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Chui says Macau ‘is a friendly & open int’l tourism partner’

The local government will strengthen Macau’s role as a hub for linking the nation with the rest of the world.

15 Oct, 2019

#Tourism

Tourism chief expects close to 40 million visitors this year

Macau Government Tourism Office expects Macau’s number of visitor arrivals this year reach almost 40 million.

14 Oct, 2019

#Tourism

Regulator says securities market ‘still under study’

Possible establishment of a yuan-denominated securities market in Macau “is still under study.”

14 Oct, 2019

#Economy

HK tutor sentenced to 18 1/2 years for sexual abuse of schoolboys in Macau

A male tutor from Hong Kong has been sentenced to a prison term of 18 years and six months for repeatedly sexually abusing at least six schoolboys.

14 Oct, 2019

#Crime

Liaison Office gets new vice-director

Luo Yonggang appointed by the State Council as one of four vice-directors of the Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau.

11 Oct, 2019

#Politics

Man gets 13 years for burning, blinding wife

A local man was sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment for burning and blinding his wife — four months short of the maximum sentence.

11 Oct, 2019

#Crime

Portugal recognises Macau’s higher education degrees & diplomas

The Portuguese government has announced the automatic recognition of Macau's higher education degrees and diplomas.

11 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

90% of tasks in 5-Year Development Plan completed in ‪2016-18‬: government

Approximately 90% of the tasks outlined in its Five-Year Development Plan were completed between 2016 and 2018.

10 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Macau’s 1st satellite to be launched in 2020: MUST

Macau’s first satellite, slated for a 2020 launch, is another “successful exemplification” of the strengths of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle in Macau.

10 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Tam says Art Macao shows draws over 16 million visits

The six-month-long Art Macao cultural event attracted over 16 million visits.

10 Oct, 2019

#Tourism

Government to consider twelve items for Macau’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list

The Cultural Affairs Bureau announced that the final list of twelve items for Macau's Intangible Cultural Heritage will be announced by the end of this year.

9 Oct, 2019

#Culture

National Day Golden Week visitors rise 11.5%: MGTO

Macau recorded 984,996 visitor arrivals during the mainland’s seven-day National Day Golden Week holiday.

9 Oct, 2019

#Tourism

Health Bureau launches Macau’s lung cancer screening scheme today

The Health Bureau will launch a lung cancer screening pilot programme for residents today.

9 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Japan wins fireworks contest

Japan won the 30th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest — China and France are the first and second runners-up.

8 Oct, 2019

#Tourism

Xi extends Seniors’ Day greetings in reply to letter from Macau elders

President Xi Jinping wished senior citizens nationwide a happy Chung Yeung Festival.

8 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Macau bishop retreats after Secretary Tam’s response

Bishop Stephen Lee has retracted the Diocese’s strong stance expressed in an earlier statement regarding the light mapping performance at the Ruins of St. Paul’s.

8 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Japan won the 2019 Macao International Fireworks Contest

Japan won the 30th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest, announced today the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO).

6 Oct, 2019

#Culture

Chui urges committee to ‘tell good stories’ about Macau in BRI development

Members of the government’s working committee for the Development of the Belt and Road Initiative urged to consolidate the consensus of local society.

4 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs

Many liked St. Paul’s Ruins mapping show: Tam

The government will strengthen its communication with Macau’s Roman-Catholic diocese and related groups before it launches another mapping show on the city’s religious and other landmarks in the future.

4 Oct, 2019

#Culture

Government to issue 914 more delta bridge car permits

The government has drastically reduced the permit fee, from 30,000 patacas last year to just 1,000 patacas this year.

4 Oct, 2019

#Social Affairs