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Taipa

Macau's grand scam

When Macau International Airport opened for business in November 1995, Ao Man-long, the city's secretary for transport and public works at the time, saw a golden opportunity.

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 12:00am

Doleuze can triumph

Oddsmakers have rounded up the usual suspects and declared tonight's Jockey Challenge another match race between Brett Prebble ($2.65) and Douglas Whyte ($3), but Olivier Doleuze waits in the shadows to eclipse them both at a generous $5.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Hong Kong faces acid test in interport

Macau runners were disappointing away from home in the first leg of the interport trophy, but persistent rain could further swing the advantage in favour of the locals in the return tie at the Taipa racecourse on Sunday.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Good Ba Ba's owner could still make his mark

The potential embarrassment of having retired champion Good Ba Ba representing Macau in tomorrow's Group Three interport trophy at Sha Tin has been avoided, but the horse's controversial owner may still prove a thorn in the Hong Kong Jockey Club's side.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Dynamic Blitz drawn to get every chance in Taipa

Hong Kong's dirt-track specialist Dynamic Blitz is aiming for more international group glory in Macau tonight, where he is on trial for a return trip to Dubai early next year, the scene of his greatest triumph.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Side orders

Here are some hidden gems and lesser-known picks from Macau's culinary scene:

La Bonne Heure

25 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Free-trade status for delta zone approved

A sleepy island in the Zhuhai special economic zone is poised to become a free-trade zone modelled on Hong Kong after Beijing approved pilot co-operation projects in customs, finance, revenue systems and land management.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

GUIDE

ALTIRA SPA 15/F Avenida de Kwong Tung, Taipa, Macau, T (853) 2886 8886

Becca Lane Crawford IFC Mall, Central, T 2111 0125

BIOTHERM T 2506 3396

Cle de Peau Beaute Festival Walk, Kowloon, T 2265 8088

Sisley The Landmark, Central, T 2157 9898

Shiseido IFC Mall, Central, T 2234 7628

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

New games in town

A trip to Macau is not all about gambling any more, despite the bright lights of the city's towering new casinos and their sprawling gaming floors. More and more of the estimated 70,000 people who pour into the city each day are finding that its recent growth spurt has spread throughout the entire entertainment industry.

28 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Explore Macau

Explore Macau by Todd Crowell Blacksmith Books HK$96

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

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