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Macau government urges against travel, to HK in particular

A senior medical official today urged residents from refraining from travel, to Hong Kong in particular.

21 Mar, 2020

#Social Affairs

Ho meets Macau’s NPC deputies, CPPCC members

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has met with Macau's deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) and members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) to hear their opinions and suggestions on the special administrative region's development and drafting of the local government's policy programme for this year.

21 Mar, 2020

#Politics

Treasure Hotel, located in Taipa island, to be used for quarantine observation

Treasure Hotel in Taipa island — adjacent to Golden Crown China Hotel — front of the airport terminal, is the 6th to be used as a quarantine hotel.

21 Mar, 2020

#Social Affairs

Macau opens 5th ‘quarantine hotel’ (Update)

The Macau government opened this afternoon the city's fifth quarantine hotel, the 112-room Metropole in the city centre.

21 Mar, 2020

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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