Briefs | 56-year-old woman falls for romance scam

  A 56-year-old local woman lost nearly HKD200,000 to a love scam. At this stage, no one has been arrested, but investigation is ongoing, the Judiciary Police assured. In December 2018,

Briefs | Relatives urge Beijing to return 12 detainees to Hong Kong

  Relatives of 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea by Chinese authorities called Saturday for their family members to be returned to the territory, saying their legal rights were being

Briefs | 70-year-old indecently exposes self to child

  A 70-year-old Macau man is facing charges for indecently exposing himself to a little girl. The Public Security Force (PSP) apprehended the elderly man after he exposed himself to the

Briefs | Gambling regulator denies approving Macau Mark Six

  The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) has clarified that it has not approved the operations of the so-called lottery, the Macau Mark Six, by any person or entity. The

Briefs | Gov’t charging stations more expensive than private ones

  The Macau SAR’s planned charging stations for electric motorbikes will be more expensive than private ones. The Office for the Development of the Energy Sector (GDSE) issued a statement explaining

Briefs | Vegas Strip revenue tumbles 39%, even with cheap hotel rooms

  Casino revenue on the Las Vegas Strip fell 39% to $330.1 million in July from a year ago, the first full month properties were open after the coronavirus shutdown, showing

Briefs | Gov’t plans to attract Lusophone countries to issue debts

  The Macau SAR has announced plans to build a Sino-Portuguese financial service platform during the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese speaking countries, which is part

Briefs | 14,000 electrical appliances collected for recycling

  Launched in January by the Environmental Protection Bureau, the Electronic and Electrical Appliance Recycling Program has collected more than 45,000 pieces in its first seven months. The turnout has met

Briefs | Cinematheque Passion to reopen to the public on September 1

Having been closed for maintenance and renovations since July, the Cinematheque Passion is now almost ready to reopen to the public. After the arthouse’s contract with the former operator ceased

Briefs | Int’l Music Festival adapts to Covid-19 by inviting local performers

  Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the Macao International Music Festival, originally scheduled for October this year, will have a different format. Themed ‘For a Special Year’, this

Briefs | Too many teachers for non-tertiary education

  The supply of teachers for non-tertiary education exceeds demand, according to a statement released by the Talents Development Committee (SCDT). By the end of March, the committee collected statistics from

Briefs | 800 new surveillance cameras enter into operation today

  A batch of 800 surveillance cameras will enter into operation starting today, according to a decree signed by the Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak. Over 500 of the surveillance

Briefs | Latest weather guidelines released for school activities

  The Macau SAR government has publicized the details of the guidelines for school arrangements under extreme weather conditions. When a typhoon signal is hoisted and is changed from Signal No.

Briefs | Indonesian woman robbed, loses gold necklace

  At around 8 p.m. on July 12, an Indonesian woman, who works as a domestic helper in Macau, was attacked by a man and found that her gold necklace was

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

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