News

Typhoon signal 8 hoisted in Macau

The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) hoisted the No.8 typhoon signal today's morning.

23 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

Construction of Seac Pai Van water treatment plant starts

The construction of Macao Water’s Seac Pai Van water treatment plant in Coloane got off the ground on Monday. The ground-breaking ceremony for the project was held at the site.

22 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

Bridges

Beijing rejects fourth bridge, sinking Macau investment

Beijing has rejected the proposal for a new bridge connecting Macau and Taipa, citing safety concerns, the Macau Infrastructure Development Office (GIT) informed on Friday.

21 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

Yuan

China says no more “irrational” investment in gaming

China formally laid down new rules on overseas investments, making explicit its de facto campaign against “irrational” acquisitions of assets in industries ranging from real estate and hotels, to gaming and entertainment

21 Aug, 2017

#Economy

dog abuse

Cop pays 35,000 pataca fine for mistreating dog

A Judiciary Police officer has paid a fine of 35,000 patacas for mistreating his dog, but does not face criminal charges

18 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

Global media group

Local firm to ink Portugal media deal next month

Local businessman Kevin Ho expects to sign a deal with Global Media Group in Portugal next month to acquire 30 percent of the Portuguese group’s capital

18 Aug, 2017

#Business

uber drivers

Former Uber drivers reportedly operating again

Former Uber drivers have reportedly united and returned to work by using a social network to provide taxi services

17 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

phone scammers

Recent phone scammers not from mainland says police

The Judiciary Police believe that the fraudsters in the recent wave of phone scams made the calls from foreign countries and not the mainland

17 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

Malaria

Goverment confirms imported malaria, dengue cases

The Health Bureau announced one case each of imported malaria and dengue fever on Wednesday night

17 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

Ho Chio Meng case

Court convicts 6, acquits 3 in trial related to ex-top prosecutor’s graft case

Three of the nine defendants in a trial related to Ho Chio Meng were acquitted while the other six were sentenced to two to 14 years behind bars.

16 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

transmac

Four buses no longer stop at Praça Ferreira do Amaral

The Transport Bureau is considering diverting four bus routes (7, 10B, 28BX, and 28C), resulting in them no longer stopping at the Praça de Ferreira do Amaral. 

16 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

Sands China Clean the World

Sands staff pack 35,000 hygiene kits for Philippines

About 300 Sands China employees and around 100 volunteers from local associations packed 35,000 hygiene kits that will be delivered to families in the Philippines

16 Aug, 2017

#Gaming

Legislative Assembly

Legislature’s work more ‘mature’ & ‘healthy’

Legislative Assembly President Ho Iat Seng said on Tuesday that the operation of the legislature has become more “mature” and “healthy”

16 Aug, 2017

#Politics

Macau-Wanzai

Smart city project to cost extra 200 million patacas a year

The government expects to spend an additional 200 million patacas a year for the next two years to implement projects related to Macau’s smart city development.

15 Aug, 2017

#Economy

Air Macau continues pilot recruitment programme in South America and Europe

Air Macau will continue in 2018 with the programme to recruit captains to fly Airbus 320 aircraft in South America and Europe, and the recruitment drive in Europe will take place in April of that year.

15 Aug, 2017

#Economy

depression in macau

Depression in Macau more prevalent than in HK, mainland

Over 30,000 residents may be in need of mental health services, according to a survey conducted by the University of Macau (UM), which also showed that depression in Macau is more prevalent than in Hong Kong and the mainland.

14 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

taxi drivers

Most rogue cabbies are young

Macau Taxi Sector Federation Chairman Wong Peng Kei said on Sunday that most of Macau’s rogue taxi drivers are youngsters who joined the sector in recent years.

14 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

wushu

Wushu Master challenge concludes

The 2017 Wushu Master Challenge closed officially on Sunday at Senado Square, followed by a closing ceremony at the Tap Seac Multisport Pavillion.

14 Aug, 2017

#Sports

Landlord-tenant bill

Legislature passes landlord-tenant bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) finally passed a bill jointly initiated by nine lawmakers which aims to tackle disputes between landlords and tenants, slated to come into effect 180 days after its promulgation in the Official Gazette (BO), during a plenary session on Thursday.

11 Aug, 2017

#Social Affairs

new policies

Beijing mulls new preferential policies for Macau people

Central government is considering a series of new preferential policies for Hong Kong and Macau residents.

11 Aug, 2017

#Politics