Ho Iat Seng

    Ho Iat Seng

    Ho Iat Seng is the chief-executive elect of Macau SAR. He is expected to formally take the role in December 2019.

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    Macau still undecided on extending gaming extensions

    Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said Sunday that the Covid-19 pandemic has further delayed legislative works for revising the local gaming law and extending the current gaming concessions was just one of many options being considered.
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    Macau diversification debate focuses on finance

    Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng reaffirmed in his policy address this week that “promoting an adequate economic diversification” remained a key objective for the government of the Special Administrative Region, and that these efforts would continue.

    No HK/Macau travel bubble until fourteen days of no new cases

    Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has stated that the central government will only classify Hong Kong as a Covid-19 low-risk area if no new local cases have been confirmed for fourteen consecutive days, and only if Hong Kong achieves this status could Macao lift its quarantine for its arrivals.
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    Macau gaming law revision not likely until late 2021

    Consolidation of the bases and advancement in adversity was the thrust of Macau Chief Executive’s policy address for 2021, though it gave little away when it came to the current pillar of the economy - the gaming industry. 

    No effort in creating travel bubbles, Macau Chief Executive

    Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Saturday that so far there had been no attempt at creating travel bubbles between Macau and any other jurisdiction. He added that there might be the risk of a severe negative impact on Macau were it to open to visitors from foreign countries.

    Macau to focus on recovery, no tax breaks for operators

    Macau chief executive Ho Ian Seng says the government is planning to ask Beijing to resume the issuance of travel permits from mainland China to Macau in efforts to foster the recovery of Macau’s integrated tourism and leisure sector. Ho is set to also negotiate with Guangdong Province on steps for the relaxation of re-entry […]

    Macau tightens entry controls, warns casinos to be responsible

    Macau has further tightened its border controls, imposing a ban on entry for citizens of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China if they have travelled to a foreign country in the past 14 days.

    Incoming Macau chief warns against overreliance on gaming sector

    Chief Executive-designate Ho Iat Seng has told state broadcaster China Central Television that it is it is “unhealthy and unsustainable” if Macau tries to develop itself on the basis of a single industry.

    Macau to safeguard tourism, gaming industry: Ho Iat Seng

    Macau chief executive-elect, Ho Iat Seng promised to safeguard Macau’s gaming and tourism industries, during a press briefing in Beijing.  Ho was speaking at a media conference on Thursday, one day after being confirmed as Macau’s next leader during a special ceremony. Ho said Macau’s “one country, two systems” principle was vital in ensuring the […]