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  1. Casino boom gives job-seekers winning edge

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The only problem facing enclave is finding enough home-grown staff, writes Neil Gough The 1,000-pataca chips are stacked in their trays, cards dance across the 58 gaming tables and slot machines whir in the background. But this is better than a casino. It ...

  2. Entertainment listings: the pick of what's on

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nederlands Dans Theatre The Dutch dance company presents three experimental pieces. Part of the 19th Macau Arts Festival. May 27, 8pm, Macau Cultural Centre, Av. Xian Xing Hai, 60-150 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 8399 6699 or www.icm.gov.mo/fam Sangre Flamen ...

  3. A decade of wonder

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... Ajay Shamdasani As a recent Macau resident I can honestly say its development has been nothing short of profound. During my first visit to the former Portuguese enclave in 1991, I recall eagerly catching the hydrofoil home to Hong Kong, never wanting to r ...

  4. Junkets piling into Macau's VIP gaming sector

    Posted Jan 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough neil.gough@scmp.com The number of officially licensed VIP gambling junket agents in Macau rose to a record 219 companies and individuals last year, up 13 per cent from 2010, according to annual data released yesterday by the local gambling regu ...

  5. Entertainment listings: the pick of what's on

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Sound of Music Macau Cultural Centre, Troika Entertainment and Broadway Asia Entertainment present the musical. Wed-Aug 21 (except Aug 18), 8pm, Macau Cultural Centre, Av Xian Xing Hai, 100-480 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 2870 0699 or www.ccm.gov.mo Mid ...

  6. High rollers help increase Macau's casino haul 42pc

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau casino revenues surged 41.8 per cent in July to 6.52 billion patacas, the second-biggest month after May's record haul of 7.47 billion patacas, data released yesterday by the enclave's statistics and census service showed. Winni ...

  7. The betting game

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

    ... the government's decision to open gambling licences to overseas operators. Construction of the first project is under way on the Macau peninsula, close to the Hotel Lisboa, and operated by Wynn Resorts. ...

  8. Laps of luxury

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Macau's hotels have the right formula for keeping you on the road to enjoy the Grand Prix WHERE TO STAY Hyatt Regency Macau: Rates vary throughout the month, but weekdays start from $800, the first weekend of races (6-9) rates are between $1,000 and ...

  9. Youth need equipping for work beyond casinos

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Macau unionists broke with tradition this year by not marching on May Day out of patriotic respect for the Olympic torch relay. However, they did take to the streets yesterday, making Macau and Hong Kong the only Chinese cities in which National Day was m ...

  10. Booming Macau needs to plan for the future

    Posted Apr 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The casino-driven boom in Macau has by some economic measures made it the richest place in Asia. Per capita gross domestic product reached a staggering US$36,357 last year. Gaming revenues outstripped Las Vegas and Atlantic City combined in the first quar ...




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