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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing to take a more active role in Hong Kong's affairs, hints Xi Jinping

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Joyce Ng and Ng Kang-chung

    ... and daughter of casino mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun, Pansy Ho Chiu-king Ian Fok Chun-wan, son of the late Henry Fok Ying-tung Wharf (Holdings) chairman Peter Woo Kwong-ching Asia Financial Holdings ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing blasts Macau's planned Occupy-style referendum as 'invalid and unconstitutional'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:19pm by Reuters

    ... meaningless. Macau's government earlier said the referendum “had no constitutional legal basis, does not have any legal basis, is illegal and invalid”. Residents of Macau, home to 35 casinos and the only place in China where casino gambling is legal, adopted a passive attitude to politics during years of rapid economic growth. But over the past year, soaring inequality and deteriorating ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    It's official: Macau chief executive Fernando Chui will seek re-election

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 02:59am by Stuart Lau

    ... GDP thanks to soaring revenues from taxes on casinos. But discontent among the population of some 560,000 has also surged, culminating in May when thousands rallied in a public demonstration ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Macau democrats blame voters for losing one seat

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 02:59pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam in Macau jeffie.lam@scmp.com Candidates say would-be backers were swayed by sweeteners and casino economic boom Macau democrats blame voters for losing one seat Macau's ... democracy because of government cash handouts and the casino-led economic boom, but said they would reflect on which areas they could improve to win back voters. On Sunday, 55 per cent of registered ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung Chun-ying likens Exco to jury in defending secrecy on HKTV ruling

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:03am by Tony Cheung

    ... was asked to consider handing out cash in his next policy speech in January, after casino-rich Macau recently announced a record handout of 9,000 patacas for each of its 570,000 permanent residents. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing picks Hong Kong liaison office spokesman Li Gang as Macau chief

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... Portuguese colony is looking to diversify its economic development from its traditional casino business. It is not clear who will succeed Li as the Hong Kong office spokesman. The office is headed ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing acknowledges friction between HK residents and mainlanders

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, JOSHUA BUT AND COLLEEN LEE

    ... rollers are said to account for about two-thirds of casino revenue in the world's largest gambling hub.   ...



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