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Macau bans Boeing 733 MAX flights

The Macau Civil Aviation Authority (AACM) yesterday banned all flight applications for Boeing 737 MAX jets.

14 Mar, 2019

#Business

Police to use 300 more body cams next quarter

The police have purchased an additional 300 body-worn cameras for their officers and they will come into use in the next quarter, the Public Security Police (PSP) said in a statement Tuesday.

13 Mar, 2019

#Social Affairs

Govt collects 800 kg of dead fish in water off Fai Chi Kei

The Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA) has collected 800 kilogrammes of dead fish in the Patane North Bay since Sunday, according to a joint statement by the bureau and the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) Tuesday.

13 Mar, 2019

#Social Affairs

Beijing, Macau to set up science & tech cooperation mechanism: Wang

The central and local governments will set up a science and technology cooperation mechanism, Science and Technology Minister Wang Zhigang said on Monday.

12 Mar, 2019

#Politics

562 illegal money changers nabbed in February: police

The 562 illegal money changers have meanwhile been deported to the mainland, and 407of them have been banned from entering Macau for a period of time.

11 Mar, 2019

#Social Affairs

More HK drug dealers come to Macau since opening of delta bridge: Wong

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said that the police have noted that the number of Hong Kong people smuggling drugs into Macau has been on the rise since the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) in late October last year.

11 Mar, 2019

#Social Affairs

Macau has ‘important & unique’ position but is ‘too dependent’ on gaming: Zhang

Although Macau is not a big place, it has an “important and unique position” in the successful implementation of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle, apart from having many other highlights, Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council Director Zhang Xiaoming says.

11 Mar, 2019

#Politics

Fourth Macau-Taipa bridge to be completed in 2025 Macau’s

The fourth bridge, connecting the peninsula to the island of Taipa, is expected to be completed by the end of 2025, according to the schedule of the tender launched by the Macau Government in 2018

10 Mar, 2019

#Economy

Gaming sector employs over 57,000

A total of 57,246 people were employed full-time by Macau’s gaming sector at the end of last year, a year-on-year- growth of 1.1 percent.

8 Mar, 2019

#Gaming

Over 80 pct of CityU graduates ‘locate’ jobs before graduating: rector

City University of Macau (CityU) Rector Zhang Shuguang said Thursdaythat 1,365 students graduated from the private university last year, adding that over 80 per cent of them were able to “locate” their job before graduating, while about 20 per cent opted for further education.

8 Mar, 2019

#Social Affairs

Literary agency dedicated to Asia and the Portuguese speaking-countries launched in Macau

Eastern Chapter, the first literary agency to work mainly between Asia and the Portuguese-speaking countries and territories, was officially launched Thursday.

8 Mar, 2019

#Culture

Vice-Premier Han has 4 hopes for Macau

During a meeting with the 12 local deputies to the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing Wednesday, Vice Premier Han Zheng listed “four hopes” for Macau’s civil society.

7 Mar, 2019

#Politics

Population rises to 667,400, continues to ag

Macau’s total population – comprising residents and non-resident workers as well as non-local students – increased by 14,300 year-on-year to 667,400 at the end of last year.

7 Mar, 2019

#Social Affairs

Portuguese wine imports rise 9 pct in 2018

Macau imported Portuguese wine worth 63.8 million patacas last year, a year-on-year growth of nine percent, TDM-Radio Macau reported .

7 Mar, 2019

#Business

Li Keqiang offers Macau full support, BRI and GBA boost

Premier Li Keqiang Tuesday offered the Hong Kong and Macau administrations the full support of the central government, saying that Beijing will support them in “seizing the opportunities” from BRI and GBA development plan.

6 Mar, 2019

#Politics

Liaison chief lists 5 points to better practise ‘One Country, Two System’ in Macau

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying said Tuesday that President Xi Jinping has deep feelings for Macau.

6 Mar, 2019

#Politics

Cardinal says mainlanders’ enrolment in USJ ‘belongs to the future’

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, said Monday that the enrolment of students from the mainland by the University of St. Joseph (USJ) “belongs to the future.”

5 Mar, 2019

#Social Affairs

GBA plan gives extra boost to Guangdong-Macau ties: Chui

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said in Beijing Monday that the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) had provided fresh impetus for Guangdong-Macau ties.

5 Mar, 2019

#Politics

Macau’s cross-border vehicle traffic grows by 8.5 pct in January

The cross-border vehicle traffic of Macau grew by 8.5 percent year-on-year to 457,090 trips in January, while commercial flights in airport rose by 14.2 percent to 5,750 trips.

5 Mar, 2019

#Economy

Chui vows utmost effort to achieve GBA goals

Macau is making the utmost effort to give full play to its unique advantages by cooperating with the other 10 cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA).

4 Mar, 2019

#Economy