Ninth time not a charm for unions

A proposal to legislate trade unions in the MSAR was refused by the Legislative Assembly for the ninth time

The MSAR Legislative Assembly (pictured) rejected for the ninth time a union law proposal, despite complaints from several legislators relating to the government’s delay in legislating a right that is

MSAR to reward certified language skills

The governmenmt is handing out cash as a reward for citizens who take language examinations certified by internationally recognised institutions

Macau citizens could be rewarded with at least MOP1,000 for getting certified by internationally recognised language institutions under the latest encouragement scheme, the Talent Development Committe

Sights on Spring cleaning

The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau will be dissolved and replaced by a new municipal department at the beginning of 2019, with its managing members appointed by the Chief Executive while also havi

The Macau Government is planning to dissolve the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) and replace the functions under its wing with a new department without effective political power.

Permanent safety high on security agenda

The Secretary for Security announced yesterday he expected pertinent legislation for establishing a permanent Civil Protection and Contingency Co-ordination Bureau to respond to natural disasters and

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak has announced he expects legislation defining the structure and functioning of the future Civil Protection and Contingency Co-ordination Bureau (DPCCC) to be concl

Recruiting chairman outside of government

he gov’t is not ruling out hiring a chairman who is not related to any government departments for the wholly-owned urban renewal company

The second taskforce of the Urban Renewal Committee moved one step closer in its proposed plan to set up a company wholly-owned by the government and tasked with tackling the city’s urban renewal issu

Sorting out the bits and pieces

Legislator Angela Leong On Kei has been elected as the chairman of AL’s administrative committee, and the plenary session approved the members of the standing committees for the next four years

Obtaining a total of 24 votes from the Legislative Assembly (AL) during the plenary session yesterday, legislator Angela Leong On Kei was elected as the chairman of the AL’s administrative committee.

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

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