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Government proposes moving Lotus checkpoint to Hengqin

The Macau government recently proposed to the central government that Macau’s Lotus Flower Bridge border checkpoint be moved from Cotai to Hengqin Island in Zhuhai.

25 Jun, 2018

#Politics

Health Bureau bans Enzyplex after mould scare in HK

The Health Bureau has temporarily banned the over-the-counter medicine Enzyplex, following a contamination scare in Hong Kong.

25 Jun, 2018

#Social Affairs

Visitors rise 5.2 per cent in May

Macau’s number of visitor arrivals in May rose 5.2 percent year on year to 2.7 million year with the daily average visitor arrivals being 87,250.

25 Jun, 2018

#Social Affairs

Staff social media posts ‘secretly’ tracked by Galaxy

Galaxy employees are “secretly” being monitored and manipulated online under a deal struck between the company and a Hong Kong-based digital marketing firm YouFind.

22 Jun, 2018

#Gaming

Infectious disease centre project to start in Q1 2019

The infectious disease centre next to the public Conde de Sao Januario Hospital Centre is set to get off the ground in the first quarter of 2019. Previously, construction of the 12-storey centre was slated to start in the third quarter of 2016.

22 Jun, 2018

#Social Affairs

Inflation accelerates to 2.97% in May

Macau’s composite consumer price index rose 2.97 percent year on year last month.

22 Jun, 2018

#Economy

3 shops busted for illegally selling medicines

Over 500 illegally imported pharmaceutical products from three shops selling cosmetics and beauty products have been seized.

22 Jun, 2018

#Social Affairs

HK- Macau bus fee to range between HKD 170 and HKD 220  

One Bus Hong Kong Macau Limited’s Chairman Teddy Chung disclosed that tickets for cross-border bus services between Hong Kong and Macau, over the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB), will have a price tag ranging from HKD170 up to HKD220.

21 Jun, 2018

#Business

Govt to turn ex-leprosarium into youth arts education hub

Culture Affairs Bureau (IC) Vice President Leong Wai Man said Wednesday that the government will convert the former leprosarium in Ka Ho in Coloane into an arts education and training hub for young people, apart from being a tourist attraction.  

21 Jun, 2018

#Culture

Taipa and Coloane underground gas pipes ready this year: Nam Kwong   

Nam Kwong Natural Gas Company Limited expects to finish the laying of underground natural gas pipes in Taipa and Coloane this year, and provide natural gas to all users in the area, the company’s Deputy General Manager and Chief Operating Officer Zhong Jianxin said Wednesday.

21 Jun, 2018

#Economy

Government to host first China-PSCs arts and culture-festival

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) announced Tuesday that it will host the city’s first Arts and Cultural Festival involving China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (PSCs) later this year, with the aim of promoting regular cultural exchanges between the two sides.

20 Jun, 2018

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Chief Executive to visit cities in Greater Bay Area Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao

From Thursday the Chief Executive Chui Sai On heads an official delegation from the Macau government on a tour of cities in the Greater Bay Area  Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao.

20 Jun, 2018

#Politics

1st locally-infected dengue case this year

The Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement Tuesday that it recorded the first locally-infected dengue fever this year.

20 Jun, 2018

#Video

Cabbie locks 4 US passengers in taxi

A taxi driver has been arrested for locking four US passengers in his taxi last Friday night, Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesman Leng Kam Lun said during a regular press conference Tuesday.

20 Jun, 2018

#Social Affairs

China Nanhai Jiujiang team wins 2018 Macau International Dragon Boat Race

China Nanhai Jiujiang team from Guangdong finished strong in first place for the open final long boat 500 metres 2018 Macau International Dragon Boat Race.

19 Jun, 2018

#Sports

Chief Executive agrees with cancelation of revision of the bill on road traffic rules

The Chief Executive Chui Sai On told journalists, Monday that the government decided to shelve the revision of the bill on road traffic rules, because of the opinions raised in the society.

19 Jun, 2018

#Social Affairs

Macau could set up two more state-level laboratories this year

University of Macau is helping China become less reliant on foreign technology. Their latest project is a microchip that will allow smartphones to recharge batteries in other gadgets.

17 Jun, 2018

#Economy

Government said Macau (Yat Yuen) Canidrome Co. Ltd must vacate the plot land by the end of July

Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong Vai Tac said Thursday there was no possibility “at this moment” of allowing the embattled Macau (Yat Yuen) Canidrome Co. Ltd. the operator of the city’s greyhound racetrack, to use the Fai Chi Kei property for an additional period of time, for the company to finally vacate the plot of land late next month.

15 Jun, 2018

#Gaming

Morpheus, city’s ‘new icon’, opens today

Gaming operator Melco Resorts & Entertainment will officially open the doors of its US$1.1 billion Morpheus hotel resort, Phase 3 of City of Dreams, today evening.

15 Jun, 2018

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Taiwan mulls more flexibility for Macau people’s passports  

Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) official Carol Duh Chia-fen, who heads the council’s Department of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs, said Thursday that the government-appointed council is currently in talks with the island’s immigration department to give Macau residents the choice whether to use their Portuguese or Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) passports to enter Taiwan.

15 Jun, 2018

#Politics