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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chui must modernise his approach to governing Macau

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:02pm by SONNY LO

    ... services, local casino employees and citizens have been grumbling about the difficulties in applying for public housing units. Chui's campaign team put livelihood issues at the top of his ... a rigorous review of the performance of all casino operators in 2015. This is an opportunity to significantly strengthen government monitoring rather than stick to the largely laissez-faire policy. ...

  2. Business - Companies - EQUITIES

    Macau casinos suffer third straight month of falling revenue

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:32am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Revenue drops for the third straight month as high-rolling mainland gamblers hold back Rapid fall in Macau casino market Gambling revenue in Macau's casinos dropped for the third consecutive month in August as high-rolling mainland gamblers held back on big-ticket punting since Beijing intensified its crackdown on corruption. That sparked ...

  3. News - World - GAMBLING

    The house doesn't always win in Atlantic City as two casinos close

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Atlantic City In an unprecedented few days amid sliding profits in the gambling resort of Atlantic City, three casinos will have closed and 5,000 jobs will be lost The house doesn't always win A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos are closing this week and a third ...

  4. News - China - MACAU

    Ties between Chui family and Macau's business elite grow stronger

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:49am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... A monthly salary for most was about 3,000 patacas, there were fewer than 10 casinos, and just one bridge connected the main peninsula to Taipa Island. Fast forward to 2014, and the average salary is almost five times more, the city boasts 35 casinos, and three bridges span the Pearl River Delta. But some things have not changed. The Chui family is one of three that retain a significant ...


    Incongruous punishments force NFL to get serious about domestic violence

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:26pm by Tim Noonan

    ... all of it captured on security cameras in an Atlantic City casino. The outrage was loud and clear. After much deliberation Goodell decided Rice must be punished and suspended him for the first ...

  6. News - China - MACAU

    Macau casino workers start industrial action to push for higher pay

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 03:41pm by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com Unprecedented industrial action ahead of Chui's election Macau casino croupiers yesterday began an unprecedented campaign of industrial action ... as an increasingly restive city prepared for Fernando Chui Sai-on's re-election as leader running unopposed for a second term today. Yesterday's action by the casino workers- which included ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Luxury crackdown brings fear of flying first class in China

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... Businesses with significant debt are excluded as are those where the government owns at least half of the shares. Hong Kong has three firms on the list which perhaps surprisingly include the casino ...

  8. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- August 21, 2016

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 07:52am

    ... Jagran Post China media: Washington ties |Source: BBC News Economy Editorial: Make or break for Chinese property |Source: Financial Times Macau casino workers protest to demand for better pay ...

  9. News - China - MACAU

    Leader of Macau poll 'referendum' probed

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:55am by Stuart Lau

    ... vowed to look into whether casino companies in the world's gambling capital were living up to pledges made in government agreements. By midnight last night, 6,212 people had voted ...

  10. News - China - MACAU

    Fernando Chui will be re-elected Macau's leader but faces growing gripes

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:22am by JEFFIE LAM, Stuart Lau

    ... with glitzy casinos. Activist Kuan Un-san blasted Chui for failing to act on his promises- such as diversifying the city's economy and making government transparent. "I can't see any ... gamblers and tourists. Luxembourg remains the wealthiest country. But the high taxes that the casinos pay had not turned Macau into a more liveable city, critics said. In the fourth quarter ...




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