Gov’t opens tender for new economic housing, final list presented next year

Yesterday, the government announced the opening of the new tender for economic acquisition housing. In a press conference held on July 12 by the Housing Bureau (IH), president Arnaldo Santos announced

E-payment critical to stimulate tourism development: GBA experts

Given the surging demand for cashless transactions, electronic payment is likely to significantly affect the development of the tourism industry in Macau, industry experts from the Greater Bay Area (GBA)

9th MITE fared satisfactorily: MGTO

The 9th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (MITE) concluded on July 11, and was a satisfactory event, according to the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO). The high-profile event was held at

No plan yet formulated to cut plastic bottles: DSPA

In 2020, discarded plastic bottles comprised approximately 6.33% of all plastics thrown away in Macau. Despite this significant amount, the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) asserted that it has not yet

Four of six disqualified candidate lists to file judicial appeal

Following last Friday’s sudden announcement of their disqualification from the parliamentary election, four out of the six eliminated groups have pledged not to file changes to their lists of candidates

Gov’t saved MOP1.8 million per month in rent since Dec 2020

This observation was made by the Financial Services Bureau (DSF) in a written reply to lawmaker Leong Sun Iok. Lok previously submitted a query to the government in which he criticized

Transmac confirms death of another bus driver

Bus company Transmac announced on its website last week that a bus driver who joined the company in October last year recently passed away. The company added that it hopes

Crime | Man arrested for procuring sex services

A tourist from Hubei was arrested on allegations of procuring sexual services, which he “planned” would be provided by two women from the same Chinese province, according to the Public

Covid-19 | Taiwanese tech companies announce vaccine donation

Two Taiwanese high-tech companies announced a donation yesterday of 10 million doses of anti-coronavirus vaccine made by Germany’s BioNTech to the island’s government, which faces political obstacles in fighting the

Hong Kong | Police arrest five more in alleged bomb plot

Hong Kong’s national security police yesterday arrested five more people in relation to an alleged bomb plot, as political tensions rise amid Beijing’s tightening control over the city. The five —

Biden backs Trump rejection of China’s South China Sea claim

The Biden administration on Sunday upheld a Trump-era rejection of nearly all of China’s significant maritime claims in the South China Sea. The administration also warned China that any attack

Space | China kicks off lunar sample study programs

China yesterday delivered about 17 grams of lunar samples brought back by the Chang’e-5 probe to 13 institutions, which had applied for research programs to the Lunar Exploration and Space

This day in history | 1993 Green light for Manchester Olympics

Officials in Manchester bidding to hold the 2000 Olympic Games have been told their chances are “very, very high”. The President of the International Olympic Committee, Juan Antonio Samaranch, was speaking

Pfizer to discuss COVID-19 vaccine booster with US officials

Pfizer says it plans to meet with top U.S. health officials yesterday to discuss the drugmaker’s request for federal authorization of a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine as President

Musk under fire again: CEO to testify over Tesla acquisition

In the runup to Tesla Inc.’s 2016 acquisition of a company called SolarCity, Elon Musk hailed the deal as a “no brainer” — a purchase that would combine the leading

Unopened Super Mario 64 game from 1996 sells for USD1.56M

An unopened copy of Nintendo’s Super Mario 64 has sold at auction for $1.56 million. Heritage Auctions in Dallas said that the 1996 game sold Sunday, breaking its previous record price

MGM ranked top 10 in business sustainability index

MGM has added two honors from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School’s “2020 Business Sustainability Indices” program, recognizing its pursuit in sustainable development. The company was named a

Over 10,000 team members of Sands China vaccinated

Sands China recently held its second round of group vaccination sessions July 5-8 at The Venetian Macao. To date, a total of 10,070 team members have either gotten vaccinated or have registered

Italy wins Euro 2020, beats England 3-2 in penalty shootout

Italian soccer’s redemption story is complete. England’s painful half-century wait for a major title goes on. And it just had to be because of a penalty shootout. Italy won the European Championship

The Buzz | Trump lawyers might be penalized over Michigan election case

A federal judge is considering whether to order financial penalties or other sanctions against some of former President Donald Trump’s lawyers who signed onto a lawsuit last year challenging Michigan’s

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