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  1. 10 years after handover, wheel of fortune has turned for Macau

    Posted Dec 19th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Riding the coattails of the mainland economy, in a matter of 10 years Macau has changed from being a colonial backwater to the world's gambling capital. Much of that transformation was driven by millions of cashed-up mainland punters swamping the former Portuguese enclave- the only pace in China where casinos are legal. Debate on whether Macau has changed for better ...

  2. Entrepreneur floats plan for seaplanes to Macau

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Scheduled service awaiting approval from government Seaplanes flying over Victoria Harbour and taking passengers to and from Macau will become a reality in the foreseeable ... Agopsowicz, plans to operate a scheduled seaplane service between a new Kai Tai Waterfront Aerodrome and the Pak On ferry terminal near Macau's Cotai Strip. The company intends to use a fleet ...

  3. Help finance a rail link for bridge to Macau, mainland

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, the Legislative Council's subcommittee for public works is due to decide on approving additional funding for studies for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. Despite Hong Kong ... transport solution; Postponing rail development is expensive as overseas experiences show that the cost of land resumption rises exponentially with urbanisation; Hong Kong (and Macau) road networks ...

  4. Entertainment listings: the pick of what's on

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New Year Concert The Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Hanover University of Music and Drama perform. Tomorrow, 8pm, Macau Cultural Centre, Ave Xian Xing Hai, Macau, 180 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 2825 2899 or ccm.gov.mo Prelude to the 10th Anniversary of 1999 Macau Handover Artists from Macau and Hong Kong reflect on the two territories' post-handover experiences. ...

  5. So-called renewal policy of URA is now defunct in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... heard that some flats bought here by rich mainlanders sit empty most of the time. It is also common knowledge that some money leaking out of the mainland to buy assets in Hong Kong, Macau ...

  6. Outtakes

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... to springscream.com Thai sensation to heat up Macau Tata Young's latest album, Temperature Rising, couldn't have a more appropriate title: the Thai pop sensation is one of the hottest properties ...

  7. City to host talkfest of Asian power suppliers on climate change

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Asia's leading power suppliers will visit Macau in October to discuss climate change. The talks will be held at the city's Venetian resort, which consumes about 8 per ... of Macau's sole supplier, CEM. Speakers will include Liu Zhenya, head of the State Grid Corporation of China; Ichiro Takekuro, executive vice-president of Tokyo Electric Power; and Hans ten Berge, ...

  8. The final frontier

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan, Macau Seated on benches inside the empty Church of Our Lady of Sorrow, two police officers take a lunch break. The 39-year-old church is in the Village of Our Lady, ... or hiding in abandoned houses,' one officer said. 'You see, Ka-Ho is Macau's last frontier.' Once, all of Macau was seen as a secluded enclave by Hongkongers keen to escape ...

  9. Smog is a regional problem, says minister

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... pollution was a regional problem that affected the entire PRD region. 'The single biggest airborne pollutant in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau is smog,' he said. 'It is simply wrong ... with Guangdong authorities to tackle the smog problem. 'We will work out a co-ordination mechanism on PRD air pollution control among Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau and jointly find ways to tackle ...

  10. How we sold the pink dolphins down the river

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... mammals that inhabit our neighbourhood. The dolphin was Hong Kong's official mascot of the 1997 handover ceremony. But now that work has officially started on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau ... encountered bear scars- testament to encounters with ships, very likely the high-speed hydrofoils that ply between Hong Kong and Macau. The ceremony to launch construction of the 50-kilometre-long ...




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