“Voices of Macau” series: How will you spend your MOP9,000?


Ten years on and Macau government continues to give MOP9,000 (US$1,125) to each permanent resident per year. Just because. Critics say it’s a way to buy the population’s “silence”. But citizens got used to it and support the easy cash. Voices of Macau wanted to know exactly how the SAR citizens spend their annual “bonuses”.