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Ho appoints 8 new ExCo members, keeps 3

The Office of the 5th Chief Executive has announced its list of the 11 members of the Executive Council.

12 Dec, 2019

Fringe festival to bring ‘alternative urban cultural experience’

From flash mobs to a murder mystery tour, speed-dating to paper theatre, Macau City Fringe Festival will take place next month.

12 Dec, 2019

Give Me Liberty wins Best Film for international category at IFFAM

American film Give Me Liberty won Best Film in the International Competition category at the 4th International Film Festival Awards – Macau (IFFAM), topping nine other films. As for the New Chinese Cinema category, Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains was awarded Best Film.

11 Dec, 2019

LRT opens with much excitement, just one minor glitch

Residents were keen to try out their free-of-charge LRT rides on the Taipa section of the long-delayed Light Rail Transit when it finally started operating Tuesday afternoon.

11 Dec, 2019

Baidu chief to give talk at UM on autonomous driving: UM

Zhang Yaqin, president of Beijing-based internet giant Baidu, will be giving a lecture on “Advances in Autonomous Driving” on Monday at the University of Macau.

11 Dec, 2019

Secretary Alexis Tam to become head of Macau office in Portugal

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam Chon Weng, will be the new head of the Macau Economic and Commercial Delegation in Portugal headquartered in Lisbon.

10 Dec, 2019

Upholding ‘One Country, Two Systems’ to keep Macau’s long-term prosperity, stability: Ho lat Seng

Ho Iat Seng: Since its return to the motherland 20 years ago, Macau has made great strides in economic development and achieved prosperity and stability.

10 Dec, 2019

Macau plays important role in Sino-Portuguese relations

Macau plays an important role in Sino-Portuguese bilateral relations, and it has achieved remarkable development in various fields over the past 20 years, said Paulo Cunha Alves, consul general of Portugal in the Macau Special Administrative Region.

10 Dec, 2019

Macau’s first-ever railway to start today

The Taipa section of the long-delayed Light Rail Transit will finally start its service.

10 Dec, 2019

IAM to officially adopt ‘lucky’ runaway today: Tavares

The local government will officially adopt the “lucky” ox that managed to escape from the abattoir in Ilha Verde.

10 Dec, 2019

Macau thrives under ‘one country, two systems’ says director of Liaison Office

Since returning to China in 1999, Macau has undergone its fastest growth period ever, Fu Ziyang director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in Macau said in a recent interview quoted on Monday by China Daily.

9 Dec, 2019

The 2019 Macao International Parade

The “2019 Macao International Parade”, organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, was held on Sunday to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Macao’s handover to China.

9 Dec, 2019

Chairman and President of Hong Kong AmCham denied entry to Macau 

The chairman of American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong Robert Grieves and president Tara Joseph were separately prevented from entering Macau on Saturday.

8 Dec, 2019

Light Metro opens to the public next Tuesday

A decade after the project was launched, the Macau Light Rail (LRT) will start operations on Tuesday.

7 Dec, 2019

Chinese Vice premier meets Macau’s new government

Vice Premier Han Zheng on Friday met with the new administrative team of the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) government led by incoming Macau chief executive Ho Iat Seng.

7 Dec, 2019

Macau’s first chief lauds support from motherland

Macau will always link its own destiny with that of the motherland and integrate itself into the overall development of the country for a better future, Ho Hau-wah, the first chief executive of the Macau Special Administrative Region, said .

7 Dec, 2019

Foreign Ministry will do everything to ‘safeguard Macau’s stability & prosperity’

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, under the leadership of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, will fully implement General Secretary Xi Jinping’s “important thinking and instructions” on Macau and Hong Kong affairs.

6 Dec, 2019

Macao chief: Patriotism SAR’s core value

Macao has achieved great success since its return to the motherland two decades ago, and the people have confidence in their future, thanks to support from the nation.

6 Dec, 2019

Mainland-Macau trade rises 5.5%

Trade between the Chinese mainland and Macau amounted to 17.59 billion yuan in the first 10 months of the year, up 5.5% year-on-year.

6 Dec, 2019

Mainland, Macau ink currency swap deal

The People’s Bank of China has inked a currency swap deal with the Macau Monetary Authority.

6 Dec, 2019