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SSM stands at forefront of COVID-19 fight

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) broke out and a war without fire between humanity and a deadly infectious virus erupted, putting health workers around the world at the forefront of the battle to protect citizens.

14 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

G2E Asia to be delayed to next May

Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia said in a statement on Thursday that it is rescheduling its events scheduled for this year in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

14 Aug, 2020

#Gaming

Macao International Music Festival with different format and no foreign artists

The 34th Macao International Music Festival without overseas performing groups due to COVID-19.

13 Aug, 2020

#Culture

Hong Kong confirms Thursday 69 new cases of COVID-19

Hong Kong confirm today another 69 coronavirus cases on Thursday and two fatalities.

13 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

Galaxy chairman praises government’s ‘admirable performance’ in fighting COVID-19

Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) Chairman Lui Che Woo said today that "the Macao government continues to perform admirably throughout the [COVID-19] pandemic".

13 Aug, 2020

#Economy

‘Last kilometre’ of COVID-19 prevention work has just started

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Wednesday that Macao has been doing great at its COVID-19 prevention work, yet the “last kilometre” of the city’s COVID-19 battle has just started.

13 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

Man with Legionnaire’s disease often visited mainland

A 65-year-old local man was diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease on Tuesday, marking the fourth such case this year, Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement Wednesday night.

13 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

Government revenue drops 61.9% in Jan-July

The government’s total current revenue fell 61.9% year-on-year to MOP 28.53 billion in the first seven months of this year, the Financial Services Bureau (DSF) announced on Wednesday.

13 Aug, 2020

#Economy

Infectious disease centre main structure project to start in Q1 2021

The main structure of the ongoing infectious disease centre project next to the public Conde de São Januário Hospital Centre is expected to get off the ground in the first quarter of next year.

13 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

All residents can undergo COVID-19 tests at Macau Forum

From today, all Macao residents can also choose to undergo their nucleic acid tests (NAT) at the Macau Forum testing station in Zape under the government’s NAT scheme, in addition to undergoing the tests at the programme’s main testing station in the Taipa Ferry Terminal in Pac On.

13 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

Wynn Resorts (Macau) sets up foundation to promote harmony, prosperity

US gaming operator Wynn Resorts (Macau) has set up a foundation with an initial fund of MOP 10 million (US$1.25 million) to promote Macao's "prosperous and harmonious development", according to the foundation's statues published in the Macao Government Gazette (BO) today.

12 Aug, 2020

#Gaming

Non-resident foreigners not allowed in Macao unless coming from territories with no COVID-19 cases for 130 days

Macao will only allow non-resident foreigners to enter when they come from territories without cases of COVID-19 for more than 130 consecutive days, Macao SAR Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said today.

12 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

Lawmakers satisfied with government’s overall investment performance

The government’s 2019 foreign exchange reserves, fiscal reserves and Guangdong-Macao Cooperation and Development Fund’s investment scheme have been reviewed and the follow-up committee is satisfied with its investment performance.

12 Aug, 2020

#Economy

Joint Hengqin checkpoint to start next week

The new Macao-mainland joint border checkpoint on Hengqin Island will come into service at 3 pm next Tuesday when Macao’s Lotus Flower checkpoint in Cotai will be relocated there, the Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS) announced in a statement last night.

12 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

Mainland to allow law practitioners from Hong Kong, Macao to qualify, work in Guangdong

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) adopted a decision to allow law practitioners in Hong Kong and practising lawyers in Macao to qualify and work as lawyers in nine cities of Guangdong province on a trial basis.

12 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

Blaze in residential high-rise brought under control in 30 minutes

A fire which erupted in a flat in the Kong Fok Cheong Garden residential estate in Areia Preta district last night was brought under control within 30 minutes, Leong Iok Sam, the commissioner of the Fire Services Bureau (CB) said at the scene.

12 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

Public Library launches its 23rd issue of ‘Books and the City’

The Macao Public Library has launched the 23rd issue of its Books and the City magazine, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) said in a statement on Tuesday.

12 Aug, 2020

#Culture

COVID-19 cases show fall in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has reported a significant drop in the number of new COVID-19 infections, with just 33 new confirmed cases recorded on Tuesday.

11 Aug, 2020

#Social Affairs

Resumption of IVS visas for all Mainland Chinese residents from 23 September

The National Immigration Administration of China has announced that from 23 September, all mainland China residents can visit Macao with individual and group travel visas.

11 Aug, 2020

#Politics

Ho to pay 6-day working visit to Beijing from 12 August

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng, will pay a six-day working visit to Beijing from tomorrow, the Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS) announced today. 

11 Aug, 2020

#Politics