Social Affairs

Decayed corpse found in Ilha Verde unit

A decayed corpse and two dog carcasses found in a Chun Hei Garden unit in Ilha Verde, the Judiciary Police (PJ) announced Monday evening.

5 May, 2020

Group of casino workers suffer food poisoning

A large group of workers from four different casinos were diagnosed with food poisoning on the same night.

5 May, 2020

Only 6 of 45 COVID-19 patients still hospitalised

One more patient discharged, senior secondary students go back to school today and nearly 400 price hike complaints registered.

4 May, 2020

Two checkpoints to resume normal operating hours

Two of Macau's main border checkpoints will resume their normal operating hours at 6 a.m. Sunday.

2 May, 2020

Macau 24 days without new imported COVID-19 case

Macau has had no new imported COVID-19 cases for 24 consecutive days since April 8 – one more discharged today.

2 May, 2020

Macau launches colour code to fight COVID-19

Macau's Health Bureau (SSM) announced today the launch of a digital colour code to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

1 May, 2020

Health Bureau confirms 2 more COVID-19 relapses (Update)

The Health Bureau announced today two more COVID-19 relapses, bringing the total number of relapses among the 45 confirmed novel coronavirus disease cases to three. 

1 May, 2020

2 more reconfirmed COVID-19 cases

2 patients more have been reconfirmed with COVID-19 today, while 2 more have been discharged. 11th mask distribution also begins on May 2 (Saturday).

1 May, 2020

Ho thanks workers for role in social stability amid COVID-19 crisis

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has called for Macau’s workforce to acquire new skills and knowledge and so complement the government’s effort in advancing the special administrative region’s adequate economic diversification.

1 May, 2020

Government urges shoppers to heed COVID-19 prevention warnings

Residents could enjoy their shopping activities, as the government’s consumption subsidy smartcard scheme starts today, provided that they continue to adhere to the government’s COVID-19 prevention measures.

1 May, 2020

IAM launches Lotus Cycling Track optimisation project

The Lotus Cycling Track optimisation project in Taipa will be launched early this month to improve the facilities.

1 May, 2020

Consumption subsidy smartcard spending starts today

Over 80% of residents have picked up their cards and can start using them from today.

1 May, 2020

Macau doctor faces dangers on UK’s COVID-19 frontline

When the UK government called for 750,000 fresh volunteers to join its fight against the coronavirus, Dr Jessica Mok put other people’s lives before her own and answered the call. She gives us a glimpse on what life is like on the frontline.

30 Apr, 2020

Falun Gong, bar-benders’ union plan May Day action

A bar-bending workers' union and the Falun Gong sect are the only two groups that plan to mark May Day with gatherings tomorrow.

30 Apr, 2020

Macau 22 days without new imported COVID-19 case

Macau has had no new imported COVID-19 cases for 22 consecutive days since April 8 – 1 more discharged today and 5 have also completed the 14-day recovery isolation period. Golden Crown China Hotel has also been emptied today.

30 Apr, 2020

COVID-19 epidemic has ‘many impacts’ on public security

COVID-19 “has resulted in many impacts” on the city’s public security – CCTV expansion and prison project both face delays.

30 Apr, 2020

UM sets up institute for advanced studies to promote HSS research

The public University of Macau (UM) has established a new entity called Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (IAS).

30 Apr, 2020

Legislator to head IFTM council

Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has appointed legislator-cum-restaurateur Andrew Chan Chak Mo to chair the Council of the Macau Institute for Tourism Studies.

29 Apr, 2020

Macau 21 days without new imported COVID-19 case

Macau has had no new imported COVID-19 cases for 21 consecutive days since April 8 – another patient discharged today.

29 Apr, 2020

Fisherfolks, people in old-age homes, jail & hospital to be tested for COVID-19

The government will carry out COVID-19 tests on residents of retirement homes, local prison inmates and hospital patients as well as all related staff, as part of its measures in preparation for the gradual return to normal life.

29 Apr, 2020