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Macau government urges fuel suppliers to slash prices at once

The Macau government urged the special administrative region's fuel suppliers today to " immediately adjust" their prices in the wake of plunging international oil prices caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

21 Mar, 2020

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Metropole Hotel, downtown Macau, to be used for quarantine

The 5th government-designated hotel for the local quarantine measures – the Metropole Hotel – opened today.

21 Mar, 2020

#Social Affairs

Visitor arrivals plunge 95% over COVID-19 crisis

Macau's number of visitor arrivals plunged 95.6 per cent year-on-year to 156,394 last month, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced today. 

20 Mar, 2020

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Grand Coloane Resort to be used for quarantine

Fourth government-designated hotel for the local government’s quarantine measure — the Grand Coloane Resort — opened today.

20 Mar, 2020

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Government postpones class resumption due to ‘2nd wave’ of COVID-19 cases (Update)

Postponed resumption of classes in Macau due to the latest COVID-19 developments in Macau. Meanwhile, six of the city’s 10 tertiary education institutions will gradually resume on-campus classes on April 1.

20 Mar, 2020

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7 new patients ‘in good condition’

The seven new COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment were in good condition. The 57 Hubei evacuees will complete their 14-day quarantine today, going into 14-day home quarantine.

20 Mar, 2020

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Over 3/4 of citizens register for consumption smartcard in 2 days

By 6 p.m. on Thursday, 482,035 registrants – over three-quarters of local citizens – had submitted their details to apply for the government’s consumption smartcards.

20 Mar, 2020

#Economy

China’s FM office in Macau comments on local media association’s remarks

A spokesperson for the Office of the Commissioner of China's FM in Macau commented Thursday on recent remarks by a local media association on China's countermeasures against measures by the US against Chinese media organisations in the US.

20 Mar, 2020

#Politics

Government postpone class resumption for non-tertiary education schools

Class resumption for non-tertiary education schools postponed by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ).

19 Mar, 2020

#Social Affairs

Macau issues COVID-19 travel alert for all foreign countries

Macau's Tourism Crisis Management Office issued a Level 2 travel alert for all foreign countries and territories, considering the current situation of the COVID-19 in the world.

19 Mar, 2020

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Regency Art Hotel in Taipa to be used for quarantine

A third government-designated hotel for the local government's quarantine measures — 326-room Regency Art Hotel — opened today.

19 Mar, 2020

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Government bans foreign non-resident workers from entering Macau

Blanket ban on entry of foreign non-resident workers into Macau have been ordered, starting from 00:00 today, with the aim of stemming the further spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Macau.

19 Mar, 2020

#Social Affairs

‘Golden Bus’ fever checks

All passengers of the bus service between the Macau checkpoint and the Hong Kong checkpoint of the delta bridge (colloquially known as “Golden Bus” service) have to undergo a temperature check before being allowed to board the bus.

19 Mar, 2020

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Macau confirms 2 more cases after midnight

The local government confirmed two more new COVID-19 cases in the early hours of today – Macau’s 16th and 17th COVID-19 cases.

19 Mar, 2020

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Over 350,000 register for consumption smartcard on 1st day

Registration for the government-issued consumption smartcard kicked off at 9 a.m. on Wednesday and by 6 p.m.

19 Mar, 2020

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Macau’s higher education to resume classes from April 1

Six of the city's 10 tertiary education institutions will gradually resume on-campus classes on April 1. 

19 Mar, 2020

#Social Affairs

Police bust 2 drug trafficking, smuggling cases in 1 day

The Judiciary Police (PJ) busted two drug trafficking cases on Tuesday, involving four Hong Kong men and a woman selling cocaine in Macau’s night entertainment venues, and a local woman smuggling drugs through the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB).

19 Mar, 2020

#Crime

Local student returning from UK classified as ‘suspected’ COVID-19 case

A suspected case of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been detected.

18 Mar, 2020

#Social Affairs

Macau bans foreign non-resident workers’ entry

Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng ordered today a blanket ban on the entry of foreign non-resident workers into Macau, starting at 0:00 Thursday.

18 Mar, 2020

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Macau confirms 15th COVID-19 case, third in a day

The 15th case of coronavirus in Macau was confirmed this afternoon.

18 Mar, 2020

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