Galaxy warns of ‘increasing regional competition’

Galaxy warned of “increasing competition from regional integrated resorts that are actively targeting the [mainland] Chinese market.”

14 Aug, 2019

Policy research bureau condemns ‘slanderous’ letter sent to CCAC

The Policy Research and Regional Development Bureau (DSEPDR) has condemned the “false accusations, defamations, slander and personal attacks” in an anonymous letter from “staff members” of the bureau complaining about its director Mi Jian.

3 Jul, 2019

Guangdong, Macau mull reciprocity on professional qualifications

Guangdong province and Macau Special Administrative Region are studying the possibility of recognizing each other's professional qualification certificates between the two regions in the months to come.

3 Jul, 2019

Two fishing boats in Inner Harbour damaged by fire

A fishing vessel anchored outside Pier 5B in the Inner Harbour near Barra was on fire Wednesday, and the fire quickly spread to another fishing vessel anchored next to it, according to a joint statement by the Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA) and the Macau Customs Service.

27 Jun, 2019

BRI to create jobs for 21,000 Filipinos: Chan

The central government’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will create employment for up to 21,000 people in the Philippines, Secretary for Administration and Justice Sónia Chan Hoi Fan said.

13 Jun, 2019

2 individuals to protest on May Day: police

Two individuals will separately hold a demonstration tomorrow – International Workers’ Day, according to a statement by the Public Security Police (PSP) on Monday.

30 Apr, 2019

National anthem won’t affect press freedom: Chan

Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan Hoi Fan reassured the public yesterday that the government-drafted national anthem bill - which is currently under review by a standing committee of the legislature - will not affect Macau’s press freedom after the bill becomes law.

18 Jan, 2019

Fitch keeps Macau’s credit ratings at ‘AA’

Fitch Ratings Inc. announced yesterday that it has affirmed Macau’s long-term foreign-currency issue default rating (IDR) at “AA” with a stable outlook.

20 Dec, 2018

Macau government consults public on phone tapping bill

The government Wednesday launched a 45-day public consultation on the drafting of a bill regulating the tapping of telephones during police investigations into criminal cases.

27 Sep, 2018

Macau government warns typhoon Mangkhut as serious as Hato

The government said Wednesday that it did not rule out the possibility that Super Typhoon Mangkhut that is making its way to the city would have an impact on Macau as large as last year’s deadly Super Typhoon Hato.

13 Sep, 2018

No political motive behind non-renewal of legal advisors’contracts from Legislative Assembly

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng said Monday that there was no political motive behind the legislature’s decision not to renew the employment contracts of two of the legislature’s legal advisors.

11 Sep, 2018

Leong Vai Tac urges young professionals to grab GBA chances

Secretary for Economy and Finance Leong Vai Tac said Thursday that local young professionals who are working and studying in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) region should grab the opportunities available to develop themselves, and contribute to the country’s development.

7 Sep, 2018

1st locally-infected dengue case this year

The Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement Tuesday that it recorded the first locally-infected dengue fever this year.

20 Jun, 2018

Cross-border bus service on HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge coming

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) is scheduled to open in the third quarter of this year. By then, an inter-city bus service will also be available, giving the public another commuting option.

30 May, 2018

Macau to join national anti-poverty drive in Guizhou

The Macau government has been authorised by the central government to participate in the nation’s poverty alleviation projects, according to a statement by the Spokesperson’s Office of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Government.

21 May, 2018

External powers try to introduce HK-style advocacy of independence to Macau: Liaison Office vice-chief

Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Macau Deputy Director Chen Sixi said yesterday that external powers were trying to introduce Hong Kong-style advocacy of independence to Macau

5 Mar, 2018

Future Macau maritime areas without gaming activities

The new Maritime Areas Basic Law bill includes a legal provision that prevents any possible construction projects within the the 85-square-kilometer area from being used for any gaming-related activities, the spokesperson of the Executive Council (ExCo) Leong Heng Teng said Tuesday during a press conference

20 Dec, 2017

Macau wifi public

Internet service providers can now set up outdoor WiFi hotspots

The government is now allowing Internet service providers (ISP) to set up their own WiFi hotspots in outdoor areas on the condition that they set aside capacity for the government to provide free WiFi to the public.

22 Sep, 2017

Macau received 21.3 million visitors from January to August

In the first eight months of 2017, Macau received 21,348,656 tourists, up by 4.4 percent year-on-year.

22 Sep, 2017

Macau Raymond Tam Vai Man

Environmental protection chief now also in charge of meteorological bureau

Director Raymond Tam Vai Man to be appointed director of the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) for a one-year term while remaining in his existing post.

21 Sep, 2017