Politics

Kaohsiung mayor meets liaison chief and Chief Executive

Kaohsiung Mayor Daniel Han Kuo-yu said, after a two-day trip to Macau, his government hoped that Macau people suffering from serious illnesses would consider his city as an option when seeking medical treatment outside Macau, as medical technologies used in his city were “very excellent”.

25 Mar, 2019

Liaison chief urges Macau to grab ‘historic GBA opportunity’

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying said Tuesday that the central government attaches “unprecedentedly” high importance to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) development, adding that the GBA is bringing “unprecedented historic opportunities” to Macau’s future development.

20 Mar, 2019

Lawmakers reject peer’s 2 ‘protest motions’

The Legislative Assembly (AL) Tuesday rejected a peer’s two “protest motions”, one against how the government tackles the issue of illegally employed non-local professional drivers, and the other against the government’s plan to sign a reciprocal driving licence recognition agreement with the mainland authorities in due course.

20 Mar, 2019

Liaison chief says Macau’s development is ‘inseparable’ from mainland

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying said Tuesday that Macau’s development was “inseparable” from the mainland, adding that the central government “highly valued and cared” about Macau.

19 Mar, 2019

Chan to attend UN Human Rights Council meeting

Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan Hoi Fan will attend a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, today.

15 Mar, 2019

Beijing, Macau to set up science & tech cooperation mechanism: Wang

The central and local governments will set up a science and technology cooperation mechanism, Science and Technology Minister Wang Zhigang said on Monday.

12 Mar, 2019

Macau has ‘important & unique’ position but is ‘too dependent’ on gaming: Zhang

Although Macau is not a big place, it has an “important and unique position” in the successful implementation of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle, apart from having many other highlights, Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council Director Zhang Xiaoming says.

11 Mar, 2019

Vice-Premier Han has 4 hopes for Macau

During a meeting with the 12 local deputies to the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing Wednesday, Vice Premier Han Zheng listed “four hopes” for Macau’s civil society.

7 Mar, 2019

Li Keqiang offers Macau full support, BRI and GBA boost

Premier Li Keqiang Tuesday offered the Hong Kong and Macau administrations the full support of the central government, saying that Beijing will support them in “seizing the opportunities” from BRI and GBA development plan.

6 Mar, 2019

Liaison chief lists 5 points to better practise ‘One Country, Two System’ in Macau

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying said Tuesday that President Xi Jinping has deep feelings for Macau.

6 Mar, 2019

GBA plan gives extra boost to Guangdong-Macau ties: Chui

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said in Beijing Monday that the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) had provided fresh impetus for Guangdong-Macau ties.

5 Mar, 2019

Chui vows utmost effort to achieve GBA goals

Macau is making the utmost effort to give full play to its unique advantages by cooperating with the other 10 cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA).

4 Mar, 2019

Chui says 8 measures will advance GBA project

Chief Executive Chui Sai On said in Beijing on Friday that the central government would launch eight major measures to advance the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA)

4 Mar, 2019

GBA plan reveals nation’s ‘high trust in, expectation for Macau’: Mi Jia

The Macau government’s Policy Research and Regional Development Bureau (DSEPDR) Director Mi Jian said Thursday in Beijing that the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), which was released by the central authorities last week, has endowed Macau with “a historic mission and responsibility in the new era”

1 Mar, 2019

Chui to visit Beijing for GBA talks, NPC opening

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On, will travel on Thursday to Beijing to attend a meeting on Friday of the central government’s leading group for the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), the Macau Government Information Bureau (GCS) said in a statement Monday.

26 Feb, 2019

Chui vows Macau will actively participate in GBA project

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said Thursday that Macau will adapt a “two-pronged” approach to increase its own capacity and strengthen regional cooperation as a key approach to ensuring sustainable development.

22 Feb, 2019

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