A report released by the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) yesterday says that officials responsible for the vetting and approval of MOP 212 million in loans to Viva Macau, a locally incorporated private airline which went belly up in 2010, “failed in their duties”.
The Macau Synergy Association think tank said in a statement on Thursday that it has sent a letter to Commissioner Against Corruption Chan Tsz King calling for an official investigation into the “suspected illegal approval” of the demolition of Lok Kok Teahouse in Rua Cinco de Outubro.
Former president of the government’s Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute Jackson Chang will go on trial on April 27 for a raft of alleged crimes such as organised crime, corruption, money laundering and breach of secrecy.
26 suspects charged with a string of crimes allegedly committed in connection with the illegal granting of residence permits for investors and professionals by the government’s Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute between 2010 and 2018.
A senior Public Security Police officer was accused by the Commission Against Corruption of unreasonable ground for absence from work many times between 2010 and 2014, but the Public Prosecution Office decided to close the case due to insufficient evidence.