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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...
Experience, inspection and encouragement. The three words the Chairman of the National People’s Congress, Zhang Dejiang, stated as the reason behind his visit. Inspect and report back is the mission, meanwhile urging the local gov’t to improve its administrative abilities to keep up with economic and societal changes and ensure the stable implementation of One Country, Two Systems under the Basic Law.
French citizens in Macau and Hong Kong made their choice for Emmanuel Macron as President of France on Sunday. But Macau residents still show an inclination to the right side of the force
The Commissioner of the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption visited the MSAR on Friday to discuss anti-corruption initiatives
Committee currently discussing new law proposal for countering money laundering and terrorist activities demands clarifications by the government on what sanctions and disciplinary action would be imposed upon employees deemed guilty by virtue of negligence
The Chief Executive will appoint an investigator to conduct disciplinary procedures against the Cultural Affairs Bureau
Responses by both the local government and the central government regarding the two European Union (EU) reports – one each on Macau and Hong Kong – reject the annual reports, with the local government calling it ‘irresponsible commentary’ that...
Chairman of the National People’s Congress Zhang Dejiang (pictured) is to visit the MSAR between May 8 and May 10, the Government Spokesperson’s Office announced last Friday. The announcement reads that the top Chinese official will deliver an “important speech”...
U.S. prosecutors have been banned from using post-arrest statements made by local businessman Ng Lap Seng to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for the trial of his alleged bribery, news agency Associated Press reported. Mr. Ng’s lawyers argued...
The city’s Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak, said on Wednesday that a joint boundary clearance system will be adapted for people travelling between Macau and Zhuhai via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. The clearance system would be available only...
Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng has proposed to initiate disciplinary procedures against the previous president of the Cultural Affairs Bureau, Guilherme Ung Vai Men, as well as the Bureau’s incumbent president and vice president Leung...
The 2017 French presidential elections are shaking up a very divided country. For the first time, French nationals were able to vote in Macau. And for the first time too, big party politics are out of the race. French residents of Macau speak up
Top judge alludes that Ho tried to intervene in recouping funds from UK involved in Ao Man Long case
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