Politics

Macao to set up special Hong Kong airport ferry link during COVID-19 travel curbs

The Macao government announced today a month-long special ferry link between Macao's Pac On Ferry Terminal and the Hong Kong International Airport's SkyPier. 

10 Jun, 2020

National Security Law in Hong Kong worries Portugal and EU – Portuguese Consul-General

The new national security law that Beijing wants to put in place in Hong Kong worries the Portuguese authorities, as it threatens the semi-autonomy of the territory, said the Consul-General of Portugal in Macao and Hong Kong.

10 Jun, 2020

Ho Iat Seng underlines GBA development drive in meeting about ‘Two Sessions’

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng on Monday underlined the importance of Macao’s participation in the development of the Greater Bay Area (GBA), with special emphasis on development projects in Hengqin initially.

2 Jun, 2020

Activists vow to hold June 4 vigil in private

Activists are planning to hold their annual June 4 vigil at a private venue after Macao's top court upheld a police ban on holding the event in a public place.

30 May, 2020

Deputy Director of Economic Bureau appointed IPIM president

Deputy Director of the Economic Bureau (DSE), Lau Wai Meng was appointed Tuesday as the new president of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM).

27 May, 2020

Hong Kong airport transit service to resume gradually from June 1

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said Tuesday that Hong Kong airport transit service will gradually resume from June 1.

26 May, 2020

Macau government backs central authorities’ move on national security law for HK

The Macau government said in a statement on Saturday that it "resolutely supports" the central authorities' decision to pass specific legislation on national security in Hong Kong.

24 May, 2020

Li pledges to uphold ‘One Country, Two Systems’ (Update)

Premier Li Keqiang promised today that Beijing will "faithfully implement the 'One Country, Two Systems' principle" while setting up a legal system to safeguard national security in Hong Kong. 

22 May, 2020

New SPU Deputy General Commander appointed today

Lao Wan Seong has been appointed as Deputy General Commander of the Unitary Police Service's (SPU). Chau Kin Oi has also been promoted from today to Subdirector of the Macao Customs Service (SA).

20 May, 2020

CE Ho Iat Seng to attend NPC opening session

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng will attend the opening of the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing on Friday.

18 May, 2020

New gaming inspectorate chief to be sworn in on June 10

Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong has told reporters that the new director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ), Adriano Marques Ho, will be sworn in on June 10.

18 May, 2020

China boosts financial support for Greater Bay Area

A financial support guideline for the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area has been issued, China's central bank said.

15 May, 2020

IPIM to get new president

Lau Wai Meng, one of the two vice-directors of the Economic Services Bureau (DSE), will be the new president of the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), the Portuguese-language radio channel of public broadcaster TDM reported on Thursday.

15 May, 2020

Hong Kong Chief Executive says government in discussions to lift restrictions on travel to Guangdong and Macau

An agreement to relax cross-border quarantine measures between Hong Kong, Guangdong province and Macau could be reached within weeks.

11 May, 2020

Ho urges top officials to complete 2020 policy tasks

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has urged his top officials to ensure that the tasks presented in his 2020 Policy Address last month will be completed this year.

11 May, 2020

Government aims for LRT Hengqin section project to start this year

The local government aims for a Light Rail Transit (LRT) section connecting Macau’s Cotai and Zhuhai’s Hengqin Island to get off the ground this year.

7 May, 2020

Two checkpoints to resume normal operating hours

Two of Macau's main border checkpoints will resume their normal operating hours at 6 a.m. Sunday.

2 May, 2020

COVID-19 epidemic has ‘many impacts’ on public security

COVID-19 “has resulted in many impacts” on the city’s public security – CCTV expansion and prison project both face delays.

30 Apr, 2020

Lei says public consultation on gaming law by year end

The government aims to launch a public consultation by end of this year on granting of future gaming concessions in the run-up to the expiration of the city’s three gaming concessions and three sub-concessions in 2022.

28 Apr, 2020

Government to consult public on civil service reform

Secretary for Administration and Justice André Cheong Weng Chon has told lawmakers that the government will hold a public consultation this year on its plans to reform the civil service.

27 Apr, 2020