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  1. 20,000 Hongkongers tipped to lose construction jobs in Macau

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Fox Yi Hu

    ... Agnes Lam and Fox Yi Hu in Macau More than 20,000 Hongkongers working in Macau's construction sector will lose their jobs in the next few months as the financial crisis takes its toll ... Macau. Choi Chun-wah, chairman of the Construction Industry Employees' General Union, said about 28,000 Hongkongers were working in Macau's construction sector. 'About 10,000 Hong ...

  2. Macau seeks rights to students' cautionary film about drugs

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A film produced by students of a drug rehabilitation school has won praise from Macau's government, which has offered to buy the copyright. The Governo da Regiao Administrativa Especial de Macau Instituto de Accao Social is in talks with the Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau to buy the copyright of the drama, Teacher's Diary. 'We are very happy ...

  3. HK construction worker falls to his death at Macau hotel site

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau and Agnes Lam A Hong Kong worker plunged to his death at a hotel construction site in Macau yesterday. The 53-year-old man surnamed Tsang was found lying on a podium on the third floor of the building at the site of Crown Macau Hotel-Casino, which is owned by Melco PBL Entertainment, and at 32 floors, will be the tallest building on Taipa Island. Macau police said ...

  4. Hong Kong to be spared the salty tap-water woes of Macau

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Freda Wan

    ... Agnes Lam and Freda Wan in Macau The two cities draw on different sources for their supplies from the mainland Hong Kong would not suffer from the salty tap-water problem affecting Macau as the two cities have different sources of supply, the water supplies chief said yesterday. Macau's tap water turned salty after a rare drought in Guangxi and Guangdong provinces reduced water ...

  5. Smear campaign riles gym chain

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... which has about 40 outlets in Hong Kong, the mainland and Macau, said its lawyers had filed a complaint with police. 'We believe the rumours come from people with bad intentions so we want ... market in Hong Kong is not very big and yet there are many big and small competitors in the city,' he said. 'Major players in the industry have to explore places nearby such as Macau ...

  6. Scores arrested in crackdown

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Police arrested 93 men and 27 women in connection with various cases, including robbery, arson, vandalism, brothels and illegal soccer betting during a joint operation with mainland and Macau law enforcement bodies. In the operation, which began on Friday and ended yesterday, officers seized HK$7 million of soccer betting slips, 7,300 pirated and pornographic movie ...

  7. Sightseers rescued in boat drama

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly, Agnes Lam Mainland sightseers are rescued from their sinking high-speed boat yesterday after a collision with a Macau-Hong Kong ferry in heavy rain and choppy seas. ... after the ferry, which suffered slight damage to its starboard bow, left Macau. Marine authorities said the accident may have been caused by bad weather. The ferry was taken to Zhuhai ...

  8. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... now a master trainee for a ferry company that operates passenger services between Hong Kong and Macau, is in the final stage of becoming the city's first woman captain of a passenger ... in an office all day long.' Though Ms Suen now works for passenger boats running between Hong Kong and Macau and the sailing route is more or less the same every time she sets out for sail, ...

  9. Au revoir to a landmark year

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... angle every day for a year for his project in 1999. More than 300 France-related events were held in cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Macau and Hong Kong between October 2004 ...

  10. Recruitment day attracts more than 1,000

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... staff who have worked in Macau,' he said. 'We have interviewed about half the applicants and some will be invited for second interviews. Though the number of applicants is large, ...




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