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Thursday, June 22, 2017

A New Hope

Regarding the manifesto of the group for this year’s election, Coutinho revealed that “the basic necessities of life and death are our demands”
Lawmakers Ng Kuok Cheong and Au Kam San are again leading two different electoral lists and have submitted their nominations
After receiving eight applications for independent electoral parties, the Electoral Commission for this year’s Legislative Assembly elections found 14 people had repeated signatures
The Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong Vai Tac, has appointed Ng Wai Han as Deputy-director of the city’s Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL), effective today, lasting for a year. According to a dispatch posted yesterday in the Official Gazette,...
The Macau Government has appointed Mok Iun Lei as co-ordinator for the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macau) (GASPF), according to a dispatch released yesterday in the Official Gazette....
The MSAR and Hengqin are ideal for developing the health, beauty and medical tourism industries, according to the chairman and founder of Foxconn Technology Group, Terry Guo, who met with Chief Executive Chui Sai On on Monday to exchange...
Start of the corruption trial against Ng Lap Seng delayed by 30 days
Cloee Chao, president of the New Macau Gaming Professionals Association, has pledged to run in the upcoming legislative election, submitting her nomination list on Friday, according to TDM Radio news. The gaming activist claims her participation in this year’s Legislative...
During yesterday’s Legislative Assembly session lawmakers queried the Administration’s resolve. Following domestic watchdogs’ reports on corrupt practices in gov’t departments. Identifying some of the most relevant graft cases of late, they complained that the Executive is ignoring recommendations.
Five years after the Wynn-Okada spat, one of the 17 named in a report into alleged ‘improper relationships’ between Okada and Pagcor officials, is taking Wynn Macau to court. In Macau. In question is personal data protection, which had previously resulted in a MOP20,000 fine for Wynn, as it allegedly transferred the data outside the territory.
After two and a half years as the president of the New Macau Association (ANM), pro-democratic activist Scott Chiang is leaving the role, effective June 9, and will be ‘on leave in this transition period’. Chiang noted that his...
The Secretary also claimed that the government will start consultations on the evaluation system apropos official accountability by year end
The former Prosecutor-general Ho Chio Meng denied that he was guilty of the totality of crimes he’s being prosecuted for, in particular fraud, while acknowledging that some actions were wrong and should be tried in civil, not criminal, court. An emotional final appeal for leniency came after Ho alleged that the charges were part of a revenge plot against him.
Prior to setting off to Beijing to attend the ‘One Belt, One Road’ forum on Friday, the city’s Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said a preliminary investigator had already been appointed to commence related disciplinary procedures in the...
The case has mesmerised the local population. Ex-Prosecutor General Ho Chio Meng is in the dock on multiple criminal charges. In summing up yesterday, prosecutors took turns to list a massive amount of information regarding his alleged criminal activities. Today, Ho’s defence team is expected to respond.
A study by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Princeton University reveals politically connected firms in the Chinese real estate sector managed to obtain considerable land price discounts
The NPC Chairman advised educators and also raised expectations of the city’s younger generation
The Chief Executive will be joined by both the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong, and the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam
The MSAR and neighbouring HKSAR have VIP access and reserved seats on the “economic express train”. Of the Mainland’s development, that is. While propagating ‘One country, two systems,’ says NPC Chairman Zhang Dejiang. Advising the MSAR to stabilise its social situation and proactively integrate national development, among other considerations.
Having secured the French Presidency last Sunday, Emmanuel Macron has busy days ahead. According to previous reports, French companies abroad would have more to rejoice from Macron’s favourable stance on international trade and him embracing ‘core’ European Union values...
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