Politics

Systemic differences to help develop GBA: Luo

National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Vice Chairman Luo Wen said on Monday that Macau should combine the advantages of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle and the nation’s development needs when participating in the building of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), adding that Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau should use their comparative … Continue reading "Systemic differences to help develop GBA: Luo"

7 May, 2019

Chui says Macau plays key role in Sino-Portuguese ties

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On highlighted Macau’s pivotal role in the amicable relationship between China and Portugal, pointing out that the special administrative region is in a privileged position to help advance cooperation between the two sides.

2 May, 2019

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Macau

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa arrived at the local airport last night from Shanghai for a one-day tour of Macau that is part of his state visit to China.

1 May, 2019

Leong Vai Tac hints he won’t run for Chief Executive

Leong's remarks appeared to indicate that will not run in this year’s chief executive election as any principal official is required to resign from his or her post before being able to formalise his or her candidature for Macau’s top post.

1 May, 2019

2 individuals to protest on May Day: police

Two individuals will separately hold a demonstration tomorrow – International Workers’ Day, according to a statement by the Public Security Police (PSP) on Monday.

30 Apr, 2019

Chui vows to promote BRI via people-to-people bonds

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said Thursday that the central government’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project is a pathway for promoting joint development, achieving win-win prosperity, strengthening mutual trust, and fostering comprehensive communication among nations.

26 Apr, 2019

Nation’s top legislature passes Ho Iat Seng’s resignation as NPC deputy

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing Tuesday passed a decision to approve a request by Macau Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng to resign from the nation’s top legislature

24 Apr, 2019

Portuguese president to visit Macau next week: official

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will visit Macau between Tuesday and Wednesday next week (from April 30 to May 1), the local government has announced.

23 Apr, 2019

Ho Iat Seng decides to run for Chief Executive

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng announced Thursday that he has decided to run in the chief executive election later this year as he wants to promote Macau’s economic diversification and its participation in the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA).

19 Apr, 2019

Government to set up ‘sovereign wealth fund’ in first half of the year: Chui

The government will set up a development and investment fund in the second half of September, Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On told lawmakers Thursday.

19 Apr, 2019

Ho Iat Seng announces candidacy for Chief Executive of Macau

The President of the Legislative Assembly, Ho Iat Seng, announced today that he intends to run for the Chief Executive position.

19 Apr, 2019

Soong visits Macau to explore Taiwan’s chance of joining GBA

Taiwan’s veteran politician James Soong Chu-yu Wednesday said he hoped Macau and Taiwan could both grab the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area’s (GBA) development opportunity and jointly promote the nation’s rejuvenation

18 Apr, 2019

Sou wants legal change to avoid single CE candidacy

Lawmaker-cum-activist Sulu Sou Ka Hou told a press conference Tuesday that he has proposed a bill to amend the Chief Executive (CE) Election Law with the aim of avoiding a single CE candidacy, and in the case that there is only one candidate, the nomination process should be restarted until there are at least two candidates to choose from.

17 Apr, 2019

More Secretaries needed in Macau government to keep up with GBA strategy : CLBrief report

With Macau nearing the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) at the end of this year – 20 years after Macau’s administration was returned by Portugal to China – there is a growing number of voices who have been calling for changes in the government structure at high leve

16 Apr, 2019

Chui to pay weeklong visit to Portugal next month

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will pay a weeklong visit to Portugal next month, the Macau Government Spokesperson’s Office announced Monday.

16 Apr, 2019

Macau ‘role model’ for protection of national security: liaison chief

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying said Monday that Macau was a role model for the protection of national security.

16 Apr, 2019

Political commissar of PLA garrison leaves Macau

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Macau Garrison said in a statement Monday that Zhou Wugang, the political commissar of the army’s local garrison, has returned to the mainland for a new post in the army.

16 Apr, 2019

Lawmakers pass bill on plastic bag charge scheme

The Legislative Assembly (AL) has passed the outline of a government-drafted bill which proposes the launch of a charge scheme on plastic carrier bags for retail businesses.

15 Apr, 2019

Liaison chief urges lawmakers to uphold ‘One Country, Two Systems’ principle

Central People Government’s Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying has urged local lawmakers to look at Macau’s development from a historical perspective and observe the great achievements Macau has made.

11 Apr, 2019

Leong Vai Tac in Beijing to talk about Macau in the GBA

The Secretary for Economy and Finance Leong Vai Tac said, in Beijing, that the Macau government is working hard to fulfill the Central Government’s instruction to diversify the economy of Macau, and to encourage all locals to take roles in the development of the Greater Bay Area Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau.

10 Apr, 2019