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Gaming

Jimei junket-less

Former Jack Lam’s Jimei International terminates negotiations for VIP operations with local junket promoter New International Club Ltd.

Business

Mountain island, mounting business

Some 120 top Mainland Chinese companies are to set up branches in the Hengqin New Area of Zhuhai, according to Li Weihui, Deputy Secretary of Hengqin New Area Committee, NewsGD.com reported on Wednesday. Speaking during the World Free Trade Zone (Hengqin) Summit 2017, which took place on June 19 and 20, the official further claimed that some 97 of the ‘world’s top 500 corporations’ have also been attracted to the area. Mr. Li said that...

New Head of Taiwan’s Bureau of Macao Affairs

The Taiwanese Government has appointed Chen Sheue-Hwai as the new head of the Bureau of Macao Affairs for the Mainland Affairs Council and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, according to Taiwan news outlet CNA. Chen will take up the position on July 7, while the current Director General of the Bureau, Lu Chang-Shui, will act as counsellor as well as Director of the Secretary’s office. Currently, Chen heads the Budget, Accounting and Statistics department of the...

Newsletter

Economy

Money in the bank

The MSAR’s foreign cash reserves continue to increase, reaching MOP152.7 billion as at the end of May, while the Monetary Authority of Macau has increased the base rate by 25 basis points to 1.5 per cent

Property

The mysterious ‘fourth zone’

Legislator and Urban Planning Committee members in general agree that more land should be reclaimed to meet current demand and for Macau’s future development

Mountain island, mounting business

Some 120 top Mainland Chinese companies are to set up branches in the Hengqin New Area of Zhuhai, according to Li Weihui, Deputy Secretary of Hengqin New Area Committee, NewsGD.com reported on Wednesday. Speaking during the World Free Trade Zone (Hengqin) Summit 2017, which took place on June 19 and 20, the official further claimed that some 97 of the ‘world’s top 500 corporations’ have also been attracted to the area. Mr. Li said that...

Crowded Peninsula

Home alone

Interview

Bringing the fashion world home

Startup name: Inky Store Industry: Fashion Elevator Pitch: A wardrobe that makes people happy Interviewee: Founder Inky Leong

Editorial

Opinion

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Politics

CCAC reminds gaming industry to sidestep elections

The local anti-graft body, the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC), has reiterated that gaming operators must not help promote any given candidate or list of candidates for the upcoming Legislative Assembly elections. The affirmation comes after a meeting held at the end of May in which the Gaming Co-ordination and Inspection Bureau (DICJ) met with representatives of the six operators and four junket promoters. The chairman of the CCAC noted the oversight body had “given instructions...

Society

Public works playing catch-up

The Cultural Affairs Bureau claims to be diligently working to amend heritage preservation problems recently raised by UNESCO’s heritage arm. But hints that progress in urban planning might have saved them the extra pain

Willing and able

Food, music and art

Fighting alone

Staying UNESCO

Print Edition

Business Daily #1324

digital version

Macau Business #158

Macau Business Magazine – June 2017

Essential Macau #38

Essential Macau (June - July 2017)

Macau Business

Piecing the puzzle together

The Urban Planning Committee has yet to achieve one of its major goals of the past three years with the lack of a master urban plan, which some describe as a learning curve, claiming the next three years are key

Walk the line

Would it be possible to convert Avenida Almeida Ribeiro into a pedestrian area? Several departments of the Macau SAR Government are sceptical, if not completely silent upon the matter. People who work in San Ma Lou and those with expertise in urban planning say anything could be done. But with no decision taken, the street is literally falling apart

Works in progress

Riding on the coattails of the past decade’s gaming boom, Lai Si Construction & Engineering Co. Ltd. has recently listed in Hong Kong and is now seeking to expand its footprint

SUV taxis on call

With an investment of over MOP60 million (US$7.5 million) a new taxi company aims to provide better service for the public and urges the government to provide more support; namely, more taxis and parking spaces

MB Special Report

Macau, Central Korea | Sacrificial Lamb

Following North Korea’s third nuclear test in February 2013, U.S. authorities decided to invoke a financial embargo. The small Macanese Banco Delta Asia was the sole target in this new kind of Washington-Pyongyang war

Macau, Central Korea | A chicken called BDA

The United States attacked Banco Delta Asia without producing any evidence of its allegations. Today, it is known that the bank was only a “symbolic target”

Business Intelligence

工程停滯

輝煌設計

樓市穩定

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Essential

Accessible Art

Macau is an essential destination for lovers of modern art, with amazing works from renowned contemporary artists from around the world on display all over the city.

Elegance is an Attitude

Essential Macau sits down with eight-time Grand Slam Champion Andre Agassi to discuss life after tennis

Celebrating Chinese fashion

Frankie Xie Feng, the first Chinese designer ever to show at Paris Fashion Week, talks to Essential Macau about his inspiration, career and hopes for the future of Chinese fashion
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