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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Yesterday, an AL plenary session addressed the mechanism of approving temporary residency for foreign experts in Macau, as well as public housing and the city’s urban renewal
Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On has declined to make higher education free in the MSAR. Prioritising labour market equilibrium over other educational alternatives. As declared in a session in the Legislative Assembly yesterday.
Candidates in the 2017 Legislative Assembly Elections are now prohibited from promoting or expressing any content deemed to be propaganda by the Electoral Committee until the start of the official campaign period on September 2
A survey conducted by academics reveals that local residents have an average level of attention towards the upcoming Legislative Assembly in September
A total of 480 are being qualified to take part in the election of becoming Macau’s deputies of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), Xinhua reported. The number of eligible candidates increased by 100 people vis-a-vis 380 in the12th election. 12...
During the final arguments of the corruption case against local businessman Ng Lap Seng, the prosecution stated that the real estate developer was looking for fame and fortune when he looked to influence UN officials into creating a multibillion-dollar conference centre in the MSAR
By order of the central Chinese government, the Chief Executive has issued the Resolution 2356 (2017) adopted by the United Nations Security Council on June 2, 2017 on the Non-Proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, as well as...
The authority from Hong Kong announced that joint clearance of both the SAR and the Mainland would be performed in West Kowloon Station for the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL). Hong Kong’s Secretary for...
There is no resort to a national or international instance that could change former Prosecutor-general Ho Chio Meng’s sentence, according to local lawyer

Fair appeal

Former Prosecutor-general Ho Chio Meng has been sentenced to 21 years behind bars. However, lawyers consulted by Business Daily highlight that the fact that he cannot appeal the verdict might be unfair. Legal circumstances are causing him to be imprisoned without the right to a review.
Signing of parliamentary co-operation and route connecting Lisbon and Macau in pipeline marks first visit of China’s top legislator to Portugal
New measures proposed in the rental bill. To increase rental contracts to a three-year minimum. Unfair to landlords of commercial properties, says real estate head. Citing similar measures cancelled in other territories due to decreases in supply and increase in price. Suggestions include adding binding terms for land leasing including public youth apartments.
Legislator Chan Meng Kam has unveiled his strategy for the coming legislative elections. His whole group has decided to divide its forces in two for maximum exposure. With past election successes under his belt, he has confirmed, however, that he will not personally run.
Legislator Chan Meng Kam is unlikely to be involved in the coming legislative elections in September, local broadcaster TDM has reported. The owner of Hotel Golden Dragon and Chairman of City University of Macau, Chan will probably not run in...
Ng Lap Seng’s defence claims the real estate developer, charged in the U.S. in a multi-million dollar bribery case, is a philanthropist
Local billionaire real estate developer Ng Lap Seng goes to trial today on charges of bribery of United Nations officials, for which he has pleaded not guilty. The bribes were allegedly to pave the way for the construction of...
Between a rock and a hard place. The Chief Executive has spoken out regarding World Heritage sites in the MSAR. With particular reference to UNESCO concerns about sightlines. Confirming the gov’t will protect the sites - and that he was not concerned about listing despite previous critical reports.
The local anti-graft body, the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC), has reiterated that gaming operators must not help promote any given candidate or list of candidates for the upcoming Legislative Assembly elections. The affirmation comes after a meeting held at the...
Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On will meet with authorities in Shanghai on Wednesday to review the cooperation between the two cities and discuss further collaboration, according to a press release by the Government’s Spokesperson Office. In particular, the Chief...
A sharp increase in the number of signatures repeated on more than one candidacy list. Prompting the Chairman of the Electoral Affairs Commission to announce that steps will be taken to ascertain the reason. Legal consequences have not been ruled out.
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