Corporate Bits | GEG co-launches scheme to encourage home exercise among children

To encourage local children, especially those with special education needs, to exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle amid the Covid-19 epidemic, Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) has donated MOP100,000 to Sheng

Education regulator has plan to tackle parents’ school resumption concerns

Parents have the liberty of not sending their children back to school during the early stage of school resumption if they are worried about the potential risk of coronavirus spread.

Four residents admitted to quarantine after travel abroad

Two local residents were admitted to the Coloane Alto quarantine facility on Tuesday, Macau health authorities reported during yesterday’s daily press conference. The residents are husband and wife and because

Quarantine | Couple held in isolation share what it’s like inside

A couple that is currently in isolation at Coloane Alto’s Centro Clínico de Saúde Pública and whose case was reported during yesterday’s daily press conference of the Novel Coronavirus Response

Mak Soi Kun wants awards for those on coronavirus frontline

  Lawmaker Mak Soi Kun wants the government to award workers who participated in Macau’s work to contain the Covid-19 epidemic outbreak. In his interpellation to the local government, Mak made

Crime | Casino cage worker arrested after five years on the run

A former casino cashier worker at a local property has been caught trying to enter Macau after five years on the run accused of stealing from her workplace. The suspect is

Top court clears Health Bureau of medical malpractice

The Court of Final Appeal (TUI) has cleared the Health Bureau (SSM) of an accusation of medical malpractice involving the case of young child that died after a series of

Minimum wage law | Gov’t turns down lawmakers’ call to include handicapped workers

The local government has decided that a minimum wage law currently under discussion will not cover handicapped workers, contrary to lawmakers’ request that it do so. Yesterday, the Second Standing Committee

Quanzhou | Man rescued after 69 hours in rubble of fallen hotel

A man was pulled out alive after being trapped for 69 hours under the rubble of a collapsed virus quarantine hotel in southeastern China in which at least 27 other

Hubei | Province at center of virus lets some companies reopen

The province at the center of China’s virus outbreak is allowing factories and some other businesses to reopen in a show of confidence that Beijing is gaining control over the

WHO declares that virus crisis is now a pandemic

Expressing increasing alarm about mounting infections, the World Health Organization declared that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who heads the U.N. agency, said the WHO

This Day in History | 1964 – Hoffa faces eight years behind bars

The president of the powerful American Teamsters union has been sentenced to eight years in jail on bribery charges. James Hoffa has also been fined $10,000 (£3,570) for trying to bribe

USA | Joe Biden has another big primary night, wins four more states

Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago. The former vice president’s victory there, as

HSBC appoints new China CEO

HSBC Holdings Plc, which operates the largest franchise among global banks in China, named Mark Yunfeng Wang as president and chief executive officer of its China business as the U.K.

Corporate Bits | Sands Cares Ambassadors distribute donation of anti-virus products

Sands Cares Ambassadors recently helped to deliver 4,800 bottles of hand sanitizer, 30,000 pairs of medical gloves and 2,000 shower caps donated by Sands China to local community organizations, as

Singapore tourism may be worse hit than expected by virus

SIngapore is bracing for a harder hit to tourism than initially expected from the coronavirus as the outbreak spreads to more than 100 countries, impacting global travel plans, Minister for

Football | Spanish club Getafe refuses to play game in Italy amid virus

The president of Spanish soccer club Getafe said his team will not travel to Italy to play Inter Milan in the Europa League on Thursday because of the coronavirus outbreak. Ángel

The Buzz | FAA waives rules that led airlines to fly empty planes

Federal regulators waived a rule yesterday that was causing airlines to fly nearly empty planes just to avoid losing takeoff and landing rights at major airports. The Federal Aviation Administration said

Mideast | Iran VP, two Cabinet members have new virus

Iran’s senior vice president and two other Cabinet members have contracted the new coronavirus, a semiofficial news agency reported yesterday as the death toll in the Islamic Republic from the

World Briefs

CHINA The province at the center of China’s virus outbreak began allowing factories and some other businesses to reopen yesterday in a show of confidence that Beijing is gaining control

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