THE MACAU METRO MONITOR

MACAU GRANTED JURISDICTION OVER UNIV. OF MACAU NEW CAMPUS ON HENGQIN ISLAND macaunews.com.mo

Macau was granted authorization to rent a plot of land on Hengqin island for the development of the new University of Macau campus.  The bill proposing the arrangement was passed by the eleventh National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee of China.  Presently under the jurisdiction of Zhuhai, the land will be rented to Macau until 2049. 

The central government has approved a pilot joint development project to make Hengqin Island "a new platform to promote industry upgrade in the west bank of the Pearl River under the 'one country, two systems' policy."

LOCALLY INFECTED H1 N1 CASE WITH UNKNOWN SOURCE FOUND macaudailytimesnews.com

The second locally infected H1 N1 case with an unknown source of infection was reported yesterday.  The Influenza Emergency Coordination Center also announced one additional imported case of Influenza A (H1 N1), bringing the total number of local and imported H1N1 cases to 18 in Macau as of yesterday.

Health Bureau director Lei Chin lon said that tourists from different countries coming in and Macau were contributing to the problem.  "Macau is at risk of a H1 N1 influenza outbreak", he said.


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