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

Monetary Authority bypasses questions on encouraging Simple Pay

The Monetary Authority of Macao (AMCM) has recently announced that, as of end of April, the proportion of businesses participating in Simple Pay unified mobile payment platform upgrade has just

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

Briefs | Zone D, Zone A waterway to remain

  New Urban Zone D will be reclaimed, despite a lack of sand needed for the project. In the concluding report of the Master Urban Plan Public Consultation, 34 and 29

Opinions on Urban Master Plan divided

In the public consultation concerning the Urban Master Plan, the government has received 1,265 documents of comments, which were condensed into 4,939 different comments. Out of the comments received, 1,950 were

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

Adriano Ho reappointed at DICJ for 2 years

  The current director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) has been reappointed for two more years. The reappointment, published on the government’s official gazette (BO), is effective from

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

Mainland capital accounts for 56% of new companies in Q1

Capital from the mainland accounted for the creation of a total of 55.5% of all newly registered companies in Macau during the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, a statistics release

Gaming | SJM records HKD647million Q1 loss

SJM Holdings recorded a total loss of HKD647 million in the first quarter widened from last year’s loss of HKD409 million. According to the gaming operator’s unaudited report, released yesterday, the

Success Dragon proposes to quit electronic gaming business in town

The Hong Kong-based Success Dragon International Holdings has proposed to desist offering electronic gaming machine (EGM) management service to Macau’s casinos due to its unsatisfactory performance, according to the group’s release published

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

Gov’t explains proposed collection of passports at parliament

In order to avoid illegal immigrants from destroying their passports while waiting in Macau, there is a need to collect these passports when an alleged illegal immigrant gets arrested, the

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

Covid-19 | SSM taps into various incentives to boost vaccination rate

The government is considering the feasibility of lifting the Covid-19 test requirement, allowing fully-vaccinated participants to take part in low-risk crowd- gathering events without being required to take the Covid-19 test,

Foreign Affairs Office hosts Youth Day forum

  The Youth Day took place in China yesterday, with the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in the Macao Special

Great Times | Savoring the Best with Mom

MGM has rounded up a myriad of Mother’s Day treats, giving you opportunities to make family bonding stronger than ever. Let’s twin with mom and savor exquisite Chinese cuisines at Imperial

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