LRT company to consider extending service hours during Chinese New Year

A community advisory body in Macau has suggested extending the operating hours of the Light Rapid Transit (LRT) during the upcoming Spring Festival in order to accommodate

Gov’t mulls work exemption for Grand Prix weekdays

The government is considering turning at least some days of the annual Macau Grand Prix (GP) into work exemption days in a bid to cope

Lawmaker calls for centralized gov’t surveillance system

Lawmaker Lam Lon Wai wants Macau to build a centralized system for the management of all of Macau’s CCTV surveillance cameras and traffic control cameras.

JLL say delta bridge had no impact on city’s property market

The opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB) had little to no impact on property prices and sales in Macau, despite the predictions of some Hong

Health | No update on number of pneumonia cases in Wuhan since Jan. 5

Since the January 5 update on influenza cases, the Wuhan government has seemingly stopped providing the latest developments on the mainland city’s mysterious pneumonia outbreak.

Tourism office well-prepared for any outbreak

As part of the interdepartmental working group against pneumonia, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said yesterday it is staying in close communication with other government

Higher education | UM postdoctoral fellowships seemingly exclude own PhD grads

The University of Macau’s (UM) Macau Postdoctoral Fellowship & Postdoctoral Associateship recruits PhD holders from the top 200 universities around the globe only, implying that graduates

Macau passport slips one place in world ranking

The Macau SAR passport has slipped one place in the latest index of the world’s strongest passports, compiled by residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley

Public prefers visitor tax set above 100 patacas

The deputy director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Hoi Io Meng, said yesterday that research on the proposed tourism levy has been submitted to the

Chui Sai On thought to follow predecessor into CPPCC promotion

Former Chief Executive Chui Sai On may follow his predecessor’s path and be appointed as a vice president of the National Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

Melco supports Made in Macau projects and local SMEs

Contributing to the advancement and strengthening of Macau’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and local creative industry through dedicated Made in Macau projects, Melco Resorts and Entertainment provides numerous

Man sentenced to 6 years jail for multiple counts of rape

A man has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment by a local court for multiple counts of rape and indecent acts with a minor. The court

Two burglaries: one suspect busted, another loose

Two residential units in Toi San District were burgled on January 3 and 4, incurring a loss of 150,000 patacas worth of jewelry and cash. Information

Baby delivered on street

A woman delivered her baby with the help of a retired fire fighter on a street in Toi San District, near the Border Gate, local Chinese newspaper

Briefs | Fraud in name of Macau casino uncovered in Guizhou

Mainland police have cracked down on a mainland online fraud group which committed crimes in the name of one of Macau’s casinos, according to reports by mainland media.

BYD intends to increase production of solar panels in Brazil

Shenzhen-based BYD intends to significantly increase the production of solar panels in Brazil in 2020, in response to demand from the local market, said the director of

Pearl River sets freight volume record

The freight volume of south China’s Pearl River exceeded 1 billion tonnes in 2019, setting a new record, second only to that of Yangtze River in China,

Hong Kong | United takes $90 million charge on demand drag

United Airlines Holdings Inc. is taking a $90 million (HKD700 million) non-cash charge in the 2019 fourth quarter to account for a steep drop in demand for

Disney faces pressure to help ease HK housing crisis

Walt Disney Co. is the latest company under pressure to help alleviate Hong Kong’s housing woes that have been partly blamed for months of unrest in the semi-autonomous

Amazon, Intel and Ford want to harvest your data while you drive

CES has long been a showcase for automotive gadgetry and a chance for tech companies to pitch their gear to carmakers. This year, the consumer

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