59 Macau residents expected to land in Taipa between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

A total of 59 Macau residents are expected to land at the Macau International Airport (MIA) between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, Director of the Macao Government Tourism

Financial Secretary urges Macau to study diversification

The Covid-19 outbreak in Macau is a lesson for the city to learn about the importance of economic diversification, Lei Wai Nong, Secretary for Economy and Finance, told the government’s

Analysis | Macau facing worst recession because this time China can’t help

From early 2014 to early 2015, Macau went from being one of the fastest growing economies in the world to one of the slowest. A crackdown on corruption orchestrated by

Arts Festival becomes latest event canceled due to coronavirus

The Covid-19 outbreak continues to disrupt major events in the Macau calendar, finding its latest victim in the 31st Macao Arts Festival. The Macao Arts Festival organizer, the Cultural Affairs Bureau

Animal disease prevention law requires Macau report to Beijing

Macau must report any outbreak of animal diseases to the central government, according to lawmaker Ho Ion Sang, but Hong Kong does not have the same obligation. Yesterday, government representatives met

501 million patacas donated to mainland

Various entities in Macau have donated a total of 501 million patacas to mainland China since the start of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, according to a report by Macao Daily

Briefs | 100,000 letters undelivered due to epidemic

  Approximately 100,000 letters in Macau remain undelivered due to the Covid-19 epidemic, according to the government. The undelivered mail are mostly electricity bills, water bills, bank records, and notifications of

Wuhan rescue mission | 60 Macau residents to land tomorrow afternoon

Tomorrow, a group of about 60 Macau residents will be brought back to the SAR from Hubei province in a rescue operation organized by the local government with the support

China’s factories try to shield workers as output revives

To keep his 40 employees indoors and away from China’s virus outbreak, the manager of an electronics factory in Dongguan, near Hong Kong, says he hired a cook and arranged

Hong Kong | Dogs, cats can’t pass on coronavirus, but can test positive

Pet cats and dogs cannot pass the new coronavirus on to humans, but they can test positive for low levels of the pathogen if they catch it from their owners. That’s

Philippines | Police chief, seven others injured in chopper crash

A helicopter carrying the Philippine national police chief and seven other people crashed after hitting a power cable on takeoff yesterday, critically injuring two other generals on board. Gen. Archie Francisco

Koreas | Kim expresses condolences over virus in the South

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a personal letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in to express his condolences over a soaring viral outbreak, Seoul officials said yesterday. It wasn’t

India restores full internet access in Kashmir for two weeks

Indian authorities yesterday temporarily revoked a ban on social media sites and restored full internet access in disputed Kashmir for two weeks, seven months after they stripped the restive region

This Day in History | 1970 – Rabies ban on British pet imports

The British Government has announced an indefinite ban on the importation of domestic pets. It follows the death from rabies of a dog called Sessan in Newmarket a week ago. The

USA | Virus death toll hits 11; feds investigate nursing home

Federal authorities announced an investigation of the Seattle-area nursing home at the center of an outbreak of the new coronavirus as the U.S. death toll climbed to 11, including the

Cycling | Tour champ Bernal’s team stops racing amid virus outbreak

After the team of Tour de France champion Egan Bernal withdrew from all races over the next three weeks, Astana became the latest outfit to stop racing on Thursday because

The Buzz | Anima co-leads petition for Portuguese gov’t to ban greyhound racing

Animal rights groups – including Anima Macau – are calling on the Portuguese government to ban greyhound racing in Portugal. In an online petition with Italy’s Pet Levrieri Onlus and GREY2K

UK airline Flybe collapses as virus hits weakened company

The struggling British airline Flybe collapsed yesterday amid drops in demand caused by the new coronavirus, leaving passengers stranded and threatening the viability of regional airports across the country. Flybe’s fall

World Briefs

  CHINA To keep his 40 employees indoors and away from China’s virus outbreak, the manager of an electronics factory in Dongguan, near Hong Kong, says he hired a cook and

Editorial | Small ain’t pretty

The concept of the SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) in Macau should be used cautiously because over 80 percent of our incorporations are actually small or micro, and most of

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