Politics

Councillors call for training of national security promotion teams

Central Districts Community Service Consultative Council members Huang Wei and Ho Kuai Seng Wednesday urged the government to help community associations, schools and private enterprises train their members, pupils and staff to improve their knowledge of national security so that they can join special teams to promote the protection of national security in their communities.

3 May, 2018

Vice-PM urges local govt to follow Xi’s guidelines, improve residents’ lives

Vice Premier Han Zheng Tuesday urged the local government to administer Macau strictly in line with the guidelines laid out by President Xi Jinping during his visit for the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR).

25 Apr, 2018

Customs to upgrade equipment to tackle seaborne crime

The Macau Customs Service will upgrade its equipment and introduce new technology to enhance security on the sea, the Customs Service said in a statement Monday.

24 Apr, 2018

Legislature studies possible national security law amendments: speaker

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng says that the legislature is studying possible amendments to Macau’s local national security law – the Law on the Defence of National Security.

23 Apr, 2018

All top officials of the government to visit Beijing for training

The five secretaries of the Macau government will be sent to Beijing between 21 and 25 April to take part in an intensive training course in the Chinese Academy of Governance regarding national development strategies and political awareness, according to a statement released by the Government Information Bureau.

22 Apr, 2018

Macau now better prepared for typhoons: govt

Unitary Police Service (SPU) Commissioner-General Ma Io Kun said Thursday that Macau has improved its capabilities to respond to typhoons and carry out disaster relief measures, based on the lessons learnt from Super Typhoon Hato last year, so that it is now much better prepared for typhoons than in the past.

19 Apr, 2018

Macau ready for Greater Bay Area development: Chief Executive

The Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, Tuesday said the government has readied resources in order for the community to take part in the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

18 Apr, 2018

Reciprocal driving-licence to benefit locals: Chui  

Chief Executive Chui Sai On stressed Tuesday that the government’s plan to sign a reciprocal driving-licence recognition deal with the mainland aims to benefit local residents by making it more convenient for them to work and do business on the mainland.

18 Apr, 2018

Wong wants to establish government ‘unit’ to enforce national security laws

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said on Monday there was a need to establish a unit specifically for the enforcement of Macau’s local national security law.

17 Apr, 2018

National security & local security are interrelated

Wong said that the local national security law does not specify detailed procedures concerning the enforcement of the law.

16 Apr, 2018

Liaison chief calls for improved mechanism to safeguard national security

Zheng Xiaosong noted that Sunday (April 15) was National Security Education Day as stipulated by the country’s National Security Law.

16 Apr, 2018

Gloria Ung appointed Deputy Secretary-General of Forum Macao

Gloria Batalha Ung will accumulate her new Forum role with the present position she holds at the IPIM.

13 Apr, 2018

Macau will push for the development of a green economy

The 2018 MIECF has attracted more than 490 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions to showcase products and solutions that curb air, water and soil pollution, as well as to build eco-cities.

13 Apr, 2018

Ex-weather chief’s pension suspended for 4 years

Fong Soi Kun's pension will be suspended for four years for his failure to fulfil his duties properly over the hoisting of storm warning signals when Super Typhoon Hato pummelled Macau last year.

12 Apr, 2018

Guangdong-Macau cooperation fund

Macau and Guangdong to set up MOP 25.6 billion development fund

The Macau government announced in 2016 that via the Guangdong-Macau cooperation fund, Macau would invest in infrastructure and other important projects in the neighbouring province.

10 Apr, 2018

Sulu Sou and Scott Chiang trial postponed to 14 May

The judge has ordered the process to resume, and a re-run of the first hearing has been scheduled for 14 May.

9 Apr, 2018

Macau demonstrations

Amended bill requires citizens to notify the police before holding demonstrations

Groups and individuals who plan to hold an assembly or demonstration will need to inform the Public Security Police in advance instead of the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau.

4 Apr, 2018

HK$80 from Hong Kong to Zhuhai on mega bridge – exclusive bus rights go to Pansy Ho’s firm

A transport firm run by the daughter of Macau casino kingpin Stanley Ho Hung-sun looks set to be the biggest winner when the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens, after her company won the exclusive rights to run shuttle buses across the multibillion-dollar link, according to the South China Morning Post (SCMP) today.

31 Mar, 2018

Government-media to promote Macau’s roles in national initiatives 

The Government will work closely with the media in order to promote further Macao’s roles in the “Belt and Road” initiative, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and in regional cooperation announced Friday the Government Spokesperson and Director of the Government Information Bureau, Chan Chi Ping.

31 Mar, 2018

Liaison chief calls for Macau to acknowledge Communist Party of China leadership

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Zheng Xiaosong Monday urged Macau residents to respect and acknowledge the leadership held by the Communist Party of China (CPC) over the nation.

27 Mar, 2018