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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. News - China - MACAU

    Praise for Macau's economic and social strides

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO, Colleen Lee

    ... Jolie Ho in Macau and Colleen Lee Praise for economic and social strides National legislature chief Wu Bangguo praised the economic and social achievements of Macau during his first official visit to the city yesterday. Wu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, will today officiate at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary ...

  8. Industrial park linking Macau and Zhuhai a step closer

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Harald Bruning

    ... There will be good news about the proposed Macau-Zhuhai cross-border industrial park by the end of the year, Vice-Premier Wu Yi said during a tour of Macau last night. Ms Wu also said ... with World Trade Organisation policies. Macau trade union leaders hope the park will help reduce the unemployment rate, now at 6.4 per cent. Ms Wu also said the weekend's Forum for Economic ...

  9. Casino habit hits early

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu While casinos are bringing enormous wealth to Macau, they have also increased the risk of teenagers becoming gambling addicts. Critics warn that young people may lower ... reason,' he said. Gambling counsellor Wu Ping-chuen used his personal experience to illustrate the important role parents play in preventing children gambling. Mr Wu started gambling as a teenager ...

  10. School athletes to battle it out in inter-port event

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Cheung Ting-yan, Wu Kit-ting, Hui Wai-sum, Pang Hing-yi, Mak So-ning, Wong Chi-ching, Pang Hoi-ming, Au Wing-ling. ...




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