Social Affairs

Rosário reassures public over Taipa-Barra LRT safety concerns

Rosário promises that the Light Rail Transit Taipa-Barra section project will not affect the Sai Van Bridge structure.

2 Sep, 2019

PLA garrison completes 20th troop rotation

The local People’s Liberation Army garrison completed its routine annual rotation early Thursday morning.

30 Aug, 2019

100 CCTV cameras will have facial & vehicle number plate recognition next year: police

Cameras equipped with facial recognition technology and automatic number-plate recognition technology will be on trial basis in next year's first quarter.

29 Aug, 2019

Macau aims to complete 5G base stations in 2020

The government is trying to complete the city’s 5G base stations next year.

29 Aug, 2019

Locals’ jobless rate stays at 2.4%

Local residents’ unemployment rate remained unchanged year-on-year at 2.4% in the May-July survey period.

28 Aug, 2019

Eco-activist urges government to restrict single-use plastics

Local eco-activist Annie Lao Ka Weng said the upcoming implementation of a plastic carrier bag charge was not an efficient way to reduce plastic use.

28 Aug, 2019

Government removes 2 tonnes of rubbish from Sai Van waterfront

Two tonnes of rubbish along the waterfront near Macau Tower and near the peninsula’s entrance to Macau-Taipa Sai Van Bridge removed.

28 Aug, 2019

LRT law takes effect before train service starts

Passengers violating LRT rules will face a fine of between 5,000 and 10,000 patacas.

27 Aug, 2019

Ho stays mum on paid maternity leave issue, citing status as CE candidate

Ho Iat Seng declined to comment on the government’s proposal to increase paid maternity leave from 56 to 70 days.

23 Aug, 2019

2G is history: CTM

2G network officially ended its service in Macau at midnight on Thursday.

23 Aug, 2019

One-way LRT trip takes 20 minutes

A whole one-way trip on the LRT Taipa section can take about 20 minutes.

22 Aug, 2019

Ho calls for Macau-Wanzai ferry route to divert visitor flow

Ho Iat Seng said there is a need to reopen the ferry route between Zhuhai’s Wanzai Port and Macau’s Inner Harbour Ferry Terminal, with the aim of relieving the pressure on various border checkpoints and diverting the flow of visitors.

21 Aug, 2019

Police confirm 7 questioned over banned assembly, ‘but no arrests’

Seven people were taken for questioning to a police station on Monday night for further identity — none were arrested.

21 Aug, 2019

Police question 7 over banned assembly in main square

Seven people were taken in for questioning at a police station Monday night for acting suspiciously at Largo do Senado.

20 Aug, 2019

Plastic bag law to start on November 18

The anti-plastic bag law will take effect on November 18.

20 Aug, 2019

Residential property price rises 9.7% in Q2

Average price of existing residential units rose 9.7 per cent quarter-to-quarter to 105,575 patacas in the second quarter.

19 Aug, 2019

Ho suggests setting up ‘angel fund’ to support startups

There is a need for an “angel fund” in Macau to provide local startups with capital for their initial investment.

16 Aug, 2019

Local police disallow assembly against alleged HK police violence

The Public Security Police have decided not to allow an assembly planned for next Monday in Largo do Senado.

16 Aug, 2019

PSP confirms call to protest HK police action in Senado Square

The Public Security Police Force has confirmed the existence of a poster that has been circulating on social media since Wednesday morning.

15 Aug, 2019

Raising birth rate is a social responsibility: Ho

Macau’s birth rate is declining and the city is entering the stage of an ageing society.

15 Aug, 2019