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  1. Expert Advice

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sofia A. Suarez consults those in the know Q I'm interested in Macau history and old photographs. I've heard there were some artistic nudes done in the 1920s and 1930s. WHAT ... artistic,' Crow says. 'It depends on personal taste whether collectors prefer portraits, landscapes or nudes. The Macau nudes fall into a category of photos called artistic or pictorial.' ...

  2. Operation patient in new fight

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau A Macau man who has suffered abdominal pain and has been unfit to work since an operation has delivered a third petition to the Chief Executive's Office. Wong ... want to expose how difficult it is to seek help in Macau when you don't have the right connections in the legal or medical world.' ...

  3. Macau offers a safe bet amid crackdown

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Hu Yi

    ... Hu Yi Mainland punters escape campaign against gambling A rising number of mainland visitors continue to boost Macau's gaming industry, despite a nationwide crackdown on gambling that has forced the closure of many casinos in neighbouring countries. Macau casino employees and pawnshop owners said that visitors from the mainland accounted for 70 to 80 per cent ...

  4. Crackdown fails to stop Macau's luck at the tables

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau Casino operators are expanding and getting ready for bumper crowds despite campaign across the border Macau's casino industry is showing no signs of faltering under ... a commercial building in Macau's Nam Van area into a casino, which is scheduled to open in September. Casino chiefs in Macau dismissed speculation that their business would be affected. Frank ...

  5. Macau turns the tables

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... restaurants opening to gamblers and tourists in the enclave. Dining options have diversified considerably as the booming tourism industry is met with an influx of investments in restaurants. Macau has ... of Macau while watching the frenzied gambling crowd in action. While casinos are not everyone's cup of tea (especially since only adult diners are welcome at their restaurants), dining options ...

  6. Correction

    Posted Nov 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Correction to yesterday's page 1 story: b420 was filmed in Macau ...

  7. Macau is urged to fight money laundering

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Freda Wan in Macau and Jimmy Cheung US consul-general James Cunningham urged Macau yesterday to strengthen its monetary system in light of US allegations that a bank there was laundering money for North Korea. Mr Cunningham said he hoped Macau's legislature would pass anti-money laundering legislation which is being drafted and is expected to be debated by lawmakers ...

  8. Macau's tour guides get lost on career path

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau Tracy Lam can recount the history of St Paul's ruins, Macau's colonial landmark, in Putonghua, Cantonese, English and a little Japanese. When she completed ... is on the itinerary. The history of Macau is not the main focus at all.' Ms Lam is one of Macau's 858 licensed tour guides. But only a third choose to work in the profession, according ...

  9. Heritage listing hailed as key to widening Macau's appeal

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau Macau's aim to position itself as something more than a gambling hub received a boost last night when many of its landmarks were added to Unesco's World ... in Cambodia. The announcement was made last night at a conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in Durban, South Africa. The sites- described by Macau chief ...

  10. Bright eyed and bushy tailed

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Meet 'Pak Pak'- the athletic and adorable squirrel mascot of the East Asian Games. 'Pak Pak' comes from Macau's famous Guia Hill, where there are lots of fir trees and fellow squirrels. It is also the site of the oldest lighthouse on the China coast- the Guia Lighthouse, one of Macau's most popular tourist attractions. As you can see from his smiling face, ...




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