At Thursday’s opening ceremony of the International Environmental Crisis Management Forum and Exhibition (IECMF), Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) President Benson Lau Wai Meng said in a speech that Macao’s expo business was gradually making a comeback.
The International Science, Technology and Innovation Forum (ISTIF) of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) will be held in Macao again next year, BFA Secretary General Li Baodong, a former foreign minister, said on Wednesday, adding that a science technology expo will take place concurrently.
The 25th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF), Macao Franchise Expo 2020 (MFE) and 2020 Portuguese Speaking Countries Products and Services Exhibition (Macao) (PLPEX), which are running concurrently, started on Thursday, and 52 contracts were signed on the first day.
The former president of the government-run Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), Cheong Chou Weng, also known as Jackson Chang, was sentenced to two years behind bars today for breach of confidentiality and irregularities in his income declaration.
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.
Former president of the government’s Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute Jackson Chang will go on trial on April 27 for a raft of alleged crimes such as organised crime, corruption, money laundering and breach of secrecy.