Social Affairs

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

Government expects charging for construction waste disposal to reduce sector’s waste by up to 30%

The government expects its new system of charging for the disposal of construction waste in Macao's only construction waste landfill will reduce the amount of waste from the construction sector by 20 to 30%.

15 Jan, 2021

Dead white baby dolphin found near airport

The body of the baby male Chinese white dolphin was disintegrating and had probably been dead before being washed ashore.

15 Jan, 2021

Government cancels CNY market over Covid-19 threat

The bureau will refund fees to the winning bidders who had obtained a permit to operate booths at the annual CNY market.

14 Jan, 2021

Macao government extends condolences on Sheldon Adelson’s passing

The Macao government said in a statement on Tuesday that it “expresses its deepest sorrow on the passing of Mr Adelson, and extends its most sincere condolences to his family."

12 Jan, 2021

Macao’s visitor arrivals drop 85% to 5.9 million last year

The police recorded 69.55 million entries and exits by locals and visitors at the city’s border checkpoints last year, a 64.2% decrease from 2019.

12 Jan, 2021

Another collective stomach flu case hits nursery in Taipa

The Health Bureau (SSM) on Tuesday announced another collective stomach flu case that broke out in a nursery in Taipa last week.

12 Jan, 2021

Observatory refutes false freezing weather rumour

A viral message claiming that the temperature would drop to below zero degree Celsius on Chinese New Year’s Eve is false.

12 Jan, 2021

Youths spend over 2 hours on online shopping apps daily

Findings also show that respondents don’t practice keeping records of their spending or have an application that records their spending.

12 Jan, 2021

Politician asks for a museum dedicated to Salesian priest who helped lepers in Coloane

Priest Gaetano Nicosia, nicknamed “The lepers angel” played an important role in assisting the lepers and the Vietnamese refugees who lived in Ka-Ho.

12 Jan, 2021

Mother & son in hospital after CO poisoning

An 87-year-old mother and her 58-year-old son were hospitalised due to accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in Rua do Bairro Va Tai on Sunday.

12 Jan, 2021

Local driver diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease

A local chauffeur has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease.

12 Jan, 2021

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Macao government asks residents to avoid going to mainland China during CNY

Clinical director of the Conde de S. Januário Hospital asked to avoid unnecessary travel to mainland China due to risks of catching Covid-19.

11 Jan, 2021