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Government pledges vigilance on Wuhan pneumonia virus

The government reassures the public that it has improved preventive work to minimise risks affecting Macau.

21 Jan, 2020

#Social Affairs

Lawmakers pass Judiciary Police bill creating 7 new units

Government-initiated bill amendment proposes to expressly grant the Judiciary Police “exclusive competence” to investigate crimes endangering national security and crimes related to cybersecurity.

21 Jan, 2020

#Social Affairs

HK’s liaison: SAR can learn from Macau

New HK liaison chief vows to help ensure 'one country, two systems' implemented, saying that "Hong Kong should learn from the successful experience of Macau".

21 Jan, 2020

#Politics

Liaison chief urges Macau to keep strong confidence in ‘One Country, Two Systems’

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying has called for Macau to maintain its strong confidence in the “One Country, Two Systems” principle by “not being confused by external interference”.

20 Jan, 2020

#Politics

Macau people oppose chaos: Ho

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Friday that Macau people have safeguarded the “insurmountable line” of opposing political chaos, based on their “excellent tradition” of loving the motherland and their hometown.

20 Jan, 2020

#Politics

Liaison office vice-director appointed Guangdong CPPCC vice-chairman

Xue Xiaofeng, one of four deputy directors of the Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau, has been appointed vice-chairman of the 12th Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

20 Jan, 2020

#Politics

Blood transfusion service to screen donors’ travel history

The Health Bureau’s Blood Transfusion Service is now asking donors about their travel history as part of its donation evaluation.

20 Jan, 2020

#Video

Public bus passengers rise 6% to record 230 million in 2019

Some 230 million public bus passengers were recorded last year, a new record, a year-on-year increase of over 6%.

17 Jan, 2020

#Social Affairs

‘Wuhan virus’ contingency plans
 in place for CNY: government

Contingency plans in place for the provision of medical services and epidemic prevention measures, considering the large flow of visitors expected to Macau over the Chinese New Year holidays which start late next week.

17 Jan, 2020

#Social Affairs

Forex reserves rise 4.3% to 178 billion patacas in 2019

Macau's foreign exchange reserves amounted to 178.3 billion patacas at the end of last year.

17 Jan, 2020

#Economy

Prosecutors charge 26 in IPIM case include ex-president

26 suspects charged with a string of crimes allegedly committed in connection with the illegal granting of residence permits for investors and professionals by the government's Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute between 2010 and 2018.

17 Jan, 2020

#Crime

Bay Area bridge deploys 216 buses for holiday travel rush

A total of 216 shuttle buses with 12,000 seats have been deployed for trips on the mega Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to meet rising demand during the Spring Festival travel rush until February 18.

16 Jan, 2020

#Social Affairs

Tourism Office expects 3% fall in visitors this year

The Macau Government Tourism Office expects the number of visitor arrivals to drop by 3% this year, the first year-on-year dip since 2015.

16 Jan, 2020

#Tourism

Government considering making rent payments by bank transfer mandatory

The government is considering making the payment of rent fees by bank transfer mandatory.

16 Jan, 2020

#Social Affairs

Vet gets 4 years’ jail for abuse of power, false income statements

A veterinarian who headed the Veterinary Inspection and Control Division of the Municipal Affairs Bureau was sentenced by the Court of First Instance to four years behind bars for abuse of power and false income statements.

16 Jan, 2020

#Social Affairs

UM team forecasts 3.7% GDP drop for this year

The University of Macau (UM) forecast yesterday that Macau’s economy will shrink 3.7% this year.

15 Jan, 2020

#Economy

Local airports expects 10.35 million passengers this year

The local airport expects 10.35 million passengers this year, which would be an increase of about 8% from last year.

15 Jan, 2020

#Tourism

UM completes 1st phase of Macau 
Economic Database

The first phase of the Macau Economic Database project by the University of Macau’s (UM) Centre for Macau Studies (CMS) and Department of Economics completed its first phase.

15 Jan, 2020

#Economy

Health Bureau confirms 1st flu death of the season

The Health Bureau announced on Monday the current flu season’s first fatality, a 71-year-old local woman suffering from cancer and with a history of chronic illnesses.

14 Jan, 2020

#Social Affairs

Boy has common cold after visiting Wuhan: SSM

A boy aged four years and five months has been diagnosed with common cold after returning Wuhan city, which has been hit by pneumonia of unknown cause.

14 Jan, 2020

#Social Affairs