Covid-19 | CE urges people to stay calm, pleads to return to normalcy in 14 days

The Chief Executive (CE), Ho Iat Seng has urged people in Macau to stay calm during this period of “immediate prevention status” reassuring that there is no reason for panic. In

Health system strong enough to tackle current cases: Alvis Lo

As of 3 p.m. yesterday, Macau entered “immediate prevention status” soon after the government reported that a family of four locals tested positive in the afternoon. Given the cases, the government

Demand for agriculture products increases due to Covid-19

Local demand for agriculture products has increased during the pandemic, as more locals are less inclined to cross the border and purchase fresh produce in the mainland, the CEO of

Citywide PCR test commences

Late last night, the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center announced that citywide PCR test would commence at 9 a.m. today. There will be 41 sample collection points across the

Covid-19 | Delta variant confirmed in four new cases

The four new Covid-19 patients in the city have contracted the Delta strain of the coronavirus, the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center announced last night. A recent New York Times

Ng Kuok Cheong calls on gov’t to postpone gaming concessions tender for two years

Lawmaker Ng Kuok Cheong has again called on the government to postpone the public tender for the new gaming licenses that are due to expire in June 2022. In a spoken

27 bids for complex’s renovation project

  The Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) has received 27 bids for the planned renovation of the office areas at the China-Portuguese-speaking Countries Commercial and Trade Service Platform Complex.

Central Library discussed at AL, flyover to be considered

On the initiative of lawmaker Wong Kit Cheng, an inquiry was put to the government concerning the Central Library project, noting concerns regarding the price, timing for construction, and accessibility

National, SAR gov’ts reject US comments on Macau election

Both mainland Chinese and local authorities have denounced the remarks by US State Department Spokesperson Edward Price on the disqualification of 21 individuals from the upcoming parliamentary election. The Legislative Assembly

Elections 2021 | CAEAL draws for ballot positions, discourages ‘white ballots’

The Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission (CAEAL) conducted a draw yesterday to determine the order of candidate lists in the upcoming parliamentary election, while at the same time expressing disapproval

LRT sees record daily passenger high of 2,600 in July

The average number of daily passengers of the Taipa Line of the Light Rapid Transit (LRT) has reached a record high – totaling 2,600 in July — since it began

Mao pins worn by Chinese athletes may test Olympic rules

The image of Communist China’s founding leader, Mao Zedong, made an unscheduled appearance at the Tokyo Olympics, and the International Olympic Committee said yesterday it is “looking into the matter.” The

China orders mass testing in Wuhan as Covid outbreak spreads

China suspended flights and trains, canceled professional basketball league games and announced mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan yesterday as widening outbreaks of the delta variant reached the city where the

Myanmar | UN calls military actions moves away from democracy

The United Nations yesterday (Macau time) called the Myanmar military’s election delay and extension of the state of emergency a move in the wrong direction from international calls for the

This day in history | 1964 Three civil rights activists found dead

Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation found the three young men - two white and one black man - about six miles from the town in a wooded area

North Korea | Military releases army rice reserves amid shortage: Seoul

North Korea is releasing emergency military rice reserves as its food shortage worsens, South Korea’s spy agency said yesterday, with a heat wave and drought reducing the country’s supply. North Korea’s

China’s Tencent limits gaming for minors after media outcry

China’s biggest gaming company Tencent Holdings said yesterday it would limit gaming time for minors and ban children under 12 from making in-game purchases after a state media article called

Automotive industry | BMW reaps $5.7b in profit, warns on parts shortages

BMW reported 4.8 billion euros ($5.7 billion) in net profit in the second quarter, rounding out a strong earnings season for Germany’s three big automakers as global auto markets continue

SJM awards scholarships to children of staff

SJM Resorts, S.A. (SJM) has recently awarded scholarships to 34 children of staff members at the 17th SJM Scholarship Award Ceremony, the gambling concessionaire announced. The ceremony saw new scholarships awarded

MGM to bring back Macanese dishes to Rossio

MGM announced in a statement that they are the first Integrated Resort in town to support the Macao Government Tourism Office in promoting the city’s Macanese cuisine at the Shanghai

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