Passengers attack bus drivers after being asked to wear facemasks

The Public Security Police Force (PSP) has arrested two men who attacked bus drivers because they were angry about being made to comply with facemask policies on the bus, the

Briefs | Younger people said to be affected by spinal conditions

  A traditional Chinese medicine practitioner says that younger people are now being affected by spinal conditions. Lau Chi Leong recently said that cervical spondylosis is occurring among younger people. According

Macau working on travel bubble arrangements

Work is in progress to develop travel bubbles with nearby jurisdictions, Dr. Leong Iek Hou from the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center disclosed yesterday at the regular health briefing

US flags suspicious activity at Macau banks, FinCEN data leak reveals

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has detected suspicious activity involving a total of MOP544 million passing through four local banking institutions in Macau, which could be money laundering, a

Tak Chun to acquire further 29% stake in Macau Legend

Gaming promoter Tak Chun Group is set to acquire the remaining 29% of Macau Legend Development Ltd shares currently held by public shareholders, the Inside Asian Gaming website reported. The mandatory

Adelsons pump $25 million into GOP Senate super-PAC in August

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam Adelson gave $25 million to the Senate Leadership Fund, a super-PAC tied to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, part of a $37.4 million

Former Sands executives join SJM ahead of Cotai property opening

Two former senior Sands executives, Benjamin Toh and Daniel Shim, have been appointed to the respective posts of Chief Operating Officer for Finance and Development and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

InterContinental Hotels opens new Holiday Inn Express

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a new low-cost hotel, the Holiday Inn Express Macau City Center, has quietly opened its doors in Macau. The hotel is celebrating its soft opening with special

Government to build world-class amusement park in Hac Sa by 2021

The Macau SAR government is planning to build a world-class amusement park zone in the Hac Sa Beach area, according to a statement written to lawmaker Lam Lon Wai by

Rabbit lantern installation removed after plagiarism controversy

An installation for the Mid- Autumn Festival has been removed from Praça de Jorge Álvares garden in central Macau by the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM). The “Rabbits and the Moon” installation was

Analysis | Fingers crossed for Golden Week

Macau is crossing its fingers and holding its breath for some good news during Golden Week, now little more than a week away. Applications for travel endorsements to Macau resume across

Crime | Outraged at being asked to repay money, debtor imprisoned creditor

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has apprehended a woman from the mainland who is suspected of imprisoning her creditor. The suspect is accused of detaining the creditor after the victim demanded

Briefs | Survey finds that 10% of Macau people have suicidal thoughts

  A recent survey conducted by the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) found that 40% of respondents suffered from varying degrees of depression, while 10% of respondents had suicidal thoughts. USJ

Two-thirds of local workers report no salary cut during Covid-19

A survey conducted by the Macau Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) has shown that nearly two-thirds of interviewed local workers have not experienced any salary cuts since the outbreak of

Five influenza clusters recorded as schools resume

Over the past week, the Health Bureau has detected five influenza clusters at five schools, involving a total of 33 students. The schools involved in the cluster are Santa Rosa de

Schools can start using Smart Campus platform this week

Starting from as early as this week, local schools may start using the Smart Campus platform, recently commissioned by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ). The Smart Campus platform is

Green space per capita to shrink by 2040

Macau’s green space is expected to shrink by more than one-quarter in the next 20 years, according to a recent forecast revealed at a consultation session on the Master Urban

Macau Government organizes tourism outreach in Beijing

The Macau government is rolling out a series of promotional activities to encourage tourists from Beijing to visit Macau in the months ahead. With the pandemic stabilized in the mainland and

Anima joins int’l alliance to stop dog-racing in Portugal

  Local animal welfare association Anima Macau has joined forces with the Portuguese League for Animal Rights (LPDA), Pet Levrieri and GREY2K to organize a worldwide campaign aimed at stopping dog-racing

Advisor wants locals involved in Central Library design

Urban Planning Committee member Chan Choi I has urged the Macau government to allow locals to participate in the design of the new Central Library, according to a report by

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