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  1. Raids net 33 illegal workers, 3 employers

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Thirty-three illegal workers and three employers were arrested in a joint operation by police and the Immigration and Labour departments. Officers searched recycling depots, warehouses, industrial buildings, logistics companies and car park loading areas ...

  2. Engine glitch halts HK-bound jet

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... The captain of a plane about to fly to Hong Kong from Shanghai aborted the flight just before take-off because of damage to one of its engines. No one was injured in the incident. The Dragonair Airbus A330 was carrying 218 passengers and 13 crew when the ...

  3. Macau samples taste of Bollywood

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

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau is enjoying a taste of Bollywood magic with a galaxy of Indian stars arriving in the city for one of Asia's most-watched film awards. Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman, who wrote the score for Slumdog Millionaire, superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Bollywood's leading couple Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan, are among those visiting the Las Vegas ...

  4. Casinos in Macau agree to lower junket fees

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Casinos across Macau have agreed to a cap of 1.25 per cent on VIP junket commissions to boost their profit margins, gaming mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun says. But it is unclear how the unlegislated cap can be enforced among the city's six casino operator ...

  5. City's expats fourth for earning power

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Hong Kong ranks fourth in the world when it comes to the wealth of its expatriates, with 39 per cent earning more than US$200,000 a year, a survey has found. The Expat Explorer survey, commissioned by HSBC, questioned 3,100 expatriates in 26 countries and regions between February and April. Russia was found to be home to the wealthiest expats, with 43 per cent earning ...

  6. Macau poll favourite unlikely to have rival

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Fernando Chui Sai-on looks set to become Macau's next chief executive, with time running out for his major rival to join the race, an analyst says. Chief prosecutor Ho Chio-meng, widely seen as Dr Chui's only possible threat in the poll, has until Thursday to resign so he can run. Under Macau law, a principal official cannot run for chief executive unless he ...

  7. High-quality fake yuan notes found in Fuzhou

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A batch of counterfeit yuan notes has been found on the mainland that are of higher quality than those recently seen in Hong Kong with 'HD' serial numbers. Hong Kong money changers last night said they had not come across any fake notes similar to the new batch seized in Fuzhou city. Fuzhou police announced that fake 100-yuan notes whose serial numbers began ...

  8. Macau doubles the limit on spending for legislature poll

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau has doubled the amount candidates can spend on campaigning in this year's legislative elections, but critics doubt the higher cap will be taken seriously. Elections in the past have been characterised by candidates giving out freebies as part of lavish spending that appeared to exceed by far the maximum allowed, giving wealthy contestants an advantage. ...

  9. 2 Macau officials gain ground in race for top post

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Two leading officials are emerging as the most likely candidates to be named as contenders for Macau's chief executive election, perhaps as early as next month, observers say. It is widely believed that chief prosecutor Ho Chio-meng and cultural minister Fernando Chui Sai-on are of similar standing in Beijing's eyes, and therefore have similar chances ...

  10. New cable tunnel to meet power needs in Tuen Mun and Lantau

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A new cable tunnel will be completed this year in anticipation of a surge in power use in Tuen Mun and Lantau Island next year when several major projects begin, including the construction of a bridge linking Hong Kong with Zhuhai and Macau. The 4.5km tunnel, between Castle Peak and Tuen Mun, is expected to start operation in the fourth quarter of this year, with two ...




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