Society

Stable stats

The unemployment rate for the total MSAR labour force of 388,900 remained stable at 2.0 per cent in the July-September period, with average monthly earnings in the third quarter of this year also rema

The general unemployment rate and the unemployment rate for local residents between July and September both remained stable at 2.0 per cent and 2.7 per cent, respectively, recent data from the Statist

Dangerous streets

Police authorities registered 11,087 traffic accidents in the first nine months of the year, with six fatalities

The Public Security Police Force (PSP) said yesterday it had registered 11,087 traffic accidents in the first nine months of this year at an average of 40 a day.

Improved online privacy awareness

The results of a global evaluation show improvements in the city’s awareness of privacy protection, in particular with regard to online forums, the Office for Personal Data Protection (GPDP) has revea

A one-man decision made at home

The latest CCAC report has exposed the many flaws of the SMG’s internal administration as well as the procedures for forecasting typhoons.

The previous decision of hoisting typhoon signals in the city was highly dependent upon decisions made by the former head of the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG), Fong Soi Kun, without the

Law professionals cite same old issues

Lawyers reiterating the necessity of judicial system reform and the courts explaining the hearing of the former Prosecutor-general corruption case cited as the reason for the rocketing growth of pendi

Yesterday’s opening ceremony of a new judicial year was launched with a lamentation made by the President of the Macau Lawyers Association, Jorge Neto Valente, on the continued stagnant development of

Two-stroke vehicles elimination funding slows down

Subsidies for the third quarter of 2017 funded by the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) totalled MOP8.91 million (US$1.12 million), a drop of 42 per cent compared to the total amount funded in th

Demand buoyant for e-banking and private banking specialists

Survey results reveal that majority of practitioners in banking and insurance sectors obtain no internationally recognised qualifications

The demand for specialists in e-banking and private banking is set to experience extensive growth as the financial sector in the city develops, according to the results of a survey conducted by the Ta

Paying the minimum wage bill

Worker representative suggests a 5 per cent increase in the minimum wage for staff hired for building management tasks, with consumers likely to foot the bill

Tenants are footing the bill of the changes brought about by the implementation of a minimum wage for building management services personnel, according to a committee.

AIPIM presents freedom of the press report to GCS

The report is based upon a survey of Portuguese and English media professionals

A report entitled ‘Portrait of freedom of the press and access to sources of information in the exercise of the journalistic profession in Macau,’ produced by the Macau Portuguese and English Press As

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