Briefs | Tourism regulator launches platform to promote local discounts

  The Macao Government Tourism Office has recently launched an online platform that aims to consolidate information on discounts and promotions being offered by local businesses. The platform is named “Macao

Briefs | Lawmaker proposes schools join pensions fund

  Lawmaker Ella Lei has proposed for the local government to include schools in the non-mandatory central provident fund. In her most recent interpellation to the government, Lei suggested that all

Briefs | Government repossesses land plot in ZAPE

  The government has finally taken possession of a land plot of around 6,500 square meters located in the center of the ZAPE area, the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau

Briefs | Paramedics help woman deliver baby on the street

  A paramedics team from the Fire Services Bureau helped a woman deliver her baby on the street at 4 a.m. on May 21. The incident occurred on Avenida da Longevidade

Briefs | Chinese doctor advises Trump not to take medicines

  A Chinese doctor has said he does not recommend that people take medicines when they have not been prescribed them. Doctor Alvis Lo from Macau’s Conde de São Januário Hospital

Briefs | Dead dolphin found in Coloane waters

Following the sighting of a dolphin off the coast from the Kun Iam Statue in the city’s NAPE District two days ago, the Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA) was notified

Briefs | Ilha Verde Neighborhood Association proposes penalty for profiteering

  Sellers who take advantage of the e-voucher scheme by inflating the prices of goods should be banned from participating in the second phase of the scheme, Chan Fong, deputy director-general

Briefs | 2020 supermoon to appear tomorrow, visible across China

  The Guangdong Wuyang Astronomical Museum predicts the roundest and biggest moon in 2020 will occur tomorrow night. According to the museum, if the weather is fine and the sky is

Briefs | Mild patients transferred to Coloane

  Three Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms have been transferred to the Public Health Clinical Center on Coloane Hilltop for treatment, Lo Iek Long, medical director of the Conde São Januário

Briefs | Lawmaker urges compensation for overlapping holiday

  Lawmaker Lei Chan U has urged the local government to expedite the final works on the new amendment to the Labor Relations Law. This law includes provisions regarding compensation for

Briefs | Property management worker steals from sinking fund

  The Judiciary Police (PJ) has arrested a property management employee suspected of stealing from her company’s sinking fund. The suspect is a 61-year-old Macau resident. She stole 75,000 patacas from

Briefs | Ninth quarantine hotel to be announced soon

During yesterday’s press conference at the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center, the representative of the Macao Government Tourism Office, Inês Chan, informed that a ninth hotel facility to be

Briefs | Travel warnings issued for Italy, South Korea

The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) has issued a travel warning for both Italy and South Korea amid notable outbreaks of Covid-19 in both countries. However, Japan and Iran, which

Briefs | 160 prosecutions for spitting recorded this year

  Since the beginning of the year, the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) has recorded a total of 160 prosecutions for spitting in public places, the bureau announced yesterday. Since the outbreak

Briefs | LRT suspended yesterday after power problem arises

The Light Rapid Transit (LRT) was suspended yesterday at about 1 p.m., reportedly due to a power outage at a site between Cotai West Station and Lotus Checkpoint

Briefs | Three complaints so far on new plastic bag charge

The Consumer Council has received three complaints regarding the plastic shopping bag charge since the new law came into effect on November 18. A Green Future representative recommended that local

Briefs | Taxi driver license exams to be made electronic

Beginning in 2020, the Transport Bureau (DSAT) will organize the taxi driver’s license exam electronically. In order to optimize the assessment method, which has been used for many years, and

Briefs | Regulation needed for new medical technology, says Lei

The Director of the Health Bureau (SSM) Lei Chin Ion has suggested that Macau must amend or establish laws to regulate the emergence of medical technologies. Earlier this week, during

Briefs | Local employment situation holds stable

The unemployment rate for local residents has remained steady with a slight decrease over the past three months, a survey from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) found. According to

Briefs | Gov’t confident about inscription of ‘sea silk route’ as UNESCO heritage

The Government of Macau is confident about the inscription of the “sea silk route” on the UNESCO cultural heritage list, a Beijing wish that encompasses 25 cities for now. “We

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