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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 ... it does Hong Kong should seize it. Given the controversy over the way Iran's football team was treated when it played in Pyongyang, why not offer Hong Kong as a neutral venue to host the game ...

  2. 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, ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. News - China - MACAU

    Macau residents get record 8,000 pataca handout

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... to improve the economy or enhance government efficiency. "The measures for promoting Macau's economy are clichés. The part about enhancing the government's efficiency only accounts ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Staff and Agencies

    ... age.   Signs of hope in PMI survey Economists expect an official mainland purchasing managers index survey to show that growth in the world's second-largest economy may be starting to pick up again. China recently said its economy grew just 7.4 per cent in the September quarter compared with a year earlier. It was the seventh quarterly slowdown in a row and its worst ...

  9. News - China - MACAU

    Praise for Macau's economic and social strides

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO, Colleen Lee

    ... of the promulgation of the Basic Law in Macau. He told a reception last night that Macau has, since the 1999 handover, "made huge development accomplishments, the economy has sustainable growth, people's livelihoods have significant improvements and society is accommodating and harmonious". Macau has made huge development accomplishments, the economy has sustainable growth, ...

  10. 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 ...




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