The Latest: Italy puts 60 million in lockdown

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe (all times local): 4 p.m. The Italian government is assuring its citizens that supermarkets will remain open and stocked after

Rise in border crossing activity mostly due to Macau residents

The number of daily crossings in and out of Macau is on the rise, the Public Security Police Force (PSP) told yesterday’s daily press conference,

Fraudulent marriage law amendment under review

A law related to fraudulent marriages is currently being reviewed by the Office of the Secretary for Administration and Justice. On January 6, the security authority delivered

Residential property price index drops 0.9%

The overall residential property price index for the three-month period extending from November 2019 to January 2020 decreased by 0.9% to 265.3 compared to the previous

Changes to SME Aid Scheme enter force by administrative regulation

The government published a new administrative regulation in the Official Gazette yesterday, regarding a scheme that provides financial aid to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), first launched in

122 residents of Hubei choose to remain in Macau

There are currently 122 residents of Hubei Province still in Macau, according to the Public Security Police Force (PSP), citing data last updated yesterday morning. Hubei Province is

Briefs | Municipal Affairs Bureau reports marmot discovery to police

Lawmaker wants 25,000 houses reserved for seniors Lawmaker Ng Kuok Cheong has urged the local government to build 25,000 houses exclusively for senior citizens on

Gaming employees grow as sector sees recruitment slowdown

The number of full-time employees in Macau’s gaming sector increased by 1.7% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of last year, according to the government. However, supplementary

Students make positive evaluation of remote learning

The majority of Macau residents who are currently university students are satisfied with the e-learning and remote study being offered during the coronavirus outbreak, according to

Thai tourism authority confirms Macau travelers to face quarantine

After last week’s conflicting statements from Thai health authorities on the need for people arriving in Thailand from nine countries and two regions to undergo a 14-day

Shun Tak, CTII to create new company for Pearl River Delta transport

The board of Shun Tak Holdings Limited has announced a restructuring of its operations with China Travel International Investment Hong Kong Limited (CTII) to create a

Air Macau soon to increase flights to some mainland cities

Search results on Air Macau’s official website suggest that the local airline is preparing to increase the number of flights to some mainland cities starting March 16. As

China turns to propaganda to right image in virus ‘war’

As the rest of the world grapples with a burgeoning virus outbreak, China’s ruling Communist Party has deployed its propaganda playbook to portray its leader as

North Korea | Kim fires weapons after threatening ‘momentous’ action

North Korea fired three short-range projectiles off its east coast yesterday, South Korea’s military said, two days after the North threatened to take “momentous” action to

Japan | Economy shrinks 7% in last quarter, risks recession

Japan’s economy contracted at a dismal 7.1% annual rate during the October-December period, worse than the initial estimate, raising fears the world’s third largest economy could

USA | Thousands prepare to get off ship hit by virus in California

Federal and state officials in California were preparing yesterday to receive thousands of people from a cruise ship that has been idling off the coast of

This Day in History | 1969 – Martin Luther King’s killer gets life

His guilty plea was made on the understanding he was spared the electric chair. It also brought a swift end to the trial, which otherwise might

Golf | PGA Tour media deal aimed at more video for bigger audience

The PGA Tour announced an expansive media rights deal YESTERDAY that brings ESPN back into the fold with its streaming service, joining two networks as

World briefs

MARKETS Global stock markets and oil prices plunged yesterday after a fight among major crude-producing nations jolted investors who already were on edge about the surging costs

The Buzz | Prison riots hit Italy amid virus; six die in overdose

Tensions in Italy’s overcrowded prisons erupted yesterday over new coronavirus containment measures, with riots in at least two dozen lock-ups and the deaths of six inmates who broke

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