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Ho Iat Seng meets top Hainan officials

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng is greeted by Liu Cigui, secretary of the Hainan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), in Sanya, Hainan province, on Thursday.

18 Sep, 2020

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UM receives SJM smart temperature screening systems donation

SJM recently donated “Intelligent Body Temperature Screening Systems” to Stanley Ho East Asia College and to Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College at University of Macau (UM), the gaming operator said in a statement on Thursday.

18 Sep, 2020

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New USJ vice rector

The private Catholic University of Saint Joseph (USJ) announced in a statement on Thursday the appointment of Prof. Zhang Shuguang as its vice-rector for External Relations and Institutional Development and full professor of Global Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

18 Sep, 2020

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Study on Macao-Taipa tunnel ongoing, despite possible Zone D cancellation

Lands, Public Works and Transport Bureau Director Chan Pou Ha said on Wednesday that the government will continue with its ongoing study of the possible construction of the fifth Macao-Taipa link, despite possible cancellation of its Zone D land reclamation project.

17 Sep, 2020

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Government has plans to allow foreign bluecards back in

The government has drafted a plan for gradually reopening the borders to allow for the return of some people of non-Chinese nationalities to Macao, the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Elsie Ao Ieong U, revealed on Wednesday on the sidelines of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Macao Polytechnic Institute’s new building.

17 Sep, 2020

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Vice-Premier Han Zheng meets high-level delegation of Macao Public Security Forces

Vice-Premier Han Zheng on Wednesday met with a high-level delegation of the Macao Special Administrative Region’s (MSAR) Public Security Forces led by Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak.

17 Sep, 2020

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Man charged with child sex abuse

A security guard was arrested on Sunday for the sexual abuse of a 9-year-old girl more than 10 times on multiple occasions.

17 Sep, 2020

#Crime

Student crashes ex-girlfriend’s car, attacks her

A male university student was arrested early Monday for various suspected crimes, namely driving under the influence (DUI), dangerous driving for crashing into his ex-girlfriend’s car, causing property damage through violent means and causing grievous bodily harm.

17 Sep, 2020

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Man arrested for MOP 13 million credit-for-sex scam involvement

Man arrested on Tuesday in Rua Cidade do Porto in Nape for his alleged involvement in a spectacular online credit-for-sex MOP 13 million scam revealed by the Judiciary Police (PJ) last week.

17 Sep, 2020

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MUST COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t meet requirements for funding

Paulo Cheang Kun Wai, a member of the administrative committee of the government-appointed Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF), told reporters on Wednesday that the committee’s professional jury did not approve a Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) COVID-19 vaccine project because it did not meet the fund’s requirements.

17 Sep, 2020

#Social Affairs

Ho urges residents to think ‘rationally’ about suitability of Zone D project

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng urged residents on Tuesday to think “rationally” about whether it would be suitable for the Zone D land reclamation project to go ahead by “looking at” the ongoing Zone C land reclamation project.

16 Sep, 2020

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Revamped library, youth centre projects will save govt MOP 1.1 billion

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Elsie Ao Ieong U said on Tuesday that the government’s revamped central library, youth centre and conservatory projects will save the Treasury around MOP 1.1 billion.

16 Sep, 2020

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8 groups urge govt to adopt TNR for strays

Eight local animal welfare and protection groups petitioned the government on Tuesday urging it to adopt the trap-neuter-release (TNR) programme to humanely solve the city’s stray problem.

16 Sep, 2020

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Tak Chun CEO buys 20.65% stake in Macau Legend Development Limited

A firm controlled by Levo Chan Weng Lin, CEO of junket operator Tak Chun Group, has bought a 20.65% stake in Macau Legend Development Limited for about US$173 billion (MOP 1.38 billion), several local media outlets including Rádio Macau, GGRAsia and IAG reported today.

16 Sep, 2020

#Economy

Woman, 71, steals 6-plate induction stove, sells parts

A 71-year-old woman was arrested on Friday for stealing a 6-plate induction stove worth MOP 9,000 which she then disassembled and sold the parts, Public Security Police (PSP) spokesman Cheong Heon Fan said at a regular press conference on Monday.

16 Sep, 2020

#Crime

Grand Prix with foreign racers won’t raise COVID-19 risk to Macao

The local government has concluded that holding the Macau Grand Prix (MGP) this year with the participation of foreign racers – required to undergo 14 days of quarantine upon arrival in Macao including two COVID-19 tests each – will not increase the risk of local COVID-19 transmission in the city.

15 Sep, 2020

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Boao Forum hints at Lionel Leong’s future involvement

Former Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong had a meeting last week with the secretary-general of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), Li Baodong, according to a statement released by the organisation, hinting that Leong will take up a leadership role at BFA imminently.

15 Sep, 2020

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Ho to attend Pan-Pearl River Delta summit in Hainan

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng, will lead a delegation to Sanya, the southernmost city of Hainan province from tomorrow to Friday to attend the 2020 Pan-Pearl River Delta (PPRD) Regional Cooperation Executive Chiefs Joint Meeting, the Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS) said in a statement on Monday.

15 Sep, 2020

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Jobless man cheats childhood friend out of MOP 2 million

A local man was arrested on Friday in the mainland for cheating his friend out of MOP 2 million, Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesman Cheong Kam Fai said at a regular press conference on Monday.

15 Sep, 2020

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Ice hidden in toys sent by express mail to Macao

Two men were arrested on Saturday for their alleged involvement in an express mail drug case in which the Judiciary Police (PJ) seized 14 grammes of Ice hidden in toys with an estimated street value of MOP 42,000.

15 Sep, 2020

#Crime