Macau sees its 45th patient of Covid-19

After 24 hours of absence of new infection in the second wave of Covid-19 in the city, Macau has its 45th patient of the disease confirmed by the Health Bureau

10 billion relief fund details announced: New round of MOP5,000 e-vouchers

An extra round of e-vouchers and salary subsidy for eligible employees, among other financial subsidies, will be issued later this year, Lei Wai Nong, Secretary for Economy and Finance has

ATFPM proposes ‘extra salary’ and ‘hardship allowance’ for frontline workers

The Macau Civil Servants Association (ATFPM) met yesterday with the Chief Executive (CE) Ho Iat Seng, proposing that an extra salary be granted to all frontline workers that have been

MGTO: Tourism fund not to be used to subsidize tour guides

The local government has no plan to use the city’s tourism fund as means to subsidize tour guides’ income, according to Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of Macau Government

‘Unacceptable’ explanation over gov’t’s unused properties

Hundreds of the Macau SAR government’s own properties are being left unused, with lawmakers being given an “unacceptable” explanation of the situation. Yesterday, the Follow-up Committee of Public Administration Affairs of

TSI dismisses appeals on six expired land concessions

The Court of Second Instance (TSI) has dismissed the appeals filed with the court in a case in which the government declared the expiration of a land concession, as well

Lawmaker urges temporary visa extension for non-local workers

Lawmaker Wong Kit Cheng is calling on the local government to consider benevolent measures for non-local workers who face problems with their visas and lodging. The lawmaker hopes that the local

SSM gives no assurance to access crucial medicine

A shortage of essential medications is expected to gradually affect local patients as both sea and land public passenger transports between the two Special Administrative Regions have been halted. Lo Iek

Gov’t to start accepting applications for salary subsidy today

The application period for the salary subsidy scheme administered by the government for the first quarter of 2020, subsidizing employees over age 40, among other criteria, begins today and will

Developer of The 13 requests a ‘standstill’ for being unable to pay debt

The developer and promoter of the troubled The 13 Hotel has requested a standstill from its bank to avoid the enforcement of security and liquidation of the company, after the

Virus puts world in intensive care; state of emergency

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care yesterday fighting the coronavirus, while authorities in New York and elsewhere in Europe hoped that an apparent plateau of deaths and

Boris Johnson spends night in ICU not on ventilator

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in the intensive care unit of a London hospital with the new coronavirus, but is not on a ventilator, a senior government

Wuhan | farmers struggle as crops wither from travel limits

Stuck in the same bind as many other Chinese farmers whose crops are rotting in their fields, Jiang Yuewu is preparing to throw out a 500-ton harvest of lotus root

This Day in History | 1986 Eastwood voted mayor by landslide

Residents of the Californian town of Carmel have overwhelmingly voted for actor Clint Eastwood as their mayor. The turnout was double the norm in the picturesque seaside town, 80 miles (128

Modeling coronavirus: ‘Uncertainty is the only certainty’

A statistical model cited by the White House generated a slightly less grim figure yesterday for a first wave of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. — a

MGM donates to Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop

MGM recently donated MOP300,000 to the Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop project for the 8th consecutive year in support of its food hamper distribution to over 360 local underprivileged families, The

China’s corporates are gearing up in Europe for M&A bargains

Chinese firms are getting ready for discount deals in Europe, where the coronavirus pandemic has sent companies scrambling for cash to stay in business. Bankers have recently seen a spike in requests from

Golf | British canceled, Masters to November in major rescheduling

The Masters goes from that annual rite of spring to two weeks before Thanksgiving. The U.S. Open now is scheduled in September for the first time since amateur Francis Ouimet

The Buzz | Hong Kong to remain closed to foreigners

Hong Kong will continue to be closed to foreigners, extending the initial two-week entry restrictions on non-residents indefinitely. Non-residents coming from overseas to Hong Kong by plane will be denied entry,

White House pushes unproven drug for virus, but doctors wary

President Donald Trump and his administration kept up their out-sized promotion of an anti-malaria drug not yet officially approved for fighting the new coronavirus, even though scientists say more testing

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