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Rental housing project for seniors to be ready in 2024

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Elsie Ao Ieong U says that the government expects a high-rise rental housing project for senior citizens in an area of Plot P in Areia Preta district – a the plot of the ill-fated Pearl Horizon residential project – to be completed in 2023.

4 Dec, 2020

Recognition of Macao Health Code by all mainland areas

The Macao government has been discussing with the central government the possible recognition of the Macao Health Code by all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities.

4 Dec, 2020

Government proposes fines for those failing to repair their buildings

The government has finished drafting a new bill regulating the city’s building construction, which proposes that those who fail to carry out the necessary maintenance or repairs of their buildings, in spite of an official order to do so, will face a fine, as opposed to the current situation in which no fine can be imposed.

4 Dec, 2020

All marathon participants need to take NAT by today

The 2020 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon takes place on Sunday and all marathon participants will need to take the nucleic acid test (NAT) by today to ensure a COVID-19 free environment.

4 Dec, 2020

IAS opens Emergency Shelter as mercury set to drop to 12 Celsius

The Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) has opened the government’s Emergency Shelter in Rua do Asilo in Ilha Verde district to the public as the temperature is predicted to drop to or even be below 12 degrees Celsius in the city.

4 Dec, 2020

Group promotes tea culture at Mandarin House

The third edition of the “International Tea Culture Carnival” took place at Mandarin House earlier this week to promote cultural exchanges and Macao.

4 Dec, 2020

Stomach flu outbreak at nursery in Fai Chi Kei

A viral gastroenteritis (also known as stomach flu) outbreak has occurred at the Fai Chi Kei Social Housing Estate’s nursery which was reported to the Health Bureau (SSM) on Thursday.

4 Dec, 2020

Nation’s lunar probe on way back to Earth

A Chinese space probe left the surface of the Moon on Thursday to return to Earth, an ambitious effort to bring back the world’s first lunar samples in four decades.

4 Dec, 2020

2 couples nabbed for sham marriages involving 2 sisters

Two couples were arrested recently for their alleged involvement in fake marriages so that one of the couples could obtain Macao ID cards enabling them to work as casino dealers, Public Security Police (PSP) spokesman Kam Ka Kit said at a regular press conference on Wednesday.

4 Dec, 2020

16-year-old pupil shares child porn video

A 16-year-old male pupil was arrested on Tuesday for sharing a child porn video, Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesman Choi Ian Fai said at a special press conference on Thursday.

4 Dec, 2020

15-year-old girl dies in ‘fall from building’ after quarrel with mother about her studies

A 15-year-old girl “fell” from a residential building and died upon impact Thursday morning, Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesman Choi Ian Fai said in a statement on Thursday.

4 Dec, 2020

Government plans 30 areas for community-based COVID-19 control measures

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Elsie Ao Ieong U said the government plans to divide Macao into 30 “COVID-19 affected areas” for the possible implementation of community-based COVID-19 prevention and control measures in the city.

3 Dec, 2020

International infrastructure & construction forum promotes global high-quality development

The 11th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF) plays a positive role in promoting the high-quality and sustainable development of international infrastructure, Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said in a speech on Wednesday.

3 Dec, 2020

Macao expects more tourists between Christmas & CNY

Christmas and the Chinese New Year (CNY) are the peak holiday seasons in Macao, therefore the city can expect more visitors from the mainland during that time, Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong told reporters on Wednesday.

3 Dec, 2020

Government to translate patriotic education textbooks into English

The government will translate patriotic education textbooks into English and Portuguese, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Elsie Ao Ieong U told lawmakers on Wednesday. 

3 Dec, 2020

First UNU Macau cyber resilience workshop

Over 45 participants attend first UNU Macau cyber resilience workshop

The aim of this series of workshops is to increase cyber-awareness among Macao's NGOs and for them to "take proactive measures to manage their cybersecurity risks".

3 Dec, 2020

5th International Film Festival & Awards Macao starts today

The 5th International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM), which runs from today to 8 December, will be available to residents of Macao and Hong Kong via a dedicated streaming platform.

3 Dec, 2020

4 exhibitions mark 12th Cultural Week of China & Portuguese-speaking Countries

Four exhibitions are being held at the China-Portuguese-speaking Countries Commercial and Trade Service Platform Complex next to Macau Tower as part of a string of activities in conjunction with the 12th Cultural Week of China-Portuguese-speaking Countries.

3 Dec, 2020

Inebriated cabbie does not obey stop sign, scooter driver in critical condition

A radio taxi driver was arrested for drunk and dangerous driving as well as hit-and-run after crashing into a scooter in San Kio district.

3 Dec, 2020

Police to recruit civil protection volunteers next month

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak says that the police will start recruiting volunteers next month for the government’s civil protection work, pledging that the authorities will ensure the volunteers’ safety while participating in civil protection.

2 Dec, 2020