Gov’t to stop granting subsidies to Sin Fong Garden owners

The government will put an end to the granting of subsidies to Sin Fong Garden proprietors within the year, the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) has revealed. The Secretary for Transport

Elderly homes to increase, Hengqin part of the plan

According to the data provided by IAS, the elderly account for eight percent of the total population, but that figure is expected to have increased by 20 percent by 2036.

Briefs | CCM launches ARTmusing Summer

The Macau Cultural Center has announced the launch of ARTmusing Summer to celebrate the arts with new performances and workshops for all ages. Intended to encourage creativity in society, the

Group hopes to open ‘brothel museum’ in Rua da Felicidade

Their initial blueprint was revealed at a press briefing over the weekend. The complex would feature a “brothel museum,” since Rua da Felicidade was formerly Macau’s local prostitution hub. A

CCAC | Cultural industries fund employees raise criticism over investigation

CCAC had launched a probe to investigate whether Chao Son U, former member of the cultural industries fund administrative committee, had committed any crime in granting a subsidy to a

Parents call for residency for mainland adult children

A group of residents visited the Identification Bureau last week petitioning for their overage children in the mainland to be granted Macau residency so that they can enter Macau to

Briefs | Former Macau champion dies in stabbing

Brazilian jockey Fausto Durso, a former champion in Macau, has died after suffering stab wounds in an altercation outside his parents’ home in Brazil. Durso, 39, rode in Dubai, Malaysia,

Drug Prevention | Scholar advises migrant parents to stay alert

Filipino parents working abroad have to pay extra attention to the parenting of their teenage children, who are at risk of becoming engaged in various sorts of hazardous behaviours back

Crime | Two men arrested for selling cannabis online

The Judiciary Police (PJ) arrested two people for selling marijuana on a social networking site. The two suspects are Polish and Nigerian nationals, both of whom hold Macau residence cards. The

Exhibition | Resources waiting to be explored in deepest regions of the ocean

What could we find in the deepest and most mysterious parts of our oceans? A glimpse into deep-sea life is now on display at the Macau Science Center, in an

Arts | Mio Pang Fei on show at Venice

The opening ceremony of artist Mio Pang Fei’s Venice Biennale debut took place at the Macau–China Pavilion in the presence of VIP guests, including members of the Committee of Cultural

‘Sagres’ photo album to be launched tomorrow

Macau-based journalist and essayist Joaquim Magalhães de Castro will present the photo album “Sagres – Our Barge” at the Portuguese Consulate tomorrow at 6.30 p.m. Built in Hamburg in 1937, the

Statistics | Construction workers’ wages rise slightly in Q1

The average daily wage of construction workers was MOP726 in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). Wages rose at a slower pace of

Ask the Vet | What is a Good Cat Neutering Age?

  Cat neutering could be a solution to control the growing number of cats that never find a home. The term refers to the removal of ovaries or testicles of the cat,

Sands announces transportation for non-resident workers

“Sands China strictly adheres to Macau SAR government policies and guidelines, and has been taking care of the daily commutes of its cross-border construction workers since September 2014. In line

Vincent Piket | EU-China bilateral relations have ‘developed extraordinarily’

The head of the European Union Office in Hong Kong and Macau, Vincent Piket, said that EU-China trade relations have “developed extraordinarily” over the years and have improved in areas

Gov’t announces MOP20 million earthquake aid donation

  The government announced yesterday that it will donate MOP20 million to Nepal in order to provide aid to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck the country on April

Red Cross asks for more donations

The Macau branch of the Red Cross yesterday received MOP500,000 from gaming operator MGM Macau, culminating in a total amount of over MOP2.3 million to aid Nepal’s earthquake relief efforts. The

Local companies to get privileged free trade zone access

Guangdong authorities hosted a policy-briefing seminar for Macau entrepreneurs yesterday on the topic of the recently inaugurated Guangdong pilot free-trade zone (FTZ). Visiting officials introduced their preferential policy measures that

Macau-licensed vehicles to enter Hengqin before August

The director-general of the Hengqin New Area Administrative Committee, Niu Jing, has told media that the clearance arrangement for Macau-­licensed vehicles to drive in Hengqin will be announced before August. Niu

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