Politics

Chief Executive said Hengqin could become ‘Second Macau’

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng expressed his hope that the adjacent island of Hengqin could become "the second Macau".

20 Apr, 2020

Ho says COVID-19 epidemic ‘basically under control’

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said today that the novel coronavirus epidemic in Macau "is basically under control", thanks to the special administrative region's efficient measures against the disease. 

20 Apr, 2020

Ho to deliver 2020 Policy Address today

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng will deliver his 2020 Policy Address in the hemicycle of the Legislative Assembly (AL) Monday afternoon.

20 Apr, 2020

Government to change secretariats for some bureaus, offices

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) will move from the government’s Social Affairs and Culture secretariat to the one of Economy and Finance.

17 Apr, 2020

Ho stresses biosecurity in National Security Education Day speech

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng underlines the importance of biosecurity in his National Security Education Day address.

15 Apr, 2020

Ho Iat Seng to deliver policy address next Monday

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng will deliver his 2020 policy address in the legislature's hemicycle next Monday.

13 Apr, 2020

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