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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Drug trio caught red-handed selling ice

A man and two women were caught on Wednesday during a drug deal involving 15.96 grammes of crystal methamphetamine (also commonly known as ice) with an estimated street value of about MOP 53,000.

22 Jan, 2021

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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

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Macao’s financial reserves reach MOP 620 billion

The financial reserves of the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) stood at MOP 620.1 billion (US$77.7 billion) at the end of November last year.

21 Jan, 2021

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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

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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

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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

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Zhuhai hands loan-sharking, money-laundering ‘kingpin’ to Macao

The suspected kingpin of a loan-sharking and money-laundering group was arrested on Wednesday morning in Zhuhai and transferred to Macao by the Guangdong Public Security Department.

21 Jan, 2021

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3 caught for 2 sham marriages involving brother & sister

The two bogus marriages involve a sister and her elder brother, both obtaining their non-permanent Macao ID cards in 2009 and 2010 respectively.

21 Jan, 2021

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Travellers try to smuggle Maotai bottles in baby carrier, backpack, lunch box

Gongbei’s Customs Administration announced that its officers found a man attempting to smuggle bottles of Maotai into Zhuhai by hiding them inside a baby carrier early this week.

21 Jan, 2021

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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

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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

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Pistol, bullets found in helmet box of abandoned motorbike

A pistol and a number of bullets were found in an abandoned motorcycle’s helmet box last Wednesday.

20 Jan, 2021

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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

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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

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