Macau

Hato flooding in Barra area reached 1.62 metres

Typhoon Hato registered wind speeds of 165 kilometres per hour at its peak at noon on August 21, with the number 10 typhoon signal hoisted at 11:30am that day, rising from signal 8 at 9:00am the same

DSAT urges speedy removal of damaged vehicles

The city’s Transport Bureau (DSAT) urges car owners to remove their damaged vehicles from the three affected underground car parks - Maritime Terminal car park, the car park of Fai Tat Building, and P

Cooling winds

Typhoons, package tour shutdowns, hotel and casino damage - next to affect the tourism outlook for September say experts: the beginning of the school year.

Despite the city having resumed receiving tours, the number of tours will not see an uptick due to the beginning of the school year, the president of the Macau Hoteliers & Innkeepers Association, Chan

Contract galore

The MSAR Government yesterday approved two contracts to expand the Centre for Driving Lessons and Exams and the Taipa Municipal Market

The Macau SAR Government announced via official dispatch yesterday that it had approved a MOP34 million (US$4.2 million) contract with PAL Asia Consult Ltd to develop the plan for the first and second

Transport woes

Some 200 public buses were damaged by Typhoon Hato, with the Transport Bureau stating the current three public bus companies have reverted to back-up vehicles to ensure at least 707 buses are operatin

Typhoon Hato caused damage to 23 per cent of the around-870 public buses in the MSAR, the Transport Bureau (DSAT) told Business Daily.

Tours resumed

The city resumed receiving tours on Saturday after the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) had called for a halt to package tours after the destruction caused by Typhoon Hato.

Tempting tourists back

Tourists are expected to return tomorrow. Following an uncomfortable hiatus caused by Typhoon Hato. The President of the Macau Travel Industry Council talks to Business Daily about the sector.

The MSAR will be ready and able to receive package tours after September 2, the President of the Macau Travel Industry Council, Andy Wu Keng Kuong, has assured Business Daily.

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