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Macau GDP down 67.8 percent in Q2

Macau’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) dropped by 67.8 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, according to the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC). According...

Hong Kong reinstitutes strict Covid-19 social distancing rules

A recent spike in new cases has provoked Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to reinstitute strict Covid-19 social distancing rules, reducing the size...

WHO chief warns no return to pre-Covid normal “for the foreseeable future”

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned on Monday that those governments and others who are growing optimistic that the global Covid-19 pandemic is now...

Hong Kong extends Covid-19 quarantine measures to August 7

The government of Hong Kong has decided to extend the compulsory two-week quarantine for travelers from Macau, China, and Taiwan for an additional month...

Macau government subsidizes domestic tourism

From Wednesday the Macau government is launching a temporary program to subsidize domestic tourism within the territory. The project is called “Macao Ready Go! Local...

Macau government to launch special Hong Kong airport ferry service

The government of Macau has announced that it will launch a special ferry service between Taipa Ferry Terminal and Hong Kong International Airport beginning...

Macau hotels had average occupancy rate of 12.9 percent in April

The Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) has confirmed the dire state of the hotel industry in Macau, noting that the Covid-19 impacts reduced the...

31st AGE delayed until August 2021

The organizers of the 31st Australasian Gaming Expo have announced that the event will be delayed until August 2021 out of concerns and policies...

Macau rising up the ranks of international convention cities

Macau is currently the 48th ranked international convention city, up 23 places since the last survey, according to International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) “International Meetings Market 2019 Report.”

Macau sees stark 99.7 percent drop in visitor arrivals in April

The Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Thursday that April witnessed a stark 99.7 percent drop in visitor arrivals to Macau as a...

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