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  1. Macau police to receive hefty pay increase in move to boost morale

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... a fair promotion system is also needed to lift morale in the force and shore up public confidence in officers. A 33 per cent increase in officers' starting salary, proposed by the Executive Council, looks set to be passed by the legislature early next year, with the proposed rise backdated to July this year. 'Better pay and benefits are urgently needed to improve the rock-bottom ...

  2. Mainlanders urged to choose carefully

    Posted Aug 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said the dispute, which involved a Shenzhen agency, had apparently been resolved. There was little the council could do except urge travellers to choose ... Ng Kang-chung The Travel Industry Council yesterday urged visitors from the mainland to be careful when selecting travel agents. The advice was issued after a group of mainland dancers, ...

  3. Macau pays price for economic boom with 12-year inflation high

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... At the same time the Executive Council tabled a 7.2 per cent pay increase for civil servants. Both of those measures are likely to add to inflationary pressures in the city. As in Hong Kong, ...

  4. Officials prepare to move on casinos commission cap

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... on the commissions casinos pay to junket agents. Executive Council spokesman Tong Chi-kin said that in light of the increasingly heated commission war among casinos it was necessary for the government ... by the Executive Council appears intended to answer that question. Spokesman Mr Tong said the council intended to implement a cap through an amendment to an existing administrative regulation. Macau's ...

  5. Shares fall as US investigates Macau casino corruption claims

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... council. The FCPA states American companies must not make payments to members of foreign governments. The former Sands chief executive also claimed Adelson made him prepare a series of reports ... allegations by Sands China's former chief executive Steve Jacobs that the company 'used improper leverage' to manipulate Macau officials and Chinese banks. Its Nevada-based parent, Las ...

  6. Macau bid to bolster disciplined services

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Macau's Executive Council yesterday proposed pay rises of 8 per cent for junior disciplined services ranks with the aim of attracting new recruits. Legislator Jose Pereira Coutinho welcomed the move, saying it was necessary to ease the current shortage of police officers and firefighters. He hoped pay rises could also be extended to cover medical staff, who ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Exco poised to back new pay package for lawmakers The Executive Council is expected to approve a new pay package for legislators today. It includes a pay rise of 15 per cent, a lump sum ... and police. Environmental group fears plan for artificial beach at Tai Po The environmental impact assessment subcommittee of the Advisory Council on the Environment held a meeting to discuss ...

  8. Young rally for democracy in Macau

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... seats in the Legislative Council. It also proposed expanding the chief executive election committee from 300 to 400 people. The public consultation on the election process for next year's Legislative Council election and the 2014 chief executive election ended last week. Yesterday's protest was the first such experience for many young people in Macau. 'I cannot tolerate ...

  9. Political reforms likely in Macau

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... prosperity and stability are also ensured.' The public exercise took views on the election processes for the Legislative Council next year and the chief executive in 2014. It proposes expanding the chief-executive election committee from 300 to 400 people, and adding four new seats in the 29-member council with two directly elected and two indirectly elected seats. The body now has 12 directly ...

  10. Macau ferry operator's debts could exceed HK$10m

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the Travel Industry Council executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said travel agencies would help customers claim compensation from the liquidators, but could not promise full refunds. Derek Lai ... assets. Macao Dragon did not own its ferries but leased them from affiliated companies, they said. The Consumer Council received 77 inquiries and three complaints about Macao Dragon. Macao Dragon ...




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