Politics

Nomination for CE candidates to run from July 8-23

Chief Executive Electoral Affairs Commission President Song Man Lei said Tuesday that the nomination period for chief executive candidates has been set from July 8 to July 23.

26 Jun, 2019

1/5 of CE Election Committee members are newbies

About one-fifth of the 400 members of the Chief Executive Election Committee are newcomers, according to the committee’s name list.

25 Jun, 2019

Macau, Jiangmen to co-promote GBA: govt

Alexis Tam said that the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) is providing “a more concrete foundation and a wider platform” for cooperation between Macau and Jiangmen.

21 Jun, 2019

Public welcome to visit Ho’s CE campaign office: campaign chief

Members of the public are welcome to visit Ho Iat Seng’s chief executive campaign office, the official representative of his election campaign.

21 Jun, 2019

Macau-Portugal extradition deal excludes political crimes

The Macau-Portugal agreement on the extradition of fugitive offenders excludes those wanted for political crimes or facing capital punishment.

20 Jun, 2019

Ho launches CE candidacy with ‘strong sense of mission’

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng formally announced his bid for chief executive on Tuesday, in “a strong desire and sense of mission” to serve the nation, and Macau and its residents.

19 Jun, 2019

Ho to present CE election platform this morning

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng will present his chief executive election platform during a press conference at Macau Tower this morning.

18 Jun, 2019

Voter turnout for CE Election Committee reaches 87 pct

A total of 5,001 voters representing over 500 associations elected 344 members of the 400-member Chief Executive Election Committee among 350 candidates – just six more than the number of seats available.

17 Jun, 2019

Macau’s top lawyer backs HK’s anti-extradition bill protesters

Macau Lawyers Association (AAM) President Jorge Neto Valente said that if he had been in Hong Kong last Sunday, he would have supported the protesters against the (the Hong Kong government’s proposed extradition) law.”

14 Jun, 2019

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