Social Affairs

One among 109 returnees tests positive for Covid-19

A total of 109 Macao residents returned to Macao via two Air Macau flights from Tokyo Thursday night – and one of them tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

22 Jan, 2021

The Londoner Macao to open on 8 February

Sands China’s latest project, where the Sands Cotai Central integrated resort is being rebranded as The Londoner Macao, will open on 8 February.

22 Jan, 2021

Sands China to pay ‘discretionary allowance’ to at least 26,000 staff

The discretionary allowance, equivalent to one month’s salary and capped at MOP 45,000, is to reward staff for their contributions last year.

22 Jan, 2021

Government to consult public on hazardous materials bill

The 45-day public consultation starting tomorrow aims to solve the current difficulty in the management of hazardous materials.

22 Jan, 2021

Adoption Tails: Vicky

Anima in financial hardship as it calls for funding to save over 700 animals

Anima has been struck with financial hardship due to shrinkage in funding granted by casino operators as well as the indeterminate timeframe for government financial aid.

22 Jan, 2021

Taipa Flea Market postponed until at least April

Due to the government’s Covid-19 prevention measures, the government has decided to postpone the first phase of the 2021 Taipa Flea Market.

22 Jan, 2021

Government toughens ‘self-health management’ for those completing quarantine

Those required to undergo 14 days of quarantine after arriving in Macao will also be required to practice at least 14 days of “self-health management” after completing their quarantine.

21 Jan, 2021

Macao visitor arrivals fall 85% to 5.89 million in 2020

Macao recorded 5.89 million visitor arrivals last year, a year-on-year drop of 85.0%.

21 Jan, 2021

Fewer gambling addicts registered last year

A total of 77 gambling addicts were added to the Social Welfare Bureau’s (IAS) central registration system last year, a 30 per cent decrease compared to 2019’s 110 people.

21 Jan, 2021

Galaxy to give staff one-off ‘special payment’ before CNY

The statement said the payment would be awarded to eligible staff at “senior manager” level and below, covering around 98% of the gaming operator’s employees.

21 Jan, 2021

Government extends deadline for Health Code address function

The government is extending the transition period for residents to add their home address to their Macao Health Code by a week.

20 Jan, 2021

3 high school pupils catch stomach flu

Three secondary pupils from Colégio Diocesano de São José 5 caught stomach flu over the weekend.

20 Jan, 2021

Aviation regulator launches online application for drone flights

Users can now submit their applications through the new online platform and can check their approval status as well.

19 Jan, 2021

Gaming operators offer staff bonuses

Gaming operators MGM, Wynn and Melco separately announced that they will be paying their employees a bonus equal to one month’s salary.

19 Jan, 2021

5 more children catch stomach bug

A nursery in Rua do Mercado de Iao Hon has reported a collective stomach flu case involving five children.

19 Jan, 2021

Special control measures for 115 residents returning from Europe

115 residents returning to Macao on a flight from Tokyo will be subject to strict control measures from the time they enter the plane in Japan until they arrive at the hotel.

18 Jan, 2021

UM marks 40th anniversary, Ao Ieong stresses nation’s support

The University of Macau held its opening ceremony to celebrate its 40th anniversary, which also coincided with its annual Open Day.

18 Jan, 2021

Consumer Carnival sales reach MOP 860 million

The 2020 Consumer Carnival series, which consisted of the Taipa and Coloane, Southern Central and Northern districts’ carnivals, recorded total sales worth more than MOP 860 million.

18 Jan, 2021

Traffic accidents drop 25.5% last year

The Public Security Police (PSP) recorded 10,194 traffic accidents last year, a drop of 25.5% from 2019.

18 Jan, 2021

Kiang Wu Nursing College says Macao government has suspended its plan move to new Cotai campus

The government has suspended its plan for Kiang Wu Nursing College to move to its new campus in the Cotai hospital complex due to Covid-19 and a number of other reasons.

15 Jan, 2021