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  1. Shanghai to HK, via 11 hours in Macau

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... from Shanghai to Hong Kong. More than 40 passengers, dissatisfied at how they were treated after their plane was diverted to Macau because of bad weather, refused to disembark when the plane ... transport to leave the airport and some received hotel accommodation, the spokesman said. Macau is not served by Dragonair. According to reports, one of the angry passengers said a pregnant ...

  2. Macau residents fear major supply shortage

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fox Yiu Macau residents are hoarding bottled water amid concerns that salt tides in the Pearl River will cause a shortage of drinking water. But a sense of urgency to save water is lacking in the city, where casinos continue to run fountain displays and plants in the streets are watered frequently. This is despite warnings by Zhuhai that its water reserves for supplying Macau are running ...

  3. Wen heaps praise on Macau's new leader

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday showered praise on Fernando Chui Sai-on as the central government confirmed his appointment as Macau's next chief executive. Mr Wen ... as soon as I return to Macau.' His remarks came after a State Council meeting passed his appointment. Dr Chui's five-year term will begin on December 20, when Macau celebrates the 10th ...

  4. HK family on sightseeing trip airlifted to safety, Macau student unharmed

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... 'They were ferried out of the mountain at around 6.30am by a rescue helicopter,' said Lo Mu-kun, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Department under the Mainland Affairs Council ... Macau near Hsiaolin village, which was flattened by mudslides. The student was safe and in good condition, as the village where he was staying had not been affected by the mudslide, Mr Lo said. ...

  5. Fisherman's Wharf gamble pays off - for Macau developers, at least

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Neil Gough and Naomi Rovnick Fisherman's Wharf was supposed to be Macau's answer to Hong Kong Disneyland. And indeed the two theme parks share a number of unplanned commonalities. Both have seen fewer visitors than originally anticipated, and both have struggled to emulate the pulling power of Macau's massive casino resorts, such as the Venetian. But one ...

  6. A dousing, but nothing worse, for HK, Macau

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Macau, which was also lashed by heavy rain, reported minor damage. The storm dumped more than 60mm of rain on parts of Hong Kong in less than two hours. Six reports of collapsed trees were ... to commemorate the 94th anniversary of the first major battle at Gallipoli in Turkey during the first world war was over before the storm struck. In Macau, a retaining wall on Penha Hill collapsed, ...

  7. Medallists to perform in Macau after HK

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu China's Olympic gold medallists will showcase their talent and even their singing skills in Macau after visiting Hong Kong. Macau plans to spend 10 million patacas on arranging the athletes' activities in the city. A total of 3,000 free tickets for a show on Monday evening will be handed out to Macau residents from 7pm today. A 93-strong delegation, ...

  8. Macau ideally placed for business visitors

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michael Dreyer, who is Asia-Pacific vice-president of trade-fair organiser Koelnmesse, discusses the MICE industry's potential Where do you see Macau going in terms of development and the MICE sector? Asia is a booming market for all businesses and Macau is one of the newest cities to join in. The facilities in Asia are mostly new and very big, so that makes it easier ...

  9. Tourists caught by cancelled ferries as Macau cops No3 battering

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Heavy rain stranded tourists and disrupted schools in Macau as Severe Tropical Storm Fengshen swept through the region yesterday. The No3 storm signal was issued early yesterday morning and remained in force until 6.30pm. Hundreds of tourists were stranded in Macau from Tuesday night to yesterday morning because ferry services between Hong Kong and the enclave were ...

  10. Growth likely to slow, warns Macau chief

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung in Macau 'More prudent policies' amid risk of fall in gaming revenue Macau's gaming revenue may fall next year amid a cooling of the economy, ... emerged in the global market,' Mr Ho said. During the two-hour session he repeatedly warned about the impact of worldwide volatility on Macau's economy. But he stressed ...




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