CCHC Staffs Visit the National Security Education Exhibition

The 6th National Security Education Exhibition was organised by the Macao S.A.R. Government and the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao S.A.R., in order to carry forward the idea of establishing a strong sense of national security, appreciating the achievements of national security in the new era, and creating a good atmosphere for the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

In response to the call for National Security Education Day, CCHC staff including Dr. CHEANG Neng Ian, Deputy Director, Prof. YEUNG Siu Kwai, Director of Editorial and Publication Division, Ms. KUAN Sio In, Principal Admin Officer, visited the exhibition in Complexo da Plataforma de Serviços para a Cooperação Comercial entre a China e os Países de Língua Portuguesa on 15th May, 2023.

Under the scientific guidance of the concept of national security, the S.A.R. Government has insisted on co-ordinating development and security, modernised the national security system and capabilities, and made a series of great achievements in various fields of security and development. With the concern and strong support of the Central People’s Government, the S.A.R. Government has continued to improve the national security protection system and actively integrated into the overall development of the country, effectively ensuring the unification of the Central People’s Government’s comprehensive governance and the S.A.R.’s high degree of autonomy, as well as the implementation of the fundamental principle of Patriot Governing Macao in Macao, effectively safeguarding Macao’s social security and stability and economic development, and promoting the work of safeguarding national security in the Macao to a new level.

By visiting the exhibition, the Centre has gained a deeper understanding of the importance of national security and has further enhanced their awareness of it. For the future development and work, the Centre will continue to carry forward the idea of national security, actively participate in and organize related activities to enhance Macao students’ awareness of security and abilities to resist risks.

The Cultural, Historical and Geographical Quiz Competition was successfully held.

On 24th May 2023, the “Literary, History and Geography Quiz Competition” co-organized by Macao Base for Primary & Secondary Education in Humanities & Social Sciences, Colégio Diocesano de São José, Cinta Escola and the Centre for Chinese History and Culture of the University of Macau was successfully held in the auditorium of the school . Director of the Editorial and Publishing Division. Prof. Yeung Siu Kwai, watched the competition and acted as a judge.

(Speech by Principal Wong)


First of all, the participants, teachers and students prayed, and then Principal Wong Kin Man delivered a speech. Principal Wong introduced Colégio Diocesano de São José, Cinta Escola and thanked the Centre for Chinese History and Culture for their support and the significance of this competition in promoting Chinese history and culture. Afterwards, Principal Wong presented the flag of Colégio Diocesano de São José, Cinta Escola to Professor Yeung and took a group photo together.

(Principal Wong presented the flags of the five schools of Colégio Diocesano de São José, Cinta Escola)


In his speech, Prof. Yeung Siu-kwai introduced the work of the Centre for Chinese History and Culture and pointed out that general knowledge of literature, history and geography is the essence of the thoughts of ancient scholars, and that an understanding of literature, history and geography will enable students to stand on the shoulders of giants to understand the world.

(Speech by Professor Yeung)


At the beginning of the competition, six teams consisting of senior students entered the final round. The competition was novel and diversified, consisting of compulsory questions, scenario questions and scrambled questions. The questions covered astronomy, geography, history, literature and other aspects, which were very colourful. The competition was intense, with all teams showing strong on-the-spot response and rich knowledge reserves, and it was hard to distinguish which one was better. At the end of the competition, the champion, first runner-up and second runner-up were decided, and the prize-giving ceremony was held, in which Professor Yeung and teachers of the school presented the prizes to the winning teams.

Teachers and students of Colégio Diocesano de São José, Cinta Escola gained a lot through this activity. The competition not only aroused students’ interest in literature, history and geography and motivated them to learn, but also enabled them to deepen their understanding of their hometowns, the motherland and the society, laying a solid foundation for them to become high-quality talents who love the country, love Macao and have all-round development.

(Group photo of Prof. Yeung and other judges with the awardees)