Politics

Inês Chan Lou confirmed as director of GCS from July 1

Inês Chan Lou holds two degrees, one in engineering and another in the sciences. She also has a masters degree in Public Administration specialising in international relations.

24 Jun, 2020

Lawmakers pass bill preventing tourists from getting ‘blue card’

The Legislative Assembly (AL) on Tuesday unanimously passed a government-initiated bill that aims to prevent visitors who come to Macao on tourist visas from seeking a job here during their stay and eventually getting a non-resident work permit, colloquially known as a “blue card”.

24 Jun, 2020

Hong Kong security chief meets Macao CE to learn about national security

Hong Kong's Secretary for Security u visited Macao Friday for a meeting with Chief Executive to learn about the city's work in safeguarding national security and its latest development.

20 Jun, 2020

Inês Chan Lou to Head Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS)

Inês Chan Lou, who heads the Licensing and Inspection Department of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), will be appointed as the director of the Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS).

18 Jun, 2020

New IAS president and vice president appointed

The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Elsie Ao Ieong U has appointed Hon Wai as president and Tang Yuk Wa as vice president of the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS). Their new appointments will take effect this coming Saturday, June 20.

17 Jun, 2020

Difficult to find officials in Macao for senior positions

Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário said on Tuesday that he has decided to appointed Cheong Sio Kei, who was acquitted of a power abuse charge by the Court of First Instance (TJB) last week, as the deputy director of the Mapping and Land Registry Bureau (DSCC), after considering that it’s difficult to find an official in Macao for senior positions.

17 Jun, 2020

Government mulls fees for civil service admission exams

Secretary for Administration and Justice André Cheong Weng Chon said on Thursday the government would consider charging fees for civil service admission examinations.

12 Jun, 2020

Macao to set up special Hong Kong airport ferry link during COVID-19 travel curbs

The Macao government announced today a month-long special ferry link between Macao's Pac On Ferry Terminal and the Hong Kong International Airport's SkyPier. 

10 Jun, 2020

National Security Law in Hong Kong worries Portugal and EU – Portuguese Consul-General

The new national security law that Beijing wants to put in place in Hong Kong worries the Portuguese authorities, as it threatens the semi-autonomy of the territory, said the Consul-General of Portugal in Macao and Hong Kong.

10 Jun, 2020

Ho Iat Seng underlines GBA development drive in meeting about ‘Two Sessions’

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng on Monday underlined the importance of Macao’s participation in the development of the Greater Bay Area (GBA), with special emphasis on development projects in Hengqin initially.

2 Jun, 2020

Activists vow to hold June 4 vigil in private

Activists are planning to hold their annual June 4 vigil at a private venue after Macao's top court upheld a police ban on holding the event in a public place.

30 May, 2020

Deputy Director of Economic Bureau appointed IPIM president

Deputy Director of the Economic Bureau (DSE), Lau Wai Meng was appointed Tuesday as the new president of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM).

27 May, 2020

Hong Kong airport transit service to resume gradually from June 1

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said Tuesday that Hong Kong airport transit service will gradually resume from June 1.

26 May, 2020

Macau government backs central authorities’ move on national security law for HK

The Macau government said in a statement on Saturday that it "resolutely supports" the central authorities' decision to pass specific legislation on national security in Hong Kong.

24 May, 2020

Li pledges to uphold ‘One Country, Two Systems’ (Update)

Premier Li Keqiang promised today that Beijing will "faithfully implement the 'One Country, Two Systems' principle" while setting up a legal system to safeguard national security in Hong Kong. 

22 May, 2020

New SPU Deputy General Commander appointed today

Lao Wan Seong has been appointed as Deputy General Commander of the Unitary Police Service's (SPU). Chau Kin Oi has also been promoted from today to Subdirector of the Macao Customs Service (SA).

20 May, 2020

CE Ho Iat Seng to attend NPC opening session

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng will attend the opening of the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing on Friday.

18 May, 2020

New gaming inspectorate chief to be sworn in on June 10

Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong has told reporters that the new director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ), Adriano Marques Ho, will be sworn in on June 10.

18 May, 2020

China boosts financial support for Greater Bay Area

A financial support guideline for the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area has been issued, China's central bank said.

15 May, 2020

IPIM to get new president

Lau Wai Meng, one of the two vice-directors of the Economic Services Bureau (DSE), will be the new president of the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), the Portuguese-language radio channel of public broadcaster TDM reported on Thursday.

15 May, 2020