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President Xi to attend Macau’s 20th return anniversary celebration

President Xi Jinping will be in Macau from Dec 18 to 20 to attend a gathering marking the 20th anniversary of the return of the Portuguese administration of Macau to China.

14 Dec, 2019

New border between Macau and Zhuhai will decrease crossing time

The construction of the new border between Macau and Zhuhai on Hengqin Island is expected to be finished by Dec 20-the 20th anniversary of Macau’s return to China.

14 Dec, 2019

Chui praises public servants for their contributions

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On urged all public servants to “fully support” the future administration.

13 Dec, 2019

Macau’s achievements illustrate vitality of ‘One Country, Two Systems’: envoy

Macau’s development achievements over the past 20 years have demonstrated the vitality of "One Country, Two Systems," a senior Chinese diplomat said.

13 Dec, 2019

Schoolgirl, teacher die in suspected suicide in inn

The Judiciary Police announced a suspected suicide case in which a 16-year-old schoolgirl and a 35-year-old man, both locals, were found lying dead in a guestroom.

13 Dec, 2019

Macau economy expected to post growth of 5.2% in 2019, EIU says

Macau’s economy will contract at a rate of 5.2% in 2019, according to the latest forecasts from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), which refer to 2021 as the year in which the territory will return to positive growth rates.

12 Dec, 2019

Glória Ung returns to IPIM after one year suspension of duties

After more than a one year suspension from her duties in IPIM Glória Batalha Ung returned to the institution to work in the Department of Economic and Commercial Promotion with Lusophone markets.

12 Dec, 2019

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