Macau

A lot on your plate

In order to obtain a vehicle tax refund, owners of vehicles damaged by Typhoon Hato should proceed with the cancellation of their licence plates before September 18

Owners of light vehicles, motorbikes or tourism buses damaged by Typhoon Hato should cancel their vehicles’ licence plates before September 18 in order to obtain a subsidy on vehicle taxes, the Transp

Financial Reckoning

Yesterday, the CE unveiled the financial impact of Typhoon Hato. Revealing that the MSAR has been hit with a US$1.42 bln bill. Direct losses totalled MOP8.31bln.
MSAR Chief Executive (CE) Fernando Chui Sai On says the preliminary estimate of the direct and indirect losses caused by Typhoon Hato totals MOP11.47 billion (US$1.42 billion). Two weeks after the de

Growing number of taxi infractions filed in August

The Public Security Police Force (PSP) filed a total of 590 cases relating to taxi infractions, up from the 416 cases filed in July. Of the total number of filed cases, 372 or 63.1 per cent were rela

Fast winds, slow uploads

Two weeks since the arrival of Typhoon Hato wreaked havoc on the city, cities within the region are still struggling to recover all their facilities, in particular Internet use.

Parking lot tender announced

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) has opened a public tender for the management and exploitation rights of five parking lots, a dispatch in the Official Gazette declared yesterday. According to the release

UM communications professor awarded top recognition again

This is the second time the professor receives China’s highest award in international communication studies
Professor Wu Mei of the Department of Communication of the University of Macau (UM) received the Outstanding Paper Award at the Fifth National Conference on International Communication Theories, organ

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

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