Social Affairs

Landlord-tenant bill

Legislature passes landlord-tenant bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) finally passed a bill jointly initiated by nine lawmakers which aims to tackle disputes between landlords and tenants, slated to come into effect 180 days after its promulgation in the Official Gazette (BO), during a plenary session on Thursday.

11 Aug, 2017

residential price

Residential price on the rise

The overall residential price index in the second quarter of 2017 increased by 3.7 percent from the previous quarter to 253.

9 Aug, 2017

Legislature passes condo management bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) finally passed a government-initiated bill regulating the management of the common areas of condominiums, slated to come into effect a year after its promulgation in the Official Gazette (BO), during a plenary session on Tuesday.

9 Aug, 2017

2,900 customers affected by power cut

Power utility CEM said that about 2,900 customers in Fai Chi Kei and Toi San districts were affected by a power outage that lasted for 21 minutes Tuesday evening.

9 Aug, 2017

air quality

Macau’s air quality improves in the past year

The Environmental State Report 2016 released by the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) shows that over 95 percent of the days last year were recorded with an air quality reading of “good” or “moderate” at a number of monitoring stations across the city last year, more than in 2015.

8 Aug, 2017

Macau Jakarta flights

AirAsia links Macau to Jakarta

Macau is once again connected to the Indonesian capital operated by AirAsia three times weekly on every Monday, Friday and Sunday.

8 Aug, 2017

youth commendation

Government to commend youth who spread ‘positive energy’

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) announced on Monday that it will be launching a youth commendation scheme to encourage young people to share their inspirational stories and spread “positive energy”.

8 Aug, 2017

one oasis

Man jumps to his death after attacking girlfriend

A Hong Kong man jumped to his death from a flat in the luxury estate One Oasis in Coloane shortly after throwing his two-year old daughter from the unit on Sunday morning, according to police reports.

7 Aug, 2017

La Scala

Government plans 4 phases for La Scala public housing

Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosario said on Thursday that the construction of a huge public housing project on the plot of the abandoned La Scala luxury housing project near the airport will be carried out in four phases.

4 Aug, 2017

police

Police punish 127 officers for loafing

A total of 127 Public Security Police officers have been punished for having left their posts without permission while they were on duty.

4 Aug, 2017

dengue

Local dengue cases rise to three

The government said on Thursday that the number of locally-infected dengue fever cases has risen to three, pointing out that the three patients are from the same building.

4 Aug, 2017

Macau residents' happiness

Government needs to study residents’ happiness

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said the government would need to study the reasons why local residents don’t appear to be as happy as one could expect them to be.

3 Aug, 2017

baby dumped

Newborn girl dumped in restaurant toilet

A newborn girl was discovered in a restaurant’s toilet in a hotel in Nam Van Tuesday afternoon and was pronounced dead at the public hospital.

2 Aug, 2017

dengue mosquito

First local dengue case this year confirmed

The Health Bureau (SSM) confirmed the first locally-infected dengue fever case this year.

1 Aug, 2017

telecommunications

Government to issue ‘quad play’ licences

The government proposes to issue licences for telecom operators who provide “quadruple play” of cable television, Internet access, fixed line and mobile communication services in Macau, Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosario said on Monday.

1 Aug, 2017

Phone transfer

Account phone transfer service to be launched

The Macau Monetary Authority (AMCM) said in a statement on Sunday that a number of banks are planning to launch a mobile phone account transfer service platform which allows customers to transfer money from their bank accounts to other customers’ accounts via their mobile phones.

31 Jul, 2017

tertiary education bill

Legislature passes tertiary education bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed the government’s bill on the city’s tertiary education sector, slated to come into effect only one year after its promulgation in the Official Gazette (BO), during a plenary session on Thursday.

28 Jul, 2017

macau fireworks contest

Ten teams to participate in Fireworks Contest

The 29th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest will be staged with the participation of ten internationally-renowned teams.

28 Jul, 2017

Beijing Capital Airlines

Macau-Beijing-Lisbon route takes off

The first Beijing-Macau flight from Beijing Capital Airlines landed at Macau International Airport (MIA) on Tuesday, marking the beginning of flights bringing passengers to Macau from Beijing and then to the Lisbon terminal.

26 Jul, 2017

airport land reclamation

Government asks Beijing to allow airport land reclamation

Macau Civil Aviation Authority said on Tuesday that the local government has requested the central government’s permission to reclaim land in the waters between the local airport’s two taxiways that link the runway and the apron.

26 Jul, 2017