Macau second among world’s wealthiest regions

Macau has maintained a prominent position on the list of the world’s wealthiest regions, appearing on the 2024 compilation of the “Richest Countries in the World

Macau in need of adjustments to social policies as pandemic exacerbated income gap: Study

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected the lives of less privileged residents, leading to a higher vulnerability for income security, according to a research conducted by

Xia Baolong on a seven-day visit to Macau for economic and social updates

Xia Baolong, director of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, will begin a seven-day visit to Macau from today to gain a better

Tender for 500 new taxis concludes, driver training required

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) has published the results of the public tender for 10 new licenses that will allow the operation of 500 new taxis.

Gov’t refutes US Congress on human rights accusations

The Macau government has condemned accusations on human rights in the latest US Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) report released in the US late last week.

IVS extended to eight more cities in late May

The Individual Visa Scheme (IVS) for travel to Hong Kong and Macau has been officially extended to eight more cities in the mainland, the National Immigration

Heavy rain floods districts in Macau

Heavy rain and thunderstorms lashed Macau yesterday, causing widespread flooding and prompting the meteorological bureau to issue a rare red rainstorm warning signal. The Meteorological

Traffic flows smoothly on HZMB  during holidays

The Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak, has said traffic congestion on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge during the past holidays has improved, with no issues seen recently. Wong

Cash handouts in July

Cash handouts will be distributed in July, the Executive Council announced. The subsidy maintains allocating 10,000 patacas to permanent residents and 6,000 patacas to non-permanent residents. Approximately 748,000

Seac Pai Van LRT line accident caused by human error

A human error during train testing caused last week’s accident on the Seac Pai Van LRT line that hospitalized four staff, concluded an investigation by the Public Works

Female prison guard arrested for extorting MOP78,000 from a prisoner

A female prison guard, aged 33, is suspected of extorting MOP78,000 from a rehabilitated prisoner over a two-year period. The victim reported the incident to the Judiciary

Macau Lawyers Association has no intention to resume qualification pact

The Macau Lawyers Association has confirmed it has not contacted its Portuguese counterpart to discuss reactivation of the Legal Practice Qualification Mutual Recognition Agreement, which has

US plans to impose major new tariffs on EVs, other Chinese green energy imports

The Biden administration plans to impose major new tariffs on electric vehicles, semiconductors, solar equipment and medical supplies imported from China, according to a U.S. official

President Xi concludes a five-day visit to Europe

Chinese President Xi Jinping left Hungary on Friday, concluding a tour of three European nations meant to meant to reinforce China’s growing influence on the

North Korean leader Kim supervises latest test of new multiple rocket launcher

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test firing of a new multiple rocket launch system the country plans to deploy to its forces starting this

Top Philippine security official demands Chinese diplomats’ expulsion as territorial row escalates

A  top Philippine security official demanded Friday the immediate expulsion of Chinese diplomats allegedly behind a reported leak of a phone conversation between one of the

Flooding forecast to worsen in Brazil’s south, where many who remain are poor

More rain started coming down on Saturday in Brazil’s already flooded Rio Grande do Sul state, where many of those remaining are poor people with limited ability

1981 Thousands see Pope shot in Rome

The Pope has been shot four times as he blessed the crowds in St Peter’s Square in Rome. Surgeons have performed a five-hour operation and say

Emotional Mbappé confirms he will leave PSG ahead of an expected move to Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappé confirmed what the soccer world was long expecting to hear, announcing late last week he is leaving Paris Saint-Germain ahead of a widely expected move

Solar storm puts on brilliant light show across the globe

A powerful solar storm put on an amazing skyward light show across the globe overnight but has caused what appeared to be only minor disruptions to the electric

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