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Feb. 5, 2016  — Festive lanterns in Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province. A lantern fair was held in Nanchang to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year which falls on Feb. 8 this year. (Xinhua/Peng Shaozhi)

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9 February 2016 06:49 (GMT +8)
Chicken vendors test negative for avian flu in Macau
The three vendors who sold live poultry at the Temporary Patane Municipal Market’s Fat Kei stall tested negative for the H7-type avian influenza on Thursday, the Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement, pledging to closely monitor their health status. The trio were taken to isolation rooms on Thu...
The wall of a building, which was being renovated, collapsed and damaged the listed Lou Kau Mansion next to it on Thursday. The government-run mansion, which is used as a temporary exhibition hall, is one of 20 sites which form the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Historic Centre of Macau. The t...
Collapsing wall damages World Heritage site in Macau
The government has decided to stop the sale of live poultry in the city for three days starting from Wednesday after discovering the H7-type avian influenza in an environmental sample at the Temporary Patane Market yesterday, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) Management Committee President A...
Macau Government stops live poultry sales for 3 days over bird flu scare
The Public Security Police (PSP) arrested 15 people, aged between 22 and 35, in a Tuesday night raid on an underground casino in a residential flat in Areia Preta, PSP spokesperson Lei Tak Fai said yesterday, adding that the police seized over three million patacas worth of gaming chips and 16 compu...
Police bust illegal casino, nab 15 in Areia Preta, Macau
Trade between Macau and the city of Zhongshan in 2015 increased 13.9 percent over the previous year and reached US$230 million, the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) said Monday. The announcement was made after a meeting in Macau between a delegation from Zhongshan headed by t...
Trade between Macau and Zhongshan increases by 13.9 percent in 2015
The Health Bureau (SSM) is planning to set up an academy of medicine, Secretary for Culture and Social Affairs Alexis Tam Chon Weng said during a Q&A in the Legislative Assembly (AL) on Tuesday. Asked by legislator-cum-doctor Chan Iek Lap about the training of local medical professionals, the pol...
Macau Government to set up medical academy