Politics

Overall Macau Light Rail Transit could cost at least US$ 6.25 billion: auditor

In a hard-hitting report published Thursday, the Commission of Audit (CA) says that the estimated construction cost for the eight sections of Macau’s Light Rail Transit (LRT) system that the government has planned for the short, medium and long terms amounts to at least 50 billion patacas (US$ 6.25 billion)

14 Sep, 2018

Macau government proposes cyber security bill

The Executive Council announced Tuesday that the government has drafted a bill on cyber security which proposes the mandatory implementation of real-name registration for the provision of telecom services - i.e., customers will be required to provide their real identification data to telecom service operators, including for the purchase of a pre-paid SIM card.

12 Sep, 2018

No political motive behind non-renewal of legal advisors’contracts from Legislative Assembly

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng said Monday that there was no political motive behind the legislature’s decision not to renew the employment contracts of two of the legislature’s legal advisors.

11 Sep, 2018

Hundreds protest against hazardous materials warehouses in Coloane, Macau

Hundreds of residents in Coloane’s Seac Pai Van public housing estate protested Sunday against the government’s plan to build warehouses for hazardous materials near their homes.

10 Sep, 2018

Macau government to build office building in Zape

The Infrastructure Development Office (GDI) said Thursday that it expects the construction of a government office building on a plot in Zape to get off the ground in the first quarter of next year.

7 Sep, 2018

Govt Headquarters branch renovation project to take 326 days

The Lands, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) said in a statement Tuesday that the renovation project to turn a building in Avenida do Conselheiro Ferreira de Almeida into a Government Headquarters branch office will take up to 326 days.

5 Sep, 2018

National security defence commission to start next month

The Commission on the Defence of National Security of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) will start operating next month, the local government announced Monday.

4 Sep, 2018

Macau´s PLA garrison completes 19th troop rotation

The People´s Liberation Army (PLA) garrison in Macau early Wednesday completed its 19th troop rotation.

30 Aug, 2018

Macau Police probing state security cases: Wong

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said Tuesday that the police are “investigating (suspected local) cases” concerning national security.

29 Aug, 2018

Macau gets new FM commissioner

The central government has appointed Shen Beili as China's new Commissioner of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Macau replacing Ye Dao, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

29 Aug, 2018

Macau government to set up national security commission

Executive Council spokesman announced Monday that the local government will set up a commission tasked with formulating local policies on the safeguarding of national security and coordinating tasks concerning local legislation on the protection of national security.

28 Aug, 2018

Macau and Shanghai want to strengthen cooperation and partnerships

The Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) and the Municipality of Shanghai signed four cooperation agreements on Tuesday to intensify partnerships in areas such as tourism, trade, and conventions and exhibitions.

23 Aug, 2018

Macau government grants construction time exemption to ensure checkpoint project’s schedule  

The government has allowed the construction of the new Macau-Zhuhai border checkpoint project at Ilha Verde to be carried out from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day, by issuing an exemption to the statutory restrictions on the period allowed for construction work to be carried out.

21 Aug, 2018

Macau government proposes Light Rail Transit operation bill

The Executive Council has announced that the government has drafted a bill regulating the future operation of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system, which proposes that anyone violating the rules listed in this future new LRT law will face a fine of up to 10,000 patacas.

20 Aug, 2018

Beijing promulgates mainland residence permit rule for Macau people

A new regulation on the application and granting of residence permits for Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan residents living on the Chinese mainland was promulgated Sunday, Xinhua reported.

20 Aug, 2018

Macao, Hong Kong and Taiwan residents to be eligible for mainland residence permits

Residents of Macao, Hong Kong, and Taiwan who have lived on the Chinese mainland for longer than six months will be able to apply for mainland residence permits from the start of next month, improving their access to public services on the mainland.

16 Aug, 2018

‘One country, two systems’ essential to GBA success: Han

Vice-Premier Han Zheng and head of the leading group for the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), said Wednesday that the 11 GBA cities needed to fully utilise the area’s “comprehensive” advantages to build a vibrant and internationally competitive area.

16 Aug, 2018

Macau leader to take part in Beijing group meeting to discuss the Greater Bay Area project

Macau Chief Executive Chui Sai On will take part today in a coordinating body to drive the development of the Greater Bay Area and further integrate Macau and Hong Kong’s economies with those of nine Guangdong cities.

15 Aug, 2018

Macau Legislative Assembly passes outline of national anthem bill

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

14 Aug, 2018

Chui to attend 1st GBA leading group meeting in Beijing

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will attend the first meeting of the Leading Group for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) in Beijing Wednesday.

14 Aug, 2018