Macau detects 13th coronavirus case in student returnee

Macau confirmed its 13th case of Covid-19 infection this evening in a 20-year-old local resident who has been studying in the United Kingdom. The female student recently left the British capital of

Corporate Bits | Sands China sponsors SKH Parent-Child Picture Book Gift Kit Program

Sands China is sponsoring the launch of the Sheng Kung Hui Social Service Coordination Office’s Parent-Child Picture Book Gift Kit Program in response to the coronavirus pandemic, with a sponsorship

Las Vegas | Adelson’s casinos stay open in city divided over virus

MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts Ltd. both announced over the weekend that they were closing their Las Vegas casinos until the coronavirus threat passes. But not the giant Venetian

Spanish man arriving from Beijing recorded as 12th case of Covid-19

Macau health authorities have confirmed that the city recorded last night its 12thcase of Covid-19. The infection was detected in a 47-year-old male of Spanish nationality that arrived at the Macau

12th coronavirus case confirmed in Macau: report

A Spanish citizen who arrived yesterday (Monday) to Macau at around 8 pm, flying from Europe via Beijing tested positive for Covid-19. The 47-year-old businessman was spotted with a fever at

Macau Pass to waive charges on retailers for two years

Contactless smartcard provider Macau Pass will waive annual fees, deposits and payment terminal rental fees for all retailers using its services in 2020 and 2021, the company announced yesterday. The announcement

Casino workers complain about unpaid leave

A group of casino workers have complained to the Labour Affairs Bureau about unpaid leave. Yesterday, local association Macau People Power brought over ten casino cleaning workers to the bureau

Golden snub-nosed monkey ready to receive visitors

A golden snub-nosed monkey born in Macau last month is now ready to receive visitors at its home in Seac Pai Van, the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) has announced. Born on

Macau imposes entry restrictions on all but greater China

From midnight today, Macau is enforcing entry restrictions on arrivals from all countries and regions in the world, with the exception of those coming from the greater China region comprising

Level 2 travel alert issued to US, most European countries

The government has issued a Level 2 travel alert for many European countries and the United States. This is the fourth time that the Tourism Crisis Management Office has issued the

Sands China implements series of donations in light of virus outbreak

Sands China Ltd. has initiated to donate an array of necessary necessities to the Macau SAR and non-governmental organizations as part of its pledge to support the city’s efforts to

Sands China Care Ambassadors continues to extend warmth and care in times of epidemic outbreak

Sands China Ltd. considers its support to the valuable groups of the community in the Macau SAR central to its commitment toward social causes and community involvement. The gaming operator’s Sands

Legislative Assembly | In major shift online, only 20% of public opinions voiced via traditional means

Of the total number of public opinions that the local government has received from the local community, traditional means of input now only represent approximately 20%, representing a major shift

Monetary Authority cuts benchmark rate for second time this month

The Monetary Authority of Macao lowered the benchmark interest rate yesterday by 64 basis points to 0.86%. The move marks the second reduction this month, and follows similar decisions in

Study | Covid-19 symptoms less severe among children

MAJOR findings from a study conducted by a scientific research team of the Faculty of Medicine at the Macau University of Science and Technology have just been published in international

Security | Gov’t to monitor public opinion on Covid-19 with new center

A new government center, led by the Secretariat for Security, has been set up to monitor online public opinion related to the Covid-19 outbreak, local public broadcaster Radio Macau reported

COVID-19 | Lockdowns erupt as world infections surpass those in China

Yesterday marked another milestone in the global battle to outwit the new coronavirus, as reported infections in the rest of the world overtook those in China. Millions of people in

This Day in History | 1968 – Anti-Vietnam demo turns violent

More than 200 people have been arrested after thousands of demonstrators clashed in an anti-Vietnam war protest outside the United States embassy in London. The St John Ambulance Brigade said it

Analysis | On the front lines of developing a test for the coronavirus

That escalated quickly!” is a common trope used in popular culture to describe when a situation gets out of hand before you’ve even had a chance to think about it.

Corporate Bits | MGM partners with local firm to launch virtual classroom

MGM has partnered with the Yorkshire Online Academy to introduce a virtual classroom that offers a series of practical new courses, the gaming operator announced in a statement. During the business-matching

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