Covid-19 | Residents forbidden to alter vaccination record following earlier incident

The government will no longer allow local residents to alter any information relating to their vaccination record, in order to preclude any recurrence of the incident in which a person

Third stimulus | Gov’t promises close scrutiny of price hikes, unlawful commercial practices

The economic authorities will closely monitor and control price hikes and other potentially unlawful commercial practices during the implementation of the third round of government stimulus (e-vouchers), the director of

THIRD STIMULUS | Gov’t e-voucher scheme to grant MOP8,000 per resident

Yesterday, the government presented the amended measures related to the electronic consumption vouchers (e-vouchers) as part of the third round of economic stimulus. The new plan, unveiled by the government in

Briefs | Craft market starts this weekend

  The Tap Seac Craft Market will be held at Tap Seac Square for two consecutive weekends, from Friday to Sunday, April 16 to 18 and from April 23 to 25.

E-medical vouchers to put into use from May 1 

  The MOP600 electronic medical voucher will be available for use from May 1. The validity period of each voucher will last until April 30th, 2023 for a period of 2

Greater Bay Area establishes international IT association

Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau have jointly launched the Greater Bay Area (GBA) International Information Technology Association, holding an inauguration ceremony to celebrate the occasion. The association aims to boost the

In charge of their own lives

From afar, Ms. Cheng was looking at her daughter, Jackie, as she attended a lecture about event management. Cheng had never seen Jackie, currently in her 30s, so upbeat and self-motivated

Gaming | Casino EBITDA to drop 23% in Q1: Morgan Stanley

The earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of Macau’s casino sector is forecast to reach USD181 million for the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, representing a 23% drop

Two new nurseries underway in Northern District

Two new nursery schools are expected to open in the third quarter of this year at Ilha Verde and Mong Ha, which are expected to provide an additional 348 places

CDC Director refutes interpretation of ‘low protection rate’ of Chinese vaccines: Global Times

The Director of the Chinese Center of Disease Control (China CDC) refuted claims by some media outlets and overseas social media platform users that the director “admitted” Chinese COVID-19 vaccines

Covid-19 | Low efficacy of shots sows concern on global rollout

Concern is mounting that China’s Covid-19 vaccines are less effective at quelling the disease, raising questions about nations from Brazil to Hungary that are depending on the shots and the

This day in history | 1964 Poitier breaks new ground with Oscar win

The acting profession’s top award has gone to a black actor for the first time. Sidney Poitier won the best actor Oscar for his role in Lilies of the Field. In the

India | Huge gatherings at Hindu festival as virus surges

Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees gathered by the Ganges River for special prayers yesterday, many of them flouting social distancing practices as the coronavirus spreads in India with record

Studio City Phase 2 wins BREEAM Awards 2021 regional accolade

Melco Resorts & Entertainment announces Studio City Phase 2 has been named winner of the ‘Regional Award, Asia’ at BREEAM Awards 2021. The international BREEAM Awards is an annual celebration recognizing the people, projects

MGM finances distribution of hampers to nearly 400 households

MGM donated MOP300,000 to the Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop project, financing the distribution of food hampers to nearly 400 local underprivileged households. Over the past nine years

Back in business? | Hong Kong to ease Covid restrictions for vaccinated people

  Hong Kong plans to ease social-distancing rules for those vaccinated against the coronavirus to incentivize more people to get inoculated so the city can further reopen for business. Now that Hong

Football | Cavani inspires Man United comeback in win at Tottenham

Tottenham 1, Man U 3 Edinson Cavani set up Fred’s equalizer before scoring with a diving header as Manchester United beat Tottenham 3-1 yesterday [Macau Time, strengthening its grip on second

The Buzz | Microsoft buying speech recognition firm Nuance in $16B deal

Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a deal worth about $16 billion. Microsoft will pay $56.00 per share cash. That’s a 23% premium to

Small but quick: Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days

When plotted on a graph, the curve of Bhutan’s COVID-19 vaccination drive shoots upwards from the very first day, crossing Israel, United States, Bahrain and other countries known for vaccinating

World Views | Europe is heading toward a new financial crisis

Europe faces a predicament. Even as it struggles to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s setting itself up for another crisis — this one financial. To ensure the viability of the

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