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  1. 2 Minutes with... XU HUAN AND XU YENG

    Posted Nov 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... XU HUAN AND XU YENG The two team ambassadors for Hong Kong driver Philip Ma's team in the Guia race have been turning heads at the 50th Macau Grand Prix, not only for their looks ... amongst the 100 or more hospitality girls in Macau this weekend. Is the competition hot? Look around and you can see there are a number of beautiful girls. We always compare ourselves ...

  2. The betting game

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gambling is Macau's biggest draw and the biggest contributor to its economy. Punters arrive 24 hours a day to throw money on tables and at races. The scene is no Las Vegas. It is each to his or her own, usually in a room of desperate men and women jostling for a return on their patacas. This is set to change, and along with it Macau's landscape, following ...

  3. Macau offers an early taste of university life

    Posted Aug 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Centre for Pre-University Studies at the University of Macau offers Form Five school leavers an alternative route to university. Offering a curriculum similar to Form Six, ... such as an Introduction to Research. 'More than 80 per cent of students finishing the programme are accepted by the University of Macau,' says Lam Teng, director of the Centre for Pre-University ...

  4. Island life

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... From November 8 to the 16, the usually laid-back Macau will become a racing mecca. Head over for the first weekend and stay for the second. If you think Macau is too small to keep you entertained for a week, think again Day one (November 8) Visiting Macau during the Grand Prix without attending a race is a bit like going to a restaurant without eating. The vroom of engines ...

  5. Happy hunting

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As a duty-free port, Macau is a haven that offers cheap alcohol, gold and electronic products. Textile manufacturing is one of the enclave's biggest industries, and fabrics ... Senado Square. Macau is probably best known among shoppers for its rows of furniture shops selling antiques and reproductions. A pleasant contrast to Hong Kong's large malls and crowds, ...

  6. Macau marks 50th GP with new events

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This year's Macau Grand Prix meeting, celebrating its 50th anniversary, has been extended over two weekends to accommodate two new events. Racing will now be spread over six days ... event,' the spokesperson said. Also scheduled for the first weekend are the Hotel Fortuna Trophy and the East Asian Game Cup Race. The two events attracted about 100 Hong Kong and Macau ...

  7. HK secures race for wannabes in Macau

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... The Hong Kong Automobile Association has clinched a berth at next month's Macau Grand Prix for the inaugural race of a new grassroots series. The first HKAA Roadsports event ... grid in Macau. The AA hopes that by reducing the start-up costs they can start to develop a string of young talent that might one day represent Hong Kong on a bigger stage. They also suggest ...

  8. Drivers go 'egg-stra' yard for tarts

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Macau The sons of two famous Formula One world champions and rivals for Sunday's blue riband Formula Three race at the 50th Macau Grand Prix, Nelson Piquet Junior ... of the 264 electric ovens placed at the outdoor Macau Food Festival venue near the Macau Tower. Piquet Junior echoed his rival: 'Cooking is nothing new to me. I make macaroni at home. ...

  9. On the fast track

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Racers gear up for a bumper Golden Jubilee GET READY FOR two weekends of high-octane action next month as the 50th Macau Grand Prix roars into top gear with a birthday to remember. It is that time of year again when the streets of Macau will be filled with the sight of red-hot racing machines and the roar of engines as thousands flock to the former Portuguese enclave to enjoy ...

  10. Laps of luxury

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Macau's hotels have the right formula for keeping you on the road to enjoy the Grand Prix WHERE TO STAY Hyatt Regency Macau: Rates vary throughout the month, but weekdays start from $800, the first weekend of races (6-9) rates are between $1,000 and $1,400, the second weekend (13-16) $1,200 to $1,600. Call Hong Kong 2559 0168. Mandarin Oriental, Macau: Two and three-night ...




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