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‘Art Macao’ aims to enrich locals’ spiritual life: Tam

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said Thursday the aim of the citywide “Art Macao” festival was to enrich the residents’ spiritual life and to enhance visitors’ cultural experience.

7 Jun, 2019

#Culture

Lawmakers pass cybersecurity bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed a government-initiated bill on cybersecurity, according to which mandatory real-name registration for the provision of telecom services will be implemented.

7 Jun, 2019

#Politics

CTM plans to launch 5G in H1 of 2020, inks deal with TDM

Vandy Poon Fuk Hei, CEO of local telecom operator CTM, said Tursday that the company would bring 5G technology into commercial use in the first half of 2020, at the same pace as neighbouring regions.

7 Jun, 2019

#Business

Govt proposes to ban tourists from getting ‘blue card’

The government has drafted a bill amending the law on the hiring of non-resident workers, with the aim of preventing visitors who come to Macau on tourist visas from seeking a job.

6 Jun, 2019

#Social Affairs

Miss Macau pageant to return after 10-year hiatus

The Macau Pageant Alliance (MPA) announced Wednesdaythat is will host Miss Macau 2019, after a decade-long hiatus.

6 Jun, 2019

#Social Affairs

Vigil in Macau marks 30th anniversary of June 4 incident

About 300 people joined activists’ annual candlelight vigil in Largo do Senado Tuesday night, marking the 30th anniversary of the June 4 incident in Beijing.

5 Jun, 2019

#Politics

Crown stake helpful for Japan casino bid: Lawrence Ho

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho said that the recent acquisition of Crown Resorts Limited shares would help his company enter the Japanese gaming market.

5 Jun, 2019

#Gaming

2 cops arrested for immigration graft: police

The Macau police have arrested two police officers and four other suspects for taking and giving bribes

5 Jun, 2019

#Crime

New vehicle registrations drop 26 pct in April

New motor vehicle registrations fell by 26.1 percent year-on-year to 906 in April, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) has announced.

5 Jun, 2019

#Business

GDP shrinks in Q1,1st drop after 10 quarters

Macau’s gross domestic product (GDP) shrank by 3.2 percent year-on-year in real terms, ending the uptrend that lasted for 10 consecutive quarters, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) said Monday.

4 Jun, 2019

#Economy

Kiang Wu donates 13 properties to govt for heritage preservation

The Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association (KWHCA) Monday donated 13 properties in Pátio da Eterna Felicidade (“Courtyard of Eternal Happiness”) and Rua da Tercena to the government to be developed into a cultural and leisure area.

4 Jun, 2019

#Culture

Chui heads meeting about spirit of Xi’s letter to local pupils

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On chaired a high-level meeting Mondayabout the spirit of a letter sent by President Xi Jinping to local pupils last week.

4 Jun, 2019

#Social Affairs

Macau casino receipts grow again

Gaming revenue returned to year-on-year growth last month, yet analysts cautioned that the modest gain is a sign that the world’s largest gaming hub still faces headwinds from regional competition and trade-war uncertainties.

3 Jun, 2019

#Gaming

LRT subsidy to top 1 billion patacas per year: lawmaker

The Macau government will subsidise the LRT skytrain operation with more than 1 billion patacas a year, Mak Soi Kun, president of the Legislative Assembly’s Public Finance Affairs Follow-Up Committee, has indicated.

3 Jun, 2019

#Economy

Pregnant woman diagnosed with rubella

A 32-year-old local woman who is 14 weeks pregnant and works at StarWorld Hotel has been infected with the rubella virus, Health Bureau (SSM) said.

3 Jun, 2019

#Social Affairs

Govt to study feasibility of stock market: monetary chief

The Macau government intends to hire a consultancy to study the feasibility of opening a stock market in Macau, Macau Monetary Authority (AMCM) President Benjamin Chan Sau San says.

3 Jun, 2019

#Economy

China wins Pool of FIVB VNL Macao 2019

The FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League (VNL) Macao 2019 ended Thursday with a China victory over Korea.

31 May, 2019

#Sports

Q1 economy suffers negative growth: Leong

Macau’s economy in the first quarter experienced negative growth year-on-year, primarily due to the high base of comparison in the same quarter of last year.

31 May, 2019

#Economy

Mak Mak – Macau’s 1st IP brand for its tourism marketing strategy

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is using intellectual property (IP) branding, for Macau’s official tourism promotion mascot Mak Mak, as a tourism marketing strategy.

31 May, 2019

#Tourism

Melco buys 19.99 pct stake in Crown

Melco Resorts& Entertainment Limited announced that it bought a 19.99 percent stake in Crown Resorts Limited from CPH Crown Holdings Pty Limited.

31 May, 2019

#Business