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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
ICAC - the anti-corruption watchdog of Hong Kong - have made 21 arrests. Calling into question the stability of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. Potentially falsified tests on concrete compression and a botched internal investigation by the contractor have emerged. Possibly leading to a complete re-evaluation of the project, originally slated for completion this year.
With the Dragon Boat Festival falling next Tuesday, the city is preparing to hold another edition of the International Dragon Boat Races, set to kick off Saturday. Business Daily delves into the history and current development of this cultural phenomenon
Beverage and tobacco prices rose over 12 per cent during the year ended March 2017
An increase of complaints by local lawyers against PSP and PJ officers for abuse of power has led the Macau Lawyers Association to prepare a joint complaint to the government
With the high demand for social housing units in the city, the Housing Bureau stated that the government is considering including regular social housing applications in the new system, but added that the new arrangement can only be made...
Five years after the Wynn-Okada spat, one of the 17 named in a report into alleged ‘improper relationships’ between Okada and Pagcor officials, is taking Wynn Macau to court. In Macau. In question is personal data protection, which had previously resulted in a MOP20,000 fine for Wynn, as it allegedly transferred the data outside the territory.
The CA slammed IACM for poor supervision of numerous road construction projects, as well as the ineffective performance of the Road Construction Co-ordination Group
The changes to the parking fees announced last November will come into effect June 17, maintaining the same justification previously given that the measures will ‘increase rotation of parking spaces during peak hours’. The new changes affect heavy vehicles,...
On average, however, male employees made 23.7 per cent more money than their female counterparts
The Productivity and Technology Transfer Centre (CPTTM) has advised the public to make full backups of their cyber information in an attempt to prevent the recurrence of the recent worldwide cyber-attack by the blackmail virus “WannaCry”, local broadcaster TDM...
Having performed theatre plays in the local Patuá for 24 years, drama group Doci Papiaçam di Macau will host its new creation on May 19 and 20 as part of the 28th Macao Arts Festival. Business Daily sought to know more about the language, the group’s history and what drives its members to keep Patuá alive
The government is willing to provide financial support of MOP14 million to live poultry sales businesses for compensation to laid-off workers
Official information organ GCS has announced that Leong Vai Tac, Secretary for Economy and Finance, yesterday said that “introducing ‘know your customer’ (KYC) technology in Macau’s automated teller machines (ATMs) was to prevent people from misusing such cash withdrawal...
With the widespread use of social media, demands and complaints made to the Office for Personal Data Protection (GPDP) surged in 2016
The Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong and Macau notes that ‘if any problems’ are found in the way that outside vendors handle the delivery of passports it ‘will take steps to fix them’. The statement...
Nationals from the South American country of Ecuador will be exempt from obtaining a travel visa or permit when travelling to Macau, according to a dispatch in the Official Gazette yesterday. The release, signed by the Chief Executive (CE) stated...
More residents will travel during the upcoming Easter break, according to local agencies, which see most of their tours fully booked. Japan is one of the hottest destinations, they say. However, inbound tourism is quite another story, as Mainland Chinese do not enjoy the same holidays.
The city’s Secretary for Economy and Finance said the government hopes to conduct public consultations to revise the city’s current labour law this year
As social media apps and websites continue to multiply, one that dropped off the radar has returned, with Chinese micro-blogging site Sina Weibo seeing a 33 per cent yearly increase in its monthly active users in 2016, according to...
The government has authorised the creation of a pension fund management company named Sociedade Gestora de Fundos de Pensões Macau, S.A., according to a release in the Official Gazette. According to the most recent data provided by the Monetary Authority...
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