Left Menu
Development News Edition

Macau announces new restrictions on HK, China visitors

Reuters | Hong Kong | Updated: 24-03-2020 08:11 IST | Created: 24-03-2020 08:11 IST
Macau announces new restrictions on HK, China visitors

sMacau's leader Ho Iat Seng said on Tuesday that visitors from the Chinese mainland, neighbouring Hong Kong and Taiwan who have travelled overseas in the past 14 days will be banned from entering the world's biggest gambling hub.

Visitors from greater China account for more than 90% of overall tourists to Macau. Those who have not travelled abroad in the past two weeks will still be subject to 14 days of quarantine, Ho said.

Macau has 25 confirmed coronavirus cases. The former Portuguese colony last week banned all foreign visitors and foreign non-resident workers from entering the territory but had exempted those from the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan.



‘Discounted Deaths’ and COVID 19: Anthropology of Death and Emotions

Death is a social event rather than the mere cessation of biological functions. As seen by anthropologists, death is not just physical but intensely social, cultural, and political....

Indigenous knowledge of communities a must for maximizing impact of community work

Generally, it has been observed that the majority of the academicians in higher education institutions neglect the wisdom of community people and throw their weight around thinking that they know everything and the community knows nothing. ...

In rebuking FBR, Pakistan’s courts take a stand for public health

The system, if implemented effectively, will allow Pakistans revenue service to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products and potentially add hundreds of millions of dollars to the states budget each year. ...

Dissecting how COVID-19 is catalyzing the trajectory of New World Order

The ensuing pandemic of COVID-19 has hit the globalization in two ways firstly, shrinking the importance of globalization as an economic force by curtailing mobility through worldwide lockdowns, and secondly, rejuvenating the idea of indig...


Latest News

Travel disruptions challenge global transplant deliveries

Over the past two months, as air travel ground to a halt, Mishel Zrian has crisscrossed the Atlantic and the United States dozens of times, sleeping in empty airports and unable to return home to see his family in Israel, all in a race agai...

Australian jailed for 2007 stabbing free to leave Bulgaria

An Australian man released after serving 11 years in a Bulgarian prison over a fatal stabbing is free to return home after the countrys highest court refused to send him back to prison. But Jock Palfreeman said on Friday he would be arreste...

Dharmendra Pradhan launches 56 CNG stations through online ceremony

Expanding the reach of environment-friendly Compressed Natural Gas, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, through an online ceremony, today dedicated to the nation 48 CNG stations and inaugurated 8 other CNG ...

Pakistan plans to raise $1.5bln in Eurobonds, officials say

Pakistan plans to raise 1.5 billion through Eurobonds to bridge a balance of payments gap for the financial year beginning July 1, two government officials said on Friday.With the countrys fiscal deficit likely to rise as high as 9.4 and a ...

Give Feedback