Politics

PJ to set up 4 national security units next Monday

The Judiciary Police (PJ) will set up four divisions handling national security matters next Monday.

7 Oct, 2020

Golden Week visitors fall 87% in first 4 days 

Macao's number of visitor arrivals in the first four days of the 8-day National Day/Mid-Autumn Festival holiday fell by 87.4% year-on-year to 77,092.

5 Oct, 2020

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng underlines Macao’s platform role in nation’s dual-cycle strategy 

Macao will give better play to its platform role in serving the nation’s “dual-cycle” development pattern that is based on a domestic and an international economic cycle, but with the domestic cycle being the mainstay, Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said.

1 Oct, 2020

Ao Ieong orders DSEJ to submit report on granting of subsidies within 3 months

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Elsie Ao Ieong U has ordered the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) to review its granting of subsidies to local schools for various projects over the past five years, and submit a report to her within three months.

1 Oct, 2020

No timetable yet for mutual recognition of Macao Health Code by more mainland areas

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said on Wednesday that for the time being the conditions were still not ripe for the mutual recognition of the Macao Health Code and the health codes of more provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities in the mainland, as their respective governments were “not keen” on the matter, aside from technical issues.

1 Oct, 2020

National security defence commission holds this year’s 2nd session

The Commission on the Defence of National Security of the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) said in a statement that it held its second plenary session of this year.

25 Sep, 2020

Macao wants to strengthen cooperation with Fujian and Jiangxi

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng during a meeting with Fujian Governor Wang Ning suggested three approaches for future cooperation between Macao and Fujian

19 Sep, 2020

Ho promotes Guizhou and Guangxi cooperation ties with Macao during Hainan visit

The Chief Executive met with officials from the provinces of Guizhou, Fujian and Jiangxi and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region during a working visit to Hainan to discuss how to foster closer ties on business, cultural affairs and also to exchange views on topics of mutual concern. 

19 Sep, 2020

Ho Iat Seng meets top Hainan officials

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng is greeted by Liu Cigui, secretary of the Hainan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), in Sanya, Hainan province, on Thursday.

18 Sep, 2020

Study on Macao-Taipa tunnel ongoing, despite possible Zone D cancellation

Lands, Public Works and Transport Bureau Director Chan Pou Ha said on Wednesday that the government will continue with its ongoing study of the possible construction of the fifth Macao-Taipa link, despite possible cancellation of its Zone D land reclamation project.

17 Sep, 2020

Vice-Premier Han Zheng meets high-level delegation of Macao Public Security Forces

Vice-Premier Han Zheng on Wednesday met with a high-level delegation of the Macao Special Administrative Region’s (MSAR) Public Security Forces led by Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak.

17 Sep, 2020

Ho urges residents to think ‘rationally’ about suitability of Zone D project

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng urged residents on Tuesday to think “rationally” about whether it would be suitable for the Zone D land reclamation project to go ahead by “looking at” the ongoing Zone C land reclamation project.

16 Sep, 2020

Revamped library, youth centre projects will save govt MOP 1.1 billion

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Elsie Ao Ieong U said on Tuesday that the government’s revamped central library, youth centre and conservatory projects will save the Treasury around MOP 1.1 billion.

16 Sep, 2020

Boao Forum hints at Lionel Leong’s future involvement

Former Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong had a meeting last week with the secretary-general of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), Li Baodong, according to a statement released by the organisation, hinting that Leong will take up a leadership role at BFA imminently.

15 Sep, 2020

Ho to attend Pan-Pearl River Delta summit in Hainan

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng, will lead a delegation to Sanya, the southernmost city of Hainan province from tomorrow to Friday to attend the 2020 Pan-Pearl River Delta (PPRD) Regional Cooperation Executive Chiefs Joint Meeting, the Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS) said in a statement on Monday.

15 Sep, 2020

Government to cancel reclamation between Nobre de Carvalho & Amizade bridges

Macao asked Beijing to be allowed to drop one of the five reclamations  approved in 2009 between Nobre de Carvalho and Amizade bridges, according to Rádio Macau.

9 Sep, 2020

Secretary-General of Forum Macao to return to Beijing

Xu Yingzhen, secretary-general of the Forum Macao, will leave her position and return to Beijing

8 Sep, 2020

CE Ho Iat Seng meets with Macao’s engineers association

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng talks with Wu Chou Kit chairman of the general meeting of the Macau Institute of Engineers (AEM) and other representatives of the professional body at Government Headquarters on Thursday.

3 Sep, 2020

Hong Kong-Macao tax arrangement in force

Hong Kong announced that the Comprehensive Avoidance of Double Taxation Arrangement (CDTA) with Macao has entered into force

21 Aug, 2020

Joint Hengqin checkpoint cuts clearance time to about 30 secs

The new Macao-mainland joint Hengqin checkpoint that opened Tuesday cuts clearance time to about 30 seconds.

18 Aug, 2020