Shipyards on stand by

The Cultural Affairs Bureau is assessing the damage to the shipyards in Coloane, pledging it will carry out structural tests and reinforcement works again once the winds calm down and the area is safe

The complete destruction of one of the shipyards in Lai Chi Vun in Coloane village was officially confirmed to Business Daily by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) last Friday.

Unready, unsafe

Foreign visitors caught up on the typhoon which hit the city on August 23 spoke to Business Daily about their experiences and perception of the handling of the disaster by the local government

In the aftermath of Typhoon Hato, destruction was evident throughout the city, with opinions about the government’s response to the disaster less than flattering from the perspective of foreign visito

Shipyards are history

Coloane Village was struck hard by Typhoon Hato on Wednesday, with one of the shipyards completely destroyed.

One shipyard in Coloane “collapsed”, while two others are “in danger of falling anytime” [pictured] the President of the Lai Chi Wun Villagers Association, David Pinto Marques, told Business Daily yes

Property transactions point to a healthy realty sector

Official figures released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) yesterday showed that transactions of building units and parking spaces increased remarkably in the last quarter

The DSEC reported that a total of 4,589 building units and parking spaces were purchased and sold in the second quarter of 2017 as per Stamp Duty records.

Homeless, for now

The Ox Warehouse has found a partner in the private sector to provide it a physical location in order to hold its artistic activities in the coming year, but will spend several months without a proper

The Ox Warehouse, a local art space and association, has struck a deal with a partner from the private sector to secure a place to hold its artistic activities starting April 2018, according to inform

House discounts

Government to maintain rent exemption for public housing unit tenants in lower income brackets in 2017

The MSAR Government will maintain rent exemptions for lower income tenants, according to a Housing Bureau release on January 1.


921 eligible economic housing applicants have been approved to select economic housing units to purchase

The city’s Housing Bureau has approved 921 family economic housing applications as eligible to proceed on to the next step of acquiring the housing, according to a press release published by the Housi

Henqing to open land tender

The Land and Resources Bureau of Zhuhai has announced the opening of a bid for a land plot located in the Henqing New Area, occupying some 34,542 square metres with around 200,700 square metres availa

Housing market stabilising

Housing transactions fell m-o-m in November, with a 62 pct drop in sales in Coloane on the tail of new luxury residential sales the previous month.

Average housing prices in the city amounted to MOP90,428 (US$11,304) per square metre for the month of November, up slightly by 1.1 per cent from one month ago, according to official data released by

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