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  1. Macau poll favourite unlikely to have rival

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Fernando Chui Sai-on looks set to become Macau's next chief executive, with time running out for his major rival to join the race, an analyst says. Chief prosecutor Ho Chio-meng, widely seen as Dr Chui's only possible threat in the poll, has until Thursday to resign so he can run. Under Macau law, a principal official cannot run for chief executive unless he ...

  2. Internet booking spares Macau the push and shove

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau residents seem to be in a different league from Hongkongers when it comes to queuing for commemorative Olympic banknotes. Between 100 and 200 people lined up overnight at Bank of China branches in the city before they opened yesterday - a far cry from the thousands who queued through a massive thunderstorm in Hong Kong on Monday night. Queues in Macau were ...

  3. Macau issues notes online to avoid rush

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau could be spared the pushing and shoving seen in Hong Kong's queues for commemorative Olympic banknotes - thanks to the internet. From today, holders of Macau identity cards can apply for the notes on the website of the Bank of China. Each resident can make one application per day for one of more than 1.4 million notes. Non internet-users can apply ...

  4. Macau told not to tag along with Hong Kong on universal suffrage

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Leading mainland experts on the mini-constitutions of Hong Kong and Macau have warned against any rush to bring universal suffrage to the former Portuguese enclave. The experts yesterday cited no mention of universal suffrage in Macau's Basic Law - a major point of difference between the two mini-constitutions - at a Basic Law forum in Macau. Lu Ping, former director ...

  5. Engineers back boss in graft trial

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Government engineers testified in favour of former Macau minister Ao Man-long yesterday, denying any interference in experts' rating of bids for public projects. Senior technician Andre Ritchie of the Infrastructure Development Office said there was no external influence on bid evaluators under the office, which has overseen the tender of many large ...

  6. Macau minister faces heat as more land sells without open bidding

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Macau public works minister Lau Si-io, who has pledged to reform the opaque land-sale system left behind by his disgraced predecessor, has come in for criticism over two recent property deals. The secretary for transport and public works, who replaced Ao Man-long in February, is scheduled to appear in the legislature today to continue his policy statement ...

  7. Macau may impose stricter height limits on city's prime sites

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Stricter height limits may be placed on buildings on Macau's prime property sites amid growing concern over heritage protection, the government announced yesterday. The change may force a Hong Kong developer to trim the size of two luxury residential ...

  8. Macau bars HK reporters, activists as Hu arrives for anniversary

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu and Fanny W.Y. Fung in Macau and Joshua But The Macau government denied entry to two Hong Kong journalists and more than a dozen activists during President Hu Jintao's visit ... Lee, who reports on local news. Lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung and 14 fellow activists, who intended to petition Hu on universal suffrage, were also turned back by Macau ...

  9. Hu oversees 'opening' of long-delayed centre

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu and Neil Gough A futuristic new Macau landmark partially designed by architect I. M. Pei will open early next year. President Hu Jintao yesterday officiated at a ceremony purported to be the opening of the Science Centre. But the complex, which took nine years and more than 300 million patacas to design and build, has not opened to the public. A tilted cone, a dome ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... per cent saying they were not happy with lawmakers' performance. Macau chief meets Hu on surprise Shanghai trip Macau Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah met President Hu Jintao ... fuelling speculation he had been summoned by President Hu to report on Macau's social problems. ...




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