Melco offers MOP16 million vaccination incentive for inoculated employees

Melco Resorts & Entertainment sets aside nearly MOP16 million for a highly rewarding cash incentive program to encourage its staff to take the Covid-19 jabs. The move, the group stated,

MGTO expects daily average of over 30,000 visitors during summer

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) expects that the number of visitors coming into Macau will continue to steadily grow over the summer holiday period. The office estimates that the

Studio City Water Park attracts nearly 1,000 guests on first day

The Studio City Water Park officially opened on Saturday, welcoming nearly 1,000 guests on the first day of its operations. The water park features a variety of water rides and attractions

Visitor expenditure surges 24% in Q1

The total spending of visitors arriving in Macau - excluding gaming expenses - increased by 23.5% year-on-year to MOP6.18 billion in the first quarter of 2021 (Q1). Affected by Covid-19 for

Europe slowly opening to tourists including SAR residents

Europe is slowly rolling back border restrictions set in place to stop the spread of Covid-19, providing an opening for sightseers and sun-seekers to finally make plans for a summer holiday. In Germany, citizens

Lawyers say control needed against cybercrime

  Some lawyers see control of cybercrime, which normally concerns foreign jurisdictions, as necessary and that law-enforcement entities should find ways to gather digital evidence. The comment was made during a seminar

Briefs | LRT company reports train failure resulting in several delays

  The Macau Light Rapid Transit (LRT) issued a warning on their website around 10 a.m. yesterday, reporting a failure on one of the trains en route from Lotus Checkpoint to

Survey: 70% of university students anxious about employment prospects

Nearly 70% of respondents were worried about demand in the employment market and saw a surplus of human resources, a survey conducted by the General Union of Neighbor Associations of

IPIM pledges to review irregularities in residency application approvals

The Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) announced that it will conduct revisions to the permanent residency approvals of several cases, following the graft buster’s recent report that a

Third Stimulus | Over 416,000 have registered for e-consumption benefits; card tops choices

Some 416,000 residents have completed their registration for the third round of economic stimulus that will grant a total of 8,000 patacas per person on electronic consumption payment methods, the

IAM submits to CCAC report

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) is “highly concerned with the Commission Against Corruption’s (CCAC) annual report and have made corresponding improvements,” IAM stressed in a statement following the issuance of

DSAL not proposing amendments to take control on real layoff data

The government is not, for the time being, proposing labor law amendments to tackle the lack of accurate data on workers experiencing layoffs, the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) acknowledged in

Crime | PJ arrests recidivist suspect for sexually assaulting schoolgirl

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has arrested a 25-year-old local man suspected of sexually assaulting a schoolgirl. According to the police, the man was previously involved in a similar crime nine years

Collision of three ships in Macau waters reported

The collision of three ships reportedly occurred on Saturday, May 22, according to maritime authorities. Although the accidents caused no casualties, the maritime authorities have expressed concerns on the lack of

21 die in extreme weather in China ultramarathon

Twenty-one people running a mountain ultramarathon have died in northwestern China after hail, freezing rain and gale-force winds hit the high-altitude race, state media reported yesterday. After an all-night rescue operation

Authorities name 105 apps for improper data practices

China’s internet watchdog said Friday it had found Bytedance’s Douyin, Microsoft Bing, LinkedIn and 102 other apps were engaged in improper collection and use of data and ordered them to

Gov’t touts success building Tibet less focused on religion

China’s top leader in Tibet lauded the progress his country has made developing the region, touting an ethnic-assimilation campaign that has fueled international accusations of human-rights abuses. “More and more believers

Strait Tensions | Philippines, China hold ‘friendly’ dialogue on South China Sea

The Philippines and China held talks on the South China Sea through a bilateral online forum set up by both nations to promote dialogue and cooperation over the disputed waters. “The

Space | China’s Mars rover touches ground on red planet

China’s first Mars rover has driven down from its landing platform and is now roaming the surface of the red planet, China’s space administration said Saturday. The solar-powered rover touched Martian

This day in history | 2001 Israel wedding party tragedy

At least 20 people have been killed and hundreds have been injured at a wedding party in Jerusalem after the dance floor collapsed. Guests were left clinging to the sides of

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