Gaming
It’s the ‘L’ word again. MGM China co-chair Pansy Ho says labour remains the priority if MGM Cotai is to open on time.
Politics
Almost there. From Jan 1 next year, Macau will implement a universal ban on smoking in public places not previously legislated for. That means bars, clubs, saunas and massage parlours.
Gaming
Gross gaming revenues dropped 8.9 percent in the third quarter over that of the previous one, and 18.9 percent over the first quarter
Business
The Land of Smiles beckons. Air Macau has identified Thailand as a major source of expansion in 2015.
Business
The luxury market is stalling. Luk Fook posted a 20 percent drop in sales in Macau and Hong Kong. From July to September versus a year ago. Gold jewellery revenues declined almost 30 percent. Golden Week sales increased just 3 percent
Politics
A cabinet reshuffle is imminent. Legislative Assembly president Ho Iat Seng hopes that new Secretaries don’t impede the passage of bills, but admits changes in some of them.
Politics
Generally it all boils down to tax. Cigarettes were the most apprehended goods seized by Macau Customs in 2013. Last year, 3.8 million sticks were seized, many destined to make a quick buck on tax differences.
Politics
It’s a full agenda. The Legislative Assembly resumes its works for the 2014/2015 year today. Two main topics shout for attention. The budget law and property management.
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