Liaison vice-chief elected as NPC Standing Committee member    

Chen Sixi, a vice-director of the Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau, was elected as a member of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress in Beijing.

19 Mar, 2018

Threefold childbirth fee hike for non-resident domestic helpers: Tam’s office  

The government plans to triple the childbirth fees for non-resident domestic helpers, while other non-resident workers’ birthing fees will be raised ninefold, or by 800 percent, as previously announced.

19 Mar, 2018

Delta bridge paves foundation for B&R Initiative: chief engineer

The chief engineer of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, Su Quanke, said Thursday in Beijing that the completion of the mega-bridge project paves the foundation for the development of the country’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

16 Mar, 2018

Migrant workers’ childbirth fees to be raised threefold, not ninefold

The raise in baby delivery fees for non-resident domestic workers at the public hospital will be hiked three times and not nine times as previously considered.

16 Mar, 2018

Central govt hands over local part of delta bridge to Macau    

The State Council has authorised the official transfer of the Macau Border Checkpoint Administrative Zone of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge to the Macau government .

15 Mar, 2018

3 newcomers to CPPCC Standing Committee from Macau

Among the four elected local members of the 300-head Standing Committee of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), three are newcomers.  

15 Mar, 2018

Govt urges public to avoid beaches over ‘black substance’

  The Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA) urged the public Tuesday not to go to the city’s two beaches as a “black substance” had been found there.

14 Mar, 2018

China´s Liaison office suggest cancelation of writers presence in the Macau Literary Festival

The director of Macau Literary Festival, Ricardo Pinto, said to local newspaper Hoje Macau that the cancelation of the presence of three writers in the event was decided after an “advise” by the China´s Liaison Office in Macau.

12 Mar, 2018

Speaker Ho Iat Seng ‘doesn’t know yet’ whether to run for CE

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng says he “doesn’t know yet” whether he will run in next year’s chief executive election.

12 Mar, 2018

Police to use 100 body cams from Wednesday

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said Sunday that 100 body-worn cameras will come into use for Public Security Police (PSP) officers on Wednesday.

12 Mar, 2018

Macau to launch flights to Europe this year

Macau will launch scheduled flights to Europe this year, the Macau International Airport Company (CAM) said.

9 Mar, 2018

Wynn reports Jan-Feb revenue growth

Wynn Macau property in Nape recorded total revenues of US$418.1 million in the first two months of the year, up 18.8 percent year on year.

9 Mar, 2018

Residential property price index rises 3.3 pct

Macau’s overall residential property price index for November 2017-January 2018 grew 3.3 percent over the previous survey period (October-December 2017).

9 Mar, 2018

Macao Water to built another elevated water tank in Taipa

Macao Water Executive Director Nacky Kuan Sio Peng said Wednesday that Big Taipa Hill or Small Taipa Hill were possible sites where the company plans to build one more elevated treated water tank

8 Mar, 2018

Gaming operators need right mix of clients to stay competitive: analyst

Competition in the local gaming industry is getting tougher as gaming operators are upgrading their facilities and new infrastructure is taking shape, so the winning formula is to strike the right balance between high-end and mass-market customers

8 Mar, 2018

Govt recalls 26 kilos of possibly contaminated melons from Australia

A total of 26 kilogrammes of rockmelons from New South Wales in Australia imported to Macau on Monday have all been recalled as they are suspected of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

8 Mar, 2018

Drug mule swallows 1 kg of Ice worth 3 million patacas: police

The police have arrested a Cameroonian man and a Malaysian woman for drug smuggling, Judiciary Police (PJ) spokeswoman Yeung Sau Chan said .

7 Mar, 2018

Population reaches 653,100 last year

Macau’s population at the end of last year increased by 8,200 year on year to 653,100, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced Tuesday.

7 Mar, 2018

Culture bureau “grants financial support without evaluating content”

Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) President Mok Ian Ian said that the bureau does not look into content when it grants local associations financial support for their activities, in response to sponsoring an event that invited three authors whose presence was reportedly deemed “inappropriate” by the local authorities.

7 Mar, 2018

China to unveil plan for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao coordinated development

China will unveil and implement the development plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, among other moves to promote coordinated regional development of the country this year, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.

6 Mar, 2018