Prostitution rackets operate in some of Macau’s most famous locations.

Sex for sale: what happened to Macau casinos’ new family-friendly image?

  • After a high-profile vice crackdown, Macau was supposed to clean up its act, switching its focus from hardcore gambling towards family-friendly fun
  • But This Week in Asia finds prostitution rackets operating in some of its most famous locations, suggesting that much is still rotten in this freewheeling city
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Prostitution rackets operate in some of Macau’s most famous locations.
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Plans are afoot to launch a stock exchange in the gambling hub of Macau. Photo: AFP

The odds are not in Macau’s favour even as the world’s casino hub considers opening a stock market to diversify economy

  • Analysts say while Macau must be lauded for it bold vision to launch a new stock exchange, the city lacks a solid financial industry to back its audacious proposal
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Plans are afoot to launch a stock exchange in the gambling hub of Macau. Photo: AFP
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