Politics

Govt holds mock vote for CE Election Committee

The Chief Executive Electoral Affairs Commission started Thursday two days of mock voting for the members of the Chief Executive Election Committee.

14 Jun, 2019

Hengqin to continue supporting Macau’s diversification: finance chief

Hengqin will continue to support Macau’s economic diversification, Chi Tenghui, director of the Hengqin Finance Association, told reporters on the sidelines of a conference yesterday at the Sheraton hotel in Cotai.

12 Jun, 2019

Lawmakers pass civil protection bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed the outline of a government-initiated civil protection framework bill, which proposes a new crime category for causing harm to public safety, order and peace.

11 Jun, 2019

Second potential CE candidate wants to represent grassroots

Leung Kuok Chao, who heads an investment consultancy, has announced that he plans to run in the chief executive election slated to take place in August.

10 Jun, 2019

Lawmakers pass cybersecurity bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed a government-initiated bill on cybersecurity, according to which mandatory real-name registration for the provision of telecom services will be implemented.

7 Jun, 2019

Vigil in Macau marks 30th anniversary of June 4 incident

About 300 people joined activists’ annual candlelight vigil in Largo do Senado Tuesday night, marking the 30th anniversary of the June 4 incident in Beijing.

5 Jun, 2019

Graft busters to propose discipline revision

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) said in a statement on Thursday that it would soon propose amendments to the civil service disciplinary code.

24 May, 2019

Commission sets campaign period for CE Election Committee candidates

The campaign period for the candidates of Macau’s Chief Executive Election Committee will run from June 1 to June 14.

21 May, 2019

Macau and city of Porto sign document to deepen cooperation

A memorandum of understanding of cooperation and friendship was signed on Friday between Macau and the northern Portuguese city of Porto, whose Mayor, Rui Moreira, gave the Keys to the City to the Chief Executive of Macau, Chui Sai On.

21 May, 2019

Acting CE pledges to support GBA media

Wong Sio Chak said the government was aware of the “great importance” of media development in the Greater Bay Area, pledging that it will continue to support media exchanges in the three-jurisdiction conurbation.

20 May, 2019

Macau-Portugal meeting ends with 2 accords

The 6th meeting of the Macau-Portugal Joint Commission meeting, which was held in Lisbon on Wednesday, concluded with consensus on the further fostering of bilateral cooperation.

17 May, 2019

Macau and Portugal want to have a closer relationship

Macau and Portugal intend to develop a closer relationship and ensure cooperation at the highest level, the territory’s chief executive and the Portuguese prime minister said on Wednesday in Lisbon.

17 May, 2019

Ho says he’s preparing his election campaign team

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng told reporters on Wednesday that he’s still setting up his election campaign office and forming his campaign team consisting of “a group of like-minded friends”, adding that he planned to officially announce his run in the chief executive election at the end of this month or in early … Continue reading "Ho says he’s preparing his election campaign team"

16 May, 2019

Chui urges Portugal to grab BRI & GBA opportunities

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said that cooperation between Macau and Portugal had been continually strengthened.

15 May, 2019

350 qualify to compete for 344 CE election committee seats

Among the 351 residents who applied to participate in the election of 344 members of the 400-member Chief Executive Election Committee, 350 qualified to take part in the election.

14 May, 2019

Govt rejects ‘frivolous’ EU report

The EU's report says that Macau’s “political opposition is weak and civil society is not very vocal”.

10 May, 2019

Chui vows to promote Macau’s platform role during Portugal trip

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will pay a weeklong visit to Lisbon and Porto from tomorrow until next Sunday.

10 May, 2019

351 to compete for 344 seats of the 400-member CE election committee

351 residents have applied to participate in the election of the members of the 400-member Chief Executive Election Committee, competing for 344 seats up for grabs in an election in June.

8 May, 2019

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