Experienced diplomat with a scientific background who has worked in Africa and the United States comes to Macao from a high-profile post in Beijing.
New law provides safeguards for both employers and employees, standardises fees, and cracks down on fly-by-night employment agencies.
The Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission has budgeted MOP 50.8 million for the legislature’s direct and indirect elections this year, an 8.5 per cent decrease from the 2017 elections.
Chinese medicine counterfeiters may be sentenced to up to five years in prison, as the government seeks to clean up the trade.
Analysts reckon Macao may benefit from the crackdown.
The Legislative Assembly proposes a six-fold increase.
Government calls a halt to pretend marriages, adoptions and jobs
Ho said that his government was looking forward to strengthen cooperation with the Portuguese- and English-language media.
The bureau will move from the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture to the Secretariat for Economy and Finance.
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said that there is a possibility that in the near future Macao would continue to be affected by the pandemic and by external political and economic fluctuations.
Lou Pak Sang has been appointed the director of the new Education and Youth Development Bureau (DSEDJ) from February 2021 onward.
President Xi Jinping heard a work report via video link from Macao Chief Executive on the special administrative region government’s work in 2020 and its current situation.
Secretary for Security said the aim is to “[eliminate] the risk to Macao’s public security”.
Macao must resolutely defend national sovereignty, security and development interests, said Fu Ziying, director of the Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macao.
The Macao government has accused the United States of “brutal interference in the internal affairs” of the territory.
The biometric data collection proposed in the bill would include fingerprints, palm prints, iris, retina, and facial recognition.
Macao and Guangdong have vowed to stay vigilant against the novel coronavirus threat and further strengthen their joint COVID-19 control and prevention measures, according to a statement by the Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS).
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng will pay a four-day working visit to eight cities in Guangdong province that are part of the GBA.
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng predicted in his New Year’s Message today that Macao “will certainly win the great battle” against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Taiwan decided to ban from January 1st all foreign arrivals, including the transfer or transit of airline passengers, the government announced Wednesday.
CCAC defends government annulment of 74 land concessions, but slams its failure to supervise leaseholders
The government’s decision to annul the provisional land concessions of 74 plots did not involve any acts of administrative illegality or maladministration.
Tong Hio Fong, who heads the Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission, said that over 320,000 permanent residents will be eligible to vote in the 2021 direct election.
The Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau reminded permanent residents who still aren’t included in the city’s electoral roll that they must register on Thursday at the latest
The Macao government has signed a co-operation framework agreement with China Media Group (CMG) in the areas of news, sports, entertainment, documentaries and cultural programmes.
The agreement will cover cooperation in news, sports activities, soap operas, documentaries, ad documentaries.