The University of Macau today (27 November) held a Doctor honoris causa Lecture, titled ‘Charting the Socio-economic Course of Macao: Its past and Opportunities Ahead’. Mr Ma Iao Lai, a renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist in Macao, was the keynote speaker. Mr Ma reviewed the socio-economic development of Macao over the past years and discussed the opportunities amid the global economic downturn.

UM will hold the Ceremony for the Conferment of Honorary Degrees and Higher Degrees on 28 November at 11:00am in its University Hall. Honorary doctorates will be conferred on Ma Iao Lai, Tsui Lap-Chee, and Zhong Nanshan. PhD degrees and master’s degrees will also be awarded at the ceremony.


For the full version, please refer to the Chinese version.