Politics

Ex-policy secretary to head Macau offices in Brussels & Geneva

Former policy secretary for social affairs and culture, Alexis Tam Chon Weng, has been appointed director of the Macau Economic and Trade Office to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva and director of the Macau Economic and Trade Office to the European Union in Brussels.

26 Feb, 2020

Ho congratulates new HKMAO chief

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has congratulated Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Vice-Chairman Xia Baolong on his concurrent appointment as director of the State Council Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) Thursday

14 Feb, 2020

China suspends tourist travel permits to Macau and Hong Kong

China has suspended the issuance of travel permits to Macau and Hong Kong.

28 Jan, 2020

HK’s liaison: SAR can learn from Macau

New HK liaison chief vows to help ensure 'one country, two systems' implemented, saying that "Hong Kong should learn from the successful experience of Macau".

21 Jan, 2020

Liaison chief urges Macau to keep strong confidence in ‘One Country, Two Systems’

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying has called for Macau to maintain its strong confidence in the “One Country, Two Systems” principle by “not being confused by external interference”.

20 Jan, 2020

Macau people oppose chaos: Ho

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Friday that Macau people have safeguarded the “insurmountable line” of opposing political chaos, based on their “excellent tradition” of loving the motherland and their hometown.

20 Jan, 2020

Liaison office vice-director appointed Guangdong CPPCC vice-chairman

Xue Xiaofeng, one of four deputy directors of the Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau, has been appointed vice-chairman of the 12th Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

20 Jan, 2020

Ho’s New Year’s message highlights Xi’s ‘strategic vision’

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has highlighted President Xi Jinping’s “strategic vision” that he expressed in the “very important” speeches during his three-day working visit last month.

1 Jan, 2020

Liaison chief urges Macau to implement spirit of Xi’s anniversary visit speeches

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying called for Macau to “earnestly” implement the spirit of the important speeches made by President Xi Jinping during his three-day visit last month.

1 Jan, 2020

FM commissioner pledges joint effort with MSAR to build ‘beautiful home’

Foreign Ministry Commissioner in Macau Shen Beili says that the commissioner’s office will strive together with the local government to build Macau into a “beautiful home” enjoying prosperity and stability.

1 Jan, 2020

CCAC assistant commissioners, chief-of-cabinet take office

The Commission Against Corruption has sworn in its two assistance commissioners and a new chief-of-cabinet.

31 Dec, 2019

In first official visit, Macau CE seeks stronger ties with Guangdong

After being sworn in on Friday, newly installed Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Monday that Macau is eager to expand economic cooperation and cultural exchanges with Guangdong province.

25 Dec, 2019

Macau’s cybersecurity law takes effect, addresses digital threat

Macau’s cybersecurity law took effect and related government departments started operations on Sunday, which experts said could help ensure the free and safe flow of information and safeguard national security in the city, according to Global Times today. 

23 Dec, 2019

Chief Executive accuses Alexis Tam of overspending

Ho Iat Seng explained to TDM his reasons for dropping from his government the former Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam and Secretary for Economy and Finance, Leong Vai Tac

22 Dec, 2019

Ho announces new entity to oversee public firms

Ho appointed former secretary for administration justice Sónia Chan Soi Fan as the director of the office in a executive order published in the gazette Friday.

21 Dec, 2019

Ho pledges more efficient ‘service-orientated’ administration

New Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng yesterday pledged that he will pursue the development of a “service-orientated” government and improved public administration efficiency.

21 Dec, 2019

Xi says Macau, HK issues are nation’s ‘internal matters’, no external forces can ‘dictate things to us’

President Xi Jinping stressed Friday that with the return of Macau and Hong Kong to the motherland, the handling of affairs in the two special administrative regions (SARs) is “strictly China’s internal matter” so that “there is no need for any external forces to dictate things to us”.

21 Dec, 2019

Xi says Macau, HK issues are nation’s ‘internal matters’, no external forces can ‘dictate things to us’

President Xi Jinping stressed on Friday that with the return of Macau and Hong Kong to the motherland, the handling of affairs in the two special administrative regions is “strictly China’s internal matter” so that “there is no need for any external forces to dictate things to us”.

21 Dec, 2019

Ho pledges more efficient ‘service-orientated’ administration

New Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng on Friday pledged that he will pursue the development of a “service-orientated” government and improved public administration efficiency.

21 Dec, 2019

Ho announces new entity to oversee public firms

Newly established Macau Special Administrative Region Public Assets Supervision and Planning Office is aimed to strengthen the supervision of the city’s public enterprises and public funds.

21 Dec, 2019