Macau

Hacking the boss

Hackers defrauded a Hong Kong-based group for more than HK$450,000 after taking control of the company head’s email and making employees believe the group intended to purchase a company in the MSAR

A Hong Kong resident was arrested on September 9 at the Macau Ferry Terminal for suspected involvement in a hack that defrauded a Hong Kong-based company out of more than HK$450,000 (US$57,580), the J

Vessels warned

The marine authorities have a multi-communication system in place to alert the industry about severe weather conditions, put into practice during Typhoon Hato

The maritime authorities had activated the communication system to alert ship owners and those in the maritime industry about the imminent arrival of Typhoon Hato before the storm battered the city on

Pricier fares

As of September 7, more than 800 taxis had had their taximeters updated to reflect the new increased tariff system, the Transport Bureau (DSAT) announced.

Repairing society

The Social Affairs and Culture budget for the second half of this year will be increased to deal with Typhoon Hato damage

The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam stated that the departmental budget would be increased for the second half of this year, in order to pay for repairs to damage created by Typho

Typhoon wiped out thousands of parking meters

Macau Forehap Parking Management Ltd., the company that manages the city’s public parking meters, said that the systems of some 113 new parking meters were affected by the flooding during Typhoon Hato

Soaked pages

Typhoon Hato caused losses of around MOP15 million in destroyed books belonging to the Ricci Institute

The floods caused by the passage of Typhoon Hato destroyed the entire book collection of the Ricci Institute, around 25,000 books and magazines that were stored in the new campus of the University of

Bill support

MOP2,000 support for residents’ energy and water bills will start being provided in October

The rebates on energy and water bills announced after the power supply breakdown brought about by the passage of Typhoon Hato will start being provided in October.

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