New Liaison Office chief urges Macau to contribute to peaceful reunification

The new director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Macau, Fu Ziying, Monday urged Macau people to continue to contribute to the peaceful development of cross-Strait relations and peaceful reunification of the motherland. 

8 Jan, 2019

Macau Government mulls pepper spray for more cops 

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said Monday that the government will study the possibility of Public Security Police (PSP) officers on duty in or around local casinos being equipped with pepper spray cans.

8 Jan, 2019

Chui briefs top officials on spirit of Xi’s speeches on 40th anniversary of reform, opening up

Chief Executive Chui Sai On has called on government officials to abide by the aspirations set out by President Xi Jinping, in order to lead Macau to grasp opportunities that arise from the country’s reform and opening-up policies.

7 Jan, 2019

Chui stresses patriotism, national security in New Year’s speech

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On Monday underlined the importance of patriotism and national security in his New Year’s address. 

1 Jan, 2019

China appointed Vice-Ministre of Commerce Fu Ziying to be its top official in Macau

Beijing has appointed a vice-minister of commerce to be its top official in Macau, in a move seen by political analysts as the central government’s bid to strengthen economic ties with Portuguese-speaking countries.

28 Dec, 2018

Chui’s popularity ‘rebounds significantly’: HKU survey

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On’s popularity has “rebounded significantly” after last year’s plunge, the Public Opinion Programme (POP) of The University of Hong Kong said in a special announcement this week.

21 Dec, 2018

Macau to further integrate into national development: chief executive

Macau was to further participate in China's reform and opening-up process, and to further integrate into the national development, Chief Executive of Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) Chui Sai On said.

20 Dec, 2018

Xi ‘fully endorses’ work by Chui and local govt

President Xi Jinping Monday met with Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On, who was on a duty visit to Beijing, “fully endorsing” the work by Chui and his government and stressing that Macau can play an “irreplaceable role” also in the new era.

18 Dec, 2018

Legislature passes new police operation bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed Tuesday a government-initiated bill regulating the operation of the Public Security Police (PSP), which aims to help the police cope with the rising pressure caused by the city’s constant development.

12 Dec, 2018

Legislature passes CE election committee amendment bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed Tuesday a government-drafted bill to amend the Chief Executive Election Law.

12 Dec, 2018

Chief Executive to pay duty visit to Beijing

Chief Executive Chui Sai On will pay his annual duty visit to Beijing from Saturday to next Tuesday, the Macau Government Information Bureau (GCS) said in a statement Monday.

11 Dec, 2018

Macau inks deal in Beijing to strengthen its BRI role

The local government signed an agreement Thursday with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) aimed at giving full play to Macau’s strengths in serving the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and generating fresh competitive advantages for the city and its economy.

7 Dec, 2018

Govt to study possible criminalisation of illegal inns: Chui

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said Wednesday that the Secretariat for Administration and Justice will study the possible criminalisation of the operation of illegal inns.

6 Dec, 2018

Police plan facial and vehicle number plate recognition for CCTVs

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said in the legislature’s hemicycle Thursday that the government plans to introduce facial recognition and automatic number-plate recognition to the police forces’ closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera system next year.

30 Nov, 2018

Chui briefs top officials on Xi speech

Chief Executive Chui Sai On Monday briefed Macau’s most senior officials including his five policy secretaries on President Xi Jinping’s recent speech in Beijing on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the nation’s reform and opening-up.

27 Nov, 2018

168 recommend themselves for municipal body’s membership: Chan

Addressing Thursday’s Q&A session in the legislature’s hemicycle, Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan Hoi Fan revealed that the government has received 168 self-recommendations for membership of the consultative committee of the city’s future municipal organisation.

23 Nov, 2018

Chui pledges guidelines for fiscal surplus allocations

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On has pledged that his government will issue clear guidelines next year for allocating fiscal surpluses.

19 Nov, 2018

Govt to spend 18.7 billion patacas on subsidies in 2019

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On announced in his 2019 Policy Address on Thursday that his government will spend 18.75 billion patacas on subsidies, an increase of 45 percent from this year’s budget. Chui also said in his nearly one-hour speech in the legislature’s hemicycle that it was Macau’s duty to protect the nation’s sovereignty, … Continue reading "Govt to spend 18.7 billion patacas on subsidies in 2019"

16 Nov, 2018

Chui to deliver 2018 Policy Address today

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will deliver his 2018 Policy Address during a plenary session of the Legislative Assembly (AL) in the legislature’s hemicycle this afternoon. The session is slated to start at 3 p.m. 

15 Nov, 2018

Xi praises Macau’s role in nation’s  opening-up: Chui

President Xi Jinping praised Macau’s role in the nation’s reform and opening up process over the past 40 years, while outlining four hopes for Macau to contribute further to national development.

13 Nov, 2018