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  1. Macau minister faces heat as more land sells without open bidding

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Macau public works minister Lau Si-io, who has pledged to reform the opaque land-sale system left behind by his disgraced predecessor, has come in for criticism over two recent property deals. The secretary for transport and public work ...

  2. Visa laws fuel labour crisis

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... or not, the reality is that Macau's sudden transformation is going to require a huge influx of workers to keep it running. 'With this new cosmopolitan city environment, a host of human ...

  3. Bias feared after Venetian Macao sacks security staff

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford The eyes in charge of security when the Venetian Macao opens late this month won't be the ones originally hired to watch over the vast resort and casino complex. Norman MacKillop, the casino's head of security for almost two yea ...

  4. Macau labour unrest prompts revision of law

    Posted Jun 20th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... in the city, bureau chief Shuen Ka-hung told lawmakers this month. Unionist legislator Kwan Tsui-hang said an influx of imported labourers had led many firms to lay off local workers without legitimate ...

  5. Macau government rotten to the core, says protester

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Fox Yi Hu

    ... A gaming boom spearheaded by the Sands casino saw the number of imported workers rise from 25,000 in 2003 to 50,000 by last May. The number is now close to 70,000 as the city's hunger ... construction and renovation workers in their 40s and 50s who felt abandoned and exploited amid the city's economic boom. 'Casinos and hotels are rising everywhere, but foreign labour from ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Police chief sued over constable's fall off chair A woman police constable has launched a lawsuit against the police commissioner, claiming damages for back injuries suffered at work. She alleged her superior ignored her pain and made her perform wor ...

  7. Take some time off and discover the secrets of Macau

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Macau used to be a small, quiet place. Now, it is full of hotels and casinos. Many people go there to gamble and see the sights. Macau is likely to become a gambling hotspot like Las Vegas. But it also has interesting things to see. There's the Museu ...

  8. Ayala joins investment rush with Beijing, Macau projects

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... to disclose details. 'We will continue looking for opportunities in the region. But we will be very selective in Hong Kong as the city's property prices are relatively high,' he said. ...

  9. Building relations in China and Macau

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

    ... Dual winners are committed to working in the region, expanding and meeting customer's needs, writes Ajay Shamdasani Box Hill Institute took home the AustCham ANZ Business Excellence Award - Large and AustCham CLP Sustainable Development (SustDev) Awa ...

  10. US$2b city to reshape Cambodian capital

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Suzy Khimm

    ... Suzy Khimm in Phnom Penh Korean funds behind Phnom Penh project A South-Korean-backed firm has announced plans to build a Hong Kong-style satellite city in Phnom Penh at a cost of US$2 billion in hopes that the development will attract Cambodia's growing ranks of upwardly mobile homeowners. World City, a joint venture between South Korean and Cambodian companies, ...




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