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Macao reports another virus case, launches 2nd mass testing

Residents line up to take COVID-19 nucleic acid tests in Macao, Aug 4, 2021. (XINHUA) MACAO – The Macao Special Administrative Region's government announced the second mass nucleic acid test for all residents as health authorities reported another new COVID-19 infection on Saturday, bringing the tally to 66. The latest infection was related to an imported case […]

Macao’s court of final appeal confirms legislative poll results

Macao's Legislative Assembly building.  (PHOTO/GOV.MO) MACAO – The court of final appeal of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Tuesday confirmed the results of the Legislative Assembly direct and indirect election that was held on Sept 12. The court also announced the newly-elected legislators. The confirmation will be published on Thursday, according to the […]

Macao SAR govt refutes European Parliament’s report

Macao SAR govt refutes European Parliament’s report

MACAO – The government of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) has expressed strong opposition to and deep regret over a so-called report passed by the European Parliament. Regarding references to Macao in the European Parliament's so-called new EU-China strategy, the SAR government said late Thursday that since Macao's return to the motherland over 20 […]

Macao election success lays a solid foundation

Macao election success lays a solid foundation

HONG KONG – Macao’s legislative election, which was held in strict accordance with the “patriots administering Macao” principle on Sunday, will lay a solid foundation for the city’s stability and pave the way for the city’s revival in the post-pandemic era, legal and political experts said. Sunday’s election saw over 130,000 voters cast their ballots […]

Hopes voiced for new Macao SAR legislature

Hopes voiced for new Macao SAR legislature

HONG KONG – The new Legislative Assembly of the Macao Special Administrative Region faces great expectations for diversifying the economy, improving people’s lives and deepening cooperation between the SAR and the mainland with the groundbreaking cross-border cooperation zone, the central government offices said on Monday. In separate statements, the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office […]