Social Affairs

CAM says air passengers set to grow 17% this year

The local airport’s passenger volume is expected to reach 9.5 to 9.6 million this year, a 17% increase from last year.

18 Dec, 2019

Premium Taiwanese airline to launch Macau route next month

Several airlines have long been running the Taiwan-Macau route, and Taiwan-based Starlux Airlines is launching one next month.

18 Dec, 2019

LRT to close from Wednesday afternoon to Friday due to ‘special security measures’

The Light Rapid Transit system will be suspended from 1 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, before resuming on Saturday.

17 Dec, 2019

Macau-Hong Kong airport bus service starts

A bus service between the Macau checkpoint of the Hong-Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and Hong Kong’s international airport came into service on Monday.

17 Dec, 2019

Macao’s moon, planetary lab to boost China’s deep space exploration

It was announced on Sunday that Macao's first space exploration satellite was named Macao Science 1.

16 Dec, 2019

Macau-HK ferry sailings reduced to every 30 minutes

Ferry sailings between Hong Kong and Macau will be reduced to just once every 30 minutes from today until Saturday.

16 Dec, 2019

LRT boasts 68,800 passengers in 1st 3 days

The Taipa section of the Light Rail Transit had 68,800 passengers in the first three days of its operation.

16 Dec, 2019

Macao varsity looks to lead higher education in western PRD

The University of Macau is determined to take the lead in higher education and research in the western Pearl River Delta.

16 Dec, 2019

Macau’s achievements illustrate vitality of ‘One Country, Two Systems’: envoy

Macau’s development achievements over the past 20 years have demonstrated the vitality of "One Country, Two Systems," a senior Chinese diplomat said.

13 Dec, 2019

Schoolgirl, teacher die in suspected suicide in inn

The Judiciary Police announced a suspected suicide case in which a 16-year-old schoolgirl and a 35-year-old man, both locals, were found lying dead in a guestroom.

13 Dec, 2019

LRT opens with much excitement, just one minor glitch

Residents were keen to try out their free-of-charge LRT rides on the Taipa section of the long-delayed Light Rail Transit when it finally started operating Tuesday afternoon.

11 Dec, 2019

Baidu chief to give talk at UM on autonomous driving: UM

Zhang Yaqin, president of Beijing-based internet giant Baidu, will be giving a lecture on “Advances in Autonomous Driving” on Monday at the University of Macau.

11 Dec, 2019

Macau plays important role in Sino-Portuguese relations

Macau plays an important role in Sino-Portuguese bilateral relations, and it has achieved remarkable development in various fields over the past 20 years, said Paulo Cunha Alves, consul general of Portugal in the Macau Special Administrative Region.

10 Dec, 2019

Macau’s first-ever railway to start today

The Taipa section of the long-delayed Light Rail Transit will finally start its service.

10 Dec, 2019

IAM to officially adopt ‘lucky’ runaway today: Tavares

The local government will officially adopt the “lucky” ox that managed to escape from the abattoir in Ilha Verde.

10 Dec, 2019

Macao chief: Patriotism SAR’s core value

Macao has achieved great success since its return to the motherland two decades ago, and the people have confidence in their future, thanks to support from the nation.

6 Dec, 2019

9.8 billion pataca Cotai hospital to be ready only after 2023: Lei

The government’s budget for its public hospital project in Cotai, officially known as Cotai Health Complex, has already reached at least 9.8 billion patacas.

5 Dec, 2019

Macau government adopts runaway ox from abattoir

A brown ox was caught by a group of about 30 people after it escaped through chain link fences surrounding the Macau Slaughterhouse.

5 Dec, 2019

Li: Macau Basic Law ‘matches nation’s fundamental interests’

Li Zhanshu: As the Macau Basic Law was formulated in accordance with the nation’s Constitution, it matches the country’s “fundamental interests” and Macau’s “actual situation”.

4 Dec, 2019

PISA 2018 ranks Macau world’s 3rd in 3 core subjects

Macau ranks third in the global rankings in the Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) study for all three literacy assessments.

4 Dec, 2019