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  1. All In

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough takes an eye-in-the-sky view of the casino trade The figures look bad, but casino business is a tale of two markets On the face of it, the figures coming out of Macau have been pretty terrible. Casino revenue fell for the third consecutive quar ...

  2. Happy hunting

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As a duty-free port, Macau is a haven that offers cheap alcohol, gold and electronic products. Textile manufacturing is one of the enclave's biggest industries, and fabrics and clothes sell at good prices. The textile industry produces clothes for de ...

  3. Macau faces staff shortage

    Posted Oct 18th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan Let us hire workers from Hong Kong, says casino mogul Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun jokingly said last week: 'We've even given a job to an elderly woman who falls asleep as she deals cards. How can this be?' His remarks ...

  4. Macau casino gambles on the smile of Mona Lisa

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau More warm smiles are needed from casino staff, says Stanley Ho Hung-sun, chairman of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, who recognises that his gambling houses have consistently received complaints over service quality in the past four decade ...

  5. Life of glamour on offer

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor With the opening of each new five-star resort in Macau, the bar for luxury and comfort seems to get raised a bit higher. If there is a trend, it appears to be away from ostentation and towards glamour. There is that subtle attention to deta ...

  6. All In

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

    ... Neil Gough Casinos can't lose as poker players try their luck Poker is increasingly becoming big business in Macau. On Sunday a 25-year-old from Dublin pulled down a top prize of HK$4.19 million after finishing first among a field of 429 players in t ...

  7. Six firms have designs on giving 38-year-old Lisboa a new look

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Architectural designs for redeveloping Macau's iconic casino, the 38-year-old Lisboa, have gone on display at Grand Lisboa, the flagship casino of SJM Holdings. Unnamed pictures of a dozen concepts submitted by six design firms are ...

  8. Asian grapevine

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeannie Cho Lee The first time I visited Macau in 1994, my parents begged me not to go. They were worried that as a South Korean I might be kidnapped by North Koreans. While these fears seem ludicrous now, Macau in the late 1990s was a very different plac ...

  9. Cap on gaming tables to control casino industry

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Gaming tables in Macau will be capped at 5,000 for an unspecified time as the government completes a study on how to develop the casino industry. Secretary for Economy and Finance Francis Tam Pak-yuen said the number of tables would stabilise af ...

  10. All In

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough takes an eye-in-the-sky view of the growing casino trade No bets on who holds trump card for gaming expo Much has been made of the brewing battle between China's two special administrative regions for a bigger share of Asia's lucrativ ...




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