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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

Macau government launches 16.9 million pataca sightseeing boat

Macau, China, 20 Oct – The Macau government announced Tuesday a 16.89 million pataca ( US$ 2.11 million) "sightseeing boat pier" construction project in the Inner Harbour. The project’s price tag was announced in the form of an executive order, signed by Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On. The order, which was dated October 7, … Continue reading "Macau government launches 16.9 million pataca sightseeing boat"

20 Oct, 2010

Macau lawmakers vote against ‘congratulatory’ motion for jailed dissident

Macau, China, 19 Oct -Twenty-four out of Macau’s 29 lawmakers, who were all present at Monday’s Legislative Assembly’s (AL) plenary meeting, voted against grassroots lawmakers Au Kam San, Chan Wai Chi and Ng Kuok Cheong’s motion to congratulate jailed mainland dissident Liu Xiaobo on winning the Nobel Peace Prize 2010. During the plenary meeting outspoken … Continue reading "Macau lawmakers vote against ‘congratulatory’ motion for jailed dissident"

19 Oct, 2010

Macau to host trade forum between China, Portuguese-speaking countries in November

Macau, China, 19 Oct – Macau will host the third ministerial-level conference of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries on November 13-14, the Ministry of Commerce announced in Beijing Monday. The announcement did not say who from the central government will preside over the weekend meeting. There has been … Continue reading "Macau to host trade forum between China, Portuguese-speaking countries in November"

19 Oct, 2010

Macau land reclamations study to cost 4.187 million dollars

Macau, China, 14 Oct – The Macau Government will sign Friday an agreement contract with the Urban Planning Society of China and the China Academy of Urban Planning & Design to study the development of the new land reclamation projects for Macau, according o official statement. Both chinese companies will be paid a total of … Continue reading "Macau land reclamations study to cost 4.187 million dollars"

14 Oct, 2010

Government plans to extend Macau Light Rapid Transit to Hengqin island, in Zhuhai

Macau, China, 13 Oct -Transportation Infrastructure Office technical consultant Michael Lam Soi Hoi said Tuesday that the government planned to extend the Macau Light Rapid Transit (LRT) route to Zhuhai’s Hengqin border checkpoint where it could be linked up to an interchange with the future Guangzhou-Zhuhai Intercity Mass Rapid Transit (MRT). Lam, that was speaking … Continue reading "Government plans to extend Macau Light Rapid Transit to Hengqin island, in Zhuhai"

13 Oct, 2010

Shanghai Expo to hold Macau Week from Oct. 13

Shanghai, China, 11 Oct – "Expo 2010 Shanghai China — Macao Week" and a series of related activities will be held in Shanghai from Oct. 13 to 17, Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) said Sunday. With the theme "Experience Macau", the activities of Macau Week will take advantage of the international platform of the Shanghai … Continue reading "Shanghai Expo to hold Macau Week from Oct. 13"

11 Oct, 2010

British Formula 3 champion to debut in 2010 Macau Grand Prix

Macau, China, 7 Oct – British Formula 3 champion Jean-Eric Vergne will make his debut at the 57th Macau Grand Prix, held from November 18 to 21 announced the coordinator of the Macau Grand Prix, Joao Manuel Costa Antunes during a press conference held Wednesday. "This year’s Macau Grand Prix is once again a battle … Continue reading "British Formula 3 champion to debut in 2010 Macau Grand Prix"

7 Oct, 2010