Macau profile

The local government is the main media player in Macau; it runs terrestrial TV and radio stations and subsidises the press.

Citing these ties, the Vienna-based International Press Institute says it is "difficult to define the media as independent".

A state security law prohibits "sedition and subversion" against the Beijing government.

There were some 366,000 internet users by June 2012 (InternetWorldStats.com). Facebook is the most popular social network.

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