Quarantine for arrivals from other foreign countries stays at 21 days; research indicates Omicron has relatively short incubation period.
Strict Covid-19 precautions remain in place, with arriving passengers facing up to 28 days’ hotel quarantine.
Travellers from US, Brazil, Russia, Turkey and many parts of Asia and Africa targeted; Macao’s 79th imported coronavirus case infected with Omicron variant.
World Health Organization warns new strain carries an increased risk of reinfection, making it potentially more dangerous than Delta variant.
Project will employ latest emission control technologies to minimise impact on the environment.