Politics

Image matters in Chui Sai Cheong appointment

Legal experts do not believe that any legal issues arise in new Legislative Assembly Vice-President Chui Sai Cheong also holding a position in an oversight judicial committee, but that more thought sh

The President of the Macau Lawyers Association (AAM), Jorge Neto Valente, has told Business Daily that no legal or conflict of interest issues arise from the appointment of the newly elected Legislati

Wong Sio Chak: Budget won’t change for now

Next year’s budget for the Secretariat for Security will not be increased although facilities and infrastructure suffered various levels of damage during the passage of Typhoon Hato, Secretary for Sec

Ng Lap Seng fights back

REAL estate mo­gul Np Lap Seng requested the annulment of his conviction in a bribery case and a new trial from a New York federal judge on Tuesday, Law360 report­ed on Wednesday.

CE meets with new Liaison Office Director

The city’s top official met with the new Director of the central government’s Liaison Office, Zheng Xiaosong, yesterday morning, according to official information.

Shuffle and deal

Political changes in East Timor led to delays in development projects in the country by local company Charlestrong Engineering Technology and Consulting Limited

Local developing company Charlestrong Engineering Technology and Consulting Limited is waiting for authorisation from the East Timor newly elected government to advance with a resort development proje

Lionel Leong: Series of schemes to recover city’s economy

Schemes include to hold large scale exhibitions to attract more spending in the city during the quiet month of September

While a series of measures to provide immediate assistance to SMEs, including interest-free loans and subsidies, were set up in the wake of the typhoon, Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong

Moved by discontent

More awareness of social issues by young residents and discontent created by the government’s response to Typhoon Hato, could have led to a higher turnout in voters at this year’s Legislative Assembly

Societal discontent over the government’s lack of preparation for and handling of Typhoon Hato likely led to a higher turnout at this year’s Legislative Assembly elections, providing a backlash agains

Not written law

Legislator and lawyer Leonel Alves stated there is no written law establishing specifically that those holding high-level public positions that are judged by the Court of Final Appeal can’t appeal the

Legislator Leonel Alves stated that he was worried about the insistence by the Court of Final Appeal to deny an appeal to defendants holding high-level political offices, stating that this rule is “no

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