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  1. News - China - MACAU

    Nightclub slammed for Halloween 'school massacre' theme night

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 06:03am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... theme nights- but Macau's biggest club has been accused of seriously crossing the line. Club Cubic, located in the vast City of Dreams complex in Cotai, has sparked controversy by dubbing ... and China," Macau resident Pedro Lobo, 44, said. "This sort of trivialisation of violence, particularly violence in schools, does concern me." Professor Spencer Li, a criminologist ...

  2. News - China - MACAU

    Rude drivers and filthy taxis: cabbies named and shamed in Macau

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:29am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com Cabbies named and shamed in Macau Macau's growing taxi problem has given rise to a name-and-shame Facebook page with more than 2,000 members sharing their horror stories. Andrew Scott, administrator of the Macau Taxi Driver Shame page, released a cabbie blacklist at the start of the month, with a "whitelist" featuring polite ...

  3. News - China - MACAU

    Staff of Macau gambling empire SJM vow to walk out in battle for higher pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com Employees of Macau gambling giant SJM vow to walk out amid latest wave of labour unrest Casino staff threaten strike in their fight for pay rises Staff of one of Macau's biggest gaming operators are threatening to walk out on Saturday if casino bosses don't respond to their demands for higher wages and better working conditions. ...

  4. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Down and out among the bright lights of Macau's casinoland

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:04am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Down and out among the bright lights of casinoland If the streets near the landmark Grand Lisboa are any sign, Macau is a city not built for the people living ... take out of the mainland. There has been speculation in Hong Kong that the ongoing Occupy Central campaign is convincing some mainland holidaymakers to change plans and head to Macau. Macau ...

  5. News - China - MACAU

    Macau casino workers start industrial action to push for higher pay

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 03:41pm by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com Unprecedented industrial action ahead of Chui's election Macau casino croupiers yesterday began an unprecedented campaign of industrial action ... protests in recent months. Today a Sunday Morning Post investigation reveals that behind the glitzy, ultra-modern facade of the new Macau, lies a deeply conservative and entrenched power structure. ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Gambling kingpin Paul Phua accused of making 'under the table' payment to Macau police

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 04:31am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Gambling kingpin left for Las Vegas just hours after he was detained Phua denies bribing Macau police A former Macau casino junket operator who ... custody. Court documents filed this week by US federal prosecutors allege Asian gambling kingpin Paul Phua Wei-seng paid a police officer in Macau as much as HK$5 million shortly after his arrest ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Suspicious fire in Macau boutique kills four

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 03:47am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Bodies burned beyond recognition, with even their genders proving hard to identify Suspicious fire kills four in Macau shop Four charred bodies were found inside a boutique in Macau after a suspicious fire ripped through the ground-floor shop early yesterday. Police are investigating whether the blaze was started deliberately. "The four bodies ...

  8. News - China - MACAU

    Unofficial Macau referendum won't feature polling stations

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 12:33pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Democracy vote won't feature polling stations Plans to set up physical polling stations for Macau's unofficial referendum on democracy this weekend have been scrapped after police forced ... as "unexpectedly high-handed", some 7,400 of Macau's 624,000 eligible voters have taken part in the poll in its first five days. Voters are asked whether they have confidence in Chui and whether ...

  9. News - China - MACAU

    Macau unofficial democracy poll halted as police detain five activists

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 11:32am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau in Macau stuart.lau@scmp.com Five activists detained over Occupy-style campaign pushing for greater democracy Macau police halt poll 'referendum' Two leaders of an unofficial "referendum" on Macau's chief executive election and three other activists were detained yesterday as police shut down polling stations. Officers raided all five referendum ...

  10. News - China - MACAU

    Leader of Macau poll 'referendum' probed

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:55am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Organiser of Occupy-style campaign accused of failing to comply with order to stop the action Leader of Macau poll 'referendum' put under probe Macau authorities have stepped up their crackdown on democracy activists operating an unofficial "referendum" on the upcoming chief executive election, placing a core leader under ...




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