News

MGTO cancels Macao International Fireworks Display Contest this year due to pandemic

The 31st Macao International Fireworks Display Contest, originally slated to be held this September and October, has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

6 May, 2020

#Tourism

Macau-Guangdong entry restrictions can only be lifted with ‘complementary’ measures in place

The gradual relaxation of the current entry restriction and quarantine measures between Macau and Guangdong could only get off the ground with “complementary” measures in place.

6 May, 2020

#Social Affairs

Dragon boat races going ahead in June, but without foreign teams

Despite many other activities having been cancelled or postponed this year, the annual International Dragon Boat Competition is still running to schedule.

6 May, 2020

#Social Affairs

Royal Supermarket apologises for ‘price confusion’

The management of Royal Supermarket Company Limited “sincerely apologised” on Tuesday morning in a statement for what it described as “price confusion” concerning some of its goods.

6 May, 2020

#Business

Police urge residents to be wary of bogus stock investment text messages

The Judiciary Police (PJ) urged residents on Tuesday to be wary of possibly fraudulent text messages offering them an investment opportunity. 

6 May, 2020

#Crime

3 overstayers nabbed over forged arrival cards

A mainland overstayer was arrested last Thursday for buying and selling forged arrival cards.

6 May, 2020

#Crime

SJM’s EBITDA falls 118% in Q1, ‘severely impacted by COVID-19’

SJM Holdings Limited announced today that its adjusted EBITDA declined year-on-year to a negative HK$200 million in the first quarter, a decrease of 118.6%.

5 May, 2020

#Business

CTM to sell iPhone SE from Wednesday

Macau's main telecommunications company CTM said in a statement today that it will sell the second-generation iPhone SE starting Wednesday.

5 May, 2020

#Business

Health Bureau launches 3-colour code to stem COVID-19 spread

A QR three-colour code system has replaced the Health Bureau’s digital health declaration that is required at border checkpoints and for entering public administration premises, casinos and other premises.

5 May, 2020

#Social Affairs

Government to study ‘suitability’ of Central Library, Estoril projects

The government will study the suitability of turning the Old Courthouse in Nam Van into the city’s new Central Library and converting the old Hotel Estoril and its adjacent swimming pool into a youth recreation and activities centre, as well as building several schools on the former greyhound racetrack in Fai Chi Kei.

5 May, 2020

#Social Affairs

Royal Supermarket loses ‘Certified Shop’ status after price hike complaints

The Consumer Council (CC) announced last night that it has withdrawn with immediate effect Royal Supermarket’s “Certified Shop” seal of quality in the wake of scores of complaints by consumers about the company’s sudden and steep price hikes on May 1.

5 May, 2020

#Business

Senior secondary school pupils return to their classrooms

Senior secondary school pupils finally returned to their classrooms on Monday after the more than three-month-long suspension of physical class attendance.

5 May, 2020

#Social Affairs

Decayed corpse found in Ilha Verde unit

A decayed corpse and two dog carcasses found in a Chun Hei Garden unit in Ilha Verde, the Judiciary Police (PJ) announced Monday evening.

5 May, 2020

#Social Affairs

Group of casino workers suffer food poisoning

A large group of workers from four different casinos were diagnosed with food poisoning on the same night.

5 May, 2020

#Social Affairs

Only 6 of 45 COVID-19 patients still hospitalised

One more patient discharged, senior secondary students go back to school today and nearly 400 price hike complaints registered.

4 May, 2020

#Social Affairs

MGM China records negative EBITDA of HK$100 million in Q1

Hong Kong-listed gaming operator MGM China reported today an adjusted negative EBITDA of HK$0.1 billion for the first quarter.

3 May, 2020

#Gaming

Two checkpoints to resume normal operating hours

Two of Macau's main border checkpoints will resume their normal operating hours at 6 a.m. Sunday.

2 May, 2020

#Business

Macau 24 days without new imported COVID-19 case

Macau has had no new imported COVID-19 cases for 24 consecutive days since April 8 – one more discharged today.

2 May, 2020

#Social Affairs

Macau power utility makes US$100 million profit in 2019

Macau's Chinese-Portuguese electricity monopoly company CEM made a profit of about MOP 800 million (US$100 million) last year.

2 May, 2020

#Business

Macau launches colour code to fight COVID-19

Macau's Health Bureau (SSM) announced today the launch of a digital colour code to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

1 May, 2020

#Social Affairs