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  1. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Macau Open wins sponsorship from the Venetian

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Macau wins big casino's backing The Macau Open has hit the jackpot with the Venetian coming on board as title sponsor. It is the first time that a major casino is backing the Asian Tour event, leading to optimism among officials for the future well-being of the tournament. "This is just fantastic. It has re-set the Macau Open by having such a big brand backing it," ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Casino backing for Macau golf open is a good start

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Now it's up to sponsors to inject the cash to attract marquee players to one of the Asian Tour's most popular events Macau Open's deal with casinoa step in the right direction The announcement that the Macau Open had acquired the backing of a senior player in the gaming industry will come as welcome news to all parties concerned- ...

  3. A wake-up call for Macau to diversify

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Macau needs law and order in its gaming industry, and not just because a recent outbreak of murderous violence has made it jittery, as we report today. The city's people depend ... interests for Macau to put its house in order. Mainland authorities, for example, would not welcome a gambling-related scandal involving prominent people in the sensitive period leading up ...

  4. Reminder of Macau's violent past

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com An attack on a gambling industry figure in Macau is a stark reminder of the industry's seamy side, despite its efforts try to draw a veil over the 1990s, when such violence was rife. Ng Man-sun, one of the longest tenured VIP junket operators in Macau, was attacked by six men wielding hammers and sticks who rushed into his own hotel as he dined ...

  5. Macau bowler masters Hongkongers

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Young players from Macau dominated last week's 38th Hong Kong International Open Tenpin Bowling Championships at Hong Kong Bowling City in Kowloon Bay. Brian Lam Lek-long, 16, a Form Four student at Macau Anglican College, who plays for Macau's national youth team, won two masters titles. The annual tournament, held since 1975, features singles and doubles ...

  6. Photographer turned back from Macau

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporter South China Morning Post photographer Felix Wong Chi-keung was denied entry to Macau two days before World Press Freedom Day. Wong was sent to cover the Labour Day protests in Macau on Tuesday. But Macau immigration officials stopped him at the border checkpoint, held him in an office for more than an hour and then sent him back to Hong Kong. Wong was required to sign ...

  7. Macau stops Post man at the border for third time

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So and Simpson Cheung in Macau A South China Morning Post photographer was barred from entering Macau for the third time yesterday- as immigration officers told him his entry 'may jeopardise the public security or public order' of the former Portuguese colony. Felix Wong Chi-keung set off to Macau yesterday morning to cover Labour Day protests for universal ...

  8. Attempt to smuggle flu tablets into Macau foiled

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo and Simpson Cheung Macau authorities found flu pills that could be used to make HK$33 million worth of the drug Ice after they intercepted a mainland man who arrived with seven suitcases on Tuesday. It is understood to be the first time Macau authorities have come across the use of flu medicine in drug smuggling. Macau requires a permit to import flu tablets, a controlled ...

  9. Kicked out of Macau for no good reason

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that employs him will kick up a big fuss and that it will become instant headline news reflecting badly on your government. That is exactly what happened when Macau's immigration authorities ... getting in or out. Felix has had problems with Macau authorities before, but it all looked arbitrary. He was twice barred from entering Macau in 2009 when he was assigned to cover security ...

  10. Buying property & events- Macau

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... So simple for buyers Purchasing property in Macau is simpler than in Hong Kong, according to Ronald Cheung, chief executive of Midland Macau. 'The buyer and seller get their sale ... are required to pay only 30 per cent of the price. The remaining 70 per cent is payable upon the project's completion,' Cheung says. High-octane thrills One of the highlights of the Macau ...




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