It’s a time for change as four members of the government take over as heads of key government departments.
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At Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng’s 2020 policy address last month, he announced a raft of policies that will help shape Macao in the near future, including exciting developments at Hengqin.
What were the main messages for Macao’s people, businesses and organisations at the Policy Address for the Fiscal Year 2020? Here, the highlights of the address are explained by the Macao government team.
Macao played host to Xi Jinping in December – and China’s President said during a speech in the city that Macao and Hong Kong’s issues are the nation’s ‘internal matters’ and that no external forces can ‘dictate things to us’.
For the past few weeks, Macao has been home to a new Chief Executive. And shortly after Ho Iat Seng was sworn in last month, the city’s new head pledged to pursue the development of a ‘service-orientated’ government.
A total of 44 individuals and organisations were honoured for their work in the SAR by outgoing Chief Executive Chui Sai On at the end of last year. We speak to seven worthy winners of ‘Lotus’ awards.
Macao’s outgoing Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On stressed socio-economic progress during his 10-year term at a speech made to the Legislative Assembly on 12 November.
Ho Iat Seng has been designated as Macao’s Chief Executive. He will be sworn in on 20 December.
President of the Macao Foundation, Wu Zhilliang, tells us more about ‘Lingnan culture’, which is known for its openness and connectivity.
With bilateral trade reaching over US$6 billion last year, a yearly increase of 7.4 per cent, China and Portugal are important strategic partners with bright prospects ahead.