Breaking News: Gov’t e-voucher scheme to grant MOP8,000 per resident

The government presented this morning the amended measures related to the electronic consumption vouchers (e-vouchers) as part of the third round of economic stimulus. The new plan will grant every resident

City’s first 10km run concludes in vibrant atmosphere

Macau’s first-ever 10km run competition, the 2021 Sands China Macao International 10K, was held yesterday under bright sunlight. The event was hosted by the Sports Bureau and the General Association

Covid-19 | Macau records first case of inoculation with wrong vaccine

A local resident has been incorrectly inoculated with a BioNTech mRNA Covid-19 vaccine while attempting to take a second dose of the Sinopharm vaccine, the Health Bureau (SSM) announced. According to

Resident escapes quarantine, caught 10 hours later

A 77-year-old resident of Macau has breached the quarantine rules by leaving the hotel room he was staying in as part of the mandatory medical observation period without authorization, the

Gaming | Melco Resorts awards Lawrence Ho with USD10m in shares

Lawrence Ho, chairman and chief executive of Melco Resorts and Entertainment Ltd, has been awarded a restricted stock compensation valued at approximately USD10 million. Accruing to a filing in the United

Amended e-vouchers plan to be presented today

The government will announce today the amended measures related to the electronic consumption vouchers (e-vouchers) as part of the third round of economic stimulus for Macau. The announcement is scheduled to

MUST breakthrough in research on shortsightedness

An innovative piece of research conducted by a scholar at the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) has recently been included in the Nature Communications journal. The journal is a

CTM awaits 5G legislation for service commencement

Local telecom service provider Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau (CTM) will soon be ready for the provision of 5G services, but needs legislation to be passed to commence the services,

Group claims scrapping of multiple Jetfoils underway

The Jetfoil Conservation Concern Group said that it believes that TurboJet has arranged the scrapping of recently retired Jetfoils at Wang Tak Engineering & Shipbuilding Company. They have urged TurboJet

Gov’t fines Alibaba USD2.8 Billion after monopoly probe

China slapped a record $2.8 billion fine on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. after an anti-monopoly probe found it abused its market dominance, as Beijing clamps down on its internet giants. The

US sanctions Chinese computer makers in widening tech fight

China’s government on Friday criticized the Biden administration’s curbs on access to U.S. technology for its supercomputer developers and said sanctions “only strengthen China’s determination” to invent its own. The sanctions

Covid-19 | Official: Chinese vaccines’ effectiveness low

In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to

This day in history | 1961 Soviets win space race

The Soviet Union has beaten the USA in the race to get the first man into space. At just after 0700BST, Major Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin was fired from the Baikonur launch

UK races toward elusive milestone in quest to curb Covid

The U.K.’s increased Covid-19 immunity raises prospects of moving on from the worst of the pandemic, with some scientists saying the country could cross a key threshold as soon as

Covid-19 | Osaka governor warns he may seek coronavirus state of emergency

The governor of Osaka prefecture in western Japan warned that he may need to ask the central government to declare a state of emergency if current measures to quell the coronavirus outbreak

T-wolves owner: A-Rod, partner in agreement to buy NBA club

Former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce mogul Marc Lore signed a letter of intent Saturday to buy the Timberwolves and keep the NBA team in Minnesota, owner Glen Taylor

The Buzz | Report: Hotel will house Olympic athletes with COVID-19

Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics who come down with minor symptoms of COVID-19 could be isolated in a hotel lined up by local organizers of the games. The Japanese news agency

Charles: Royal family ‘deeply grateful’ for world’s support

Britain’s Prince Charles offered a heartfelt tribute to his “dear Papa” on Saturday as Buckingham Palace offered the broad outlines of a royal funeral that will be attended by the

World Views | Where America’s vaccine triumph fell short

It’s not surprising that pharmacies are turning out to be fantastic at distributing Covid-19 vaccines. As Alex Tabarrok and I pointed out in February, they are literally everywhere — 86% of the US population lives within

Monday, April 12, 2021 – edition no. 3750

— A resident was incorrectly vaccinated with a BioNTech shot while attempting to take a second dose of the Sinopharm vaccine due to ‘negligence,’ SSM acknowledged * Sands China | First-ever

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