Ho meets with health & finance chiefs in Beijing to boost cooperation

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng on Monday met with the central government’s health and finance ministers to further strengthen cooperation between the mainland and Macao in the two areas.

18 Aug, 2020

Ho discusses Macao’s economic diversification drive in Beijing

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng met with the leading officials from the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council and the National Development and Reform Commission to discuss Macao’s economic diversification strategy.

17 Aug, 2020

Ho meets senior officials in Beijing to strengthen cooperation 

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has met a number of senior central government officials in Beijing to further strengthen cooperation between the mainland and Macao.

16 Aug, 2020

National and SAR officials in Beijing applaud Macao’s anti-epidemic achievements

China's Minister of Commerce and the Macao Chief Executive have both commended Macao’s efforts and achievements in the fight against COVID-19.

14 Aug, 2020

Resumption of IVS visas for all Mainland Chinese residents from 23 September

The National Immigration Administration of China has announced that from 23 September, all mainland China residents can visit Macao with individual and group travel visas.

11 Aug, 2020

Ho to pay 6-day working visit to Beijing from 12 August

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng, will pay a six-day working visit to Beijing from tomorrow, the Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS) announced today. 

11 Aug, 2020

US lifts sanctions on Delta Asia Bank

The Federal Register of the United States has announced the lifting of special measures imposed on Macao’s Delta Asia Bank, and the withdrawal of the Notice of Finding involving the local bank.

11 Aug, 2020

An additional 800 video surveillance cameras to be installed across the city from today onwards

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak has said that video surveillance and facial recognition technology will be reinforced in the coming years.

6 Aug, 2020

Lawmakers pass civil protection bill, but 4 oppose ‘rumour’ article

The Legislative Assembly passed a government-initiated bill regulating its civil protection work, according to which those spreading rumours when “unforeseen public incidents” will face a prison term of up to three years.

5 Aug, 2020

Shen promoted to vice-minister of International Department of CPC Central Committee

Shen Beili, after heading the Foreign Ministry Commission in Macao for two years, took up her new post as a vice-minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee (IDCPC) this month

30 Jul, 2020

Hong Kong Legco election could be delayed for a year

Sources told public broadcaster RTHK today that the local government is studying the possibility of postponing the Legislative Council election for a year, with little hope that the COVID-19 outbreak will be brought under control by September.

29 Jul, 2020

Government opens tender for construction of the Seac Pai Van metro line

The Macao government opened today a public tender for the main construction of the Seac Pai Van Line of the light rail.

29 Jul, 2020

IPIM division chief placed under investigation after testimony

The current chief of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) Residency Application and Legal Affairs Division, Tyler Ian, now faces investigation by the Public Prosecutions Office (MP) after his testimony in court late last week.

28 Jul, 2020

Macao Liaison Office ‘appreciates’ Sands’ COVID-19 relief efforts

The Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macao Administrative presented a certificate of appreciation to Sands China for its support of COVID-19 relief efforts

17 Jul, 2020

Macao officials quarantined after attending Stanley Ho funeral ceremonies in Hong Kong

Ho Hau Wah and Lei Wai Nong will both be undergoing mandatory quarantine for 14 days when they return from Hong Kong where they attended the late Stanley Ho's funeral ceremonies.

10 Jul, 2020

Ho says COVID-19 impact exposes city’s overdependence on gaming, pledges active GBA participation

COVID-19's adverse impact on Macao’s economy exposed its over-dependence on the gaming industry. Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng pledges his government will push ahead with economic diversification.

10 Jul, 2020

Special corridor between Macao and HKIA will not be extended after 16 July

Lau Fong Chi also explained that on 16 July, the last vessel to Macao will depart at 11pm from the HKIA and the last ferry to the HKIA will leave Taipa's Maritime Passenger Terminal at 7 pm.

8 Jul, 2020

COVID-19 quarantine waiver extended to 8 more GBA cities  (Update)

The Macao government said in a statement today that from 8 am Monday (6 July) Macao residents entering Zhuhai can visit the eight other mainland cities in the GBA.

5 Jul, 2020

Macao ‘firmly supports’ Beijing’s national security legislation for Hong Kong

The Macao government said in a statement on Tuesday that it “firmly supports” the central government’s national security legislation for Hong Kong. 

1 Jul, 2020

Taiwan allow international travellers to transit through the island

Taiwan allow from Thursday international travellers – including from Hong Kong and Macau – to transit through the island.

26 Jun, 2020