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Government to close potential loophole for tourist-jobseekers

Vong Hin Fai disclosed that the government would amend immigration laws to stop tourists from becoming jobseekers.

19 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Kou elected president of legislature with over 90 per cent of votes

Kou Hoi In was elected president of the Legislative Assembly by his peers on Wednesday, with 90. 6 per cent of the votes cast, succeeding chief executive hopeful Ho Iat Seng who resigned from the legislature early this month.

18 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Schedule of by-election procedures are ready according to the government

The schedule for the by-election of a vacant business-sector seat in the Legislative Assembly is scheduled to be held on November 24.

18 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Homebound Air Macau flight returns to Tokyo

An Air Macau flight en-route to Macau from Tokyo was forced to return to the Japanese capital on Wednesday afternoon, reportedly due to an engine problem.

18 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Government vows to continue crackdown on online gambling

The government has been cracking down on illegal online gambling and will continue to do so, resulting in over 300 websites being shut down between 2016 and last year.

17 Jul, 2019

#Gaming

Civil protection develops app to ‘keep the population informed’

The Chief of the Unitary Police Service Ma Io Kun said the platforms would broadcast information on typhoons and other events of importance to the public. They are available in the two official languages, Chinese and Portuguese, as well as in English.

17 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Weather station issues heat stroke warning

Danas, a tropical storm in the Philippines is expected to move towards the north of the Philippines and Taiwan. “It will be very hot in Macau in the next few days. Please beware of heat strokes,” said the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau.

17 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

Chui Sai On and senior officials take their first LRT ride

Raimundo Rosário told reporters that the government expected the Taipa section to come into service on December 19 at the latest.

16 Jul, 2019

#Social Affairs

2,000 participants to join annual martial arts contest

Martial arts practitioners from 11 countries and regions will compete, with around 160 teams consisting of a total of 2,000 athletes competing.

16 Jul, 2019

#Sports

Government redrafts civil protection bill

The government has presented a new draft of its civil protection framework bill to the legislature which no longer refers to “groundless” information or news or those “with ulterior motives”.

15 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Kou Hoi In set to be new president of Legislative Assembly

Sources said that Kou was the most suitable replacement of Ho Iat Seng, who resigned from the legislature earlier this month so that he can run for chief executive in next month’s election.

15 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Suncity chairman will not take legal action against the media

Local junket operator Suncity Group Chairman Alvin Chau Cheok Wa said on Saturday that no legal action would be taken against any media.

15 Jul, 2019

#Gaming

Social credit system will not be implemented in Macau

The non-implementation of the system is due to Macau’s status as one of the nation’s two SAR's that in line with the “One Country, Two Systems".

15 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Macau’s surveillance system has cost MOP282 million so far

According to the plan for the first four phases of “Eyes in the Sky,” the project includes the installation of 1,620 cameras at different locations across Macau.

12 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Minimum wage policy ‘not’ discriminatory says Chan Chak Mo

“If they think MOP4,000, the average income of Macau’s domestic helpers, is not enough they can go to Hong Kong, where it [the average wage of domestic helpers] is HKD4,300,” said Chan Chak Mo.

12 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Wynn Resorts unveils plans for US$2 billion art museum in Macau

Wynn Resorts Ltd. unveiled plans for a US$2 billion expansion of its properties in Macau, including a theatre and museum in the world’s largest gambling market.

11 Jul, 2019

#Gaming

DICJ warns operators not to run online, phone gambling

Mainland-based Economic Information Daily reported that local junket operator Suncity “has raked in billions of [US] dollars in online gaming and proxy betting, causing great harm to [mainland] China social economic order.”

11 Jul, 2019

#Gaming

‘No simple task’ to discuss new contracts with the 2 bus operators

In late July last year, the government reviewed its service provider contracts with Transmac and TCM for another 15 months. The current contracts for the two operators will expire on October 31.

11 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Chui vows local development to ‘join hands’ with BRI

Chief Executive On pledgedthat the local government will “actively” participate in the national development strategy, “actively” cooperate with the central government’s initiatives, and “organically combine” the local government’s 5-year-plan with the BRI and the GBA project.

10 Jul, 2019

#Politics

Offences by cabbies drop ‘hugely’ after new taxi law takes effect: police

The number of regulatory breaches by taxi drivers recorded last month decreased “hugely” by 77 percent from the previous month of May, following the new taxi law coming into force on June 3.

10 Jul, 2019

#Crime