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In Brief

Legislators warn over sale of properties

Legislators yesterday warned of invoking special powers if the government continued refusing to produce detailed information on each of the eight property developments to be sold for a total of $4.91 billion under the railway merger. Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Frederick Ma Si-hang refused to provide the estimated costs despite requests from lawmakers during a joint panel meeting at the Legislative Council to discuss the merger.

Hunt for illegal workers

More than 100 police officers were mobilised in an eight-hour search for illegal workers at Venetian Macau's construction site on the Cotai Strip. But the operation failed to find any illegal labourers.

Minimum wage proposal

The Labour Department will come up with a new proposal in three to four months to resolve the deadlock between employers and the labour sector over a minimum wage, members of the Labour Advisory Board said.