News

Man with Legionnaires’ disease visited mainland massage parlour

A 60-year-old local man who tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease on Sunday had been to a massage parlour in the mainland during the incubation period.

20 Nov, 2020

#Social Affairs

Trio masquerading as deliverymen steal handbags worth HK$800,000

A man was arrested on Wednesday for stealing more than 40 designer handbags and clothing accessories worth HK$800,000 from a mini-storage lock-up in Avenida de Venceslau de Morais on Monday.

20 Nov, 2020

#Crime

Hairstylist stabs, robs woman of HK$186,000 in currency deal

A hairstylist from the mainland was arrested on Wednesday in Taipa for stabbing and robbing a woman of HK$186,000 in a hotel guestroom in Rua de Cantão in Zape earlier that day.

20 Nov, 2020

#Crime

Macau Grand Prix to start Saturday without Formula 3 and Motorcycle Grand Prix races

The 67th Macau Grand Prix will start on Saturday without two of the main races that used to bring to Macao international drivers

20 Nov, 2020

#Sports

Government pledges to complete rental housing project for seniors within 3 years

The government expects to start constructing a high-rise rental housing project for senior citizens in an area of Plot P in Areia Preta district by the end of this year.

19 Nov, 2020

#Social Affairs

Melco launches ‘Made-in-Macao’ initiative to support local SMEs

Melco Resorts and Entertainment has launched a “Made-in-Macao” initiative to support local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by promoting new local production and manufacturing industries.

19 Nov, 2020

#Business

Drones banned during Grand Prix

The authorities will ban all unmanned aircraft activity over the peninsula during this year’s three-day Macau Grand Prix, which begins tomorrow, to ensure that the event will take place in a safe environment.

19 Nov, 2020

#Social Affairs

Visitors arriving by air increase 20% in first half of this month

In the past 10 months, 1.06 million passengers have arrived in Macao by air with a 20% increase in the first half of this month compared with the same period of last month.

19 Nov, 2020

#Social Affairs

Tap Seac Craft Market starts tomorrow

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), the Tap Seac Craft Market will be held in Praça do Tap Seac for two consecutive weekends, from Friday to Sunday, on 20-22 November and 27-29 November.

19 Nov, 2020

#Culture

Man stabs, robs woman of HK$183,000 in currency deal

A mainlander was arrested on Wednesday for stabbing and robbing a woman of HK$183,000 (MOP 188,600) in a hotel guestroom in Rua de Cantão in Zape on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Judiciary Police (PJ) on Wednesday.

19 Nov, 2020

#Crime

Man sexually harasses 14-year-old girl

A local waiter was arrested last week for patting a 14-year-old local schoolgirl’s buttocks in Avenida de Horta e Costa last Monday, Judiciary Police (PJ) spokesman Cheong Kam Fai said at a regular press conference on Wednesday.

19 Nov, 2020

#Crime

COVID-19 vaccine availability key factor for Macao’s economic recovery

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Tuesday that only after COVID-19 vaccines are available can Macao’s economy and employment situation improve.

18 Nov, 2020

#Social Affairs

Grand Prix going ahead as planned

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said that the government has decided to go ahead with the Macau Grand Prix (MGP) this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic because it already decided last year to hold the annual motor-racing event in 2020 and signed agreements with the relevant contractors at that time.

18 Nov, 2020

#Social Affairs

5G coverage to cost MOP 3 billion

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said that a 5G network covering the whole city would need an investment of over MOP 3 billion.

18 Nov, 2020

#Social Affairs

Hong Kong visitors welcome only if no new local cases confirmed for 14 consecutive days

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng pointed out that according to its standards, the central government would only classify Hong Kong as a COVID-19 low-risk area if no new local cases have been confirmed for 14 consecutive days.

18 Nov, 2020

#Social Affairs

Price of residential flats drops 1.1% in Q3

A total of 2,542 building units and parking spaces were purchased and sold in the third quarter as per stamp duty records, a decrease of 3.6 per cent quarter-to-quarter, while the total value of transactions rose by 1.6 per cent to MOP 14.94 billion (US$1.87 billion), the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Tuesday. … Continue reading "Price of residential flats drops 1.1% in Q3"

18 Nov, 2020

#Economy

2 women falsely accuse 2 men of casino investment fraud

Two women from the mainland were arrested last Wednesday for falsely accusing two men of cheating them out of 500,000 yuan (MOP 606,600) in a casino investment fraud.

18 Nov, 2020

#Crime

Ho vows to normalise COVID-19 prevention, speed up economic recovery

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng pledged on Monday to set up a mechanism to normalise the government’s COVID-19 prevention and control measures and to speed up the city’s economic recovery at the same time. 

17 Nov, 2020

#Politics

Next year’s way of sharing wealth depends on residents’ views & COVID-19 pandemic development

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Monday that the way the government will give residents its annual “wealth-sharing” handout next year would depend on their views and the development of the COVID-19 pandemic, but he reaffirmed that the government would continue sharing the city’s wealth with residents in cash if “everybody” prefers it that way.

17 Nov, 2020

#Politics

Gaming law public consultation

Ho said that the government will hold a public consultation first before drafting amendments to the gaming law. Ho pointed out that according to the full version of the 2021 Policy Address, the government plans to submit a bill amending the gaming industry law to the legislature for debate and vote in the fourth quarter of next year, but whether the schedule could be achieved would depend on the outcome of the public consultation to be held next year.

17 Nov, 2020

#Politics