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  1. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Beijing-friendly Macau sees no need for national education

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho in Macau jolie.ho@scmp.com No national education for pro-Beijing Macau While the Hong Kong government has been keen to promote national education, Macau sees no need for it and has no plans to introduce the subject. What's more, Macau people are content to recognise the central government and do not hanker for a colonial past, lawmakers and educators ...

  2. La Scala developer vows to fight Macau land grab

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong developer Chinese Estates said last night it planned to take legal action to 'strongly' fight Macau government moves to nullify land ... compensation claims against the Macau government and the five Macau firms involved in the transfers if the land transaction was invalidated. In an announcement to the Hong Kong stock exchange, Chinese ...

  3. Photographer turned back from Macau

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporter South China Morning Post photographer Felix Wong Chi-keung was denied entry to Macau two days before World Press Freedom Day. Wong was sent to cover the Labour Day protests in Macau on Tuesday. But Macau immigration officials stopped him at the border checkpoint, held him in an office for more than an hour and then sent him back to Hong Kong. Wong was required to sign ...

  4. Young rally for democracy in Macau

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau simpson.cheung@scmp.com Hundreds of young people in Macau staged a rally yesterday calling for universal suffrage. They were protesting against ... 'The government is using its propaganda machinery to manipulate public opinion. The whole public consultation was very ugly,' said Scott Chiang Ming-hin, vice-president of Macau Youth ...

  5. Political reforms likely in Macau

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Macau is likely to go ahead with political reforms as a public consultation has found most residents supportive of the proposed legislative and election changes, ... of the forming of the Legislative Council and the reform proposals. A wide consensus has been reached. 'Apart from pushing forward Macau's constitutional development, the city's security, ...

  6. Macau 'preparing to enact security bill'

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau is preparing a bill to enact the controversial national security law and may table it to legislators by the end of the year, sources say. Given the expected lack ... and Macau have the same Article 23 in their Basic Laws. Under their mini-constitutions, both cities must legislate against treason and subversion, based on the article, though no specific timetable ...

  7. Macau refuse station riles critics

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... on Chinese soil. Hoardings for the refuse station are already in place outside the external wall of the 500-year-old San Lourenco Church in Macau. The station is expected to be completed in November, according to the hotline the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau set up to answer public inquiries on the project. The Macau government also plans to build a refuse station outside the Mandarin ...

  8. Macau turns HK social worker away

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Macau's list of unwelcome Hongkongers seems to have expanded from pan-democrats to non-governmental organisations after a social worker was refused entry yesterday. Nano ... to Macau for the day with my family.' Back in Hong Kong yesterday afternoon, Yeung said immigration officers in Macau told her she had chosen 'the wrong time to visit'. Yeung took ...

  9. Chui shrugs off questions about greater democracy in Macau

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Macau Chief Executive Dr Fernando Chui Sai-on (pictured) sidestepped questions about democratic reforms while stressing the need to improve people's livelihoods as he took questions from legislators yesterday following his first policy address on Tuesday. The introduction of greater democracy in Macau, where the people's right to vote is limited ...

  10. Macau bars HK activists as Wen makes maiden visit

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung The Macau government slammed the door on Hong Kong protesters once again as it greeted Premier Wen Jiabao, who was making his maiden visit to the city yesterday. Five members of the Hong Kong Alliance In Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, and seven activists from April Fifth Action were denied entry to Macau. The two groups had separately ...




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