The Latest: UK cases drop 60% due to vaccines, lockdown

LONDON — Britain's COVID-19 vaccination program is beginning to break the link between infection and serious illness or death, according to the latest results from an ongoing study of the

Domestic travel scheme should be extended to weekdays: association

The MOP120 million domestic travel program is instrumental in helping local tour guides take home some earnings, but its scope should be extended to help them stay afloat, Wu Wai

Economy | IMF predicts 61% growth, local economist believes otherwise

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that the Macau SAR’s economy is expected to record a staggering growth of 61.2% year-on-year this 2021, after last year’s economy fell 56.3%

China’s travel surged in Ching Ming; MGTO eyes more visitors in May

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is set to mount a series of online-and-offline promotions in mainland cities before Golden Week in May to entice more mainland holidaymakers to visit

Briefs | 49th Covid-19 case recorded

  A local resident who arrived in Macau yesterday via Taiwan is the city’s 49th case, the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre announced last night. The 23-year-old male resident flew

410,000 Macau Facebook users involved in data leaks

More than 410,000 Facebook accounts in Macau have had their personal information leaked in the tech giant’s data breaches saga, according to the Office for Personal Data Protection (GPDP). The GPDP

Organizer hints at loss of June 4 exhibition this year

Representing the Macau Democratic Development Union, lawmaker Au Kam San said the group will decide within this week whether the annual June 4 exhibition will be held this year. The lawmaker

UM forecasts unemployment rate to drop up to 3.3%

Macau’s unemployment rate among local residents is forecast to drop from 3.6% in 2020 to the range of 3.2% and 3.3% this year. The University of Macau (UM) unveiled the

Covid-19 | Vaccination opens for stranded workers, TNR family members

From tomorrow (April 9), the Covid-19 vaccination plan established by the local health authorities will include all stranded workers as well as family members of non-resident workers (TNRs), the coordinator

Vaccine passport: Macau can only negotiate with mainland

The possibility of a Covid-19 vaccine passport system being established in Macau to ease travel restrictions was under discussion yesterday at the regular Covid-19 press briefing. To the questions from the

Free Covid jab for Macau residents with mainland residence card

Macau residents who reside in mainland China and hold the mainland residence card are eligible to get vaccinated against Covid-19 free-of-charge, the State Council has announced. Previously, the injection was only

US military cites rising risk of Chinese move against Taiwan

The American military is warning that China is probably accelerating its timetable for capturing control of Taiwan, the island democracy that has been the chief source of tension between Washington

Hong Kong | Activists plead guilty to joining democracy rally

Three veteran Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, including well-known publisher Jimmy Lai, pleaded guilty yesterday to taking part in an unauthorized rally that led to violence between police and participants. The

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

Viral thoughts | Why Covid-19 conspiracy theories persist

Daniel Roberts hadn’t had a vaccination since he was 6. No boosters, no tetanus shots. His parents taught him inoculations were dangerous, and when the coronavirus arrived, they called it

Markets | SPAC bubble fears lead Hong Kong, Singapore down cautious path

Hong Kong and Singapore are trying to get in on the boom in blank check company listings, while safeguarding investors from what some say is a bubble about to burst. Authorities

Sands China hosts seminar on Two Sessions

Sands China Ltd. hosted a seminar for team members and local youth last week at The Parisian Macao, about the recent sessions of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s

Melco’s Easter roadshow generates nearly MOP410,000 revenue for SMEs

Melco Resorts & Entertainment generated close to MOP 410,000 in sales revenues for eight local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through its recent innovative Heart-of-House roadshow series ahead of the Easter

Football | Spain, Netherlands plan for fans at European Championship

Spain and the Netherlands are now committing to having fans at the European Championship matches they are hosting in June. They are the latest countries to offer assurances to UEFA over

The Buzz | China warns Washington not to boycott Winter Olympics

China’s government warned Washington yesterday not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint approach to complaints

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