Briefs | New deputy director appointed for Public Security Forces

Choi Wai Hou has been appointed as the new deputy director of the Public Security Forces Affairs Bureau (DSFSM) in a ceremony held on January 16, which was chaired by the Director of DSFSM, Kok Fong Mei. Choi worked at the Fire Services Bureau (CB) from 1992 to 1997, where he attended the Officer Training Course. He holds a degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering and has the certificate of the 3rd Command and Direction Course by the Macau Security Forces Training College. He has served in several departments of the CB namely as the Head of the Division of Services, Head of Operations and Ambulance Division of the Islands, Head of Airport Division, Head of Macau Operations Department, Head of the Fire Services, and Head of the DSFSM Technical Support Department before his new post as Deputy Director of DSFSM.

66 property management licenses approved

As of January 16, the Housing Bureau received a total of 66 applications for licenses to operate property management services, the bureau announced yesterday. These licenses are specifically for the common areas of condominiums. All license applications were approved. In addition, there were another 190 temporary license applications, 184 of which were approved, four were rejected, and two are currently under review. Since the city’s condominium property management law came into effect in August 2018, all property management companies require a valid license to operate.

Work suspended at site where fatal accident occurred

The Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) and the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) have issued orders to suspend construction work at a site where a fatal accident was reported on Wednesday. The construction site is located in the Areia Preta area, across the Centro de Actividades Juvenis do Bairro do Hipódromo. Immediately after the accident, staff from the DSAL went to the site to investigate. Preliminary analysis revealed that a local male employee was carrying formwork to prepare a wall. While he was working, 20 templates near him slipped, resulting in the victim’s accidental fall.

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