Politics

Government to merge 2 education entities

The Higher Education Bureau (DSES) will be merged with the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) in February.

30 Oct, 2020

Government to merge MGTO and GGCT

The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) will be merged with the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO).

30 Oct, 2020

Government to merge energy office with eco bureau

The Energy Sector Development Office (GDSE) will be merged with the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) in January.

27 Oct, 2020

USJ delegation visits CPPCC Vice-Chairman Edmund Ho

A delegation of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) has paid a courtesy call on Edmund Ho Hau Wah, vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Consultative Conference

26 Oct, 2020

Macao Liaison Office director visits University of Saint Joseph

Fu Ziying, director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR), visited the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) last week.

26 Oct, 2020

Government says no deflation in Macao

The Macao government insisted today that the special administrative region is not being affected by deflation. 

25 Oct, 2020

Former Macao Forum secretary-general to be China’s ambassador to São Tomé

The former secretary-general of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking countries (Forum Macao) will be China's next ambassador to São Tomé and Príncipe, CLBrief has learned.

23 Oct, 2020

Ho to deliver 2021 Policy Address on 16 Nov

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng will deliver his 2021 Policy Address on Monday, 16 November in the chamber of the Legislative Assembly (AL), the Government Information Bureau (GCS) announced on Thursday.

23 Oct, 2020

Ho says Macao needs ‘appropriate’ number of non-local talents

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has said that the government would need to comprehensively consider the employment of local residents when determining an appropriate number of non-local talents allowed to work in Macao.

22 Oct, 2020

Forum Macao confirmed Ambassador Espírito Santo, from São Tomé and Princípe, as deputy secretary-general today

Ambassador Paulo Jorge Espírito Santo – from São Tomé and Princípe – became the new Forum Macao deputy secretary-general today, replacing Rodrigo Brum who ended his three year term.

21 Oct, 2020

Cybersecurity work must ‘exclude formalism’

In Tuesday's meeting of the Cybersecurity Commission, Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng, who chairs the entity, urged local government officials to “exclude formalism” in their work to safeguard the city’s cybersecurity.

21 Oct, 2020

Judge urges reflection on Portuguese-style legal system

Court of Final Appeal (TUI) President Sam Hou Fai called for a careful reflection on Macao’s Portuguese-style legal system that has been inspired by the one in Portugal.

15 Oct, 2020

Ho attend 40th anniversary celebration of Shenzhen SEZ

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng attended Wednesday morning’s ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of Shenzhen as a special economic zone (SEZ).

15 Oct, 2020

President Xi asks Shenzhen to promote the construction of the GBA

Xi Jinping has asked Shenzhen to take active moves to further promote the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, calling for efforts to synergise economic rules and mechanisms in the three regions.

14 Oct, 2020

New deputy secretary-general named at Forum Macao

São Tomean ambassador Paulo Jorge Espírito Santo will be the new deputy secretary-general of the Permanent Secretariat of the Macao-based Forum for Economic and Commercial Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries.

14 Oct, 2020

Ho set to meet Xi in Shenzhen this week

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng will not be in Macao until Wednesday, the Macao government announced today.

12 Oct, 2020

Ex-trade promotion chief gets 2 years in jail (Update)

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.

9 Oct, 2020

Former IPIM president Jackson Chang sentenced to a two-year jail term

Jackson Chang was sentenced to a 2-year jail term today by the Court of First Instance for breach of secrecy and inexact asset declaration.

9 Oct, 2020

Government disinvests from incubator centre

The government has relinquished all its shares in the Macau New Technologies Incubator Centre (Manetic) which, notwithstanding the government’s retreat, will continue to operate.

8 Oct, 2020

PJ to set up 4 national security units next Monday

The Judiciary Police (PJ) will set up four divisions handling national security matters next Monday.

7 Oct, 2020