Health officials stress that vaccination remains highly important in keeping Covid-19 at bay; 1.47 million jabs administered in Macao so far.
Brand new MOP 9.8 billion, 1,100-bed facility will admit first patients next year, raising available hospital beds in city by 50%.
Macao playing its part, rolling out air quality improvement measures, including optimising and raising emission limits for exhaust gases from vehicles.
Estimated US$2.7 billion invested by 48 countries in mining, telecommunications, civil construction, education, health, tourism, fishing and agriculture, among others.
As Macao’s biggest hotel with 4,000 rooms, Cotai property is set to host rising number of local residents returning home, especially from Hong Kong.
Over 30% of students are drawn from Macao; Hengqin bilingual school seeks to attract more Cantonese-speaking students and teachers.
Gang used virtual currency to launder cash gained from internet and phone swindles; five suspects in Macao face organised crime membership charges.
Following Covid-19 pandemic’s easing in Hong Kong, arrivals’ Health Code will turn green after quarantine, allowing them free access around the city.
World Health Organization warns China’s zero-case strategy is unsustainable and shifting strategies is of utter importance.
Nurseries, elderly service facilities and day care centres will remain open while much of city rides out wet weather.
Pousada Marina Infante and Grand Coloane Resort to take arrivals from Hong Kong and mainland China; Treasure and Regency Art hotels to host travellers from Taiwan and foreign countries.
As MOP is linked to HK$, the movements of policy rates in Macao and Hong Kong should be consistent in order to maintain effective operation of the linked exchange rate system.
All five, from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand had been vaccinated. Sixth case, from United Kingdom, classified as ‘repositive’.
Full-time students coming home to Macao from their place of study abroad will pay MOP 125 rather than MOP 250 per NAT.
Government decrees quarantinees must cough up for tests as it was their own decision to travel outside Macao.
Future plans include greater cooperation with other Greater Bay Area cities and promotions in other areas of mainland China.
Health Bureau will continue to station mobile vaccination station around city, reaching out to elderly, bedridden and those with impaired mobility.
Danger of community transmission means that NAT validity for arrivals from Guangdong will remain at 24 hours.
While more expensive than mainland China, Macao’s fee is significantly lower than MOP 240 charged in Hong Kong.
More than 1 million affected in fifth wave; authorities warn infection figures still high, and advise against Easter holiday get-togethers.
Anyone who has been infected within two months must test negative in three consecutive NATs at least 14 days before travelling.
Hong Kong-Macao gang repeatedly bought crypto with money from online scams, resold it overseas and withdrew the profits from ATMs.
Cargo volume rises 45.7 per cent year-on-year to 49,000 tonnes, a 15 per cent increase compared to pre-pandemic levels in 2019.
Over-12s will have to present a certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 at least 14 days prior.
Health officials stress evidence from Hong Kong that getting inoculated is best way to prevent serious condition or death.