News

First batch of rough diamonds subject to Kimberley Process enters Macau

The first batch of rough diamonds subject to supervision and control by the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme arrived in Macau on Thursday.

30 Nov, 2019

#Video

New pact exempts local government from income tax on mainland investments

The local government will be exempted from income tax when investing in the mainland, once a new deal under the Mainland-Macau agreement to avoid double taxation comes into effect.

29 Nov, 2019

#Business

33 locals lose 13.7 million patacas in online love scam: police

Three male and thirty female local residents aged between 26 and 65 have been conned by an international internet love scam ring, in which they lost around 13.7 million patacas in total.

29 Nov, 2019

#Crime

Government launches new round of HOS applications, 1st since 2013

New round of applications for 3,011 subsidised home-ownership scheme flats launched for land reclamation area Zone A.

28 Nov, 2019

#Social Affairs

Locals’ jobless rate dips to 2.4%

Local residents’ unemployment rate stood at 2.4% in the August-October employment survey period.

28 Nov, 2019

#Social Affairs

Drones banned for 9 days around MSAR anniversary: government

The government will ban all drone activities for nine days around the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Macau Special Administrative Region.

28 Nov, 2019

#Social Affairs

Consultation on 60 billion pataca fund to start mid-2020: monetary chief

The government will launch a public consultation in the middle of next year on the possible establishment of a company tasked with managing the local version of a “sovereign wealth fund”.

27 Nov, 2019

#Economy

All government apps to become one

All apps written for public and semi-public entities are expected to be consolidated into one, named “Macau in Pocket”.

27 Nov, 2019

#Social Affairs

Macau, Zhuhai police nab 55 loan sharks in joint operation

A loan-sharking gang controlled by a local kingpin jointly busted by the Judiciary Police and the Zhuhai Public Security Bureau.

27 Nov, 2019

#Crime

President Xi Jinping to arrive on December 18, government sources say

President Xi Jinping will visit Macau between December 18 and 20.

26 Nov, 2019

#Politics

Big rises in robbery, rape cases in Jan-Sept

The number of reported robbery cases and rape cases increased 29.8% and 68.4% respectively in the first three quarters of this year.

26 Nov, 2019

#Crime

Website launched to mark 20th anniversary of MSAR

A website launched by the government aims to give the public easier access to information on the 20th anniversary of the Macau SAR.

26 Nov, 2019

#Social Affairs

Retail sales dip 0.5% in Q3, Oct inflation hits 2.86%

The value of Macau’s retail sales dipped by 0.5% year-on-year to 18.06 billion patacas, while the sales volume dropped by 0.7%.

26 Nov, 2019

#Business

By-election winner vows to fight for better business environment for SMEs

The winner of Sunday's by-election of a business sector seat in the Legislative Assembly, Wang Sai Man, told reporters that as a lawmaker he will fight for a better business environment for local small- and medium-sized enterprises.

25 Nov, 2019

#Politics

Xian Xinghai Museum opens

A museum in commemoration of national composer Xian Xinghai, situated next to government-owned broadcaster TDM in Rua de Francisco Xavier Pereira, opened to the public on Sunday.

25 Nov, 2019

#Culture

Groups hold carnival to raise children’s rights awareness

Hundreds of people joined a carnival on Saturday to raise awareness of children’s rights, with the goal of building an open, respectful and appropriate growth environment for children in Macau.

25 Nov, 2019

#Social Affairs

Three new routes at MIA by mid-December

Three new routes will be opened at the Macau International Airport between now and mid-December, in addition to the resumption of the Pattaya route in January.

25 Nov, 2019

#Tourism

Delta bridge airport bus service to start next month: government

The Hong Kong government has told its local counterpart that it is aiming for a bus service between the Macau checkpoint of the Hong-Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and Hong Kong’s airport to come into service in the middle of next month.

22 Nov, 2019

#Social Affairs

Oct visitor arrivals ‘only’ rise 1.8%

Macau’s number of visitor arrivals last month rose a mere 1.8% year-on-year to 3.2 million.

22 Nov, 2019

#Tourism

Over 12,000 work in cultural industries

A total of 12,719 people worked in Macau’s cultural industries last year.

22 Nov, 2019

#Culture