Politics

Leong says needs to ‘comprehensively’ consider CE bid

Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong Vai Tac did not directly address media questions Thursday about his possible run in the chief executive election this year, while saying that he needs to listen to opinions raised in civil society, and to “comprehensively” consider the possibility.

15 Feb, 2019

Ho Iat Seng ‘actively’ considers Macau CE bid

Macau Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng said Tuesday he was “actively” considering running in the chief executive election later this year.

14 Feb, 2019

Chui swears in Electoral Affairs Commission’s 5 members

The 5 members of the Electoral Affairs Commission for the Chief Executive Election took their oaths of office during a ceremony conducted by Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On at Government Headquarters Wednesday.

14 Feb, 2019

Chief Executive (CE) Chui Sai On has appointed the five officials who will constitute the Electoral Affairs Commission for the upcoming Chief Executive Election.

12 Feb, 2019

Macau sets election date for members of chief executive election committee

The election of members of an election committee of the chief executive of Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) is scheduled for June 16, the government of the Macao SAR said on Monday.

4 Feb, 2019

Macau to continue striving for sustained development: chief executive

Chief Executive of  Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) Chui Sai On said on Monday that the SAR government will continue to strive for the sustained development of the Territory.

4 Feb, 2019

Court orders activist’s retrial

The Court of Second Instance (TSI) has ordered the retrial of political activist Scott Chiang Meng Hin, quashing last year’s ruling by the Court of First Instance (TJB) on the case.

4 Feb, 2019

Chui, Public Security Vice Minister Wang vow to strengthen ‘indispensable’ cooperation

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On and Vice-Minister for Public Security Wang Xiaohong met “recently” to exchange opinions on safeguarding public security in the nation and Macau.

31 Jan, 2019

Macau has ‘very extraordinary’ development: liaison chief

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying said Monday that Macau has achieved “very extraordinary” achievements in its development over the past two decades since its return to the motherland in 1999.

29 Jan, 2019

Chui gives top priority to ‘double celebration’, transition to new govt

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said Monday the main priority of his governance this year was to ensure the smooth transition to a new local government and the successful organisation of the so-called “double celebration”.

29 Jan, 2019

Legislature passes national anthem bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) Thursday passed a government-initiated bill amending the existing local law on the use and protection of the national flag, national emblem and national anthem.

25 Jan, 2019

China´s FM commissioner urges local media to tell world about successful ‘One Country, Two Systems’ implementation

The Commissioner of the Commission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Macau, Shen Beili, says she hopes that the local media will tell the world about Macau’s successful implementation of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle.

14 Jan, 2019

New Liaison Office chief urges Macau to contribute to peaceful reunification

The new director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Macau, Fu Ziying, Monday urged Macau people to continue to contribute to the peaceful development of cross-Strait relations and peaceful reunification of the motherland. 

8 Jan, 2019

Macau Government mulls pepper spray for more cops 

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said Monday that the government will study the possibility of Public Security Police (PSP) officers on duty in or around local casinos being equipped with pepper spray cans.

8 Jan, 2019

Chui briefs top officials on spirit of Xi’s speeches on 40th anniversary of reform, opening up

Chief Executive Chui Sai On has called on government officials to abide by the aspirations set out by President Xi Jinping, in order to lead Macau to grasp opportunities that arise from the country’s reform and opening-up policies.

7 Jan, 2019

Chui stresses patriotism, national security in New Year’s speech

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On Monday underlined the importance of patriotism and national security in his New Year’s address. 

1 Jan, 2019

China appointed Vice-Ministre of Commerce Fu Ziying to be its top official in Macau

Beijing has appointed a vice-minister of commerce to be its top official in Macau, in a move seen by political analysts as the central government’s bid to strengthen economic ties with Portuguese-speaking countries.

28 Dec, 2018

Chui’s popularity ‘rebounds significantly’: HKU survey

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On’s popularity has “rebounded significantly” after last year’s plunge, the Public Opinion Programme (POP) of The University of Hong Kong said in a special announcement this week.

21 Dec, 2018

Macau to further integrate into national development: chief executive

Macau was to further participate in China's reform and opening-up process, and to further integrate into the national development, Chief Executive of Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) Chui Sai On said.

20 Dec, 2018

Xi ‘fully endorses’ work by Chui and local govt

President Xi Jinping Monday met with Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On, who was on a duty visit to Beijing, “fully endorsing” the work by Chui and his government and stressing that Macau can play an “irreplaceable role” also in the new era.

18 Dec, 2018