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Chui pledges guidelines for fiscal surplus allocations

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On has pledged that his government will issue clear guidelines next year for allocating fiscal surpluses.

19 Nov, 2018

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Marreiros wins new central library design tender

Local architect Carlos Marreiros won the tender for the “Preparation of the New Macau Central Library Project” at the Old Courthouse, with a price tag of 18.68 million patacas.

19 Nov, 2018

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British driver Don Ticktum scores second Macau Formula 3 victory in crash-marred race

Red Bull Junior Dan Ticktum took victory in the Macau Grand Prix for the second successive year after a crash-marred Formula 3 race.

18 Nov, 2018

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Terrifying crash suspends Macau Grand Prix as driver flies through the air

The Macau Grand Prix was brought to a standstill during a Formula 3 race when German driver Sophia Floersch went flying through the air after a high-speed crash.

18 Nov, 2018

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Hickman cruises to third win at 2018 Macau Motorcycle  Grand Prix

British ride Peter Hickman powered to his third Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix victory today, completing his hat-trick of wins and denying Rutter a historic ninth.

17 Nov, 2018

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Govt to spend 18.7 billion patacas on subsidies in 2019

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On announced in his 2019 Policy Address on Thursday that his government will spend 18.75 billion patacas on subsidies, an increase of 45 percent from this year’s budget. Chui also said in his nearly one-hour speech in the legislature’s hemicycle that it was Macau’s duty to protect the nation’s sovereignty, … Continue reading "Govt to spend 18.7 billion patacas on subsidies in 2019"

16 Nov, 2018

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Michel Vaillant’s latest adventure in Macau unveiled

The latest Michel Vaillant book was launched at Grand Lapa Hotel Thursday. The author, Philippe Graton, and illustrator, Benjamin Benéteau, attended the event and unveiled Vaillant’s latest adventure where he makes his second appearance in Macau.

16 Nov, 2018

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Chui to deliver 2018 Policy Address today

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will deliver his 2018 Policy Address during a plenary session of the Legislative Assembly (AL) in the legislature’s hemicycle this afternoon. The session is slated to start at 3 p.m. 

15 Nov, 2018

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Handouts to rise to 10,000 patacas: report

The government’s “wealth-sharing” handouts will be raised from 9,000 to 10,000 patacas, the Portuguese radio channel of government-owned broadcaster TDM reported yesterday.

15 Nov, 2018

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Govt to subsidise waste collection for recycling

The government will subsidise local companies which collect rubbish for recycling, Executive Council spokesman Leong Heng Teng said on Wednesday.

15 Nov, 2018

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Mick Schumacher eyes GP victory

Mick Schumacher will attempt to follow in his famous father’s footsteps on Sunday when he races in the Macau Grand Prix to decide arguably the world’s best Formula Three driver.

14 Nov, 2018

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Xi praises Macau’s role in nation’s  opening-up: Chui

President Xi Jinping praised Macau’s role in the nation’s reform and opening up process over the past 40 years, while outlining four hopes for Macau to contribute further to national development.

13 Nov, 2018

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Mangkhut causes 1.55 billion pataca loss: govt

The financial losses caused by September’s Super Typhoon Mangkhut to Macau were estimated at 1.55 billion patacas - 520 million patacas in direct losses and 1.03 billion patacas in indirect ones – according to the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC).

13 Nov, 2018

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Light-fest to get VR, food trucks this year

Virtual reality (VR) experiences and food trucks are some of the new elements in this year’s Macau Light Festival which will take place from December 2-31, it was announced on Monday.

13 Nov, 2018

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Govt mulls more night tourism events: tourism chief

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes attending Sunday’s Macau Forum as a guest speaker said that the government was studying the possibility of launching more night tourism events.

12 Nov, 2018

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Govt plans food waste plant: Rosario

The government plans to build a food waste plant, Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosario told government-owned TV-cum-radio station TDM in an interview broadcast on Saturday.

12 Nov, 2018

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2,000 join Guia Circuit Fun Run ahead of Grand Prix

The Guia Circuit, the world-famous street circuit for the Macau Grand Prix, was closed for a few hours yesterday, not for the annual motor-racing contest but for a fun run where nearly 2,000 people ran around the 6.2 kilometre track.

12 Nov, 2018

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Film fest with Nicolas Cage to cost 55 million patacas: MGTO

This year’s International Film Festival & Awards Macau (IFFAM), with a line-up of stars such as two-time Oscar winner Nicolas Cage and one of the ‘Four Heavenly Kings’ Aaron Kwok Fu-shing from Hong Kong, will cost about 55 million patacas.

9 Nov, 2018

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Macau security forces, PLA garrison hold their 1st joint drill

Macau’s Public Security Forces and the local garrison of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) held their first joint drill on Thursday.

9 Nov, 2018

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Govt plans to build special needs school on ex-Canidrome plot

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said on Wednesday that the government plans to build a special needs school on the plot of land where the former greyhound racetrack is located.

8 Nov, 2018

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