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Macau life back to normal after being affected by typhoon Bebinca

All typhoon signs were cancelled today at 11:00AM .

15 Aug, 2018

#Social Affairs

Macau leader to take part in Beijing group meeting to discuss the Greater Bay Area project

Macau Chief Executive Chui Sai On will take part today in a coordinating body to drive the development of the Greater Bay Area and further integrate Macau and Hong Kong’s economies with those of nine Guangdong cities.

15 Aug, 2018

#Politics

Typhoon Bebinca to affect Macau

The Macau Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) hoisted today 7:30 p.m. the number 8 typhoon warning signal resulting in the suspension of all public buses and ferries services between Macau and Hong Kong.

14 Aug, 2018

#Social Affairs

Macau Observatory mulls No. 8 signal as Bebinca hovers around

The chance of hoisting the No. 8 typhoon signal is “medium” and if it happens, it is expected to be early this morning, the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) said in a statement

14 Aug, 2018

#Social Affairs

Macau Legislative Assembly passes outline of national anthem bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) Monday passed the outline of a government-initiated bill amending the existing local law on the use and protection of the national flag, national emblem and national anthem.

14 Aug, 2018

#Politics

Chui to attend 1st GBA leading group meeting in Beijing

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will attend the first meeting of the Leading Group for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) in Beijing Wednesday.

14 Aug, 2018

#Economy

Seac Pai Van residents rally against hazardous materials warehouses

Hundreds of residents living in Coloane’s Seac Pai Van public housing estate Sunday took part in a rally opposing the government’s plan to build warehouses for hazardous materials near their homes.

13 Aug, 2018

#Social Affairs

Macau Observatory says No. 8 signal possible tonight

The Macau Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) said in a statement last night that it will possibly hoist the No. 8 typhoon signal between tonight and Tuesday morning.  

13 Aug, 2018

#Social Affairs

Macau population reaches 658,900 in June

Macau’s population reached 658,900 as at the end of the second quarter, an increase of 2,200 from the previous quarter, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) has announced.

13 Aug, 2018

#Social Affairs

Macau government sets up bureau for policy research & regional development

Executive Council spokesman Leong Heng Teng has announced that the Macau government will set up a bureau-level entity tasked with carrying out policy research and coordinating the various tasks by different official entities concerning Macau’s cooperation with the mainland.  

13 Aug, 2018

#Politics

No timetable for Land Law changes in Macau: Chui

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On reaffirmed Thursday that there is no timetable for his government to propose amendments to the Land Law that took effect just several years ago.  

10 Aug, 2018

#Politics

Macau Observatory mulls higher typhoon signal

The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) hoisted the No.1 stand-by signal at 5 p.m. Thursday and said in a statement that there was a “fifty-fifty” chance that the No. 3 tropical cyclone signal would be hoisted today.

10 Aug, 2018

#Social Affairs

Macau greyhounds’ kennel conditions are improving: IACM  

Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) Administrative Committee member Ung Sau Hong said Thursday that the 533 greyhounds left behind by the owners of the now-defunct Canidrome are in good health, and that the conditions of the kennel facilities are improving.  

10 Aug, 2018

#Social Affairs

Galaxy profit jumps 56pc to US$ 917.2 million

Casino resorts owner Galaxy Entertainment reported an interim net profit of HK$7.2 billion (US$917.2 million) , up 56 percent on-year, driven by strong mass and VIP business.

9 Aug, 2018

#Gaming

CCAC says received complaint about handling of greyhounds  

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) told local media Wednesday that it had received a complaint earlier in the day about the ongoing process of looking after the greyhounds left behind at the closed Canidrome and their relocation.

9 Aug, 2018

#Business

Govt says won’t obey top court’s LRT depot tender ruling

The government said Wednesday it will not obey a ruling by the city’s top court according to which it would need to reassess the rival quotations submitted by seven bidders in a public tender for the construction of the depot of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system.

9 Aug, 2018

#Economy

Lawmakers pass bill on elderly rights

The Legislative Assembly (AL) Tuesday passed a government-initiated bill on the framework for the protection of senior citizens’ rights, which aims to create a more senior citizen-friendly society.

8 Aug, 2018

#Social Affairs

Credit cards rise 10 pct to 1.2 million in June  

The number of personal credit cards issued by local banks rose 10.4 percent year on year and 2.2 percent quarter on quarter to 1.24 million at the end of June, the Macau Monetary Authority (AMCM) said.

8 Aug, 2018

#Economy

No timetable for Land Law changes: Chan

Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan Hoi Fan said Monday the government was studying the various issues possibly resulting from the implementation of the current Land Law that took effect several years ago.

7 Aug, 2018

#Business

Macau Government plans to explore and promote the development of maritime industries

The Macau government intends to explore new hubs to sustain economic growth and promote the development of emerging maritime industries, which will give the territory and the “One Centre, One Platform,” concept a new dynamic, said the Chief Executive.

6 Aug, 2018

#Economy