Politics

Govt to spend 18.7 billion patacas on subsidies in 2019

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On announced in his 2019 Policy Address on Thursday that his government will spend 18.75 billion patacas on subsidies, an increase of 45 percent from this year’s budget. Chui also said in his nearly one-hour speech in the legislature’s hemicycle that it was Macau’s duty to protect the nation’s sovereignty, … Continue reading "Govt to spend 18.7 billion patacas on subsidies in 2019"

16 Nov, 2018

Chui to deliver 2018 Policy Address today

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will deliver his 2018 Policy Address during a plenary session of the Legislative Assembly (AL) in the legislature’s hemicycle this afternoon. The session is slated to start at 3 p.m. 

15 Nov, 2018

Xi praises Macau’s role in nation’s  opening-up: Chui

President Xi Jinping praised Macau’s role in the nation’s reform and opening up process over the past 40 years, while outlining four hopes for Macau to contribute further to national development.

13 Nov, 2018

Security forces, PLA garrison to conduct joint anti-terror exercise

The local government announced Tuesday that the Macau Unitary Police Service (SPU) will carry out a large-scale anti-terrorism exercise at the Macau East Asian Games Dome in Cotai Thursday afternoon in collaboration with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Macau Garrison.

7 Nov, 2018

Government consults public on new procurement rules

The government launches a two-month public consultation today on the drafting of a bill regulating the government’s procurement of goods and services – including for the construction of public projects, with the aim of improving its procurement procedures and transparency.

6 Nov, 2018

Late Liaison Office director’s ashes interred at Babaoshan

The ashes of late Liaison Office of the People’s Central Government in Macau Director Zheng Xiaosong were interred at the Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery in Beijing on Saturday, the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council said in a statement.

5 Nov, 2018

It’s difficult to hire staff for weather bureau: Rosário

Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário admitted Thursday that the number of personnel in the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) is insufficient, adding that the government found it difficult to recruit more staff for the weather station with the aim of improving its forecasting.

2 Nov, 2018

PLA troops from Hong Kong and Macau joined military exercises in Malaysia

Troops stationed at the PLA garrisons in Hong Kong and Macau will take part in more overseas drills as they try to improve their skills, military analysts say, after soldiers from Macau joined their first exercise abroad.

1 Nov, 2018

Secretary Rosário apologises for wrong assessment of LRT depot project quotations

Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário apologised Tuesday for an embarrassing incident in which the government wrongly calculated the marks for the rival quotations submitted by seven construction companies for the building of the depot of the Light Rail Transit (LRT).

31 Oct, 2018

Liaison Office praises late director’s honesty

The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Macau yesterday praised its late director Zheng Xiaosong for his honesty and fruitful work.

29 Oct, 2018

Macau PLA Garrison commander transferred to Guangzhou

The commander of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Macau Garrison, Liao Zhengrong, has been transferred to Guangzhou, according to an order issued by President Xi Jinping, also chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), the army’s local garrison said in a statement on Friday.

29 Oct, 2018

Macau Public Security Forces Affairs Bureau to be restructured, expanded

The government will rearrange and expand the organisational structure of the Macau Public Security Forces Affairs Bureau (DSFSM), with the aim of allowing the city’s law enforcement agencies to better cope with their increased workload

26 Oct, 2018

Chui to deliver 2019 Police Address on Nov 15

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will deliver his 2019 Policy Address in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, November 15, the Macau Government Information Bureau (GCS) announced.

25 Oct, 2018

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge will drive economic development of the region, said Chui Sai On

Macau Chief Executive Chui Sai On said during the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge that close communication between the three governments in building the bridge demonstrated the successful implementation of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle.

24 Oct, 2018

Hong Kong playwright denied entry to Macau

Hong Kong award-winning playwright Yan Pat-to has been denied entry to Macau on grounds that he practices activities that pose a danger to Macau’s public security.

24 Oct, 2018

China´s President Xi Jinping announced the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

President Xi Jinping announced today the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge at an opening ceremony in the city of Zhuhai, Guangdong Province.

23 Oct, 2018

No foul play in liaison chief’s death: PJ

The Judiciary Police (PJ) said Monday there was no sign of foul play in the death of Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Zheng Xiaosong, but declined to elaborate on why his death was “unsuspicious”.

23 Oct, 2018

Macau and Portugal delegation meet to discuss bilateral cooperation

The Macau Government pays great attention to advancing closer Macau-Portugal ties, helping the city to play its strategic role in linking China and Portugal said the Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, during the fifth meeting of the Macau-Portugal Joint Committee, held Saturday.

22 Oct, 2018

President Xi Jinping to open Tuesday giant Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge

The Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai Bridge (HKZMB) inauguration ceremony will take place 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Zhuhai border checkpoint, with operations commencing Wednesday announced Friday Macau government spokesperson Chan Chi Ping.

22 Oct, 2018

Head of Chinese government’s liaison office in Macau dies in fall from home

The head of Chinese  central government’s liaison office in Macau has died in a fall from his home, Beijing authorities said on Sunday.

21 Oct, 2018