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    Crackdown on Chinese officials likely to dent Macau casinos

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:59am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com It all gets very murky when the lethal cocktail of wealthy mainland gamblers is mixed with Macau casinos and huge debts. In Yang Kun’s case, it seems ... seems perhaps the cash was actually used to pay off 3 billion yuan (HK$3,76 billion) of Macau casino debts. Yang is still helping the authorities with their inquiries. After nearly 30 years ...

  2. Help wanted as 15,000 jobs go begging in Macau's gaming trade

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton As the September opening of Wynn Macau nears, the casino giant is not alone in facing a huge staff shortage. With four big new players- Wynn, Galaxy, Grand Lisboa ... the joint venture is scaling back plans for the bigger of its two proposed Macau casinos, the City of Dreams. And an ambitious underwater casino had been scrapped due to costs, PBL Gaming chief ...

  3. Business - Money

    Macau’s fake volcano disappears

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 08:38am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Kam-fai has called time on the doomed duo: the volcano and the Roman amphitheatre, the showpieces of the odd theme park between Sands casino and Macau’s ferry piers. Seven years ago on New Year ‘s ... casino But the failed volcano was hard to ignore the weekend before last. In between the noise of racing cars and bikes at the Macau Grand Prix, the thunk of the demolition gear could be heard.  ...

  4. Asia on a winner as rush for casino riches heats up

    Posted Jan 16th 2006, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... propositions in Macau and the associated increased activity at casino gambling facilities in Macau,' the report said. Globalysis expects casino gaming activity to expand, with South Korea's three new casino facilities likely to compete with Macau's VIP product while appealing especially to Japan's upper-tier customers. 'Governments around the world see gambling ...

  5. Business - Money

    Anyone for civet cat coffee?

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 09:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... the Galaxy casino in Macau. “I can’t remember the name, but you can recognise it from the queue of mainlanders standing outside,” he says. ”It’s not that expensive, because they only serve seven ... be drinking anything.”      Foie gras is health food  – yes really Still on the subject of strange things people put in their mouths, France’s super chef Joel Robuchon has moved his Macau restaurant ...

  6. Staffing problems mar prospects for Lion City casinos

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Existing and new operators in Macau are ramping up the supply of casinos to meet escalating demand. But the integrated resorts should create their own momentum. 'We note a significant increase ... Anna Healy Fenton Things are heating up down in Singapore as the battle to operate its two integrated resorts gathers pace. The city's first casino complexes, due by 2009, ...

  7. Business - Money

    Macau's priciest pad

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 10:27pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... property in Macau has had a roller coaster ride, lurching from boom to bust and back over the last 20 years, ebbing and flowing as speculators and more recently casino operators ... in Swire Properties’ Frank Gerhy- designed Opus residential development on Stubbs Road, news reaches me of what announces itself to  be Macau’s flashest block of flats. Asking price for the top ...

  8. Spirited assault on the market

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... fast; we can decide to invest here or there immediately.' Now, he aims to capitalise on Macau's new casino scene. 'Sands are introducing a whole new lifestyle there and drinking wine is all part of it and people are beginning to get that.' This business is boosted by Macau having only 15 per cent import duty, compared with Hong Kong's 80 per cent. 'This ...

  9. Bean counter finds her life's balance

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... involved in the tendering process and gained valuable insight into the inner workings of Macau, she says. Realising Macau had huge potential driven by the casino gaming industry, she decided 2002 ... Chan Man-yee was worn out by her job as a top-level chartered accountant. She was well paid, fascinated by her work helping the Macau government to liberalise the gaming industry- ...

  10. Family business goes beyond run-of-the-mill

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... family-owned, Shiu Wing supplies the local market and Macau's casino builders. The industry had picked up over the past two years, said Ms Pong, although like many commodities, steel has doubled ...




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