ChinaMacao

National Security: Beijing decides agency in Macau

It is Beijing that will decide whether Macau will have a Central Government agency similar to the one established in Hong Kong, and that allows agents from inside China to investigate national security cases without responding to Hong Kong laws and courts. “This is a…
China

Frozen Shrimp from Ecuador tested positive for COVID-19 in Yunnan

Three packages of frozen South American white shrimp imported from Ecuador have tested positive for COVID-19 in Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, while the shrimp itself and contacts tested negative, according to Yunnan health commission on Thursday. This follows the…
ChinaPolitics

China responds to U.S. pressure and threatens sanctions

China today threatened the United States with reprisals after the President of the United States, Donald Trump, passed a law that provides for sanctions against Beijing’s “repression” in its semi-autonomous Hong Kong territory. The threat appears in a…
EconomyMacao

Macau's foreign exchange reserves rose 3.5% in June

Plataforma – Macau learned from The Monetary Authority of Macao that the preliminary estimate of the SAR’s foreign exchange reserves amounted to MOP189.6 billion (USD23.75 billion) at the end of June 2020. According to The Monetary Authority of Macao, the…
PoliticsWorld

Trump ordered an end to Hong Kong's special status

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under U.S. law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions” against the former British colony, according to RTHK Radio this morning. According to the report, Trump…
ChinaPolitics

Hong Kong will have an impact on EU-China relations

China’s imposition of the new national security law on Hong Kong will have an impact on relations between Beijing and the European Union (EU), warned the head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell. “We approve today a double message with support for Hong…