Major Events
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Major Events


The Taipa Grande weather-observation station of the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau records a maximum temperature of 36.6ºC, making this the hottest August day since the previous record set in 1957. Jao Tsung-I Academy opens. Renowned sinologist Professor Jao Tsung-I attends the ceremony.


Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo Arrais do Rosario says the land swap case related to Iec Long Firecracker Factory should be transferred to the CCAC for investigation.


Chief Executive Chui Sai On attends the Legislative Assembly plenary meeting to answer questions from legislators.


The Macao SAR Gazette promulgates Law No. 11/2015 on Revision of Law No. 10/2011, Home-Ownership Scheme Housing Law, which comes into effect on 18 August. This law stipulates the housing application procedures: preliminary screening, ballot drawing and detailed assessment.


The opening ceremony of the International Forum on Traditional Medicine is held in Macao. The World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine is also established in Macao. After an explosion in Bangkok, the Travel Industry Council of Macao and airline companies decide to cancel all Thailand tours that depart on or before 23 August.


The Judicial Police solve a case of credit card fraud that entailed using Union Pay pointof-sale terminals to make counterfeit cards, and arrests 17 suspects. The case involves transactions totalling 350 million patacas, while China Union Pay has lost 710,000 patacas.