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COVID-19 vaccine to cost government MOP 500 per person

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng told reporters that the government expected to spend, on average, about MOP 500 (US$63) on its COVID-19 vaccine per person. 

20 Dec, 2020

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Ho vows to strengthen residents’ national security awareness

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng vowed to strengthen residents' national security awareness and to take efficient measures to prevent external forces' infiltration and intervention in local affairs.

20 Dec, 2020

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COVID-19 hero Zhong Nanshan, ex-CE Chui Sai On awarded Macao’s top honour

The public face of the nation’s fight against the novel coronavirus disease, Zhong Nanshan, and Macao’s former chief executive Fernando Chui Sai On have been awarded the Macao Special Administrative Region’s (MSAR) highest Decoration of Honour, the Grand Lotus.

20 Dec, 2020

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Government to add sci-tech innovation function to economic bureau

The government will upgrade the area of responsibility of the Economic Services Bureau (DSE) in February when it will also be tasked with promoting Macao’s scientific and technological innovation.

20 Dec, 2020

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Melco hosts Sim Racing Grand Prix for virtual racers

Melco hosted the Simulation Racing Grand Prix (SRGP) for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) esports players to challenge the Guia Circuit virtually on Friday at the Dancing Water Theatre of City of Dreams (COD).

20 Dec, 2020

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Paulaner beerhouse set for soft opening next Sunday

The soft opening in Taipa Village of a beerhouse from Munich’s world-famous Paulaner Brewery is set for 27 December.

20 Dec, 2020

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COVID-free Macao safe enough again for boxing night

“Macao Boxing Open Championship” organised by Ng Kuok Kun aka KK, explained why he decided it was time to get local boxers back in the ring.

20 Dec, 2020

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Macao’s observatory to run new hot and cold weather alert service

Macao’s observatory will run a new alert service for hot and cold weather to “reduce the impact of extremely high temperature or low temperature weather on residents”.

18 Dec, 2020

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Van flips on its side near Guia Hill Tunnel

A van flipped on its side after crashing into the roadside ditch before entering Guia Hill Tunnel from Zape Thursday evening.

18 Dec, 2020

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Guia Hill pedestrian tunnel got off ground early this month

A government project to build a tunnel for pedestrians under the hill connecting Zape and the Avenida de Horta e Costa neighbourhood got off the ground early this month.

18 Dec, 2020

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Chinese space probe carrying lunar samples returns to Earth

Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the Moon returned safely to Earth early today in the first mission in four decades to collect lunar samples.

18 Dec, 2020

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Police discover fake jobs scheme, arresting 8 locals and 9 non-residents

Eight locals and nine non-resident women were arrested this week for their alleged involvement in a bogus employment scheme.

18 Dec, 2020

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MGM launches community outreach tourism e-learning series with MGTO

MGM, Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and the Oral History Association of Macao jointly launched the “Community Outreach eLearning Programme – Introductory Series of Macao History & Culture”.

18 Dec, 2020

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Health Bureau urges residents not to buy or take ‘The Slim Queen’ supplement

The Health Bureau (SSM) urged residents in a statement on Thursday not to buy or take “The Slim Queen” supplement as it contains “sibutramine”.

18 Dec, 2020

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SJM cancels New Year countdown show amidst COVID-19

Gaming operator SJM on Thursday announced that its popular Grand Lisboa New Year Countdown Show will be cancelled this year.

18 Dec, 2020

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Legislative Assembly

Lawmakers pass bill proposing fines for those failing to repair their buildings

Outline of bill regulating the city’s building construction passed, proposing that those who fail to carry out the necessary maintenance of or repairs to their buildings, despite an official order to do so, will face a fine.

17 Dec, 2020

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Lei Wai Nong

Lawmakers pass next year’s budget bill with balancing measures in place

The government will continue to run a budget deficit, although formally the budget is a balanced one thanks to a cash injection accounting for nearly 28% of next year’s expected government revenue.

17 Dec, 2020

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Government opens base to strengthen youths’ patriotic education

The government on Wednesday opened a base with the aim of strengthening young people’s patriotic education, Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said in a speech.

17 Dec, 2020

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‘Fringe’ festival to make ‘everyone an artist’ next month

Staying true to the spirit of fringe and to mark the festival’s 20th edition, the Macao City Fringe Festival taking place next month will be themed “Everyone is an Artist”, bringing life-inspired art outside the box and into the community.

17 Dec, 2020

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Man hit by bus

20-year-old man hit by bus in city centre

A traffic accident occurred in which a non-resident worker was hit by a bus at the junction of Avenida da Praia Grande and Avenida do Infante D. Henrique in the city centre.

17 Dec, 2020

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