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Feb. 27, 2015  -- Staff members are seen during the 27th International Tourism Exposition in Lisbon, capital of Portugal. The 27th International Tourism Exposition in Portugal kicked off here on Wednesday and lasts till March 1. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)

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1 March 2015 04:45 (GMT +8)
Alexis Tam says Macau wants to ‘control’, not limit visitors
The government wants to “control” the number of visitor arrivals but has no intention of reducing or even limiting their number, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said on Thursday. Tam made the remark after a meeting of the Tourism Development Committee (CDT), which he...
Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong Vai Tac has reacted coolly to his Hong Kong counterpart’s proposal to set up a tripartite platform involving Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland. Responding to Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah’s suggestion on Wednesday that Hong Kong,...
Macau reacts coolly to HK tripartite platform idea
Lionel Leong says Macau's economy is likely to decline in the first quarter of 2015 if gaming revenues continue to drop. The Secretary for Economy and Finance also says the government is taking note of the steep decrease in casino revenues reported during the Chinese New Year week. Gaming rev...
Macau's economy likely to shrink in first quarter of 2015
Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said on Wednesday that the number of visitor arrivals during the Chinese New Year (CNY) from last Thursday to Tuesday increased by about three percent compared to the Chinese New Year period last year. Senna Fernandes...
Macau Tourism chief says 3 pct rise in CNY visitors
There have been fewer reported cases of influenza so far this year than a year earlier, the Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement on Wednesday. According to the statement, the bureau recorded 239 cases of flu last month, down 57.7 percent from the same month of last year when 566 cases were rep...
Macau encounters fewer flu cases than last year
The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) is consulting experts on the feasibility of a central poultry slaughtering system, IACM administrative committee member Ung Sau Hong told reporters on Wednesday. Ung made the remarks after attending the bureau’s customary Chinese New Year ceremony in ...
Macau asks experts about central poultry slaughter