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  1. Expatriates are the latest growth industry for Macau

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... with the population of 450,000, the expatriate community in the former Portuguese enclave is still small. In the first six months of this year, an average of 7,119 US nationals and 3,463 British nationals per ... to Macau for a holiday as well as to live and invest here.' Other expatriate communities are well established in Macau. The Macau Water Supply Company chief executive and an executive director ...


    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Macau's rental yield is expected to rise, although the overall residential property market could remain steady, according to Midland Realty. More expatriates involved in construction and infrastructure projects are anticipated to look for homes in Macau, which will push up rents. Midland adds that transactions have fallen sharply after the Macau government introduced a special stamp duty ...

  3. Strong growth in Macau market to continue, consultant says

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... that expatriate demand will rebound with the resumption of some construction projects and the opening of new casino resorts. ...

  4. Betting on boarding

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Liz Heron Long waiting lists for English-medium schooling in Hong Hong could prove an opportunity for one school across the estuary: the International School of Macau is hoping to catch the eye of ambitious parents with its new boarding facilities. TIS was set up nine years ago by two former leaders of Canadian International School to cater for children of expatriates recruited ...

  5. Fund sees record rentals for Macau luxury flats

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... believed more expatriates would move to Macau. 'A lot of construction work was put on hold after the global financial crisis. But it is now resuming and this will bring new demand ...

  6. Understanding different cultures is key to relocation

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... 'Companies can minimise potential difficulties for employees by providing an understanding of how they can navigate cultural differences. 'In Macau, an expatriate will be working side by side ... of seminars, part of a full range of services offered to expatriates. 'The programme explores differing eastern and western values, beliefs and behaviour, and their impact on cross-cultural ...

  7. Cotai work to lift luxury home prices

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Macau luxury properties could play catch-up with price rises elsewhere in the region in the New Year, driven by a confidence-boosting resumption of work on its Cotai mega-resort and a fresh influx of expatriate construction and casino staff. 'The top end of the property market in Macau has lagged the recovery in Hong Kong and could be in line for about 30 per cent growth ...

  8. Engel & Volkers enters Macau luxury sector

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Macau market offers enormous opportunities in a rapidly growing market and we see our target buyers as investors from Hong Kong, China and Europe as well as expatriates living in Macau,' he ...

  9. It's a moving experience

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Written by Tim Metcalfe Specialist companies are offering a range of services to the army of expatriates descending on 'Asia's Las Vegas' As the world's major hotels ... of international architects, engineers and builders. With a growing inflow of expatriates, Macau's facilities are catching up to meet the demands of their needs. 'Macau is changing quickly,' ...

  10. Cap on gaming tables to control casino industry

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... industry. The layoffs affected staff at the Grand Waldo and the President- 226 local dealers and dealer inspectors, 37 expatriate pit managers and supervisors, and seven foreign security guards. ...




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