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Happy Heads can’t resist strong winds

The ‘Happy Heads’, an outdoor installation placed in Praça de Jorge Alvares in Nam Van, was damaged by strong winds and temporarily removed for safety reasons, according to the creators of the artwork.

3 Jul, 2019

Police nab Brazilian drug mule, largest cocaine haul this year

The Judiciary Police (PJ) arrested a Brazilian man at the local airport when he was smuggling cocaine into Macau on Saturday, with 30 oval pellets hidden in his underpants and his right sock, while four pellets were found inside his body

2 Jul, 2019

Air Macau Macau-Tokyo flights increase to two per day

Air Macau raised yesterday the number of round-trip Macau-Tokyo flights from one flight to two flights per day, the airline said in a statement Monday.

2 Jul, 2019

Two six-year-olds raped last week

Two schoolgirls were raped last week, the Judiciary Police (PJ) informed Monday at the joint press conference for police authorities held at the Public Security Police Force (PSP) facilities. 

2 Jul, 2019

Gross gaming revenue up 5.9 percentual in June

Gross gaming revenue (GGR) was  MOP 23,812 billion patacas (US$ 2.96 billion)  in June, up 5.9 percent from a year earlier, according to data released today by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) .

1 Jul, 2019

China-Portuguese-Language Fund seeks projects in São Tomé and Príncipe

The China-Portuguese Cooperation and Development Fund is looking for projects in São Tomé and Príncipe, a country that reestablished diplomatic relations with China in December 2016, said the secretary general of Forum Macau. Xu Yingzhen said in an interview with Portuguese news agency Lusa that representatives of the Fund on 8 and 9 July will … Continue reading "China-Portuguese-Language Fund seeks projects in São Tomé and Príncipe"

1 Jul, 2019

FIFA fines Macau Football Association for missed match

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Macau Football Association (MFA) for failing to play the second leg of their first-round match against Sri Lanka in the Asian Football Association’s FIFA World Cup 2022 preliminary competition.

1 Jul, 2019

CCAC receives complaint about policy research bureau chief

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) confirmed to the media on Saturday that it has received a letter from staff members of the Policy Research and Regional Development Bureau (DSEPDR) complaining about its director Mi Jian for his alleged nepotism in the recruitment of staff members for the bureau and other alleged offences.

1 Jul, 2019

Dead dolphin washed up on Hac Sa Beach

The Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA) said in a statement that one of its staff members found the cadaver morning during patrol on beach.

1 Jul, 2019

Only 38% of Macao locals willing to work in the Greater Bay Area

37.9 percent of local residents aged at least 15 are willing to work or live in the nine mainland cities of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, while only 23 percent were willing to work or live in Hong Kong.

28 Jun, 2019

DCH Logistics Centre opens in Hengqin’s Guangdong-Macau industrial park

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On and his predecessor Edmund Ho Hau Wah attended Thursday the opening ceremony of the Dah Chong Hong Logistics Centre in Hengqin.

28 Jun, 2019

FM commissioner urges local citizens to co-build ‘consular protection great wall’

Foreign Ministry Commissioner in Macau Shen Beili said that with the implementation of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle and the development of Macau’s economy, there are more and more Macau citizens going abroad for studying, travelling, doing business and visiting relatives, adding that protecting the legitimate rights and interests of the Macau citizens abroad is the FM commissioner office’s important duty.

28 Jun, 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

China reduces application fees for SAR travel documents

Originally, the application fee for Chinese citizens for a Hong Kong or Macau travel document was RMB80. The new price will be set at RMB60.

27 Jun, 2019

11 HIV cases diagnosed between January and May

The 11 new HIV cases comprise 10 males and a female. While six of the infections were attributed to heterosexual contact, five were attributed to homosexual contact.

27 Jun, 2019

Hong Kong youngsters arrested in Macau for selling drugs

Two boys from Hong Kong - a 13-year-old schoolboy and a 17-year-old school dropout - were hired by a gang to sell drugs in Macau

26 Jun, 2019

Nomination for CE candidates to run from July 8-23

Chief Executive Electoral Affairs Commission President Song Man Lei said Tuesday that the nomination period for chief executive candidates has been set from July 8 to July 23.

26 Jun, 2019

Beijing to issue 2 billion yuan bonds in Macau

The central government will issue government bonds worth 2 billion yuan (2.34 billion patacas) in Macau on July 4, the Ministry of Finance and the local government announced

26 Jun, 2019

CCAC slams public works, cultural affairs officials for failing to protect llha Verde

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) slammed the Lands, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) for having failed to strictly comply with the Urban Planning Law when it approved private development projects in llha Verde district.

25 Jun, 2019

1/5 of CE Election Committee members are newbies

About one-fifth of the 400 members of the Chief Executive Election Committee are newcomers, according to the committee’s name list.

25 Jun, 2019