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Sister Juliana Devoy

Missionary Sister Juliana Devoy dies at 83 years old

Missionary and director of the Good Shepherd Centre in Macao, Sister Juliana Devoy led the fight against human trafficking in Macao.

14 Dec, 2020

#Social Affairs

Audit Commission criticises government investment firm for ignoring cost efficiency in TCM park investment

In a report released Friday, the CA criticised the publicly funded Macau Investment and Development Limited for ignoring cost-efficiency principles when making decisions on how to develop the park.

14 Dec, 2020

#Business

37th ‘Walk for a Million’ goes digital due to COVID-19

For the safety of the general public in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 37th Macau Walk for a Million organised by the Charity Fund from the Readers of Macao Daily News was mostly held via WeChat on Sunday.

14 Dec, 2020

#Social Affairs

Guangdong & Macao Branded Products Fair uses culinary delights to attract consumers

The theme of the three-day 2020 Guangdong & Macao Branded Product Fair (GMBPF) was entitled “Guangdong – Macao Cuisine Channel” as it used culinary delights to attract consumers.

14 Dec, 2020

#Culture

Liaison Office takes Macao’s English- and Portuguese-language media to GBA

Yin Rutao of the Department of Publicity and Culture of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) told journalists from Macao’s English- and Portuguese-language media last week he wishes that Macao, the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and the whole nation, as well as Portugal, will succeed in their COVID-19 prevention and control measures and achieve an economic recovery as soon as possible.

14 Dec, 2020

#Tourism

4 arrested for setting up Macao’s 1st gambling website data centre

Two locals and two mainlanders were arrested on Thursday for setting up Macao’s first gambling website data centre.

14 Dec, 2020

#Crime

Audio and video public buses Mac

Audio and video surveillance to be mandated on public buses

The installation and operation of audio and video recorders on the city’s public buses, which are required by the government’s new service provider contracts with the city’s two public bus operators will take effect on 1 January.

11 Dec, 2020

#Social Affairs

Kevin Benning Macau

Kevin Benning takes over as head of Studio City in Macao

Kevin Benning, who has over 15 years of experience in the casino gaming industry will be responsible for the operations of Studio City.

11 Dec, 2020

#Gaming

Neto Valente bar association

Neto Valente to head bar association for two more years

Neto Valente, a former lawmaker, has headed the association since 1995, with the exception of a hiatus between 2000 and 2002, the report pointed out. 

11 Dec, 2020

#Social Affairs

Xie Xin Dance Theatre Macao

Macao Cultural Centre to bring Chinese Xie Xin Dance Theatre to Macao in February

Chinese contemporary dance piece “From In” by Xie Xin Dance Theatre will be staged for two shows at the Macau Cultural Centre on 24-25 February.

11 Dec, 2020

#Social Affairs

Macao gaming results 2020

Melco Resorts records highest GGR between Jan-Sept 2020

Melco Resorts held a 24.6% share of local gaming revenues between January and September, followed by Sands China at 19.5%.

11 Dec, 2020

#Gaming

US sanctions ‘Broken Tooth’ Wan Kuok-koi

In a statement, the US Treasury described Wan as “a leader of the 14K Triad, one of the largest Chinese organised criminal organisations in the world”.

10 Dec, 2020

#Politics

Macao's expenditure 2020

MOP 8.15 billion allocated to cover Macao’s expenditure for the remainder of 2020

The Legislative Assembly passed the government’s third 2020 budget amendment bill.

10 Dec, 2020

#Economy

Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau

Grand Lapa to be renamed Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau

Grand Lapa Macau hotel, formerly the Mandarin Oriental, will be rebranded “Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau” on 1 January.

10 Dec, 2020

#Tourism

Macao countdown 2020

Cancelling Macao countdown event won’t have big impact on tourism

MGTO Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said, “It will have some impact but nothing overly significant.”

10 Dec, 2020

#Tourism

Local man arrested for raping 14-year-old girl four years ago

A local man was arrested on Friday for raping a 14-year-old girl twice in 2016.

10 Dec, 2020

#Crime

Worker dies in sewage interception project

A non-resident worker died in a work accident on Tuesday in a sewage interception project in north-western Taipa, the authorities have announced.

10 Dec, 2020

#Social Affairs

AirMacau

Macao government and Air China increase Air Macau capital

A knowledgeable source indicated that the value of the capital could be increased to more than MOP 2 billion.

9 Dec, 2020

#Economy

Limbo wins 5th International Film Festival and Awards Macao

The 2020 British comedy-drama film Limbo, directed by Ben Sharrock, has won the 5th International Film Festival & Awards (IFFAM) Macao. Limbo won US$60,000.

9 Dec, 2020

#Culture

Hong Kong airport arrivals

Hong Kong airport arrivals to be quarantined at hotels

Travellers who fly into Hong Kong will have their specimens collected upon arrival and taken to designated hotels for quarantine.

9 Dec, 2020

#Social Affairs