Associations urge the public to care about solitary senior citizens

The ongoing pandemic has been taxing on the mental health of local residents, especially senior citizens who live alone and have no one to talk to, according to the city’s

Covid-19 vaccines | Authorities working on distribution system

Government authorities are currently working on a platform that will ensure the fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccines as soon as they arrive in the region, Dr Alvis Lo, medical director

Briefs | Ao Ieong U urges locals to stay in Macau during CNY

  The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Ao Ieong U called on residents to spend the Lunar New Year in Macau to help keep Covid-19 at bay. Ao delivered her

Gov’t preparing ‘mega’ operation to repatriate 115 residents

Local authorities are preparing a “mega” operation to receive a flight from Air Macau arriving from Tokyo that will bring back 115 residents to Macau from 13 different countries, the

Crime | Duo of marijuana growers arrested

The Judiciary Police (PJ) yesterday arrested two men who live together in an apartment, on allegations of illicit production, transaction and possession of apparatuses affiliated with the plantation of marijuana. The

CCAC busts syndicate that defrauded banks through fake mortgage loans

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) has uncovered a case involving several bank workers who colluded with a crime syndicate to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from banks amounting to MOP770 million,

Liaison official urges locals to guard against Covid-19 to stabilize economy

The central government’s top liaison official in the Macau Special Administrative Region urged those from all walks of life in Macau to do their best in the battle against Covid-19,

Lawmakers’ Agenda | Sulu Sou questions criteria for hiring non-resident civil servants

  Lawmaker Sulu Sou recently sent a written question to the executive branch to request clarification on the hiring criteria for non-resident civil servants. He recapped that in 2017, local Chinese media

MGM, Wynn, Melco announce discretionary bonus to employees

Three gaming operators including MGM China, Wynn Macau and Melco Resorts & Entertainment yesterday announced that a discretionary bonus will be paid to eligible non-management team members. Traditionally, gaming operators offer

DSAL pledges to explore potential jobs for locals

  The Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) has vowed to continue exploring possible job opportunities offered by the city’s big enterprises in order to boost the city’s employment rate. In order to safeguard

Economy grows in 2020 as rebound from virus gains

China eked out 2.3% economic growth in 2020, likely becoming the only major economy to expand as shops and factories reopened relatively early from a shutdown to fight the coronavirus

12 workers trapped week ago in Shandong mine blast are alive

Chinese state media say 12 out of 22 workers trapped for a week by an explosion in a gold mine are alive, as hundreds of rescuers seek to bring them

Hong Kong | Experts back Pfizer shots, clearing way for approval

A panel of experts said they have recommended that Hong Kong approve the Pfizer Inc.-BioNTech SE coronavirus vaccine for use, clearing the way for a regulatory greenlight as the city

This day in history | 1966 Indira Gandhi takes charge in India

Indira Gandhi, only daughter of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, is to become the country’s next leader. She was chosen at the end of a bitter leadership battle with former

USA | FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all

Samsung heir sent back to prison for 30 months in bribery case

Samsung Electronics Co. heir Jay Y. Lee was sentenced to 30 months in prison over bribery charges, a dramatic setback for the world’s biggest electronics company as it tries to

Trump halts Huawei supply in final China blow, Reuters says

Linly Lin & Vlad Savov The U.S. government notified several of Huawei Technologies Co.’s suppliers that it’s revoking their licenses to work with the Chinese company and rejecting other applications in

The St. Regis Macao presents festive culinary delights

The St. Regis Macao is offering a range of culinary delights and experiences to celebrate the Year of the Ox to share with friends and family and welcome prosperity for

MGM invites artists of Fuhong Society to design CNY gifts

This Chinese New Year, MGM is collaborating with Fuhong Society of Macau, specifically its gifted autistic artists Leong Ieng Wai and Ip Chi Kin, through the integration of their artwork to

Football | Man United stays top after drawing at Liverpool

Liverpool 0, Man United 0 Manchester United stayed top of the Premier League after drawing 0-0 with Liverpool yesterday and extending the champion’s winless run to four matches. Liverpool hasn’t gone

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