Politics

Acting CE pledges to support GBA media

Wong Sio Chak said the government was aware of the “great importance” of media development in the Greater Bay Area, pledging that it will continue to support media exchanges in the three-jurisdiction conurbation.

20 May, 2019

Macau-Portugal meeting ends with 2 accords

The 6th meeting of the Macau-Portugal Joint Commission meeting, which was held in Lisbon on Wednesday, concluded with consensus on the further fostering of bilateral cooperation.

17 May, 2019

Macau and Portugal want to have a closer relationship

Macau and Portugal intend to develop a closer relationship and ensure cooperation at the highest level, the territory’s chief executive and the Portuguese prime minister said on Wednesday in Lisbon.

17 May, 2019

Ho says he’s preparing his election campaign team

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng told reporters on Wednesday that he’s still setting up his election campaign office and forming his campaign team consisting of “a group of like-minded friends”, adding that he planned to officially announce his run in the chief executive election at the end of this month or in early … Continue reading "Ho says he’s preparing his election campaign team"

16 May, 2019

Chui urges Portugal to grab BRI & GBA opportunities

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said that cooperation between Macau and Portugal had been continually strengthened.

15 May, 2019

350 qualify to compete for 344 CE election committee seats

Among the 351 residents who applied to participate in the election of 344 members of the 400-member Chief Executive Election Committee, 350 qualified to take part in the election.

14 May, 2019

Govt rejects ‘frivolous’ EU report

The EU's report says that Macau’s “political opposition is weak and civil society is not very vocal”.

10 May, 2019

Chui vows to promote Macau’s platform role during Portugal trip

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will pay a weeklong visit to Lisbon and Porto from tomorrow until next Sunday.

10 May, 2019

351 to compete for 344 seats of the 400-member CE election committee

351 residents have applied to participate in the election of the members of the 400-member Chief Executive Election Committee, competing for 344 seats up for grabs in an election in June.

8 May, 2019

Systemic differences to help develop GBA: Luo

National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Vice Chairman Luo Wen said on Monday that Macau should combine the advantages of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle and the nation’s development needs when participating in the building of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), adding that Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau should use their comparative … Continue reading "Systemic differences to help develop GBA: Luo"

7 May, 2019

Chui says Macau plays key role in Sino-Portuguese ties

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On highlighted Macau’s pivotal role in the amicable relationship between China and Portugal, pointing out that the special administrative region is in a privileged position to help advance cooperation between the two sides.

2 May, 2019

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Macau

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa arrived at the local airport last night from Shanghai for a one-day tour of Macau that is part of his state visit to China.

1 May, 2019

Leong Vai Tac hints he won’t run for Chief Executive

Leong's remarks appeared to indicate that will not run in this year’s chief executive election as any principal official is required to resign from his or her post before being able to formalise his or her candidature for Macau’s top post.

1 May, 2019

2 individuals to protest on May Day: police

Two individuals will separately hold a demonstration tomorrow – International Workers’ Day, according to a statement by the Public Security Police (PSP) on Monday.

30 Apr, 2019

Chui vows to promote BRI via people-to-people bonds

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said Thursday that the central government’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project is a pathway for promoting joint development, achieving win-win prosperity, strengthening mutual trust, and fostering comprehensive communication among nations.

26 Apr, 2019

Nation’s top legislature passes Ho Iat Seng’s resignation as NPC deputy

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing Tuesday passed a decision to approve a request by Macau Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng to resign from the nation’s top legislature

24 Apr, 2019

Portuguese president to visit Macau next week: official

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will visit Macau between Tuesday and Wednesday next week (from April 30 to May 1), the local government has announced.

23 Apr, 2019

Ho Iat Seng decides to run for Chief Executive

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng announced Thursday that he has decided to run in the chief executive election later this year as he wants to promote Macau’s economic diversification and its participation in the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA).

19 Apr, 2019

Government to set up ‘sovereign wealth fund’ in first half of the year: Chui

The government will set up a development and investment fund in the second half of September, Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On told lawmakers Thursday.

19 Apr, 2019

Ho Iat Seng announces candidacy for Chief Executive of Macau

The President of the Legislative Assembly, Ho Iat Seng, announced today that he intends to run for the Chief Executive position.

19 Apr, 2019