MacaoSociety

Residents start paying second quarantine

The Government of Macau now only guarantees a quarantine at no cost to residents of the designated hotels. As of September 1, anyone who makes a second medical observation has to pay 5,600 patacas, Betty Fok, of the Tourism Bureau, announced this afternoon. “As the…
EconomyMacao

Turnover fell to less than half

The turnover of retail trade in Macau fell 52.8 percent in annual terms in the first half, according to data now revealed by the Directorate of Statistics and Census Services (DSEC), which justify the break with the pandemic of coronavirus. Between January and June, the…
MacaoSociety

Macao students return to classes from September 1st

Macao students will return to classes in September, with most schools reopening on the first day of the month, while the Portuguese School of Macau kicks off a week later, officials said today. “Most schools will start in early September of the 2020/2021 school year…
MacaoPolitics

Macau government says payment of debts to UNESCO is ongoing

The payment of the debt of around 25,000 Macau patacas to UNESCO is being processed. Two-year contributions to the United Nations are overdue, but the MSAR paid an equal amount for the World Heritage Cities Organization’s annual fee. It is uncertain when it will be…
MacaoSociety

Subsidy for unpaid leave workers announced

The reduction in the number of tourists and the impact on the economy led the Executive to launch a program to subsidize training for those looking for their first job or who are on unpaid leave Starting next month, the Government will launch a program to subsidize…
MacaoPortugal

Macao students postpone return to Portugal due to pandemic

178 Macao students are studying at Portuguese universities that will postpone their return to Portugal due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The information was advanced by the Directorate of Higher Education Services (DSES) to TDM-Rádio Macau. The number results from the online…