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    China news round-up: Xinjiang tightens security, Macau casino profit soars

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 06:58am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Journal China's manufacturers survive by moving to Asian neighbours. Bloomberg Macau Sands profit jumped 63 per cent to US$453 million in the first quarter. Southern Metropolis Daily* ...

  2. Sands China gets approval to delay Macau casino construction

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Sands China says the Macau government has given it more time to build a casino resort on a site in Cotai but expects to pay a penalty for the delay. The Macau ... according to the statement. Sands Macau spokeswoman Melina Leong said last week that the casino developer was behind schedule because it had been focusing on another project- the US$5 billion Sands ...

  3. Macau recoups Ao Man-long's HK assets

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau this month will recoup another HK$330 million worth of monetary assets kept by jailed former minister Ao Man-long in Hong Kong, Macau graft-busters said. The Commission Against Corruption of Macau yesterday said that some HK$22 million of Ao's illicit wealth was also transferred from Hong Kong to the Macau government in March. ...

  4. Building relations in China and Macau

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... it has worked with its partners in mainland China and in Macau, and built solid relationships in a relatively short time. Our products and training programmes are [culturally] sensitive ... beverage and hospitality sectors. As further proof of the company's desire to be a stakeholder in the region, it will establish a legal business entity in Macau to operate its hospitality, ...

  5. Macau's revised public works wish list outlined

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Macau's new transport and public works minister yesterday shelved more than half the pet projects of his disgraced predecessor while pressing ahead with others ... favourite project, a cross-harbour tunnel between Macau Peninsula and Taipa Island, was one of those shelved by Mr Lau. The project figured at the top of a list of nearly 20 large projects Ao ...

  6. Macau axe set to fall on ex-minister's pet projects

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Some key public projects promoted by Macau's former secretary for transport and public works, Ao Man-long, are expected to be dumped when his successor delivers ... the choice of projects while pushing ahead with those urgently needed in Macau. Legislator Au Kam-san called for a thorough reassessment of projects left undone or unfinished by the fall of Ao, who ...

  7. HK flexes its mahjong muscles in Macau

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... annual World Series of Mahjong in Macau. The top three among the 32 all came from Hong Kong. More than 360 mahjong experts from across the world have gathered in Asia's gambling capital ... come from the greater China region. Players from Japan, America, Britain, Denmark, the Philippines and Malaysia have also taken part at Wynn Macau casino-hotel. 'I was ranking quite low ...

  8. Bigger role is seen for Macau in cross-strait relations

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Macau is quietly assuming a bigger role as a political platform between Beijing and Taipei amid warming cross-strait ties, according to a renowned Taiwan observer. But Zhu Xianlong of Macau Polytechnic Institute said the city could lose out on economic gains, such as tourism, as cross-strait exchanges grew. Professor Zhu, formerly head of a cross-strait ...

  9. Improving language skills

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh How important is English in today's world? What are the best ways to learn it? This is what our readers say: Ella Chan Ho-chi, 16, Chinese International School I think English will definitely come in handy in my career development because ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing acknowledges friction between HK residents and mainlanders

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, JOSHUA BUT AND COLLEEN LEE

    ... Tony Cheung, Joshua But and Colleen Lee in Macau Liaison office chief acknowledges friction between Hongkongers and mainlanders but says 'occasional conflicts' don't paint ... the local and central government needed to work better together to solve such problems. In Macau, the chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, Wu Bangguo, who ...




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