Bamboo scaffolding industry complains to CE, claims lack of support

Representatives from the bamboo scaffolding industry delivered a letter yesterday morning to the Chief Executive (CE), complaining of a lack of support for their traditional

Residents slam gov’t over botched road renovations in Cotai

Macau residents have taken to social media to criticize the government’s handling of road work around the Cotai ecological reserve. The newly constructed

TSI extends Jackson Chang’s sentence to eight years

The Court of Second Instance (TSI) has upheld the corruption convictions of two former leaders of the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM). The

Losses from phone and online fraud at nearly MOP60 million

Phone and internet scams in Macau have resulted in losses of nearly MOP60 million in the first quarter of 2024, police said, with students comprising a

Industry optimistic about summer holidays

The local tourism industry is optimistic about the summer holiday season, the lawmaker and president of the Association of Macao Tourist Agents, Cheung Kin Chung, said

Leaders of China, Russia attend summit of regional security grouping

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday attended the summit of a security grouping created by Moscow and Beijing to counter Western alliances.

Gov’t cracks down on illegal construction

The Land and Urban Construction Bureau (DSSCU) recently demolished an unauthorized roof in Macau as part of ongoing efforts against development that occurs without requisite permits. The bureau

Gov’t busts 185 illegal drivers

The Labour Affairs Bureau and Public Security Police have intensified efforts to combat illegal employment, with 185 people caught working as unauthorized drivers since January 2023. The bureau

Hengqin Port sees over 10 million travelers

The Hengqin checkpoint saw a total of 10.42 million travelers, marking a 44% increase during the first half of 2024 compared to the previous year. Vehicle movement also experienced

Tourism sees gradual increase, cracks down on illegal tour groups

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) has reported a gradual increase in tour group numbers, though levels have not yet returned to pre-pandemic levels. Meanwhile, the bureau continues

Tourism unaffected by lack of casino freebies

The new restrictions imposed by gaming operators on the provision of free food and drinks had no noticeable impact on visitation to the gambling hub.

IAM launches tender for phase two of Coastal Promenade

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) has launched a public tender for the construction of the second phase of the South Shore Waterfront Green Promenade. The

Electoral commission to undergo overhaul, reports say

The Chief Executive’s Electoral Commission is set to undergo a significant overhaul, with several members of the electoral college stepping down, according to a report by TDM.

Industry summit eyes strengthening China-Thailand cooperation in tourism

Over 200 business leaders from the Macau, Hong Kong and the mainland gathered in Bangkok earlier this week to share their insights on strengthening tourism exchanges

Macau New Neighborhood leases over 200 housing units for young talents

Macau Urban Renewal Limited (MUR) has announced that more than 200 houses for young talents in the Macau New Neighborhood project in Hengqin are now available for rent.

CPU members unhappy with how gov’t considers Urban Conditions Plans

Some members of the Urban Planning Committee (CPU) are dissatisfied with the Land and Urban Construction Bureau (DSSCU) procedures that apply to the way certain Urban

Macau and Hong Kong Firms join GBA startup hub

Macau and Hong Kong companies are flocking to a new startup hub in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province. As part of the

Businesses positive about Shenzhen-Zhongshan Bridge

As the highly anticipated Shenzhen-Zhongshan Bridge opened Sunday for trial operations, businesses in Macau are optimistic about potential benefits of the new cross-sea passage.

Hong Kong to welcome new giant pandas

Hong Kong will soon receive a new pair of giant pandas as a present from the central government to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the region’s establishment. The

Colorful summer carnival in Shenzhen

One of China’s original theme parks, Shenzhen Splendid China Folk Village, launched its colorful summer carnival last week. The event, which will run until Sept 1, offers visitors

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