Politics

MSAR politically sensitive during Premier Li’s visit

Hong Kong left-wing political activist and member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, Leung Kwok-hung, along with eight others, has received a statement from the Macau authorities and was denied

Leung Kwok-hung, a Hong Kong left-wing political activist and member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, together with eight other protestors, attempted to enter Macau to speak out during Premier

U.S: Still no progress for MSAR’s political reforms

The same report also raises concerns about the city’s future mutual judicial cooperation with Mainland China and Hong Kong

There has been ‘No progress in Macau toward an electoral system based on universal and equal suffrage,’ notes the 2016 annual report by U.S.

Will CE visit Africa?

In the 16-year history of the Special Administrative Region, the MSAR’s two Chief Executives have combined, made four trips to Portugal and one trip each to Brazil and Mozambique.

Tough road ahead for Guterres

Local community members note that the newly elected Secretary-General of the United Nations has a tough job ahead although the appointment helps elevate Portugal’s international status.

Following the election of Antonio Guterres as the United Nations’ Secretary-General, announced yesterday, members of the community expressed expectations of increased international recognition of the

Government encourages self-service voter registration

Staff sent to assist Macau residents to register as voters for the Legislative Election 2017 with self-service machines located in various parts of the city.

The Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau (SAFP) announced yesterday that staff will be sent to help citizens register as voters for next year’s Legislative Assembly Election with self-servic

Li Keqiang confirmed to visit MSAR next week

The Premier will attend the 5th Ministerial Conference between China and the Lusophone world, in addition to inspecting the Special Administrative Region.

China’s Premier Li Keqiang is to visit the Special Administrative Region between October 10 and 12, in order to attend the opening ceremony of the 5th Ministerial Conference of the Forum for Economic

CCAC looking into complaints against observatory head

The anti-graft body says it has received complaints about Fong Soi Kun’s decision to not hoist the no.8 signal when Typhoon Nida was hitting southern China at the beginning of August.

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) is considering whether there are sufficient grounds to launch a probe into the complaints against the Director of the Macau Meteorological and Geophysical Bure

Former top prosecutor corruption case to be pre-trialled

Ho Chio Meng’s pre-trial request has been accepted by the Court of Final Appeal. The pre-trial is scheduled for after the new judiciary year which begins on October 19.

The city’s former Prosecutor-General Ho Chio Meng, who has been in custody since February, applied for pre-trial at the end of last month and his request has now been accepted by the Court of Final Ap

National Day Protests

Some 900 residents joined the rallies last Saturday.

A total of five local groups and one local resident staged protests on the National Day, of which the biggest group was a gathering of some 600 claimed home buyers of the uncompleted high-end residenc

CE prioritises local employment, SMEs

The city’s top official says his government will strive to keep the jobless rate low.

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On stated that the city’s economy is still under “adjustment,” noting the government will continue to focus on helping local SMEs, optimizing local human resources an

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