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Macau-Portugal extradition deal excludes political crimes

The Macau-Portugal agreement on the extradition of fugitive offenders excludes those wanted for political crimes or facing capital punishment.

20 Jun, 2019

#Politics

112 school bullying cases in 6 months: govt

The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau recorded 112 bullying cases in local schools during the current school year until February this year.

20 Jun, 2019

#Social Affairs

Ho launches CE candidacy with ‘strong sense of mission’

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng formally announced his bid for chief executive on Tuesday, in “a strong desire and sense of mission” to serve the nation, and Macau and its residents.

19 Jun, 2019

#Politics

Consul-general says Japan will learn from Macau’s integrated resort sector

Japanese Consul-General Mitsuhiro Wada, who holds the rank of ambassador, said yesterday that Japan should learn from Macau’s experience in running the integrated resorts rather than be gaming industry rivals as Japan is preparing to open casino resorts. Wada made the comment while speaking to The Macau Post Daily at the opening of the Japan Pavilion, organised … Continue reading "Consul-general says Japan will learn from Macau’s integrated resort sector"

19 Jun, 2019

#Culture

Ho to present CE election platform this morning

Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng will present his chief executive election platform during a press conference at Macau Tower this morning.

18 Jun, 2019

#Politics

Hundreds celebrate Guan Di’s birthday

The Macau General Union of Neighbourhood Associations (known in Cantonese as Kai Fong) hosted an event at Kam Pek Community Centre in Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro yesterday to celebrate the birthday of Guan Di, the god of war. Hundreds of people attended the one-day event and filled the auditorium with a lively atmosphere. The Chinese … Continue reading "Hundreds celebrate Guan Di’s birthday"

18 Jun, 2019

#Social Affairs

Survey finds 60 pct of dads are under pressure

About 60 percent of local dads are under rather high pressure, with money, work and family being the biggest causes of stress, according to survey conducted by the Collective Wisdom Policy Centre.

17 Jun, 2019

#Social Affairs

Voter turnout for CE Election Committee reaches 87 pct

A total of 5,001 voters representing over 500 associations elected 344 members of the 400-member Chief Executive Election Committee among 350 candidates – just six more than the number of seats available.

17 Jun, 2019

#Politics

Macau’s top lawyer backs HK’s anti-extradition bill protesters

Macau Lawyers Association (AAM) President Jorge Neto Valente said that if he had been in Hong Kong last Sunday, he would have supported the protesters against the (the Hong Kong government’s proposed extradition) law.”

14 Jun, 2019

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Govt holds mock vote for CE Election Committee

The Chief Executive Electoral Affairs Commission started Thursday two days of mock voting for the members of the Chief Executive Election Committee.

14 Jun, 2019

#Politics

BRI to create jobs for 21,000 Filipinos: Chan

The central government’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will create employment for up to 21,000 people in the Philippines, Secretary for Administration and Justice Sónia Chan Hoi Fan said.

13 Jun, 2019

#Economy

Govt invites bids for Qingmao border checkpoint footbridge

The Infrastructure Development Office (GDI) has launched a public tender for the design and construction of a footbridge connecting the future Qingmao border checkpoin and the new Ilha Verde Building public housing estate, according to an announcement by the office that was published in the Official Gazette yesterday. The Ilha Verde Building subsidised home-ownership scheme … Continue reading "Govt invites bids for Qingmao border checkpoint footbridge"

13 Jun, 2019

#Social Affairs

Hengqin to continue supporting Macau’s diversification: finance chief

Hengqin will continue to support Macau’s economic diversification, Chi Tenghui, director of the Hengqin Finance Association, told reporters on the sidelines of a conference yesterday at the Sheraton hotel in Cotai.

12 Jun, 2019

#Politics

Tam ‘regrets’ Macau football team couldn’t play in Sri Lanka, but insists govt couldn’t intervene

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said on Tuesday that he “regrets” that the Macau football team was unable to play Sri Lanka in the second leg of a 2022 Would Cup qualifying first-round clash, which was initially scheduled to be held on Tuesday in the South Asian country.  Tam also said … Continue reading "Tam ‘regrets’ Macau football team couldn’t play in Sri Lanka, but insists govt couldn’t intervene"

12 Jun, 2019

#Sports

Environmental impact of an underwater tunnel between Macau and Taipa in public consultation

The environmental impact assessment of the construction of an underwater tunnel between the Macau peninsula and the island of Taipa is under public consultation until 21 June.

11 Jun, 2019

#Economy

Lawmakers pass civil protection bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) passed the outline of a government-initiated civil protection framework bill, which proposes a new crime category for causing harm to public safety, order and peace.

11 Jun, 2019

#Politics

Dragon Boat Festival visitors rise 58 pct

A total of 397,101 tourists visited Macau during the Dragon Boat Festival between last Friday and Sunday, up 58.8 percent from the same holiday period last year

11 Jun, 2019

#Tourism

Macau pulls out of World Cup qualifier in Sri Lanka over safety

The Macau Football Association (MFA) reaffirmed during a special press conference Sunday that it has decided not to send its team to play Sri Lanka tomorrow in the second leg of a 2022 World Cup qualifying first-round clash.

10 Jun, 2019

#Sports

Second potential CE candidate wants to represent grassroots

Leung Kuok Chao, who heads an investment consultancy, has announced that he plans to run in the chief executive election slated to take place in August.

10 Jun, 2019

#Politics

Thailand, China’s NanHai Jiujiang crowned victors

This year’s Macao International Dragon Boat Races grand final in the Open Category (500 meters) was won by the Thailand National Team in the men’s category and China’s NanHai Jiujiang in the women’s category.

10 Jun, 2019

#Sports