Art as the pillar to anchor the mass during Covid -19 pandemic

If Covid-19 has taught Water Poon anything, it is the skills to maneuver social media platforms, a digital sphere in which he was a greenhorn before the pandemic, but in

Third stimulus | Registration for consumption subsidy starts tomorrow, transfer of funds possible

Registration for the third round of the consumption subsidy scheme will start tomorrow, Tai Kin Ip, director of the Economic and Technological Development Bureau (DSEDT) announced yesterday. Similar to the consumption

Crime | Illegal currency exchange prompts theft of HKD200,000

An illegal currency exchange operation at a hotel in Cotai resulted in a robbery involving HKD200,000, the Judiciary Police (PJ) reported in a press conference early this week. According to the

Qingmao Port to open after tests completion

Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak, indicated yesterday that as soon as the Financial Services Bureau hands over the new Qingmao Border Port to the competence of the Macau Security

Gov’t says ferry operators pledged to guarantee job security

Companies operating ferry services between Macau and Hong Kong allegedly made pledges guaranteeing employment opportunities for local workers, despite having laid off nearly half of their employees. Susana Wong, director of

Hotel industry believes worst time has passed

General hotel occupancy in Macau reached levels of between 80% to 90% during the May 1 holidays, giving the industry confidence that the worst has passed, president of the Macau

Unemployed residents stood at 11,600 in Q1

Both the local unemployment and underemployment rates have risen during the first quarter (Q1) of this year, official statistics released by Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) show. According to the release,

Crime | PJ unveils credit card fraud schemes involving over MOP6 million

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has uncovered two cases of fraud in which unlawfully used data from credit cards was used for the acquisition of goods in online stores and online

Covid-19 | Gov’t relaxes cross-border travel for eligible foreigners

Starting from midnight today (May 5), non-local residents will no longer be required to stay in China for at least 21 consecutive days before being granted entry permission to return

Beijing’s UN envoy: Myanmar violence could lead to civil war

China’s U.N. ambassador urged stronger diplomatic efforts to resolve the confrontation in Myanmar since the Feb. 1 military coup, warning that further violence could lead to a chaotic situation “and

Breaking News: Macau’s GGR increases less than expected in April

Macau’s gaming revenue rose less than analysts expected in April, the third straight month that the casino business disappointed as the gambling hub awaits the reopening of global travel. Gross gaming

Anti-smoking group supports tobacco tax increase

Macau should raise its tobacco tax to 75% of the retail price for each pack of cigarettes, Brenda Chan, executive director of the Smoke-free and Healthy Life Association of Macau

Budget for LRT East Line not yet ready: Rosário

Although the preliminary design of the Light Rapid Transit’s (LRT) East Line has been announced, the budget is still difficult to determine, Raimundo do Rosário, Secretary for Transport and Public

2021 budget amendment approved amid criticism

Requested to be addressed by the Legislative Assembly (AL) as an urgent matter, the amendment to the 2021 Budget Law has been unanimously approved by the lawmakers during yesterday’s plenary

Gaming | Melco posted narrowed net loss in Q1

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited registered a narrowed net loss in the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, improving from a net loss of USD364 million in Q1 2020 to USD232.9

Space | China launches main part of its first permanent space station

China yesterday launched the main module of its first permanent space station that will host astronauts long term, the latest success for a program that has realized a number of

Biden’s declaration: America’s democracy ‘is rising anew’

President Joe Biden declared that "America is rising anew" as he called for an expansion of federal programs to drive the economy past the pandemic and broadly extend the social

14 employment agencies to go under due to pandemic: DSAL

Since the beginning of this year, a total of 14 licensed employment agencies have applied to cancel their agency licenses, the spokesperson of the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) told the

Travel bubble discussions between HK, Macau on table

Hong Kong has put travel bubble discussions with Macau on the table. However, roadblocks remain and need to be tackled before the two SAR regions forge a quarantine-free travel scheme,

Macao Foundation’s support drops 44% in Q1

The Macao Foundation (FM) has spent 83.4 million patacas less in the provision of financial support to associations, institutions, and people in Macau, in the first three months of this

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