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  1. Shun Tak to extend Nam Van project

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Shun Tak Holdings yesterday submitted the property portion of its $5 billion development plan for the Nam Van district in Macau and agreed to extend by one year the deadline for the $1.5 billion land acquisition. The extension will give officials time to consider the proposal. Shun Tak, majority held by the family of casino mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun, ...

  2. Wide awake at midnight

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... through Macau to ask these teenagers why they are not at home in bed. By the Nam Van Lake fountain, eight teens gathered to practise hip-hop dance moves- flipping and standing on their arms ... and Macau. The Nam Van Lake fountain, directly in front of the Chief Executive's Office, features a number of restaurants and bars that are mostly empty during weekdays. I left Ah Dut's ...

  3. Bridge will require massive toll subsidies just to break even

    Posted Mar 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It was very interesting to read Jake van der Kamp's Monitor column ('Bridge to Nevernever Land doesn't add up', March 3), about the economics of the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge. I am also opposed to this bridge, but after reading this column even more so. According to van der Kamp, to make the bridge profitable, the operator needs to make HK$13.15 million ...

  4. Hotel puts opening celebrations on hold

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Encore at Wynn Macau has cancelled celebrations for its grand opening tonight in deference to the national day of mourning for the victims of the Qinghai earthquake. The 10-minute fireworks display over Macau's Nam Van lakes has been postponed until tomorrow night, with other celebrations to be announced later, the company said yesterday. ...

  5. A jolly is a jolly when it wastes public money

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Why would van der Kamp make unfounded accusations of members' seriousness of purpose on this particular visit?' Vincent Fang, Letters to the Editor ... 'It is indeed curious for van der Kamp to suggest that members' first-hand research efforts by conducting duty visits can be substituted by our simply looking it up on the Web. 'Can ...

  6. Double happiness as pandas fly in

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... media, the giant pandas will be housed at an 80 million pataca pavilion at Seac Pai Van Park in Coloane. They are a gift to mark the 10th anniversary of Macau's handover. ...

  7. Macau takes a HK$750m knock

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Sai Van Bridge. Only the city's fleet of 980 licensed taxis was available to serve the 76,000 or so tourists who visit the city each day on average. 'Existing casino and hotel ...

  8. COOLING down

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to come in the next few years will be a 1,147-unit development undertaken by Hong Kong developer Cheuk Nang (Holdings). The project is situated at Estrada de Seac Pai Van in Coloane. The HKC Group ...

  9. Mitsubishi Heavy wins Macau light-rail project

    Posted Dec 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Lisboa casino hotel, crossing the Sai Van Bridge to Taipa and Cotai and ending at Macau International Airport. But the tender has also been complicated by maintenance, repair and reinforcement issues relating to the Sai Van Bridge, which Mitsubishi, as the winning bidder, will now be required to address. The 560 million pataca bridge was designed to carry vehicles on its upper deck ...

  10. Rail bridge would be far better way to move people and freight

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... express. Someone in Hong Kong's logistics industry or one of its universities needs to develop an urban container that fits into carriages on the MTR, trucks and mini-vans and can be loaded ... paid. Then you have a world-class logistics system, you avoid empty trucks and vans and people can breathe cleaner air. I am sure that students in Hong Kong's universities would be keen ...




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