News

Government proposes 60 billion pataca ‘sovereign wealth fund’

The government plans to set up the local version of a “sovereign wealth fund” with a proposed capital of 60 billion patacas.

29 Jul, 2019

#Economy

Caritas calls on people with negative emotions to seek help

Paul Pun Chi Meng said that people should accept their negative emotions and find a way to overcome them, in order to prevent possible suicide.

29 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

MSAR flag to fly at half-mast to mourn Li Peng

Macau flag will be flown at half-mast today to mourn the passing of the nation’s former premier Li Peng.

29 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Cholera discovery in beach waters might be connected to poor waste treatment

Following Cholera bacteria detection at Cheoc Van Beach, one resident draws a connection between the presence of the bacteria and the poor treatment of sewage in Macau.

26 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Ho has been accepted as nominee for CE election: Song

Former Legislative Assembly president Ho Iat Seng has been accepted by the commission as a nominee for running in next month’s chief executive election.

26 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Macau hosts CAST Innovation Contest for the 1st time

The prestigious China Adolescents Science & Technology (CAST) Innovation Contest was hosted by Macau for the first time.

26 Jul, 2019

#Culture

South African caught at airport with 4.5 kg of cocaine, worth 12 million patacas

A South African man was arrested at the local airport when he was trying to smuggle 4.5 kg of cocaine mixed with cotton padding in clothes packed in his hand luggage on Tuesday.

25 Jul, 2019

#Crime

At least 7,652 new residential units to be sold in 3 years: JLL

A total of 7,652 residential flats were under construction at the end of March, and the units are expected to be absorbed by the market over the next three years.

25 Jul, 2019

#Business

Government proposes allowing police to gain access to cloud servers outside Macau

New bill drafted to amend existing cybercrime law, proposing that local police be allowed to gain information access stored by criminal suspects on cloud servers outside Macau.

24 Jul, 2019

#Crime

AirAsia waiting for government response to Macau base plan

AirAsia is waiting for details of the government’s policies and conditions on setting up a base to open its own airline in Macau.

24 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Macau-Pyongyang flights to restart on August 2

Direct flights between Macau and Pyongyang by North Korea’s flag carrier Air Koryo will be resumed on August 2.

24 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Ho Iat Seng gets backing from 95% of CE Election Committee members

Ho Iat Seng’s election as Macau’s third chief executive next month is a done deal, as he has secured the backing of 94.5% of the Chief Executive Election Committee.

23 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Cholera bacteria detected at Cheoc Van Beach

Water samples taken from the sea at Coloane’s Cheoc Van Beach have been found to contain the Vibrio cholerae bacterium which causes cholera.

23 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Suicides fall 9.4% in the first half of the year

Macau recorded 29 cases of death by suicide during the first six months, a 9.4% year-on-year decrease.

23 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Hong Kong visitors rise 24% in June, thought linked to protests

Visitors from Hong Kong rose 24.3% year-on-year in June to reach 623,000.

23 Jul, 2019

#Tourism

Macau suspends ferry service to HK over riots in Sheung Wan

Ferry services from Macau to Hong Kong were suspended from 11:30 p.m. on Sunday as Hong Kong’s ferry terminal in Sheung Wan was “unsuitable” for people to use.

22 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

13 locals plan to run for chief executive

13 local residents plan to run in the chief executive election next month and have picked up nomination forms.

22 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Labourers threaten to jump from building in wages protest

Nearly a dozen construction workers started a standoff on top of a future residential building in Cotai to protest against unfair compensation by their employer.

22 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Domestic violence increases 466% year-on-year

According to Director of the Judiciary Police Sit Chong Meng, domestic violence cases increased between June 2018 and the end of May 2019 from 3 to 17.

19 Jul, 2019

#Crime

Gongbei Customs says children used to smuggle goods

Gongbei Customs District said that parallel traders between Shenzhen and Hong Kong are shifting their smuggling activities to the Gongbei land-border checkpoint and the Zhuhai checkpoint at the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.

19 Jul, 2019

#Crime