Islands hospital to get dedicated power supply

Companhia de Electricidade de Macau (CEM) has been granted a concession for a 1,711 square metre land plot in Cotai for the construction of an electrical substation, according to an Official Gazette dispatch released yesterday. The dispatch, signed by Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo Arrais do Rosário, announces that the plot near Estrada Flor de Lótus in Cotai is valued at MOP9.9 million (US$1.2 million), with the concession contract having been granted directly to CEM without a public tender.