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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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. Ng claims the prosecution accused him of acts...
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. Chief Executive Chui Sai On welcomed the new representative, stating his conviction that under the new Director...
Newly elected legislator, Sulu Sou Ka Hou, will put more attention on housing and development opportunities for the city’s younger population. Speaking on the TDM Radio programme Macao Forum, Sou pledged to work on creating more development opportunities for young...

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
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 elections and to larger support of pan-democratic candidates

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 court’s decisions
Once every four years. The population votes on the city’s legislative assembly. More changes than expected. Mak Soi Kun’s party raking in the votes, followed by Ella Lei, while Melinda Chan’s list didn’t make re-election. Young democrat Sulu Sou grabs a seat, as does Agnes Lam.
Voters at the ballot box, however, also perceived that casting votes would perhaps make a reform for the AL
Group 12 candidate revealed yesterday she had received anonymous threatening calls requiring her to abandon her candidacy. The harassment has spread to the surrounding environment of the group.
Deputy Commissioner, Lam Chi Long, told the press that basically no violation of offering benefits was discovered over the course from March up until now. Some practices in the MSAR granted benefits to people in order to gain their...
The Public Prosecution’s Office appealed on September 14 against the acquittal of three defendants in an action moved in the Court of First Instance in connection with the trial of former Chief Prosecutor, Ho Chio Meng, an official announcement...

Online campaign

Facebook pages set up by pan-democratic legislator Au Kam San and first candidate, Sulu Sou Ka Hou of the seventh group - New Progress for Macau Association got the most fans as of September 13, according to the data...
The city’s Chief Executive (CE) Fernando Chui San On met a team of 22 experts on Wednesday to discuss the optimisation of Macau’s response measures for any public emergencies. The team is coordinated by the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs...

Ready, set, vote

The Electoral Affairs Commission held its last meeting yesterday before election on Sunday. The head of the institution tried to clarify the latest controversy regarding the legal rally venues and debatable behaviour from some candidates.

Voicing SME’s

Candidate in the Legislative Assembly elections, Jorge Valente told Business Daily his electoral list plans and recommendations for improving the environment in the MSAR for SMEs
The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) expressed its acceptance towards the recent verdict of allowing a candidate group to stage a rally in a public area. The Top Court released the verdict on Monday, specifying that Wong Kin Long,...
The city’s Public Security Police Force (PSP) is going forward with charges of violating the law relating to two cases of inappropriate campaigning. Police found a member of the seventh candidate group attempting to put up a promotional flag on...
The head of the Electoral Affairs Commission (CAEL), Tong Hio Fong, claimed yesterday that a backup plan has been prepared for any unexpected situations that might happen on the day of the election for the Legislative Assembly, set to...
Judge denies appeal to Court of Final Instance
The Pearl Horizon Buyers Rights Defence Union say they will withdraw from the election if the Pearl Horizon case is resolved
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