Ho said that his government was looking forward to strengthen cooperation with the Portuguese- and English-language media.
The bureau will move from the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture to the Secretariat for Economy and Finance.
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said that there is a possibility that in the near future Macao would continue to be affected by the pandemic and by external political and economic fluctuations.
Lou Pak Sang has been appointed the director of the new Education and Youth Development Bureau (DSEDJ) from February 2021 onward.
President Xi Jinping heard a work report via video link from Macao Chief Executive on the special administrative region government’s work in 2020 and its current situation.
Secretary for Security said the aim is to “[eliminate] the risk to Macao’s public security”.
Macao must resolutely defend national sovereignty, security and development interests, said Fu Ziying, director of the Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macao.
The Macao government has accused the United States of “brutal interference in the internal affairs” of the territory.
The biometric data collection proposed in the bill would include fingerprints, palm prints, iris, retina, and facial recognition.
Macao and Guangdong have vowed to stay vigilant against the novel coronavirus threat and further strengthen their joint COVID-19 control and prevention measures, according to a statement by the Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS).
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng will pay a four-day working visit to eight cities in Guangdong province that are part of the GBA.
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng predicted in his New Year’s Message today that Macao “will certainly win the great battle” against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Taiwan decided to ban from January 1st all foreign arrivals, including the transfer or transit of airline passengers, the government announced Wednesday.
CCAC defends government annulment of 74 land concessions, but slams its failure to supervise leaseholders
The government’s decision to annul the provisional land concessions of 74 plots did not involve any acts of administrative illegality or maladministration.
Tong Hio Fong, who heads the Legislative Assembly Electoral Affairs Commission, said that over 320,000 permanent residents will be eligible to vote in the 2021 direct election.
The Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau reminded permanent residents who still aren’t included in the city’s electoral roll that they must register on Thursday at the latest
The Macao government has signed a co-operation framework agreement with China Media Group (CMG) in the areas of news, sports, entertainment, documentaries and cultural programmes.
The agreement will cover cooperation in news, sports activities, soap operas, documentaries, ad documentaries.
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said that “anything is possible” concerning the timing of the bidding process for Macao’s gaming concessions which expire in June 2022.
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng told reporters that the government expected to spend, on average, about MOP 500 (US$63) on its COVID-19 vaccine per person.
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng vowed to strengthen residents’ national security awareness and to take efficient measures to prevent external forces’ infiltration and intervention in local affairs.
The public face of the nation’s fight against the novel coronavirus disease, Zhong Nanshan, and Macao’s former chief executive Fernando Chui Sai On have been awarded the Macao Special Administrative Region’s (MSAR) highest Decoration of Honour, the Grand Lotus.
The government will upgrade the area of responsibility of the Economic Services Bureau (DSE) in February when it will also be tasked with promoting Macao’s scientific and technological innovation.
Outline of bill regulating the city’s building construction passed, proposing that those who fail to carry out the necessary maintenance of or repairs to their buildings, despite an official order to do so, will face a fine.
The government will continue to run a budget deficit, although formally the budget is a balanced one thanks to a cash injection accounting for nearly 28% of next year’s expected government revenue.