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

New bridge planned to connect UM to Hengqin border checkpoint

The Macau SAR government has already started on plans to build a bridge to connect the University of Macau (UM) campus to the new Hengqin port,

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

Complaints about personal care products on the rise

The largest number of complaints the Consumer Council received in 2019 was related to personal care products and services, which increased to 236 cases, amounting to

Food and beverage industry reports challenging business conditions

The food and beverage industry faced challenging business conditions that remained mostly unchanged in the final months of 2019. According to data released yesterday by the

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

Briefs | One killed, two injured in murder case

A young woman was killed in an incident in the Pat Tat San Chun building in Areia Preta. Two others, including one child, were injured. On Sunday night,

Two mainlanders caught for multiple phone thefts

Members of the public should always take care of their own belongings, advised the police during the daily press conference yesterday. In the latest theft case

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

CE pledges gov’t will uphold press freedom

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has acknowledged that Portuguese- and English-language media in the Macau SAR have a played a significant role as mediators between the

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

Briefs | Airport to add 102 flights over Lunar New Year

The Macau International Airport will add a total of 102 flights over the Chinese Lunar New Year period to help cope with an anticipated surge in passenger numbers.

Zhuhai government expedites Border Gate revamp

The refurbishment of the covered corridor of the Border Gate connecting Macau and Zhuhai’s Gongbei district is being expedited, the Commerce Bureau of Zhuhai told local Chinese-language newspaper

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

Lawmaker wants data to support ‘radiation table’ safety claim

A Macau lawmaker has insisted that data be presented to prove the claim that so-called “radiation tables” in casinos are safe for croupiers and customers. Lawmaker Ella Lei, who

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

Fugitive billionaire Joseph Lau selling $26 million artwork

Wanted Hong Kong billionaire Joseph Lau will be the seller of one of the most expensive artworks at the year’s first major auction, according to a

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