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Group, philanthropist stop payments for Sin Fong reconstruction

The condominium owners’ management committee of the Sin Fong Garden high-rise, the reconstruction of which got off the ground in October 2018, convened a special meeting for the flat owners on Sunday.

6 Jul, 2020

Culture bureau to hold more ‘Heritage City Tours’ to mark 15th anniversary

Culture bureau to hold more ‘Heritage City Tours’ to mark 15th anniversary of ‘Historic Centre of Macao’ listing.

6 Jul, 2020

Local artist shows straw art creations at Café Voyage

An exhibition of straw art and mixed media by local artist Bezalel Ho Veng Kin entitled “Gracefull”, organised by the Ark-Association of Macau Art (AAMA) and sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), is being held at Café Voyage.

6 Jul, 2020

UM, NKOIL ink deal on collaboration in smart city development

The public University of Macau (UM) and state-owned Nam Kwong Petroleum & Chemicals Co. Ltd. (NKOIL) have signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement.

6 Jul, 2020

Drunken Filipino deliveryman suspected of raping Filipina

A Filipino non-resident worker was arrested on Wednesday for suspected rape of a 53-year-old Filipina in her flat last Monday.

6 Jul, 2020

Sexagenarian picks up, almost empties Macau Pass

A local sexagenarian woman was arrested last week for picking up another person’s Macau Pass and spending almost all the card’s MOP 650.

6 Jul, 2020

COVID-19 quarantine waiver extended to 8 more GBA cities  (Update)

The Macao government said in a statement today that from 8 am Monday (6 July) Macao residents entering Zhuhai can visit the eight other mainland cities in the GBA.

5 Jul, 2020

Macao residents allowed to visit 9 cities of Greater Bay Area from 6 July

The Macao government will be extending the scope for the quarantine waiver to include 8 other Greater Bay Area (GBA) cities, according to a statement from the Government Information Bureau (GCS) this morning.

5 Jul, 2020

Macao airport passengers drop 99.7% in June 

The Macau International Airport's number of passengers fell 99.76% year-on-year to 1,836 in June.

4 Jul, 2020

Anim’Arte pedalos to restart tomorrow

The Sports Bureau (ID) announced in a statement on Thursday that the pedalos (also known as pedal boats) at Anim’Arte Nam Van will be back in action tomorrow.

3 Jul, 2020

More swimmers allowed at swimming pools

The Sports Bureau (ID) announced in a statement on Thursday that the bureau will allow from today more swimmers to use its swimming pools at the same time “with the aim of enabling more residents to exercise”.

3 Jul, 2020

Culture bureau gets new deputy

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Elsie Ao Ieong U has appointed Cheong Lai San, who was previously a senior official of the Identification Services Bureau (DSI), as a vice president of the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) for a one-year term, replacing Chan Kai Chon who took the post in January last year.

3 Jul, 2020

GEG signs safety charter with contractor for new Cotai project

GEG and Shanghai Construction Group (Macau) Limited (SCG), the main contractor for GEG’s new development in Cotai, recently signed a Safety Charter formalising both companies’ commitment to creating a safer work environment.

3 Jul, 2020

Italian chef adds twist to Vida Rica menu

Mandarin Oriental has given the menu at its Vida Rica Restaurant an update with a selection of classic Western cuisines with a twist by Chef de Cuisine Marco De Boni.

3 Jul, 2020

Applications for summer volunteer programme open

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) said in a statement on Thursday that its Youth Activity Centre in Areia Preta is now accepting applications for those who wish to take part in its summer volunteer programme.

3 Jul, 2020

Guangdong-HK-Macao entry curbs can only be completely lifted after COVID-19 vaccine or medicine

Dr Alvis Lo Iek Long admitted that border entry curbs among Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao can only be completely lifted after a COVID-19 vaccine or specific medicine to treat the disease has been successfully developed.

2 Jul, 2020

New GCS director aims for better relations with local press

The Government Information Bureau (GCS) will further facilitate communication between the government and the press, according to the new GCS director, Inês Chan Lou.

2 Jul, 2020

Zhong Nanshan, China’s respiratory disease expert, visits Macao

Zhong Nanshan, China’s renowned respiratory disease expert, came to Macao on Monday and shared the mainland’s COVID-19 prevention and control experience and COVID-19 treatment with Macao’s medical professionals during a seminar in Government Headquarters.

2 Jul, 2020

UM predicts this year’s GDP will drop almost 60% due to COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it now forecasts that Macao’s economy will drop by between 55.7% and 59.1% this year, in which case its gross domestic product (GDP) will return to the level it was in 2005 or 2004 in real terms.

2 Jul, 2020

53 nurseries still have available places

The Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) announced in a statement on Wednesday that 32 subsidised and 21 private nurseries still have available places.

2 Jul, 2020