Politics

Macau´s PLA garrison completes 19th troop rotation

The People´s Liberation Army (PLA) garrison in Macau early Wednesday completed its 19th troop rotation.

30 Aug, 2018

Macau Police probing state security cases: Wong

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak said Tuesday that the police are “investigating (suspected local) cases” concerning national security.

29 Aug, 2018

Macau gets new FM commissioner

The central government has appointed Shen Beili as China's new Commissioner of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Macau replacing Ye Dao, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

29 Aug, 2018

Macau government to set up national security commission

Executive Council spokesman announced Monday that the local government will set up a commission tasked with formulating local policies on the safeguarding of national security and coordinating tasks concerning local legislation on the protection of national security.

28 Aug, 2018

Macau and Shanghai want to strengthen cooperation and partnerships

The Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) and the Municipality of Shanghai signed four cooperation agreements on Tuesday to intensify partnerships in areas such as tourism, trade, and conventions and exhibitions.

23 Aug, 2018

Macau government grants construction time exemption to ensure checkpoint project’s schedule  

The government has allowed the construction of the new Macau-Zhuhai border checkpoint project at Ilha Verde to be carried out from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day, by issuing an exemption to the statutory restrictions on the period allowed for construction work to be carried out.

21 Aug, 2018

Macau government proposes Light Rail Transit operation bill

The Executive Council has announced that the government has drafted a bill regulating the future operation of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system, which proposes that anyone violating the rules listed in this future new LRT law will face a fine of up to 10,000 patacas.

20 Aug, 2018

Beijing promulgates mainland residence permit rule for Macau people

A new regulation on the application and granting of residence permits for Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan residents living on the Chinese mainland was promulgated Sunday, Xinhua reported.

20 Aug, 2018

Macao, Hong Kong and Taiwan residents to be eligible for mainland residence permits

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

‘One country, two systems’ essential to GBA success: Han

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 leader to take part in Beijing group meeting to discuss the Greater Bay Area project

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

Macau Legislative Assembly passes outline of national anthem bill

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

Chui to attend 1st GBA leading group meeting in Beijing

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

Macau government sets up bureau for policy research & regional development

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

No timetable for Land Law changes in Macau: Chui

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

Macau Government proposes bill ‘localising’ national anthem law

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

TOP court orders government to reassess quotations for LRT depot project

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

Light Rail Transit budget rises to US$ 2 billion: lawmaker

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

Lawmakers pass coastal waters framework bill  

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

Portuguese-speaking countries should use Macau as a platform for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay

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