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  1. City employers face labour shortage

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page Despite the economic downturn that has seen thousands in Macau lose their jobs, employers are still struggling with the city's chronic labour shortage, according to City of Dreams senior vice-president of operations Michael French. City of Dreams is the only major property which opened in Macau this year and developer Melco Crown Entertainment is fully staffed ...

  2. All part of the deal

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Written by Donna Page For those who can handle the stress, working in the casino industry can be rewarding Macau's high-flying casinos are a blaze of non-stop light and action, ... with Wynn Macau for the past couple of years and is now thoroughly familiar with the shift patterns and routines that go with casino work. He started out as a table games supervisor on the main ...

  3. Retailers forced to gamble on staff

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Luxury outlets in Macau are taking risks by promoting inexperienced employees to fill senior positions. Reports by Donna Page Luxury retailers in Macau are struggling to fill vacancies ... revealed that about 30 per cent of Hong Kong's frontline luxury retail staff had relocated to Macau. Many were enticed by promotions which, when combined with the cheaper cost of living ...

  4. Casino city to hire thousands

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Despite global economic woes, mega project proceeds with mass recruitment drive for this year's grand opening, writes Donna Page As Macau's casino operators continue to scale ... to open late in the second half of this year, City of Dreams staff numbers will increase from 700 to more than 7,000, including 5,500 workers from Macau. Macau's only big project opening ...

  5. Maximising returns

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page MacauLand offers investors in The Manhattan flats project a favourable lease-back programme The Manhattan was the first luxury property offered in Macau and in the past nine months rent at the Taipa Island development has increased 15 per cent. A lease-back programme with developer MacauLand Developments means investors who bought property from the group, ...

  6. Students join quake fund-raising drive

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page Meanwhile, in the other SAR... Macau Red Cross announced plans last week to donate 40 million patacas for post-earthquake reconstruction in Sichuan province. The organisation's board chairman, Wang Yue-kai, said the funds would be used to rebuild schools, hospitals and community facilities. Macau Red Cross delivered 5,000 tents, 1,600 inflatable mattresses and 64 ...

  7. Call to construct realistic policies

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... of industries in Macau has aggravated the enclave's human resources shortage in professional fields. Amid recruiters calling for more overseas workers to fill staffing gaps, there is also the call for government action to re-examine the education system to produce locally trained architects for its growing construction projects. The managing architect of Macau's leading design firm Steelman ...

  8. Uncertainty fuels slowdown

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... economy have sparked a construction slowdown in Macau. Parcels seven and eight of The Venetian have been placed on hold and the project's construction manager, Hsin Chong Construction Group, has confirmed a fall in demand for staff. Macau-based executive project director of Hsin Chong, Keith Buckley, said: 'I guess, like everything, construction goes through a sequence. ...

  9. Regus bets on boomtown

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... are looking for offices in Macau. Regus, a global provider of business centres, will open a business centre in Macau later this year to cater for the growing demand. Regus country general manager of Greater China Hans Leijten said there was no doubt that the 'huge foreign investment' in Macau was driving demand for suitably equipped and serviced office space. Mr Leijten said ...

  10. Far from the madding crowd

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page Despite growing up in Hong Kong, Phoebe Wong had no idea what to expect when she decided to take her first full-time job in Macau. The 23-year-old left her Kowloon home ... in July last year. 'When I came back to Hong Kong, I really wasn't thinking that I would be working in Macau, that just wasn't something that entered my mind,' she said. ...




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