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  1. Blinkered Macau

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... the city had undergone a facelift that was akin to putting the latest computer in place, but the mindset of the people using it- the operating system- was still Windows 95. This proved to be remarkably accurate. Macau is often compared with its US gambling city sister, Las Vegas- although the only similarity is that there are Las Vegas casino operators who have set up shop in Macau. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/619473/blinkered-macau
  2. Making a safe bet

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Luk

    ... of 50 per cent. The gambling industry accounted for more than 50 per cent of GDP in 2005. Since the monopoly operating system was discontinued in 2002, the number of casinos has grown to more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612754/making-safe-bet
  3. IT specialists launch 'casino in a box' system

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on IBM's System i server, which comes with database software, storage and security systems. Mr Patterson said the group was in discussions with a big, new Macau casino and hotel operator. He said ... for the gaming and hospitality businesses. Computer giant IBM and specialist software suppliers Agilysis, Bally Technologies, InfoGenesis and SSA Global are betting their integrated suite of systems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/546335/it-specialists-launch-casino-box-system
  4. Don't miss this Macau chance

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... reportedly approved pilot co-operation projects in customs, finance, revenue systems and land management. Overseas goods shipped to the island would be exempt from import duties, and companies operating there would not have to pay value-added and consumption taxes. Corporate income tax would be reduced for firms that meet certain requirements. An official announcement about the free-trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/976231/dont-miss-macau-chance
  5. Hengqin Island development project approved

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau co-operation,' the report said. 'The island will be a new platform to promote industry upgrade in the west bank of the Pearl River under the 'one country, two systems' policy.' A separate management system would be introduced for port and customs operations, CCTV said. The central government would encourage innovative industries, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684734/hengqin-island-development-project-approved
  6. Technology Digest

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... co-operation contract Communications and security systems provider CPCNet Hong Kong, a wholly owned subsidiary of Citic Pacific, last week extended its collaboration with US-based Juniper Network ... for 24-hour security monitoring of enterprise computer systems against mass-mailing worms, spyware and other malicious programs. display makers plan r&d facility next year High-definition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/575945/technology-digest
  7. Handicap system agreed for interport

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... mid-January, with the final selection of runners to be made in early February. The operation of Macau Jockey Club windows as betting agents for the Hong Kong Jockey Club was not discussed at yesterday's meeting, though tentatively set to begin the same day. However, a number of technical details, including cut-off times for bets and the integrity of the systems used, have yet to be agreed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/439660/handicap-system-agreed-interport
  8. Gaming monitor's motives queried

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a bureau spokesman said. 'It has no standing to raise issues regarding the operation of Macau's casino regulatory system, and its motives for doing so are questionable.' ... organisation WikiLeaks, CasinoLeaks-Macau.com went live last month. It promises to expose links between organised crime and Macau's junket operators- the highly lucrative businesses that bring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995111/gaming-monitors-motives-queried
  9. Legal issues cited as problem in high-end gambling segment

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the mainland's legal system allowed money to be moved and gambling debts to be collected via ties between junket operators and triads. The US consulting firm Spectrum Gaming Group's report, which ... according to a report. A total of 151 firms and individuals were officially registered as junket operators in Macau as of the end of last year. But a report on Macau's VIP junkets commissioned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679012/legal-issues-cited-problem-high-end-gambling-segment
  10. 72b yuan- the bill to transform sleepy Hengqin

    Posted Dec 18th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... last year into a key base for cross-delta co-operation. A new town will be built on the 86 square kilometre island, with a theme park, multi-functional power station and business district. ... the university's future campus with Macau's Cotai Strip. The island, part of the Zhuhai Special Economic Zone, will also pilot co-operation projects with Macau in customs, financial and revenue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701596/72b-yuan-bill-transform-sleepy-hengqin

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