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Over 180,000 Tourists entered Macau On Labor Day

A total of 183,323 tourists arrived in Macau on Labor Day alone, an increase of almost 77% compared with last year.

3 May, 2019

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Chui says Macau plays key role in Sino-Portuguese ties

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On highlighted Macau’s pivotal role in the amicable relationship between China and Portugal, pointing out that the special administrative region is in a privileged position to help advance cooperation between the two sides.

2 May, 2019

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More rubella & measles cases confirmed

A 54-year-old local woman who works at Landmark casino in Zape has come down with rubella (also known as German measles), pushing the total number of rubella cases reported in Macau to 31 so far this year, the Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement yesterday.

2 May, 2019

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Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Macau

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa arrived at the local airport last night from Shanghai for a one-day tour of Macau that is part of his state visit to China.

1 May, 2019

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Leong Vai Tac hints he won’t run for Chief Executive

Leong's remarks appeared to indicate that will not run in this year’s chief executive election as any principal official is required to resign from his or her post before being able to formalise his or her candidature for Macau’s top post.

1 May, 2019

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Trio cheats money changer out of about 500,000 yuan with fake HK$ notes

All the three suspects are aged around 30, surnamed Wang, Zhang and Zheng respectively. The victim in his twenties told the police that he is running an – illegal – currency-exchange business in local casinos.

30 Apr, 2019

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2 individuals to protest on May Day: police

Two individuals will separately hold a demonstration tomorrow – International Workers’ Day, according to a statement by the Public Security Police (PSP) on Monday.

30 Apr, 2019

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7th int’l travel industry expo ends

A total of 452 tourism-related entities from 53 countries and regions participated in the annual fair, which kicked off on Friday.

29 Apr, 2019

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Publisher acquitted of defamation

Local newspaper publisher Lam Chong has been acquitted of defamation in a case involving three senior members of the Macau Civil Servants Association.

29 Apr, 2019

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Chui vows to promote BRI via people-to-people bonds

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said Thursday that the central government’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project is a pathway for promoting joint development, achieving win-win prosperity, strengthening mutual trust, and fostering comprehensive communication among nations.

26 Apr, 2019

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Discipline body to get more powers: Wong

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said Thursday that the government-appointed Macau Public Security Forces Discipline Supervision Committee will be granted more powers later this year.

26 Apr, 2019

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Macau land area grows by over 1/3 since 1999

The total land area the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) reached 32.9 square kilometres at the end of last year, an increase of 38.2 percent from the end of 1999, when the MSAR was established and its land area stood at 23.8 sq. km.

25 Apr, 2019

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Nation’s top legislature passes Ho Iat Seng’s resignation as NPC deputy

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing Tuesday passed a decision to approve a request by Macau Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng to resign from the nation’s top legislature

24 Apr, 2019

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Over 10 million visitors in Q3, up 21 pct

Macau recorded 10.36 million visitor arrivals in the first quarter of the year, a year-on-year increase of 21.2 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced Tuesday.

24 Apr, 2019

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Easter visitor arrivals rise 39.3 pct: police

The Public Security Police (PSP) announced in a statement that they recorded 556,193 visitor arrivals during the four-day Easter holiday period from Good Friday to Easter Monday, a 39.3 percent increase compared to the corresponding period last year.

24 Apr, 2019

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Portuguese president to visit Macau next week: official

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will visit Macau between Tuesday and Wednesday next week (from April 30 to May 1), the local government has announced.

23 Apr, 2019

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Ho Iat Seng decides to run for Chief Executive

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng announced Thursday that he has decided to run in the chief executive election later this year as he wants to promote Macau’s economic diversification and its participation in the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA).

19 Apr, 2019

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Government to set up ‘sovereign wealth fund’ in first half of the year: Chui

The government will set up a development and investment fund in the second half of September, Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On told lawmakers Thursday.

19 Apr, 2019

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Ho Iat Seng announces candidacy for Chief Executive of Macau

The President of the Legislative Assembly, Ho Iat Seng, announced today that he intends to run for the Chief Executive position.

19 Apr, 2019

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Soong visits Macau to explore Taiwan’s chance of joining GBA

Taiwan’s veteran politician James Soong Chu-yu Wednesday said he hoped Macau and Taiwan could both grab the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area’s (GBA) development opportunity and jointly promote the nation’s rejuvenation

18 Apr, 2019

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