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  1. Macau ferry operator's debts could exceed HK$10m

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Beecrazy and Groupon. The bankruptcy, announced on Wednesday night, affected 1,475 ticketholders for yesterday's aborted sailings to and from Macau. One prospective passenger said she bought ... said the Macau Maritime Administration had imposed passenger caps for its ferries, which had left them 'unable to run the business on a viable basis' and 'made it impossible ...

  2. Trojan horse?

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is the new bridge to Macau and Zhuhai a trojan horse for Hong Kong property? During the property boom a lot of people invested in Macau property. Then, with property prices falling in Hong Kong, investors quickly lost sight of Macau. With the bridge, Macau takes on a new perspective. It will be 29km long and depending on the speed limit a crossing will take about 15 minutes. ...

  3. Macau's loyalty evident without a hint of dissent

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu When it comes to patriotism, Hong Kong is not in the same league as Macau, the experience of the torch relay in the two cities shows. Hong Kong police on Friday had ... sites and glittering casinos on the 19km relay route. It was a festival of pride without a single disruption. The 'journey of harmony' seems to have truly started in Macau, where most ...

  4. HK, Macau ties a top priority for Guangdong

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Province plans to take links to a higher level Guangdong's relationship with Hong Kong and Macau was the province's top priority and provincial leaders were working ... People's Political Consultative Conference during a meeting with delegates from Hong Kong and Macau. '[Guangdong party boss Wang Yang] is taking the lead in doing research on how to push ...

  5. Macau snapping up HK showbiz talents

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

    ... Helen Wu Increasing numbers of Hong Kong people with entertainment skills are finding work in Macau's casinos for double the pay they can earn in Hong Kong, a veteran drama director says. Chung Ying Theatre Company artistic director Ko Tin-lung said Macau's booming entertainment business- boosted by Las Vegas-style developments- had drawn talent, especially stage ...

  6. Boom time for Macau real estate workers

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Professionals in the Macau property sector beat their Hong Kong counterparts when it came to pay rises this year when their salaries rose by twice as much as those in Hong Kong. A salary survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Macdonald & Company in September and October found that Macau real-estate professionals enjoyed a 16.6 per cent salary ...

  7. Macau's lesson for HK on saving the past

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Hong Kong has much to learn from Macau in terms of conserving and protecting its heritage and should offer land swaps to preserve privately owned heritage sites, a group of Hong Kong legislators said yesterday. Eight members of the Legco panel on home affairs, led by panel chairwoman Choy So-yuk, visited seven World Heritage Sites in Macau yesterday, including ...

  8. Macau renovation project that's a little too ambitious

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo We all know about Macau's red-hot property market but isn't this going a bit too far? Is nothing so sacred over there that they can actually sell and redevelop ... Century 21, with a picture of the heritage-protected site. As only the classical facade and the grand stone stairs remain of Macau's greatest church, perhaps development is afoot to extend ...

  9. Bridge to Macau, Zhuhai offers benefits all round

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... population of 50 million. The city's future lies in closer ties with its hinterland, of which the delta region is the most significant area. Building a bridge linking Hong Kong with Macau ... economic growth. It now appears the government's negotiations with authorities in Macau and across the border have borne fruit. It emerged yesterday from a preparatory meeting in Zhuhai ...

  10. HK metalworkers in Macau stop work to support strike

    Posted Aug 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Fox Yi Hu, Martin Wong

    ... Agnes Lam, Martin Wong and Fox Yi Hu Unionists and strikers visit enclave to drum up support About 100 Hong Kong bar benders working in Macau downed tools to support the marathon strike in the city, as striking construction workers and labour unions visited Macau building sites yesterday. Confederation of Trade Unions members and striking bar benders left for Macau at about 6am ...




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