Residents of Macao, Hong Kong, and Taiwan who have lived on the Chinese mainland for longer than six months will be able to apply for mainland residence permits from the start of next month, improving their access to public services on the mainland.
16 Aug, 2018
Vice-Premier Han Zheng and head of the leading group for the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), said Wednesday that the 11 GBA cities needed to fully utilise the area’s “comprehensive” advantages to build a vibrant and internationally competitive area.
16 Aug, 2018
Macau Chief Executive Chui Sai On will take part today in a coordinating body to drive the development of the Greater Bay Area and further integrate Macau and Hong Kong’s economies with those of nine Guangdong cities.
15 Aug, 2018
The Legislative Assembly (AL) Monday passed the outline of a government-initiated bill amending the existing local law on the use and protection of the national flag, national emblem and national anthem.
14 Aug, 2018
Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will attend the first meeting of the Leading Group for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) in Beijing Wednesday.
14 Aug, 2018
Executive Council spokesman Leong Heng Teng has announced that the Macau government will set up a bureau-level entity tasked with carrying out policy research and coordinating the various tasks by different official entities concerning Macau’s cooperation with the mainland.
13 Aug, 2018
Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On reaffirmed Thursday that there is no timetable for his government to propose amendments to the Land Law that took effect just several years ago.
10 Aug, 2018
Executive Council spokesman Leong Heng Teng has announced that the government has finished drafting local legislation for the country’s National Anthem Law to be applied in Macau.
4 Aug, 2018
The Court of Final Appeal (TUI) said in a statement yesterday that it has rejected an appeal by Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On against a ruling by the Court of Second Instance (TSI) in March, which determined that the government would need to reassess the rival quotations submitted by seven construction companies for the construction of the depot of the Light Rail Transit (LRT).
25 Jul, 2018
The government’s latest overall budget for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project amounts to 16.4 billion patacas ( US$ 2.05 billion) – but not including the still unscheduled LRT peninsula section, Mak Soi Kun, who heads the legislature’s Follow-up Committee for Public Finance Affairs, quoted government officials as saying.
18 Jul, 2018
The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed a government-drafted bill on the management of Macau’s coastal waters, slated to come into effect after its promulgation in the Official Gazette (BO), during a plenary session Thursday.
13 Jul, 2018
The role of Macau as a platform between China and Portuguese-speaking countries under the Hong Kong-Hong Kong Greater Bay Area (GBA) initiative was championed by Chief Executive Chui Sai On at the end of a tour of the nine cities of the GBA.
12 Jul, 2018
Previously suspended lawmaker Sulu Sou Ka Hou resumed his seat in the Legislative Assembly (AL) Tuesday after the legislature had finally received a notification from the Court of First Instance (TJB) confirming that last month’s judgement which imposed a fine on him for illegal assembly and demonstration has become legally binding.
4 Jul, 2018
The government Thursday launched a 45-day public consultation on the drafting of a new civil protection framework bill, with the aim of allowing the government to better respond to “unforeseen public incidents” – such as typhoons, other natural disasters and major accidents.
29 Jun, 2018
Suspended directly-elected lawmaker Sulu Sou Ka Hou said in a statement Wednesday that he will withdraw his appeal – which he submitted on Monday – against last month’s ruling by the Court of First Instance (TJB) which found him guilty of illegal assembly and demonstration, adding that he will pay the fine imposed by the court so that he can resume his legislative duties as early as possible.
28 Jun, 2018
Suspended directly-elected lawmaker Sulu Sou Ka Hou and fellow non-establishment activist Scott Chiang Meng Hin have each filed an appeal against last month’s ruling by the Court of First Instance (TJB) which found the duo guilty of illegal assembly and demonstration, the Court of Final Appeal (TUI) said in a statement Tuesday.
27 Jun, 2018
The State Council appointed Zhang Rongshun as a vice-director of the Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau. The Macau liaison office has four vice-directors.
26 Jun, 2018
The Macau government recently proposed to the central government that Macau’s Lotus Flower Bridge border checkpoint be moved from Cotai to Hengqin Island in Zhuhai.
25 Jun, 2018
From Thursday the Chief Executive Chui Sai On heads an official delegation from the Macau government on a tour of cities in the Greater Bay Area Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao.
20 Jun, 2018
Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) official Carol Duh Chia-fen, who heads the council’s Department of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs, said Thursday that the government-appointed council is currently in talks with the island’s immigration department to give Macau residents the choice whether to use their Portuguese or Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) passports to enter Taiwan.
15 Jun, 2018