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Macau wins ‘Best MICE City – Asia’ award

Macau won the “Best MICE City – Asia” award at the “1st M&C Asia Stella Awards 2019” event in Singapore.

22 Aug, 2019

BNU can help Portuguese-speaking countries enter the Greater Bay Area

Companies from Portuguese-speaking countries that plan to enter the Greater Bay Area via Macau can benefit from the financial leasing service of Banco Nacional Ultramarino.

21 Aug, 2019

Ho calls for Macau-Wanzai ferry route to divert visitor flow

Ho Iat Seng said there is a need to reopen the ferry route between Zhuhai’s Wanzai Port and Macau’s Inner Harbour Ferry Terminal, with the aim of relieving the pressure on various border checkpoints and diverting the flow of visitors.

21 Aug, 2019

Police confirm 7 questioned over banned assembly, ‘but no arrests’

Seven people were taken for questioning to a police station on Monday night for further identity — none were arrested.

21 Aug, 2019

Gongbei Customs busts luxury goods smuggling gang

Gongbei Customs has busted a gang that smuggled luxury products from Macau to the mainland.

21 Aug, 2019

Ho calls for more big events during low tourist seasons to divert visitor flows

Government organising big events during peak tourist seasons has put further pressure on the city’s tourism carrying capacity.

20 Aug, 2019

Police question 7 over banned assembly in main square

Seven people were taken in for questioning at a police station Monday night for acting suspiciously at Largo do Senado.

20 Aug, 2019

Plastic bag law to start on November 18

The anti-plastic bag law will take effect on November 18.

20 Aug, 2019

Ho pledges to spend public money ‘wisely’

Ho Iat Seng's government will spend public money “wisely” with the aim of ensuring that public expenditure is always on the right track.

19 Aug, 2019

Residential property price rises 9.7% in Q2

Average price of existing residential units rose 9.7 per cent quarter-to-quarter to 105,575 patacas in the second quarter.

19 Aug, 2019

Ho suggests setting up ‘angel fund’ to support startups

There is a need for an “angel fund” in Macau to provide local startups with capital for their initial investment.

16 Aug, 2019

Local police disallow assembly against alleged HK police violence

The Public Security Police have decided not to allow an assembly planned for next Monday in Largo do Senado.

16 Aug, 2019

Fireworks-fest raised to 12 competitors

The 30th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest will stage 12 firework displays on September 7, 13, 21, 28 and October 1 and 5.

16 Aug, 2019

PSP confirms call to protest HK police action in Senado Square

The Public Security Police Force has confirmed the existence of a poster that has been circulating on social media since Wednesday morning.

15 Aug, 2019

Analysts on Macau’s future gaming landscape

As the 2022 concession expiry date looms closer, analysts start to weigh in on the possible scenarios.

15 Aug, 2019

Raising birth rate is a social responsibility: Ho

Macau’s birth rate is declining and the city is entering the stage of an ageing society.

15 Aug, 2019

Government recruits volunteers for helping to restore disaster-hit areas

Volunteers are being recruited to provide assistance in the aftermath of a strong typhoon or storm surge, and help restore the city to normal.

15 Aug, 2019

Economic situation next year won’t be bright: Ho

Ongoing Sino-US trade war, and the current situation in Hong Kong have deeply impacted Macau’s economy.

14 Aug, 2019

Chui keen to strengthen ties with Japan

Closer ties between Macau and Japan being called for.

14 Aug, 2019

Galaxy warns of ‘increasing regional competition’

Galaxy warned of “increasing competition from regional integrated resorts that are actively targeting the [mainland] Chinese market.”

14 Aug, 2019