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Man gets 13 years for burning, blinding wife

A local man was sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment for burning and blinding his wife — four months short of the maximum sentence.

11 Oct, 2019

#Crime

Portugal recognises Macau’s higher education degrees & diplomas

The Portuguese government has announced the automatic recognition of Macau's higher education degrees and diplomas.

11 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

90% of tasks in 5-Year Development Plan completed in ‪2016-18‬: government

Approximately 90% of the tasks outlined in its Five-Year Development Plan were completed between 2016 and 2018.

10 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Macau’s 1st satellite to be launched in 2020: MUST

Macau’s first satellite, slated for a 2020 launch, is another “successful exemplification” of the strengths of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle in Macau.

10 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Tam says Art Macao shows draws over 16 million visits

The six-month-long Art Macao cultural event attracted over 16 million visits.

10 Oct, 2019

#Tourism

Government to consider twelve items for Macau’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list

The Cultural Affairs Bureau announced that the final list of twelve items for Macau's Intangible Cultural Heritage will be announced by the end of this year.

9 Oct, 2019

#Culture

National Day Golden Week visitors rise 11.5%: MGTO

Macau recorded 984,996 visitor arrivals during the mainland’s seven-day National Day Golden Week holiday.

9 Oct, 2019

#Tourism

Health Bureau launches Macau’s lung cancer screening scheme today

The Health Bureau will launch a lung cancer screening pilot programme for residents today.

9 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Japan wins fireworks contest

Japan won the 30th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest — China and France are the first and second runners-up.

8 Oct, 2019

#Tourism

Xi extends Seniors’ Day greetings in reply to letter from Macau elders

President Xi Jinping wished senior citizens nationwide a happy Chung Yeung Festival.

8 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Macau bishop retreats after Secretary Tam’s response

Bishop Stephen Lee has retracted the Diocese’s strong stance expressed in an earlier statement regarding the light mapping performance at the Ruins of St. Paul’s.

8 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Japan won the 2019 Macao International Fireworks Contest

Japan won the 30th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest, announced today the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO).

6 Oct, 2019

#Culture

Chui urges committee to ‘tell good stories’ about Macau in BRI development

Members of the government’s working committee for the Development of the Belt and Road Initiative urged to consolidate the consensus of local society.

4 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Many liked St. Paul’s Ruins mapping show: Tam

The government will strengthen its communication with Macau’s Roman-Catholic diocese and related groups before it launches another mapping show on the city’s religious and other landmarks in the future.

4 Oct, 2019

#Culture

Government to issue 914 more delta bridge car permits

The government has drastically reduced the permit fee, from 30,000 patacas last year to just 1,000 patacas this year.

4 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Gaming revenue last month touches lowest level in a year

Macau’s gross gaming revenue last month touched the lowest level in a year as casinos continued to be slammed by economic and geopolitical troubles.

2 Oct, 2019

#Gaming

2 nabbed in Macau for sticking paper on wall

Two locals in their twenties are suspected to have breached the General Regulations Governing Public Places.

2 Oct, 2019

#Crime

Hottest National Day since 1952: observatory

Recorded temperature of 33.7 degrees Celsius marked Tuesday as the hottest National Day since 1952.

2 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

2019 honours list includes 7 ExCo members, Pansy Ho, ANIMA

The government’s 2019 honours list comprises 31 individuals and entities including seven members of its top advisory body.

1 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Macau’s top court rejects appeal against ban on protest against HK police

Macau’ highest court has rejected an appeal by activists against a decision by the local police to ban a protest against alleged police brutality in Hong Kong.

1 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs