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  1. Macau retail rents may drop 30pc

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Sector hit by visa curbs and global financial crisis Macau's retail leasing market is heading for a critical situation because of the double hit to shopping turnover ... in the next 12 months as a result. 'We opened five retail shops in the Venetian shopping mall in Macau in August, and none could meet our sales targets,' said Lawrence Ng Man-kit, a deputy ...

  2. Night markets may come to rescue of flagging tourism

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Macau's government is expected to launch night markets in an attempt to revitalise old districts and boost tourism, industry sources say. The idea for night markets, which ... on travel to Macau. However, one source said: 'We have to think about how exactly a night market is going to work. If the government takes care of the utilities, like water and power, and we ...

  3. Who wants wants to be a millionaire?

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Macau market- nor blackjack nor roulette nor any other common casino game hold an interest for a true 'professional gambler'. And Macau at the moment is swarming with professional ... attract enough paid entrees to fund the pot and, hopefully, a bit more. The APPT is in its second year in Macau. It guaranteed a prize pool of HK$10 million and needed 400 players to break even. ...

  4. Medallists soak up HK sights, but heavy schedule takes toll

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Fox Yi Hu in Macau China's Olympic medallists were feted by Mickey Mouse and dolphins yesterday, but the heat and a hectic schedule proved too much for some. Yesterday ... by the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong and attended by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Trampolinist He Wenna and diver Wu Minxia fell ill later in Macau. Zhang had been ...

  5. Macau considers national security law

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau may propose a national security law by the end of this year. There might not be any public consultation, as the government does not expect much opposition. Hong Kong and Macau have the same Article 23 in their Basic Laws. Both cities must have laws protecting the government. An Article 23 bill was introduced in Hong Kong in 2002. However, a protest by half ...

  6. Cap on gaming tables to control casino industry

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Gaming tables in Macau will be capped at 5,000 for an unspecified time as the government completes a study on how to develop the casino industry. Secretary for Economy ... the casino industry. He said the number of tables was unlikely to fall sharply in the foreseeable future. The number of gaming tables in Macau ballooned from 424 in 2003 to 4,311 at the end of March, ...

  7. Six firms have designs on giving 38-year-old Lisboa a new look

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Architectural designs for redeveloping Macau's iconic casino, the 38-year-old Lisboa, have gone on display at Grand Lisboa, the flagship casino of SJM Holdings. ... Hung-sun, the managing director of SJM, praised the long history of Casino Lisboa at the exhibition's opening ceremony, referring to it as Macau's 'heritage'. 'While ...

  8. Entertainment listings: the pick of what's on

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nederlands Dans Theatre The Dutch dance company presents three experimental pieces. Part of the 19th Macau Arts Festival. May 27, 8pm, Macau Cultural Centre, Av. Xian Xing Hai, 60-150 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 8399 6699 or www.icm.gov.mo/fam Sangre Flamenca Spanish group Nuevo Ballet Espa?ol combines modern dance with flamenco traditions. Part of the 19th Macau Arts Festival. ...

  9. All In

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from around the world. The little brother of Las Vegas' annual G2E conference and trade show is growing fast in Macau. It has tripled in size in terms of floor space since last year, ... conference programme, with seminars dedicated to casino security and internet gaming, as well as a management-training programme being offered in co-operation with the University of Macau. Around 160 ...

  10. Macau 'preparing to enact security bill'

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau is preparing a bill to enact the controversial national security law and may table it to legislators by the end of the year, sources say. Given the expected lack ... and Macau have the same Article 23 in their Basic Laws. Under their mini-constitutions, both cities must legislate against treason and subversion, based on the article, though no specific timetable ...




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