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  1. Do not ape mainland in economy and law

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are unoccupied. Comparing these income streams to values added by manufacturers in Hong Kong alone is not only mixing apples with oranges, it sheds no light on what drives the economy. Professor Ho claims ... anywhere can have independence if they are willing to pay the price. Even today we see it happening all the time in Africa and Europe. Yet by Mr Lok's logic, Britain should still rule America, ...

  2. Busted flush

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... to rethink their reliance on one sector. Legislators such as Au Kam-san have called for a diversification of the economy, putting greater emphasis on cultural attractions and family-oriented ... 'Casinos tend to hire young people but it's also those in their 20s who get the boot when the economy gets worse. The career of a card dealer can be really short.' A number of young ...

  3. Steamy side of a cool economy

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Sex still sells in Asia, despite the economic downturn. Despite the perception of relatively conservative attitudes towards sex among Asians, growth in the mainland sex market has surprised manufacturers and suppliers. Simon Nan, managing direc ...

  4. New Cepa deal boosts economy

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin Macau's economic prospects received a boost with the signing of the sixth supplement under the Cepa free-trade deal with the mainland yesterday, Macau's finance minister, Francis Tam Pak-yuen, said. The terms of the supplement will promote the diversification of Macau's economy and ensure its healthy and sustainable development, he said. Its most ...

  5. Glowing GDP figures hide reality of Macau economy

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... year, according to Macau statistics and census service. 'In current US dollar terms, Macau now ranks 20th on the list of the world's richest economies- ahead of Italy and just behind ... in the boom but it took the view that the boom would be bigger if it just gave the gambling licences away on promises from the licensees that they would do good things for Macau's economy ...

  6. Business - China Business - BUSINESS DIGEST

    Business Digest, December 20, 2012

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... Western areas allotted 578b yuan in projects The mainland has started work on 22 major investment projects in the western provinces this year worth 577.8 billion yuan (HK$718.4 billion) to boost economic development in the country's vast hinterland, ...

  7. Macau workers dealt losing hand in fascist economy

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in the context of the so-called riots in Macau. This is a town that operates on a fascist economy and Macanese workers have reason to protest. The red line in the chart represents Macau's gross ... region, has gone from 100 to only 113.7, a compound average gain of less than 2 per cent a year. Macau's economy has grown rich. Macau's workers have not. The money has gone elsewhere, ...

  8. Primed for takeoff

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... driving the development of casino and hotel complexes in the enclave. With the rising economy, construction sites for high-rise residential towers are springing up in different districts. ... There is strong potential for growth.' The strong presence of investors from Europe, the United States, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong was one of the key factors driving property prices ...

  9. Candidates' contribution to economy counts with the voters

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... of scrutinising how the well-heeled candidates made their way up the social ladder, people tended to appreciate the candidates' contribution to the economy, he said. The same applied to other ...

  10. News - China - TOURISM

    Budget travellers squeezed in Macau

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Visitors to casino city must be ready to splurge, as five-star hotels account for 64pc of options Budget travellers squeezed in Macau Budget travellers may find once-sleepy Macau offering them fewer options as most hotel rooms i ...




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