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

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge

Surfacing of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau main body is completed

The leveling of the surface on the main part of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge has now been completed, the bridge authority announced on the weekend.

31 Jul, 2017

CTM direct dialling calls

Government to urge CTM to further lower charges

The government will urge CTM to further lower its leased line and International Direct Dialling (IDD) service charges this year.

21 Jul, 2017

Macau's legislative assembly elections

Record of 195 candidates running for 14 seats

A record 195 candidates are running in the upcoming direct election of 14 seats in the legislature, Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Committee (CAEAL) President Tong Hio Fong said on Wednesday.

13 Jul, 2017

loan-sharking gang

Police detain 15 casino loan sharks

Judiciary Police (PJ) officers escort some of the 15 suspected casino loan-sharking gang members to a vehicle outside the PJ headquarters in Zape on Tuesday.

12 Jul, 2017

ATM camera

KYC improves information exchange with mainland

Financial Intelligence Office Director Ng Man Seong said that the Know Your Customer (KYC) security feature installed in the city’s ATMs will enhance the government’s ability to exchange information on money laundering and suspicious transactions with the mainland authorities.

7 Jul, 2017

Human trafficking report

Macau rejects US human trafficking report

The Macau government strongly rejected the Trafficking in Persons Report 2017 released by the US State Department in Washington.

29 Jun, 2017

Roulette City

Macau film ‘Roulette City’ gets China distribution

Filmed in Macau, “Roulette City”, written and directed by Singaporean Thomas Lim, will be distributed on pay-per-view streaming in mainland China from June 8.

26 May, 2017

Francis Lui Galaxy

Francis Lui wants open Hengqin border, tax debate later  

Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) Deputy Chairman Francis Lui Yiu Tung called for an open border between Macau and Hengqin Island to promote tourism in both places.

17 May, 2017