Politics

Macau announces exemptions from Guangdong quarantine

Macau's public security chief announced today a raft of exemptions from Guangdong's 14-day mandatory quarantine for arrivals from Macau.

27 Mar, 2020

Liaison Office in Macau gets new vice-director

The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macau Special Administrative Region announced the appointment of Yan Zhichan as one of its four vice-directors.

27 Mar, 2020

Guangdong imposes quarantine & nucleic acid tests for all overseas arrivals including Macau

Guangdong Province has demanded all arrivals from overseas, including Macau, to undergo concentrated quarantine and nucleic acid testing (NAT) starting from 6:00 a.m. Friday (March 27).

26 Mar, 2020

Ho meets Macau’s NPC deputies, CPPCC members

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has met with Macau's deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) and members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) to hear their opinions and suggestions on the special administrative region's development and drafting of the local government's policy programme for this year.

21 Mar, 2020

China’s FM office in Macau comments on local media association’s remarks

A spokesperson for the Office of the Commissioner of China's FM in Macau commented Thursday on recent remarks by a local media association on China's countermeasures against measures by the US against Chinese media organisations in the US.

20 Mar, 2020

Legislature passes joint Hengqin checkpoint bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) on Monday passed a government-initiated bill enabling Macau’s Lotus Flower border checkpoint to be relocated to the new Hengqin border checkpoint building.

17 Mar, 2020

Lawmakers reject trade union bill for 11th time

The Legislative Assembly (AL) rejected on Monday for the 11th time a trade union bill.

17 Mar, 2020

A meeting regarding an overall plan for Guangdong-Macau intensive cooperation zone is held in Macau

The meeting focused on cooperation between Macau and Guangdong, with special emphasis on the joint development of Hengqin Island and further collaboration in the Greater Bay Area.

16 Mar, 2020

Macau extends quarantine to whole Schengen Area and beyond

The Macau government extended Saturday its quarantine measures for arrivals to all of the 26 nations in the Schengen Area as well as the UK, US, Egypt, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil. 

15 Mar, 2020

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