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Stanley Ho’s son to open resort in Cotai

Gaming mogul Stanley Ho Hung Sun’s son Arnaldo Ho Yau Heng announced Thursday that he will open a HK$5-billion Macau-themed resort called Lisboeta in 2020, just across the road from the luxury Grand Lisboa Palace in Cotai.

19 Oct, 2018

#Gaming

Brightest Stars of Formula 3 prepare for challenge of the Guia Circuit

The Formula 3 champions of Europe Mick Schumacher and All-Japan Formula 3 Championship title winner Sho Tsuboi , as well as last year’s winner head a top-quality entry list for the Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix – FIA F3 World Cup to take place in Macau on November.

19 Oct, 2018

#Sports

International conferences growing in Macau says Leong Vai Tac

The Secretary for Economy and Finance of Macau Leong Vai Tac said Thursday in his opening speech during the Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF 2018) that Macau has made considerable progress in its efforts to integrate itself into the national development.

19 Oct, 2018

#Economy

Macau lawmakers pass bill aiming to make police work more efficient

A plenary session of the Legislative Assembly (AL) Thursday passed the outline of a government-initiated bill regulating the operation of the Public Security Police (PSP), which aims to help the police cope with the rising pressure caused by the city’s constant development when carrying out their duties to maintain public security and carry out law enforcement.

19 Oct, 2018

#Politics

Opening ceremony of mega bridge connecting to Hong Kong and Macau on October 23

A notice issued by the central government’s liaison office said the ceremony to celebrate the opening of the long-awaited bridge would be conducted next Tuesday in Zhuhai but gave no further details, according to today's South China Morning Post

17 Oct, 2018

#Politics

MIF and PLPEX to open with 1,000 participating companies

The 23rd Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF) kicks off Thursday along with the 2018 Portuguese-speaking Countries Products and Services Exhibition (PLPEX).

17 Oct, 2018

#Economy

Macau lawmakers pass LRT operation bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) Tuesday passed the outline of a government-initiated bill regulating the future operation of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system, which proposes that passengers violating LRT rules will face a fine of up to 10,000 patacas.

17 Oct, 2018

#Politics

300 greyhounds have dental disease: IACM

About 300 greyhounds at the old Canidrome have periodontitis, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) Administrative Committee President Jose Tavares said Tuesday, suggesting that the dogs get treatment for their disease outside of Macau.

17 Oct, 2018

#Social Affairs

Good Shepherd Center continue to fight human trafficking

Sister Juliana Devoy, missionary and director of the Good Shepherd Center  in Macau ask the government Wednesday to set up an international community that allows victims of human trafficking to have a recovery period of two to three months.

16 Oct, 2018

#Social Affairs

Police to handle financial intelligence from today

The Financial Intelligence Office (GIF) will be overseen by the government’s public security portfolio from today, according to an executive order signed by Chief Executive Chui Sai On that was published in the Official Gazette (BO).

16 Oct, 2018

#Politics

Student association sets up sex crime concern group

The General Association of Chinese Students of Macau announced Monday that it has set up a sex crime concern group, urging the government to toughen punishment for such crimes.

16 Oct, 2018

#Social Affairs

Financial Intelligence Office to move to security portfolio

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak confirmed at the weekend that the Financial Intelligence Office (GIF) will come under his portfolio.

15 Oct, 2018

#Politics

HKM Office chief urges local youth to grasp GBA opportunities

Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council Director Zhang Xiaoming said at the weekend that enhancing the well-being of the people in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), particularly in terms of creating more opportunities for young people, is one of the intentions of the city cluster initiative.

15 Oct, 2018

#Economy

Macau’s inward direct investment decreases last year

The inward direct investment flows to Macau decreased by 79.9 percent year-on-year to 3.01 billion patacas (about US$373.3 million) in 2017, Macau’s statistics and census service said.

14 Oct, 2018

#Economy

Macau government convenes first meeting of national security commission

The government announced that Chief Executive  Chui Sai On has convened the first meeting of the newly established Commission on the Defence of National Security of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR), during which he called for improvements in the city’s legal system concerning the protection of national security.

12 Oct, 2018

#Politics

Govt rejects ‘baseless” US Congress report

The Macau government yesterday said in a strongly worded statement Thursday that the 2018 Annual Report by the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) contains “groundless and baseless claims” and makes “inappropriate” comments about Macau’s internal affairs.

12 Oct, 2018

#Politics

11th imported dengue case confirmed: govt

The Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement Thursday that it has recorded the 11th imported case of dengue fever this year.

12 Oct, 2018

#Social Affairs

Chinese Vice-PM Han urges Macau lawmakers to respect executive-led system and safeguard national security

Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng urged Macau lawmakers to respect the existing executive-led system of Macau – when carrying out their legislative tasks – by ensuring that the executive authorities and the legislature always complement and provide checks and balances to each other.

11 Oct, 2018

#Politics

Macau passport holders granted visa-free access to Myanmar

Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) passport holders have been granted visa-free access to Myanmar, the Identification Service Bureau said in a statement Wednesday.

11 Oct, 2018

#Tourism

IMF revises forecast for Macau’s economic growth in 2018 down to 6.3%

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised its forecast for Macau's economic growth downwards to 6.3%, according to the Fall World Economic Outlook, published recently.

10 Oct, 2018

#Economy