Lawmaker calls for more information on food products

JOSÉ Pereira Coutinho is concerned about the quality, safety and information on food products consumed in Macau. The lawmaker wrote an enquiry calling on the government to

Briefs | New deputy director appointed for Public Security Forces

Choi Wai Hou has been appointed as the new deputy director of the Public Security Forces Affairs Bureau (DSFSM) in a ceremony held on January 16, which was chaired

Property | Realtor says residential transactions may stay low

Real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is expecting local properties to face pressure this year due to slower economic growth and various regulatory measures in the region’s

Occupy Central leader rejected entry to Macau

Yvonne Leung, a student leader in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement and former president of the Hong Kong University Students’ Union (HKUSU), was barred from entering

Extra stamp tax rebate for building reconstruction

The Second Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly (AL) signed an opinion- based report on the region’s regime of tax benefits for the reconstruction of old buildings, with the

UnionPay says SAR app transaction volume doubled in December

The transaction volume of Hong Kong and Macau customers using the UnionPay app doubled last month, according to a statement from the company. This is a

MUST’s medical program aims to produce int’l doctors

The new Bachelor of Medicine program at the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) is aiming to produce competent local doctors after six years.

Public consultation on procurement law concluded

The public consultation on the public procurement law, held for 60 days from November 6 to January 4, has concluded, having gathered around 1,000 opinions, the Financial

Association aims to promote aikido events

A group of aikido enthusiasts is set to host a seminar tomorrow, aiming to promote the modern Japanese martial art in the SAR. The goal of aikido is

Government agrees to install cameras in taxis

The latest article of the ammendement to taxi regulations has settled on the installation of in-facing cameras inside taxis, according to the Secretary for Transport and

Road tax payable until April

The government has set the period for the payment of 2019’s road tax from January 1 to April 1. All owners of motorized vehicles should proceed with the

More than 10m tourists visit Hong Kong via cross-border rail link, bridge

More than 10 million tourists have visited Hong Kong via the Hong Kong section of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge since

Health | New whooping cough vaccine program set up

A new whooping cough vaccine and immunization program was recently introduced by the government with the aim of fighting the significant increase in the number of cases of the

Air Macau | Exclusive concession not extended

The Civil Aviation Authority (AACM) announced yesterday that Air Macau’s 25-year concession agreement, set to expire in November 2020, will not be renewed. In a

Tourism | HKZMB, Border Gate Square and UM proposed as new scenic spots

The Chinese Cultural Exchange Association (CCEA) this week launched a voting website to pick the city’s eight new scenic spots, having even nominated one of the

Health | 95 ambulances were called to non-critical emergencies

The majority of people who requested an ambulance were not in the first category of people in need of emergency service, according to the coordinator of

Doctors say influenza did not cause child death

A 4-year-old child died at the Conde S. Januário Hospital yesterday morning after it was discovered she was suffering from heart disease and hyperthyroidism. While receiving treatment at the

Heritage report submitted by China to remain confidential

China’s National Administration of Cultural Heritage has submitted to UNESCO a conservation report on the heritage situation in Macau, but its contents will not be shared with

Industrial accident results in one death

Yesterday, an industrial accident at a construction site in Areia Preta lead to the death of one man. The accident was reported at the construction site of a rainwater

MGTO announces Lunar Year celebrations

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) will present the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the MSAR – Parade for Celebration of the

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