Light Rapid Transit system has carried over 200,000 passengers since the launch of its service on December 10.

21 Dec, 2019

Xi praises Macau’s historic achievements since return to motherland

President Xi Jinping commended the historic achievements made by Macau in economic and social development.

20 Dec, 2019

Xi says Macau is ‘a small table is putting on big show’

President Xi Jinping says Macau has made “proud achievements” since its return to the motherland 20 years ago.

20 Dec, 2019

Xi says nation is proud of Macau’s achievements, progress

President Xi Jinping said upon arrival that the central government and the Chinese people are proud of the achievements and progress of Macau since its return to the motherland 20 years ago.

19 Dec, 2019

Xi to arrive for 3-day working visit this afternoon

President Xi Jinping will arrive in Macau Wednesday afternoon to officiate at celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of Macau’s return to the motherland.

18 Dec, 2019