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  1. Macau doubles the limit on spending for legislature poll

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau has doubled the amount candidates can spend on campaigning in this year's legislative elections, but critics doubt the higher cap will be taken seriously. Elections ... and an attack on a journalist at a poll station. Police and graft busters arrested dozens of suspects, leading to four trials over ballot-buying. Wu Lin, a running mate of legislators Chan Meng-kam ...

  2. 2 Macau officials gain ground in race for top post

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Two leading officials are emerging as the most likely candidates to be named as contenders for Macau's chief executive election, perhaps as early as next month, observers ... hygiene from Oklahoma State University Director of charities Tung Sin Tong and Macau Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association Born in Macau in January 1957 Ho Chio-meng Head of Public Prosecutions ...

  3. Be more green, and you'll feel less blue

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu According to the British New Economics Foundation survey, Hong Kong scored 41.6 on its Happy Planet Index, way behind mainland China. That certainly raised some eyebrows, while ... that with the right policies, we must also do what we can, beginning with using our own shopping bags - and being happy about it. Alice Wu is a political consultant and a former associate director of the Asia ...

  4. Words of warning: mind your language

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu If there is ever a lesson to be learned from the war of words, created by HK Magazine columnist Chip Tsao, it is: never underestimate the power of words. In his intended satirical ... of time and effort to right. Alice Wu is a political consultant and a former associate director of the Asia Pacific Media Network at UCLA ...

  5. Raids net 33 illegal workers, 3 employers

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... in their home countries. The officers raided 42 workplaces in Kwai Chung, Tsuen Wan, Tsing Yi, Sha Tin, Pat Heung, Tin Shui Wai and Ta Kwu Ling and checked 293 people's identity documents. ...

  6. Engine glitch halts HK-bound jet

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... The captain of a plane about to fly to Hong Kong from Shanghai aborted the flight just before take-off because of damage to one of its engines. No one was injured in the incident. The Dragonair Airbus A330 was carrying 218 passengers and 13 crew when the ...

  7. Macau samples taste of Bollywood

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

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau is enjoying a taste of Bollywood magic with a galaxy of Indian stars arriving in the city for one of Asia's most-watched film awards. Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman, who wrote the score for Slumdog Millionaire, superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Bollywood's leading couple Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan, are among those visiting the Las Vegas ...

  8. Casinos in Macau agree to lower junket fees

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Casinos across Macau have agreed to a cap of 1.25 per cent on VIP junket commissions to boost their profit margins, gaming mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun says. But it is unclear how the unlegislated cap can be enforced among the city's six casino operator ...

  9. City's expats fourth for earning power

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Hong Kong ranks fourth in the world when it comes to the wealth of its expatriates, with 39 per cent earning more than US$200,000 a year, a survey has found. The Expat Explorer survey, commissioned by HSBC, questioned 3,100 expatriates in 26 countries and regions between February and April. Russia was found to be home to the wealthiest expats, with 43 per cent earning ...

  10. Macau poll favourite unlikely to have rival

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Fernando Chui Sai-on looks set to become Macau's next chief executive, with time running out for his major rival to join the race, an analyst says. Chief prosecutor Ho Chio-meng, widely seen as Dr Chui's only possible threat in the poll, has until Thursday to resign so he can run. Under Macau law, a principal official cannot run for chief executive unless he ...




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