Operations at the Macau peninsula Sewage Treatment Plant will be suspended today for eight hours, as a water leak in one of the session’s pipelines requires emergency repair work, the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) revealed in a statement. Authorities will be performing repair works today between 9am and 5pm. DSPA said that waste water produced in Macau’s peninsula throughout the repair period will be go through the sewage network up to the coastal waters.
Charity event to mark typhoon Hayan
The local NGO Architecture Sans Frontières-Macau (ASF-M) is partnering with the University of Saint Joseph and the Center for Creative Industries (Creative Macau) to promote the event “Solidarity Macau” today at Creative Macau. According to the organizers, today’s event aims to signal that a year has passed since the super typhoon Hayan/Yolanda struck and destroyed vast areas of the Philippine archipelago.
SAFP head José Chu retires
The director of the Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau (SAFP), José Chu, was mandatorily retired on November 16. The announcement was published yesterday in the Government Gazette, which stated that Chu has reached his age limit. José Chu already indicated on November 5 that he was going to turn 65 soon and would be legally required to depart from the civil service. His position will be temporarily filled by Kou Peng Kuan, who was previously the deputy director of SAFP.