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Macau aims to complete 5G base stations in 2020

The government is trying to complete the city’s 5G base stations next year.

29 Aug, 2019

Grand Lisboa Palace to open in H2 of next year: So

Construction of Grand Lisboa Palace in Cotai would be completed by early next month.

29 Aug, 2019

Over 4,800 use mobiles while driving in Jan-July: police

Police report 4,842 cases of drivers using mobile phones while driving between January and July this year, an enormous year-on-year increase of 47% compared with the same period of last year.

29 Aug, 2019

Locals’ jobless rate stays at 2.4%

Local residents’ unemployment rate remained unchanged year-on-year at 2.4% in the May-July survey period.

28 Aug, 2019

Eco-activist urges government to restrict single-use plastics

Local eco-activist Annie Lao Ka Weng said the upcoming implementation of a plastic carrier bag charge was not an efficient way to reduce plastic use.

28 Aug, 2019

Government removes 2 tonnes of rubbish from Sai Van waterfront

Two tonnes of rubbish along the waterfront near Macau Tower and near the peninsula’s entrance to Macau-Taipa Sai Van Bridge removed.

28 Aug, 2019

Chui vows to fully support Ho in forming new team

Fernando Chui Sai On's government fully supports meeting the needs of the Ho Iat Seng in forming his new government team.

27 Aug, 2019

LRT law takes effect before train service starts

Passengers violating LRT rules will face a fine of between 5,000 and 10,000 patacas.

27 Aug, 2019

Carrie Lam congratulates Ho on election

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor congratulated Ho Iat Seng on his election as Macau’s next chief executive, with expectations of strengthening ties between the two special administrative regions.

27 Aug, 2019

Much more freedom after return to motherland: Ho

Ho Iat Seng said that locals have been enjoying much more freedom after Macau’s return to China in 1999.

26 Aug, 2019

Recession rears its ugly head again

Macau is in a technical recession after gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 1.8 per cent year-on-year in real terms in the second quarter and by 3.2 per cent in the first quarter.

26 Aug, 2019

Liaison Office & CE congratulate Ho on election victory

The Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau and Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On issued separate statements to congratulate Ho Iat Seng.

26 Aug, 2019

Profile: Ho Iat Seng, Macau’s chief executive-designate

Ho Iat Seng was elected on Sunday as the fifth-term chief executive of Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR), awaiting appointment of China's central government.

25 Aug, 2019

Ho Iat Seng elected Macau’s Chief Executive-designate

Ho Iat Seng elected as Macao's chief executive-designate.

25 Aug, 2019

15% of Macau’s employees work for gaming sector: survey

Nearly 15%of Macau’s employees worked for the gaming sector in the second quarter of the year.

23 Aug, 2019

Ho stays mum on paid maternity leave issue, citing status as CE candidate

Ho Iat Seng declined to comment on the government’s proposal to increase paid maternity leave from 56 to 70 days.

23 Aug, 2019

2G is history: CTM

2G network officially ended its service in Macau at midnight on Thursday.

23 Aug, 2019

Ho wants Coloane to become tourism business district

Coloane is the “lungs of the city” and there’s room to “appropriately” improve its business development.

22 Aug, 2019

One-way LRT trip takes 20 minutes

A whole one-way trip on the LRT Taipa section can take about 20 minutes.

22 Aug, 2019

Macau welcomes 23.8 million visitors from January to July

Macau received 23.8 million visitors from January to July, up 20.0% year-on-year.

22 Aug, 2019