Security secretary cites ‘likes’ on social media by local civil servants as support for 2019-2020 Hong Kong protests.
Move follows criticism of handling of Inner Harbour fishing boat inferno last April; vessel owners likely to be subject to new fire prevention regulations.
Computer crime in particular cut back thanks to regional cooperation with other law enforcement bodies and heightened public awareness.
Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak points to illegal currency exchange activities as one of the main issues.
Eight non-resident workers’ stay permits cancelled as police seek to curb flow of unnecessary travellers in search of a fast buck.
Romance and gambling scams two main causes. Other crime under control, with police making good use of CCTV to apprehend suspects.
New bill sets out phone tapping procedures; telecom operators will have to keep logs for 12 months.
Covid-19 ‘water trader’ who sparked Barrier Gate mass test drive held permit to visit relatives, but went shopping instead, Secretary for Security reveals.
Covid-19 outbreak spurs rash of illegals; unspecified reward offered to tourists and residents who supply authorities with information on immigration offences.
As well as upcoming gaming concession bidding process, amendments to national security law are also on this year’s agenda.
Proposed regulations will allow police to intercept calls concerning terrorism, money laundering, crimes endangering national security, human trafficking and cybercrime.
New RMB 597 million customs facilities should be finished by June 2022 and will be an integral part of easing trade between Macao and the mainland.
Construction has stretched over nearly 12 years, with delays blamed on poor soil and materials, typhoons and Covid-19.
Police astounded at residents’ gullibility, security secretary says, who puts the blame on loneliness and avarice.
Public Prosecutions Office warns those involved in leading a criminal organisation, money-laundering and illegal gambling could face up to 23 years behind bars.
Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak says amending law is top priority; work to safeguard national security is ‘on the road for ever’.
Chief Executive states the new version will incorporate ‘clearer and more accurate rules and procedures’.
Ceremony attended by Deputy Prime Minister Han Zheng and other top officials from mainland China.
E-channels will speed up access to the new zone, while construction on bridges and an LRT link to the island are due to start shortly.
Security secretary emphasises need for stability and points to city’s existing laws which are intended to support national security.
As pandemic keeps people at home and entry restrictions are tightened up, more and more fraudsters go online to fleece unwary residents.
With 100 e-channels and slicker customs and immigration formalities, the new 24/7 crossing – built by Macao – is set to become the fast track to and from Zhuhai.
Volunteers and first responders have to cope with a simulated super typhoon and spring tide which threaten to plunge Macao into chaos.
Police statement follows an attempt by workers from Myanmar to demonstrate against the military coup in their homeland.
Credit card fraud runs rampant as customers shop from home, but while there is less violent crime, child sexual abuse is on the rise.