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Hengqin to continue supporting Macau’s diversification: finance chief

Hengqin will continue to support Macau’s economic diversification, Chi Tenghui, director of the Hengqin Finance Association, told reporters on the sidelines of a conference yesterday at the Sheraton hotel in Cotai.

12 Jun, 2019

Tam ‘regrets’ Macau football team couldn’t play in Sri Lanka, but insists govt couldn’t intervene

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said on Tuesday that he “regrets” that the Macau football team was unable to play Sri Lanka in the second leg of a 2022 Would Cup qualifying first-round clash, which was initially scheduled to be held on Tuesday in the South Asian country.  Tam also said … Continue reading "Tam ‘regrets’ Macau football team couldn’t play in Sri Lanka, but insists govt couldn’t intervene"

12 Jun, 2019

Environmental impact of an underwater tunnel between Macau and Taipa in public consultation

The environmental impact assessment of the construction of an underwater tunnel between the Macau peninsula and the island of Taipa is under public consultation until 21 June.

11 Jun, 2019

Lawmakers pass civil protection bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed the outline of a government-initiated civil protection framework bill, which proposes a new crime category for causing harm to public safety, order and peace.

11 Jun, 2019

Dragon Boat Festival visitors rise 58 pct

A total of 397,101 tourists visited Macau during the Dragon Boat Festival between last Friday and Sunday, up 58.8 percent from the same holiday period last year

11 Jun, 2019

Macau pulls out of World Cup qualifier in Sri Lanka over safety

The Macau Football Association (MFA) reaffirmed during a special press conference Sunday that it has decided not to send its team to play Sri Lanka tomorrow in the second leg of a 2022 World Cup qualifying first-round clash.

10 Jun, 2019

Second potential CE candidate wants to represent grassroots

Leung Kuok Chao, who heads an investment consultancy, has announced that he plans to run in the chief executive election slated to take place in August.

10 Jun, 2019

Thailand, China’s NanHai Jiujiang crowned victors

This year’s Macao International Dragon Boat Races grand final in the Open Category (500 meters) was won by the Thailand National Team in the men’s category and China’s NanHai Jiujiang in the women’s category.

10 Jun, 2019

‘Art Macao’ aims to enrich locals’ spiritual life: Tam

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said Thursday the aim of the citywide “Art Macao” festival was to enrich the residents’ spiritual life and to enhance visitors’ cultural experience.

7 Jun, 2019

Lawmakers pass cybersecurity bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed a government-initiated bill on cybersecurity, according to which mandatory real-name registration for the provision of telecom services will be implemented.

7 Jun, 2019

CTM plans to launch 5G in H1 of 2020, inks deal with TDM

Vandy Poon Fuk Hei, CEO of local telecom operator CTM, said Tursday that the company would bring 5G technology into commercial use in the first half of 2020, at the same pace as neighbouring regions.

7 Jun, 2019

Govt proposes to ban tourists from getting ‘blue card’

The government has drafted a bill amending the law on the hiring of non-resident workers, with the aim of preventing visitors who come to Macau on tourist visas from seeking a job.

6 Jun, 2019

Miss Macau pageant to return after 10-year hiatus

The Macau Pageant Alliance (MPA) announced Wednesdaythat is will host Miss Macau 2019, after a decade-long hiatus.

6 Jun, 2019

Vigil in Macau marks 30th anniversary of June 4 incident

About 300 people joined activists’ annual candlelight vigil in Largo do Senado Tuesday night, marking the 30th anniversary of the June 4 incident in Beijing.

5 Jun, 2019

Crown stake helpful for Japan casino bid: Lawrence Ho

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho said that the recent acquisition of Crown Resorts Limited shares would help his company enter the Japanese gaming market.

5 Jun, 2019

2 cops arrested for immigration graft: police

The Macau police have arrested two police officers and four other suspects for taking and giving bribes

5 Jun, 2019

New vehicle registrations drop 26 pct in April

New motor vehicle registrations fell by 26.1 percent year-on-year to 906 in April, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) has announced.

5 Jun, 2019

GDP shrinks in Q1,1st drop after 10 quarters

Macau’s gross domestic product (GDP) shrank by 3.2 percent year-on-year in real terms, ending the uptrend that lasted for 10 consecutive quarters, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) said Monday.

4 Jun, 2019

Kiang Wu donates 13 properties to govt for heritage preservation

The Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association (KWHCA) Monday donated 13 properties in Pátio da Eterna Felicidade (“Courtyard of Eternal Happiness”) and Rua da Tercena to the government to be developed into a cultural and leisure area.

4 Jun, 2019

Chui heads meeting about spirit of Xi’s letter to local pupils

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On chaired a high-level meeting Mondayabout the spirit of a letter sent by President Xi Jinping to local pupils last week.

4 Jun, 2019