Immigration checks tighten as parks reopen

From today, visitors coming into Macau from places with a “severe infection” of the Covid-19 coronavirus and Macau residents who cross the border many times on the same day will

Falling acid injures 66-year-old woman

A 66-year-old woman was injured by falling nitric acid while she was walking by a building, the Fire Services Bureau reported yesterday. The accident occurred at 11 a.m. in Av. do

Sports and Health chiefs reappointed

The president of the Sports Bureau (ID), Pun Weng Kun, and the director of the Health Bureau (SSM), Lei Chin Ion, have been reappointed to their posts, according to Executive

Vietnamese Consulate in contact with community during Covid-19 outbreak

Some Vietnamese non-resident workers returned to Macau after the Chinese Lunar New Year break to discover they had lost their jobs, according to the Consulate General of Vietnam in Hong

Tutoring centers want multiple subsidies

Tutoring centers are asking the local government to provide them with multiple subsidies amid the disruption and financial impact caused by the coronavirus. Earlier this week, a group of representatives from

Scholar proposes gov’t study feasibility of unpaid leave

A scholar from the University of Macau has proposed that the city further study the possibility of offering unpaid leave, particularly for small businesses in the SAR. Ricardo Chi Sen Siu,

Gaming workers call for extension of casino shutdown

The city’s casino workers were yesterday urging the local government to suspend its decision to reopen casinos and instead asking it to extend the shutdown. Yesterday, five representatives of the New

Briefs | Locals complain about lack of work

  A group of around 10 local Macau construction workers have complained about not being assigned to resume working. Yesterday, the group of local workers gathered at the Qingmao port immigration

Sands China clarifies video circulating online was filmed during typhoon

Sands China has clarified that a video circulating on social media that shows an improvised employee accommodation situation was taken during a typhoon in the past and not during the

Casinos undergo cleaning ahead of reopening

The 29 casinos that reopened to the public today underwent a cleansing and sanitation process supervised by the Health Bureau and the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, the government announced. Before

Virus center vows no patient unchecked as cases fall

Protective suit-clad inspectors in the epicenter of China’s viral outbreak went door-to-door yesterday to find every infected person in the central city suffering most from an epidemic that is showing

JAPAN | Passengers begin leaving after ship’s virus quarantine ends

Hundreds of passengers began leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship yesterday after the end of a much-criticized, two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of a new virus among

UK | Cabinet unveils immigration overhaul for 2021 focused on skills

Britain announced new post-Brexit immigration rules yesterday that will make it tougher for European Union citizens, but easier for people from many other nations, to move to the U.K.

This Day in History | 1983 – Hundreds die in Assam poll violence

Hundreds of people have died in Assam as fierce fighting rages in the run-up to the election. Villages have been set on fire and bridges and offices have been burnt amid


When it comes to the very essence of philanthropy and its many definitions, associations (altruism, charitableness, bountifulness, kindness, humanitarianism, etc.) and manifestations (giving money, possessions, time, attention, aid etc.), we

Virus cuts China’s carbon emissions by 100 million metric tons

  One of the deadliest epidemics in decades has dented energy demand and industrial output in China, cutting carbon dioxide emissions by about 100 million metric tons—close to what Chile emits

Thai hotel developer says bookings starting to recover

The hotel development unit of Thailand’s richest man said room bookings have started to recover from the disruption caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak. The spread of the disease impacted some

MGM China donates 500,000 surgical masks

MGM China has donated 500,000 surgical masks to the Macau SAR government to support their anti- epidemic initiatives, the gaming operator announced in a statement. The company said that it is monitoring the

Virologist: Olympics could not be held now; hopeful for July

A respected Japanese virologist yesterday said if the Tokyo Olympics were tomorrow, the games probably couldn’t be held because of the fast-spreading coronavirus from Wuhan, China. “We need to find the

The Buzz | Fugitive Jho Low was active in Wuhan, Malaysia police say

Fugitive financier Jho Low may have been in Wuhan, with Malaysian authorities now on the lookout for his return in light of the coronavirus outbreak. “Previously, we did receive intelligence that

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