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Macao govt slams interference by US Congress

The Macao government has accused the United States of "brutal interference in the internal affairs" of the territory. 

16 Jan, 2021

#Politics

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

CCM challenges local directors for new cinematic projects

The Macao Cultural Centre is launching a fresh round of its Local View Power programme, calling local directors to present new cinematic projects inspired by the city’s socio-economic realities.

15 Jan, 2021

#Culture

Jobless woman cheated out of US$26,500 in online digital currency scam

An unemployed local woman fell for an online digital currency investment scam in late September last year, with a total loss of US$26,500 (MOP 211,640).

15 Jan, 2021

#Crime

Local ‘friend’ cheats mainlander out of HK$600,000

A local man was arrested at the Barrier Gate checkpoint for cheating a mainlander out of HK$600,000 after claiming he could help him repay his debts in Macao.

15 Jan, 2021

#Crime

Residential sales shrink ‘significantly’ in 2020

The total number of residential property sales in Macao dropped 18.1% year-on-year, which shows a “significant” contraction.

14 Jan, 2021

#Business

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

#Social Affairs

The police investigate case of 5 cats ‘thrown’ from Ocean Gardens

IAM was informed on 5 January that doormen at Ocean Gardens found five dead cats on the building’s podium on 19 December.

14 Jan, 2021

#Crime

4 locals sell fake chips, cheat 2 men out of HK$1.47 million

Three men and a woman were arrested for selling 15 fake casino chips worth HK$100,000 each, defrauding two men of HK$1.47 million.

14 Jan, 2021

#Crime

Sheldon Adelson dies today at 87

Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire who transformed Macao, dies at age 87

Casino tycoon and American political mega-donor Sheldon Gary Adelson died last night following complications related to treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 87. 

12 Jan, 2021

#Gaming

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

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

#Social Affairs

Local driver diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease

A local chauffeur has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease.

12 Jan, 2021

#Social Affairs