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  1. Call to ban casino ships with no port of call

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A legislator has called on the government to act against casino ships that offer on-board gambling during overnight cruises from Hong Kong with no fixed destination. The call came after an investigation by the Sunday Morning Post found that the Neptune, a cruise ship operated by the Hong Kong-listed Neptune Group, had its casino open while in Chinese waters. ...

  2. A lax casino at the mercy of foreigners

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Nai-keung In the past, anyone who suggested even in passing that the global financial markets were big casinos with very lax regulation would have been dismissed as an anti-capitalist ... a stake in this casino operation, and consequently had no say in the board. This situation was only slightly remedied after our financial officials' visit to Beijing immediately after Donald ...

  3. letters

    Posted Mar 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I believe most Hongkongers would prefer to stay. Jacky Yuen Ka-tsun Building a casino is asking for trouble Hong Kong does not need a casino. First, Macau is so close to Hong Kong I doubt the gaming ... prosper. Furthermore, building a casino involves high costs and massive tracts of land. That's a high risk for the economy. Secondly, I think building a casino here will bring social problems. ...

  4. HK can be fighting capital of Asia, promoters predict

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fights. 'This is our [the company's] home and this is the centre of everything,' Kong said. 'We're seeing Macau too because of its casino industry. We can make ... arts makes perfect sense. Hong Kong is in my heart but realistically to make the formula work best, we need to include Macau for the fact that this is where the casino capital of Asia ...

  5. In brief

    Posted Aug 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a pilot programme to bring two Swiss design school graduates to Hong Kong. Hk workers play big role in building Wynn casino More than half the 2,500 workers building the Wynn Resorts casino ... 4,000 hotel and casino staff in November. GDP to grow 5.2pc this year, says citigroup Citigroup has upgraded its forecast for Hong Kong's gross domestic product growth this year from 4.5 ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was triggered by Okada's plans to open a rival casino resort in the Philippines. Okada, who operates a chain of pachinko parlours in Japan that rake in US$250 billion a year, was in Hong Kong ...

  7. Kowloon landmark keeps improving

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Evelina Leung

    ... The Pacific Club also organises charity events to raise awareness and funds for the Children's Cancer Foundation Hong Kong. The most recent event was the Charity Casino Night where members were able to play at the casino tables set up in the club to raise money. Although The Pacific Club already offers many facilities, it will still go through a series of refurbishments to upgrade ...

  8. Millionaire runaway gave birth in HK

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... relationship. A few weeks later, Gao spent NZ$658,643 at the Wynn Macau casino. The couple spent the time partying in Macau and Hong Kong, according to Hurring's sister, Aroha, who joined ...

  9. Japanese seek to put trust back on menu at food fair

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Centre and ends on Monday, features more than 160 exhibitors from Japan, a near 80 per cent increase over last year. One food importer said that in March most of the big casinos in Macau ...

  10. Backs against the mall as Hong Kong loses ground

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... not want to clone Singapore, as the two cities are culturally different,' says Lam. Nevertheless, he cites Singapore's willingness to supply land for the Marina Bay casino development, ...




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