Politics

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

Chui brothers named in new Panama Papers

Fresh reports on the Panama Papers have revealed that the MSAR Chief Executive and his brother Chui Sai Cheong were executives of an offshore subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed Hopewell Holdings Limited.

The Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On and his brother, legislator Chui Sai Cheong, were both found to have been executives of Yee Shing International Limited, an offshore subsidiary of Hong Kong pr

Public questions

The Macau Civil Servants Association will conduct a public survey to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive and his Secretaries, and to assess resident’s level of demand for more directly-ele

The Macau Civil Servants Association (ATFPM) will carry out a public survey questioning residents about their desire to have more directly-elected legislators and their views on the performance of the

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