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Air Macau fly to Singapore

Macau, China, 22 Nov – Macau’s flagship company Air Macau is considering diversifying its routes in the future, not only to include more mainland China cties but also the Southeast Asia region, president of the executive committee Zheng Yan said. Zheng was speaking on the sidelines of the welcome ceremony of the inaugural flight between … Continue reading "Air Macau fly to Singapore"

22 Nov, 2010

Stuart Easton win for the third year in a row the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix

Macau, China, 20 Nov – Stuart Easton cruises to a third consecutive Macau Grand Prix victory today, ahead of Michael Rutter, Jeremy Toye and Simon Andrews. Stuart Easton has won the 44th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix for the third year in a row after a commanding performance during the 2010 edition of the 6.2-kilometre street-racing … Continue reading "Stuart Easton win for the third year in a row the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix"

20 Nov, 2010

Rutter leads from the front in Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix

Macau, China, 19 Nov – The Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix takes place Saturday and after the first qualifying session, 12-times North West 200 winner Michael Rutter of Team of Paris-AXA Ducati is in provisional pole position with a lap of two minutes 25.245 seconds. Rutter sits two-tenths ahead of 27-year-old Stuart Easton who is riding … Continue reading "Rutter leads from the front in Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix"

19 Nov, 2010

Mortara Targets Second Macau Grand Prix Win

Macau, China, 19 Nov – Formula 3 Euro Series champion Edoardo Mortara is in Macau where he aims to take a back-toback victory. This weekend’s Macau Grand Prix is the most prestigious event on the junior single-seater calendar, where Formula 3 champions from around the world come to compete. Previous winners include Ayrton Senna, Michael … Continue reading "Mortara Targets Second Macau Grand Prix Win"

19 Nov, 2010

Macau government to strenght CCAC recommendations

Macau, China, 18 Nov – Macau’s Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On Wednesday told lawmakers he intended tostrengthen the leverage of recommendations sent by the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) to government bureaus and other public entities about their alleged maladministration. Chui also said that the government was drafting a bill on amending the CCAC’s organisational … Continue reading "Macau government to strenght CCAC recommendations"

18 Nov, 2010

2011 Macau budget foresses 22 billion patacas surplus

Macau, China, 17 Nov – Macau’s government’s 2011 budget bill presented Tuesday in the Legislative Assembly provides for receipts of 79.6 billion patacas and expenditures of 57.5 billion patacas, resulting in an expected surplus of 22.1 billion patacas. Next year’s budget is up 50.7 percent from this year’s budget of 52.8 billion patacas. During the … Continue reading "2011 Macau budget foresses 22 billion patacas surplus"

17 Nov, 2010

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao ends visit to Macau

Macau, China, 15 Nov – Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao left Macau for Zhuhai Sunday evening, ending his first official visit to the Macau Special Administrative Region. During his two-day tour, Wen attended the opening ceremony of the third Ministerial Conference of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-Speaking Countries. "Since returning … Continue reading "Chinese premier Wen Jiabao ends visit to Macau"

15 Nov, 2010

Jia Rui wins first gold for Macao at Guangzhou Asiad in Wushu

Guangzhou, China, 15 Nov – Veteran Wushu player Jia Rui wins Macau the first gold medal at the Guangzhou Asian Games in men’s Daoshu and Gunshu Combined on Sunday. Jia, 23, a silver medallist at the 2002 Doha Asiad, scored 19.61 points to win the champion for the broadsword and staff competition under the Taolu … Continue reading "Jia Rui wins first gold for Macao at Guangzhou Asiad in Wushu"

15 Nov, 2010

Fourth Ministerial Conference between China and Portuguese-speaking countries scheduled for 2013 in

Macau, China, 14 Nov – The 4th ministerial conference of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking Countries is scheduled to take place in Macau in 2013, officials said in Macau at the end of the 3rd Ministerial Conference. The heads of State and government present at the conference agreed … Continue reading "Fourth Ministerial Conference between China and Portuguese-speaking countries scheduled for 2013 in"

14 Nov, 2010

Macau’s leaders have priority of serving population, being uncorrupted and dedicated, says Wen Jia

Macau, China, 14 Nov – The prime minister of China, Wen Jiabao Saturday told officials from the Macau administrative, legislative and judicial bodies that they always needed to take into consideration serving citizens, being uncorrupted and having great dedication and efforts in carrying out their roles. Wen Jiabao said during the meeting with Macau senior … Continue reading "Macau’s leaders have priority of serving population, being uncorrupted and dedicated, says Wen Jia"

14 Nov, 2010

Chinese PM says that Macau should continue to be a platform to the Portuguese Speaking Countries

Macau, China, 13 Nov – The prime minister of China, Wen Jiabao Saturday in Macau said that the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries had strengthened exchange and cooperation, particularly in terms of the economy and trade, between Macau and the Portuguese-speaking countries. "The Macau SAR government should continue … Continue reading "Chinese PM says that Macau should continue to be a platform to the Portuguese Speaking Countries"

14 Nov, 2010

Police from Macau, Guangdong and Hong Kong carries operation againts organised crime

Macau, China, 9 Nov – A massive cross-border swoop on organised crime carried out in conjunction with Guangdong and Hong Kong ended last week, aimed at cleaning up the streets in the lead-up to the Asian Games in Guangzhou and Macau’s Grand Prix, the Macau Unitary Police Service (SPU) announced Monday. While the Asian Games … Continue reading "Police from Macau, Guangdong and Hong Kong carries operation againts organised crime"

9 Nov, 2010

Chinese Premier to attend China-Portuguese-speaking Countries forum in Macao

Macau, China, 8 Nov – Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will pay a visit to Macau this coming Saturday and Sunday, his office announced Sunday in Beijing . It will be Wen’s first visit to Macau. Wen will attend Saturday’s opening ceremony of the 3rd Ministerial Conference of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between … Continue reading "Chinese Premier to attend China-Portuguese-speaking Countries forum in Macao"

8 Nov, 2010

New Macau bill will require government officials to declare assets

Macau, China, 3 Nov – The Head of the Commission against Corruption (CCAC) revealed Tuesday that a new bill that will require all decision-making officials to declare ownership of property and assets will be introduced to the legislature later this month. CCAC’s Commissioner Fong Man Chong made the announcement after the opening ceremony of the … Continue reading "New Macau bill will require government officials to declare assets"

3 Nov, 2010

Macau will set up state laboratory of Chinese medicine

Macau, China, 29 Oct – Macau will set up a key state laboratory of Chinese medicine, which will help promote high-tech research in medicine, improve Guangdong-Macau co-operation and aid in the development of the Hengqin Chinese Medical Technology Industrial Park, said Chui Sai On, chief executive of Macao Special Administrative Region. Chui announced this during … Continue reading "Macau will set up state laboratory of Chinese medicine"

29 Oct, 2010

Macau drops on the 2010 Corruption Perception Index

Macau, China, 27 Oct – The 2010 Corruption Perception Index (CPI), published by Transparency International, ranked Macau 46th among 178 countries in the world, and 10th among 33 countries and regions of Asia Pacific, down three points in the world ranking and one in the regional index. In the report released Tuesday in Berlin by … Continue reading "Macau drops on the 2010 Corruption Perception Index"

27 Oct, 2010

Almost 19 million visitors in Macau in the first nine months of 2010

Macau, China, 26 Oct – In the first nine months of this year, the number of visitor arrivals rose 17.1 percent year-on-year to 18.58 million, according to figures released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) Monday. Macau’s total number of visitor arrivals stood at 1.84 million in September, a 22 percent drop from the … Continue reading "Almost 19 million visitors in Macau in the first nine months of 2010"

26 Oct, 2010

Chief Executive met with the honorary chairman of Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang

Macau, China, 25 Oct – Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On met with the honorary chairman of Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Wu Poh-hsiung during his official visit in Macau on Saturday. Wu together with a prominent business delegation from Taiwan attended the 7th World Summit of Chinese Entrepreneurs at the Venetian Macau upon the invitation … Continue reading "Chief Executive met with the honorary chairman of Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang"

25 Oct, 2010

Air Macau to resume flights to Singapore

Macau, China, 21 Oct – Macau’s flag carrier Air Macau will resume flights to Singapore next month, according to a statement released by the Macau International Airport Company (CAM) Wednesday. Air Macau flew to Singapore in the past but in less than a year the route was abruptly cancelled. An Air Macau spokesperson told The … Continue reading "Air Macau to resume flights to Singapore"

21 Oct, 2010

Macau Bar association chief slams judiciary’s sluggishness

Macau, China, 21 Oct – The president of the Macau Lawyers Association (AAM), Jorge Neto Valente, Wednesday slammed the local judiciary for its sluggishness. Addressing a ceremony marking the start of the 2010/2011 Judicial Year in Macau, Neto Valente also called for the hiring of more Portuguese-Chinese interpreters and translators from the mainland as well … Continue reading "Macau Bar association chief slams judiciary’s sluggishness"

21 Oct, 2010