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Secretary Alexis Tam led delegation on familiarization visit to Bay Area     MGTO culminates mission with destination promotion in Shenzhen

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government, Alexis Tam, led a delegation comprising officials of Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and Sports Bureau as well as members of Tourism Development Committee and Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee to visit several cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area for familiarization with their tourism attractions and facilities. The mission was organized by MGTO with the aim to foster multi-destination tourism and push forward the work of the Tourism Federation of Cities in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Bay Area. Riding on the mission, MGTO kicked off a two-day Macao travel roadshow in Shenzhen, the last city to visit, today (18 August) to showcase the tourism resources and new brand of Macao as a Creative City of Gastronomy.


Seizing new opportunities UM students complete summer internships in Greater Bay Area

With the implementation of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area initiative, young people from Macao now have an exciting new option when deciding where to pursue their careers after graduation. Several University of Macau (UM) students served internships in the Greater Bay Area in the just-ended summer holiday. What have they learned from their internship experiences? Will they consider finding a job in the area after graduation?


Financial institutions in Macao participated for the first time in distribution of RMB 5 billion of “Land Reserve Special Bond for Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Greater Bay Area”

The Government of Guangdong Province issued the “Land Reserve Special Bond for the Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Greater Bay Area” yesterday (August 16). Three Macao financial institutions have participated in distribution of RMB 5 billion of the special bond. It is the first time that Macao financial institutions participate in the distribution of Mainland municipal bonds, and Macao is in fact the first region outside the Mainland that has financial institutions participating in the distribution of municipal bonds through settlement agencies. These financial institutions will distribute the special bond in the form of wealth management products to Macao residents who may then have a chance to participate in the investment projects in the Greater Bay Area.


UM scholar’s co-authored paper receives Best Paper Award

Jacey Choe Jayoung, an assistant professor of international integrated resort management from the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau (UM), recently received the Best Paper Award at the Eighth International Conference on Tourism (ICOT), for her paper titled ‘Understanding Food Tourists’ Hierarchical Consumption Value Maps’. The paper is co-authored by Jacey Choe and Oh Munhyang from the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.


“3rd Macao Printmaking Triennial” – call for submissions of works

Applications for the “3rd Macao Printmaking Triennial”, organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, can be submitted from today (16 August) until 30 September. All interested artists from all over the world are welcome to participate in this Triennial


Tickets for the dance drama “Haojiang Moonlight Night – Dragon Boat Racing” on sale from Sunday

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, the Cultural Affairs Bureau presents the dance drama “Haojiang Moonlight Night – Dragon Boat Racing” on 20 and 21 September, at 8pm, at The Venetian Theatre. The dance drama is jointly organized by the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China and the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao SAR Government, counting on the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China and the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of Macao SAR, as well as with the cooperation of the Culture Department of Guangdong Province, China. Tickets will be on sale from Sunday (19 August) at the Macau Ticketing Network.


Cartography and Cadastre Bureau launched the English version of “The Walking Routes Map” and the thematic website

To stay in line with the policy objectives of the Macao SAR Government to create an appropriate environment, Cartography and Cadastre Bureau has collaborated with the Transport Bureau, the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau, the Transportation Infrastructure Office, Macao Government Tourism Office, the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau and the Cultural Affairs Bureau to launch “The Walking Routes Map” and the thematic website at the end of last year, in Chinese and Portuguese version. In order to upgrade the international image of Macao as a world tourism and leisure city, further improve and optimize “The Walking Routes Map” and the thematic website, our Bureau launched an English version for residents and visitors to learn about the walking systems and walking routes map.


Hac Sa Beach passes water quality tests

The Marine and Water Bureau was notified by the Laboratory of the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau that the latest test result of water samples taken from the sea at Hac Sa Beach proved negative for Vibrio cholerae, and other parameters of water quality were within the required standards. The Bureau will lower the red flag and remove the notices at the Beach. Related departments will continue to monitor the situation and provide the public with the latest information in a timely manner.


Consumer Council released its latest ‘Supermarket price survey’ Surveyed spots included supermarkets in São Lázaro and São Lourenço Parishes

Consumer Council conducted its latest ‘Supermarket price survey’ on 16 August for the implementation of Section 2b), Article 10, Law 4/95/M of 12 June. Surveyed locations included supermarkets in São Lázaro and São Lourenço Parishes.


Macao preparing for mainland’s new regulation on residential permits

The Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) is preparing local measures to support implementation of the Central Government’s new regulation relating to residential permits on the mainland, an initiative that will benefit Macao residents.


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