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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza strikes kill 4 militants as 68 rockets hit Israel

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 03:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Gaza City

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gaza City Tensions soared around Gaza on Wednesday after Israeli air raids killed four militants and Palestinian armed groups fired 68 rockets at southern Israel, ... early on Wednesday killed a third militant and injured another near the southern city of Rafah, medics said. During the morning, Gaza’s Hamas-run health ministry also said another militant who ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Taiwan culture chief calls for 'southern alliance'

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 04:15pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau A strong cultural link between Taiwan and Pearl River Delta cities would bring strong advantages given the cultural advances in both regions, the island’s visiting culture minister said in Hong Kong on Thursday. “What I’m raising is a possibility of having a ‘southern alliance’,” Lung Ying-tai said on the second day of her six-day visit. “It’s not just between Taipei ...

  3. 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

    ... whose goal is to turn the city into an entertainment hub where more than just gambling will be on offer. And Sands, the parent company of the Venetian, has been at the forefront of this move, ... and the players loved it, even though at that time they just played a couple of holes at the Caesars venue. They loved the bustling ambience of the city, a feature that all players on the Asian Tour talk ...

  4. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Macau Open wins sponsorship from the Venetian

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

    ... of the company's bid to promote Macau as a major tourism city. "Through our association with great sporting events, we will continue to provide quality entertainment and sporting extravaganzas ...

  5. Casino stocks fall on revenue worries

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Gambling shares have tumbled amid signs that casino revenues in Macau may shrink further in the coming months. Fitch Ratings yesterday slashed its forecast on the island's gaming revenue growth to 10 to 12 per cent from 1 ...

  6. Beijing anti-graft team on trail of casino losses

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Beijing has major Macau casinos in its sights as it seeks hard evidence of bribery and money laundering amid a snowballing investigation into a senior banker and a secretive businessman on the mainland. A special team from ...

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

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... suffrage. But he was stopped at the border checkpoint at Macau's ferry pier at 11.30am and escorted to an office of the city's immigration department, before being returned to Hong Kong ...

  8. Peninsula stars

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... If it's peace, tranquility and luxury living that you are after, look no further than the Kowloon peninsula, which is home to a range of shining neighbourhoods, each with unique characters. From the peaceful suburbs in central Kowloon to the exciting ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Galaxy Macau casino bets reap big payout

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Galaxy Entertainment has kicked off work on the extension of its Cotai Strip casino resort in Macau with expectations the 2,200-room property, which opened in May last year, will return its investment in less than four y ...




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