Politics

Legislature passes new police operation bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed Tuesday a government-initiated bill regulating the operation of the Public Security Police (PSP), which aims to help the police cope with the rising pressure caused by the city’s constant development.

12 Dec, 2018

Legislature passes CE election committee amendment bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed Tuesday a government-drafted bill to amend the Chief Executive Election Law.

12 Dec, 2018

Chief Executive to pay duty visit to Beijing

Chief Executive Chui Sai On will pay his annual duty visit to Beijing from Saturday to next Tuesday, the Macau Government Information Bureau (GCS) said in a statement Monday.

11 Dec, 2018

Macau inks deal in Beijing to strengthen its BRI role

The local government signed an agreement Thursday with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) aimed at giving full play to Macau’s strengths in serving the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and generating fresh competitive advantages for the city and its economy.

7 Dec, 2018

Govt to study possible criminalisation of illegal inns: Chui

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said Wednesday that the Secretariat for Administration and Justice will study the possible criminalisation of the operation of illegal inns.

6 Dec, 2018

Police plan facial and vehicle number plate recognition for CCTVs

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said in the legislature’s hemicycle Thursday that the government plans to introduce facial recognition and automatic number-plate recognition to the police forces’ closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera system next year.

30 Nov, 2018

Chui briefs top officials on Xi speech

Chief Executive Chui Sai On Monday briefed Macau’s most senior officials including his five policy secretaries on President Xi Jinping’s recent speech in Beijing on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the nation’s reform and opening-up.

27 Nov, 2018

168 recommend themselves for municipal body’s membership: Chan

Addressing Thursday’s Q&A session in the legislature’s hemicycle, Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan Hoi Fan revealed that the government has received 168 self-recommendations for membership of the consultative committee of the city’s future municipal organisation.

23 Nov, 2018

Chui pledges guidelines for fiscal surplus allocations

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On has pledged that his government will issue clear guidelines next year for allocating fiscal surpluses.

19 Nov, 2018

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