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Macao Foundation disbursed MOP292.5 mln in Q3

A total of MOP292.5 million (US$ 36.6 million) was disbursed to 374 associations throughout the third quarter of this year by the Macao Foundation, according to a dispatch published in the Official Ga

Carcinogenic hairy crabs

Chemicals that can accumulate and cause cancer have been found in a number of hairy crabs farmed in the Mainland and exported to Macau, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, claims the South China Morning

Public housing policy cited as top priority

A poll shows local residents hope most that the government address measures for speeding up the construction of public housing projects in the Policy Address for 2017

Local residents sincerely hope the MSAR Government highlights public housing and public transport issues in its 2017 Policy Address, says an opinion poll conducted by the Association of Macao New Visi

11 illegal workers in September

The number of illegal workers identified in September dropped 80 per cent month-on-month and 85 per cent year-on-year, according to the latest data released by the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL), compil

Path added to protection zone

The Environmental Protection Bureau has announced the construction of a path at the Cotai Ecological Protection Zone for closer viewing of the mangrove wetlands.

Local arbitration lacks users

Opinions suggest the inadequacies of the legislative system as well as the low awareness of the general public have led to the minimum usage of arbitration to resolve conflicts in the MSAR

Most people in the city do not seek arbitration to resolve conflicts, the Secretary General of the World Trade Centre Macao – Arbitration Centre (WTCM), Ivan Fong Kin Fao, said during TDM radio progra

Fewer non-resident construction workers

Non-resident workers from the construction sector saw a significant year-on-year decrease in September

A total of 180,277 non-resident workers were working in the Special Administrative Region as at the end of September, a slight decrease of one per cent, or 1,901, compared to the end of August, accord

Civil Servant’s Association calls for more social benefits

The public servant group hopes the government can increase the cash handout amount and raise the salary of public servants next year.

Increases in social benefits and civil servant’s benefits, as well as improvements in local workers’ rights were proposed to the Chief Executive (CE) yesterday, said the President and Director of the

Bungee jump crown could be snatched by China

The MSAR could lose its title of world’s highest bungee jump by late next year, as extreme experience operator AJ Hackett works on setting up the next world’s highest bungee jump in China’s Hunan Prov

Academics and a local recruitment company say the 183 new vacant positions will not have much impact upon the local private labour force

Academics and a local recruitment company say the 183 new vacant positions will not have much impact upon the local private labour force

The MSAR Government offered 183 positions for senior technician level in various government departments, according to a dispatch published in the Official Gazette by the Public Administration and Civi

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