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Ho calls for ‘healthy’ development of gaming sector

Chief executive candidate Ho Iat Seng called for the “healthy” development of the gaming industry and also for tightening its supervision.

11 Aug, 2019

#Politics

No need to be ‘overly pessimistic’ over yuan-US dollar exchange rate: Ip

Due to the impact of the Sino-US trade war, the yuan’s exchange rate would float in the short run.

9 Aug, 2019

#Economy

Lawmakers pass bill on plastic bag charge scheme

Government-initiated bill passed on the implementation of a plastic carrier bag charge scheme for retail businesses in Macau.

9 Aug, 2019

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Lawmakers pass social housing bill — individual applicants must be at least 23 years old

Government-initiated bill passed on social rental housing — individual applicant for a social housing unit must be aged at least 23, while the representative of a household applying for a social housing unit must be at least 18 years old.

9 Aug, 2019

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Banker-cum-civic leader elected legislature’s 2nd secretary

Alan Ho Ion Sang was elected second secretary of the executive board of the Legislative Assembly.

8 Aug, 2019

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Government briefs central district body on GBA development

GBA Outline Development Plan introduced to the Central District Social Services Consultative Committee with the aim of encouraging local people to familiarise themselves with the 11-city conurbation project.

8 Aug, 2019

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Lawmakers pass bill on trade in rough diamonds

Bill passed enabling Macau to formally engage in the international trade in rough diamonds.

8 Aug, 2019

#Business

Government aware that suicide remains an issue

Alexis Tam assured lawmakers that the government was working to prevent suicide, although he admitted that many cases were unpreventable.

8 Aug, 2019

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Sonia Chan says current election systems ‘suitable for Macau’

The current systems to elect the chief executive and legislators are suitable for Macau.

7 Aug, 2019

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Macau Foundation launches Macau Memory website

An online platform containing various forms of historical materials related to Macau was launched on Tuesday for public access.

7 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Government drops bill on MOP 60 billion ‘sovereign wealth fund’

The controversial bill proposing the transfer of MOP 60 billion for setting-up MSAR Investment and Development Fund is to be withdrawn from Wednesday's plenary session agenda.

6 Aug, 2019

#Economy

MTR hires over 570 staff for LRT operation: GIT chief

Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation will operate Macau’s Light Rail Transit for at least five years and has already hired over 570 staff.

6 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Rosário outlines improvements to public works’ typhoon readiness

Outlined improvements are being made for public works' typhoon readiness.

6 Aug, 2019

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4th Macau-Taipa bridge to cost up to MOP 6.79 billion

The design and construction of the fourth Macau-Taipa link will cost up to MOP 6.79 billion.

5 Aug, 2019

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Chui urges youths to be patriotic, seize nation’s development opportunities

Macau’s youngsters urged to love their country and seize opportunities provided by nation’s development.

5 Aug, 2019

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Regulator lowers discount window rate to 2.5%

Macau’s discount window base rate has been lowered by 25 basis points to 2.5%

2 Aug, 2019

#Economy

By-election budget set at 3.28 million patacas: govt

The overall budget for November’s by-election of an indirectly-elected seat in the Legislative Assembly has been set at 3.28 million patacas.

2 Aug, 2019

#Politics

PLA garrison vows to ‘unswervingly’ protect Macau

Commander Xu Liangcai pointed out that this year marks the 20th anniversary of the stationing of a garrison of the People’s Liberation Army in Macau.

2 Aug, 2019

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Macau casino revenues fall 3.5% in July

Gross gaming revenue (GGR) in Macau casinos dropped 3.5 percent in July from a year earlier, according to data released today by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) .

1 Aug, 2019

#Gaming

Macau at a standstill for almost 12 hours by Typhoon Wipha

Macau was at a standstill for 11 and a half hours due to the passage of Typhoon Wipha.

1 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs