Outline of bill regulating the city’s building construction passed, proposing that those who fail to carry out the necessary maintenance of or repairs to their buildings, despite an official order to do so, will face a fine.
The government has decided not to carry out a public consultation on a research report on the city’s urban renewal process which it has commissioned a consultancy to carry out, as the government had already launched a public consultation late last year on the drafting of a bill regulating the city’s urban renewal process.
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.
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.
Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário said on Tuesday that the local government has decided to cancel its Zone D land reclamation project, and instead it now plans to reclaim land in the waters between the north-eastern coast of the peninsula and the Zone A land reclamation area.
Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário said on Thursday that the government will sign new service contracts with the city’s two public bus operators – Transmac and TCM – later this month or next month, according to which all their buses will have to be eco-friendly by 2024.
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.