Macau

Hato long arm

This Saturday it will be a month after the most terrible typhoon of the century left its trail of destruction in the city. Now we start to see economical impact in many sectors.

Typhoon Hato that swept the city during the last week of August undermined the city’s hotel market, with the occupancy rate dropping 3.9 percentage points year-on-year, data released by the Macao Gove

Residents not satisfied over gov’t

Survey revealed that residents and civil servants are mostly not satisfied over government’s responding level, prevention of corruption and level of transparency

Local residents and civil servants are not pleased with the government’s ‘responding level’, ‘prevention of corruption’ and ‘level of transparency’, according to a survey conducted by the Macau Civil

New round of land plots seeking public opinion

A new round of 10 land plots are seeking public consultation over land usage, as announced by the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) on its official Urban Planning Information website.

DSPA head wears two hats

Director of Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA), Tam Vai Man, takes also the position as the temporary head of Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) for a year period.

Cleaning up vehicles

The Transport Bureau received more than 6,000 requests for cancelling licence plates with 90 per cent being vehicles damaged by Typhoon Hato

As of September 18 the Transport Bureau (DSAT) has received 6,456 requests for cancelling vehicle licence plates, with 90 per cent of the requests being for vehicles damaged by the passage of Typhoon

Safe John Hancock

Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau launches signature authentication service for online documents and transactions

The Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau (CTT) launched an online signature system called eSignCloud that allows users to use real-name authentication to sign electronic documents or transactions,

Regional cooperation to ensure water supply

Meetings were held to discuss water supply in the approaching dry season as well as the management of the MSAR’s territorial waters

The Pearl River Hydraulic Committee (PRHC) has pledged that works on water storage will continue on the upstream segments of the Pearl River, in preparation for the coming dry season.

Border Gate Bus Terminal revamp project slated for completion in Q4 2019

GDI head says the budget for the big revamp will only be confirmed when the tender is decided

In the wake of the extensive damage resulting from Typhoon Hato, the revamp and upgrade project of the Border Gate’s underground bus terminal is expected to only be fully reopened for public use by th

Sharing services not welcomed

Housing sharing services such as Airbnb have caused problems to the local population and should remain illegal for now due to their association with “clandestine” and “criminal activities” the head of

When questioned on the government’s stance over hospitality and rental services such as Airbnb, Ms.

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