Tourism board to delegate more patrol officers at major attractions

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) has announced a series of measures to gear up for the upcoming Chinese New Year festival, such as offering a forecast of visitor flows

Police to monitor CNY crowd with surveillance cameras

Surveillance cameras will be used to monitor crowds at tourist attractions following last year’s practice by the Public Security Police Force (PSP) during the Lunar New Year period. A special device

Jorge Viegas | President of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme: Motorcycle racing in Asia is growing at unrivaled pace

The first-ever person of Portuguese nationality to hold the position, Jorge Viegas has served as president of the global governing and sanctioning body of motorcycle racing, the Fédération Internationale de

Education | Lawmaker says teaching of special education students falling behind

The government should strengthen the evaluation mechanisms for students with special education needs and ensure that there is sufficient resources for these students in schools, lawmaker Sulu Sou noted in

Legislative Assembly | Secretary Wong trades blows with Sulu Sou over ‘secret police’ bill

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak and democrat lawmaker Sulu Sou traded verbal blows during yesterday’s Legislative Assembly (AL) plenary meeting after the latter compared

Suicide prevention hotline expecting more calls this year

The suicide prevention and emotional aid hotline is expecting to see an increase in calls related to suicide cases this year, according to the secretary-general of

Proposal may give employers power to choose compensation day

The latest text for the holiday compensation bill submitted by the government to the Legislative Council will allow employers to select the particular compensation rest

Health | One more death caused by Wuhan coronavirus in China

There were no new suspected cases of the new strain of coronavirus that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Macau over the weekend, the locally-based

Crime | Complicated marriage scam swindles Macau IDs for the family

A 73-year-old male Macau ID holder legally divorced his wife in order to wed two of his daughters-in-law, in the process claiming himself father of his

Role of new public supervision office not to overlap with Commission of Audit

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said that the functions of the newly-created Public Assets Supervision Planning Office do not overlap with the functions of the Commission of

Wuhan coronavirus | Blood Transfusion Service to screen donors’ travel history

The Health Bureau’s Blood Transfusion Service, which also handles the city’s blood donations, is now asking donors about their travel history as part of its donation

CB instructs public to conduct religious activities safely

The Fire Services (CB) has asked the public to ensure that the traditional practice of burning paper offerings is being done in a safe manner. In

Grant Bowie recommends city seek gradual growth

The CEO and executive director of MGM China, Grant Bowie, has recommended that Macau seek gradual economic growth instead of the rapid development that has marked the

Sinulog Festival raises funds for Taal Volcano victims

The 20th annual Sinulog Festival was celebrated by the Filipino community at Sintra Square yesterday, and this time it was celebrated with a cause. This

Xi Jinping’s wider fight with US is only just beginning after trade deal

  In a letter read out during last week’s trade deal signing at the White House, Chinese leader Xi Jinping asked U.S. President Donald Trump to take steps to “enhance mutual

Do not be quick to judge Chinese medicine, scholar says

A researcher specializing in Chinese medicine has called on the public not to judge the effectiveness of Chinese medicine before learning about the subject.

Health authorities prepare CNY contingency plans for Wuhan outbreak

The local government has established contingency plans to deal with the possible detection of the Wuhan pneumonia over the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays, in light of

Netizen loses breath in smoky staircase

Smoke emitted from burning paper offerings filled the staircase of a condominium building, causing a resident breathing difficulty, a social media post noted. The author of the social

TurboJet pay cut prompts lawmaker action

Lawmaker Ella Lei is suggesting that TurboJet employees, who are reportedly facing pay cuts, inform themselves of their legal rights. TurboJet, an operator of ferry services

Carrie Lam says special status can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said yesterday that the ‘“one country, two systems’’ framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could continue after a 2047 deadline if

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