Politics

Legislators pass judicial amendment bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed a government-initiated bill amending the Judicial Organisation Framework Law, according to which all cases involving national security will only be tried by local judges holding Chinese nationality.

21 Feb, 2019

Govt vows to present minimum wage bill this year

Executive Council spokesman Leong Heng Teng announced that the council has drafted a bill which proposes that the statutory minimum wage for cleaners and doormen employed by the property management sector be raised to 32 patacas per hour from the current amount of 30 patacas an hour, an increase of 6.6 percent.

21 Feb, 2019

Chui to attend GBA symposium in HK tomorrow

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will lead a 50-member Macau government delegation will include some of the members of the Executive Council, local deputies to the National People’s Congress (NPC) and local members of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

20 Feb, 2019

Macau govt welcomes GBA development plan

The Macau government is thankful to the central government for attaching great attention to, and supporting Macau’s involvement in the development of the Greater Bay Area, a statement by the Macau Government Information Bureau said.

19 Feb, 2019

Macau to further integrate into national development plan: Chui

Macau is willing to deepen cooperation with other cities in the Greater Bay Area and make its own contributions to the nation’s strategic development, so as to achieve greater success in terms of integration into the national development, Fernando Chui Sai On said.

19 Feb, 2019

China unveils development plan for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area

Chinese authorities on Monday unveiled the outline development plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, aiming to develop the region into "a role model of high-quality development." according to Xinhua News Agency.

18 Feb, 2019

Tam asked about CE bid says his focus is on current duties

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said his biggest hope at the moment was to remain focused on fulfilling his duties and responsibilities in his current post.

18 Feb, 2019

Macau, Portugal initial deal on fugitive offenders

According to the statement, a Macau delegation paid a weeklong working visit to Portugal for talks on a bilateral agreement on the transfer of fugitive offenders and an agreement on mutual judicial assistance in criminal matters.

18 Feb, 2019

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