Social Affairs

4 kids from same kindergarten catch stomach flu

Four 5-year-old children from Colégio Mateus Ricci kindergarten caught viral gastroenteritis (also known as stomach flu) on Wednesday.

22 Oct, 2020

Local man evades quarantine requirement for arrivals from Qingdao

The authorities have transferred a 35-year-old local man who failed to report that he had visited Qingdao when returning to Macao last week to “mandatory quarantine”.

22 Oct, 2020

Public hospital’s plastic surgeon fails to report Qingdao travel history

A plastic surgeon working at the public Conde de São Januário Hospital Centre failed to report to his superior that he had visited Qingdao before returning to work in Macao, and continued to carry out his clinical work at the hospital.

21 Oct, 2020

Government prepares 500-bed makeshift hospital for possible COVID-19 rebound

The government has carried out a string of measures in preparation for a possible COVID-19 rebound in Macao as winter is approaching.

20 Oct, 2020

Crèches to reopen next month

All the 41 government-subsidised crèches (also known as day nurseries) will reopen on 3 November.

20 Oct, 2020

Quarantine for MGP racers

Racers from Hong Kong competing in next month’s Macau Grand Prix (MGP) will have to undergo 14 days of quarantine and medical observation at one of the government’s “quarantine hotels” upon arrival in Macao.

20 Oct, 2020

Liaison Office chief visits Yuet Wah College

Central People’s Government Liaison Office Director Fu Ziying quoted Mao Zedong on Monday during a visit to Yuet Wah College, telling pupils that “the world is yours and ours, but in the final analysis it is yours.”

20 Oct, 2020

USJ delegation visits Foreign Ministry Commission

A delegation of the new senior management team of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ), headed by its fourth rector, the Rev Prof Stephen Morgan, visited the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Macao on Friday.

20 Oct, 2020

UM discovers new drug targets for lung cancer therapy

The University of Macau’s Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) said in a statement on Monday that its researchers discovered new drug target for small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) therapy.

20 Oct, 2020

Over a thousand under medical observation at designated hotels

The government has rebooked the 270-room Regency Art Hotel – which is located on Taipa Island – announced Lau Fong Chi, the head of the Public Relations Division of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) today. It became a government-designated hotel for quarantine again since Saturday.

19 Oct, 2020

MOP 10,000 cash handout to continue next year

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has reassured residents that his government will continue with its annual 10,000-pataca cash handout next year.

19 Oct, 2020

Possible extra financial support

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Sunday that the government would “cautiously” consider rolling out the third round of financial support measures for residents and businesses in line with next year’s performance of the local economy.

19 Oct, 2020

Ruling out travel bubble

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng underlined on Sunday that for the time being the Macao government will not discuss with any countries and regions the possible setting-up of travel bubbles.

19 Oct, 2020

Macao to learn innovation development from Shenzhen’s experience

Macao can learn how to develop through innovation from Shenzhen's experience of its 40-year reform and opening-up, and play a unique role in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) and the national development, said a Macao scholar Ip Kuai Peng in a recent interview with Xinhua.

19 Oct, 2020

IAS reports 18 domestic violence cases in H1

The Central Registration System for Domestic Violence Cases listed 18 suspected domestic violence cases in the first half of this year.

19 Oct, 2020

1st local cop posted to Interpol office overseas

For the first time, a Macao police officer has been posted to an Interpol office overseas.

16 Oct, 2020

Ex-IPIM chief to appeal prison sentence

The former president of the government’s Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), Jackson Chang, will appeal his two-year prison sentence.

16 Oct, 2020

Pupils wanting to study in mainland up 2.4% last year

The number of pupils wanting to enter universities in mainland China during the 2019-2020 academic year increased 2.4%, or by around 100 people, from the previous academic year.

15 Oct, 2020

Woman dies after falling off ‘Old Bridge’

According to the Public Security Police (PSP), a woman died after falling off Governor Nobre de Carvalho Bridge, commonly known as the Old Bridge, on Wednesday at around 6 pm.

15 Oct, 2020

Weather bureau says No. 8 signal was needed despite Nangka’s 400 km distance

The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) insisted that it was necessary to hoist the No. 8 signal for Severe Tropical Storm Nangka despite the fact that the typhoon was located over 400 kilometres away from Macao at the closest.

14 Oct, 2020