Philippine repatriation flight postponed

The Philippine Consulate General in Macau has announced the postponement of the repatriation flight scheduled on January 25 in view of “technical challenges on the part of our service providers.”

The consulate noted that it will continue to closely coordinate with all concerned stakeholders to secure the earliest possible flight for Filipinos in Macau, while ensuring the safety and health of passengers during the repatriation flight and the compliance with standing health protocols upon their arrival in the Philippines. Covid-19 cases in the Philippines continue to surge from the end-of-year holiday period.

Regional entrepreneurship competion open for application

The 2022 Bank of China Trophy One Million Dollar Macao Regional Entrepreneurship Competition is now open for applications. All students currently studying at tertiary institutions in Macau and Macau residents studying at higher education institutions outside Macau are eligible to apply. The cash prize for the Macau regional competition is more than MOP 110,000. The top three winners of the regional competition will advance to the final for a chance to win RMB1 million and obtain further funding. The regional competition is title-sponsored by the Bank of China Macao Branch and hosted by the University of Macau. It aims to encourage college students to start their own businesses by providing a platform to connect the students with entrepreneurs and potential investors.

UM Open Day moved online

Due to the pandemic, this year’s Open Day of the University of Macau will be moved online. Students, parents, and friends from Macau and overseas can participate in the Open Day activities online, between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. this Sunday. Activities on the Open Day will include an online opening ceremony, admissions talks, academic talks, admission consultation, exhibitions, games, and a lucky draw. Students who are interested in studying at UM can learn more about departments or programmes of their choice.

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