Casinos to reopen Thursday

Macau casinos will reopen to the public on Thursday midnight, as previously indicated by the government. That is according to a dispatch published today in the government’s Official Gazette, which affirms

Two recover from Covid-19, five others with good prognosis

The Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center informed yesterday that another two patients that were being treated for the coronavirus (Covid-19) in Macau have been discharged from hospital, raising the

Ho sent congrats to new HK and Macau affairs boss

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng expressed his congratulations towards the recently appointed Director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council. This week, Vice Chairman of the

Crime | Facing police arrest, man claims he is from Wuhan

A man who was caught after allegedly stealing from a supermarket over the weekend claimed to be from Wuhan and told police he needed to be sent to the hospital. The

Macau Pass designated e-voucher supplier for economy relief plans

The Secretary for Economy and Finance has preliminarily confirmed that Macau Pass will be designated to assist with the distribution and management of the government’s e-coupon initiative, because its existing

Gov’t undecided on whether to open casinos Thursday

The Macau government is still undecided on whether to reopen the city’s casinos on Thursday midnight when a 15-day suspension that has rocked the local economy comes to an end. On

Gov’t launches survey to assess impact on MICE

The Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) has launched a survey to assess the effect of the Covid-19 outbreak in the meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions (MICE) industry. The virus has

Philippines mulls lifting Macau travel ban ‘soon’

The Philippines is considering lifting a travel ban to Macau and Hong Kong that has already inconvenienced several hundred migrant workers working in both special administrative regions. This comes after the

Gov’t ‘studying’ procedure to repatriate residents on cruise ships

The government does not have a concrete plan as yet on how to repatriate the local residents currently stranded on two cruise ships affected by the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. The

Upcoming religious events canceled in shutdown compliance

Several religious events from the Catholic and Taoist-Buddhist faiths will be canceled over the next few weeks in compliance with the city’s effort to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, organizing entities

Xi’s early involvement in virus outbreak raises questions

A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leading the response to a new virus

Viral outbreak spooks Asian places of worship

In a popular Catholic church in the Philippines, nearly half of the pews were empty for Sunday Mass. The few hundred worshippers who showed up were asked to refrain from

This Day in History | 1979 – China invades Vietnam

China has sent hundreds of troops into Vietnam after weeks of tension and a military build-up along the border. Vietnamese Vice-Foreign Minister Nguyen Ko Tach has told ambassadors in Hanoi the

Turkey, Russia to discuss grave situation in Syria’s Idlib

A Turkish delegation will travel to Russia today to discuss the situation in Syria’s Idlib province amid mounting fears of a humanitarian disaster there, Turkey’s foreign minister said. Hundreds of thousands

Racketeering hammer gives US legal boost against Huawei

By filing a racketeering charge against Huawei Technologies Co., federal prosecutors unleashed a potent legal weapon in a multipronged and increasingly noisy U.S. campaign against the Chinese technology giant. Huawei engaged

Melco to donate MOP5 million for workers’ aid fund

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has announced a donation of 5 million patacas to assist in establishing the “Special Aid Fund for Workers in Need” in collaboration with Macao Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM),

MGM donates epidemic prevention items to local associations

MGM has donated masks, disposable caps and other necessary items to local associations to help satisfy the community’s need for epidemic prevention supplies. The donation was given to the frontline staff

Rugby | Fans told to remove rainbow flags on Israel Folau’s debut

As Israel Folau made a try-scoring debut for his new club Catalan Dragons on Saturday, a man watching from the stands was told to remove a rainbow flag unfurled in

The Buzz | Bansky’s Valentine’s Day mural covered after it was defaced

The family who owns a house in southwest England where an artwork from Banksy appeared in time for Valentine’s Day has covered the mural after it was defaced. Temporary fencing was

Villages told to end food supply interruption

A series of barricades set up by Guangdong citizens to stop the free movement of people and goods within the province have forced the Guangdong government to issue an urgent

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