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Sunday, September 24, 2017
A prominent figure in the opinion poll business says the methodology used in most polls in Macau is unscientific, Business Daily reports. The newspaper quotes the president of the Macau Polling Research Association and the Macau representative of the Asian...
The campaign against corruption and slower economic growth in the mainland are curbing growth in the market for business aircraft in Greater China, consulting firm Asian Sky Group says. The firm’s annual report on business jet fleets in the Asia-Pacific...
Time is running out for the governing Kuomintang in Taiwan to pass legislation that would permit casinos on outlying islands. GamblingCompliance.com reports that a committee crucial for the passage of the bill has no plans to meet ahead of the...
After a three-hour reading of the indictments, more information was provided regarding the nearly 2,000 charges against the city’s former top prosecutor Ho Chio Meng
To drive the mass market to the Cotai strip, properties will first need to think about how to allow visitors to more easily get from one property to another, opines the Director of the Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming Davis Fong. Speaking to Business Daily, the expert believes visitors will want to stay longer in the territory once there’s a connection within Cotai, like on the Vegas Strip. Overnighters are always better than day-trippers, he says.
China's international travellers’ spending is expected to increase 50 per cent from US$164 billion last year to US$264 billion by 2019
The MSAR has reached a consensus with the mainland to set up a Guangdong- Macau nuclear safety notification scheme
Chinese bank card withdrawal limits per transaction at local ATMs have been tightened to MOP5,000, while daily limits and annual limits stay the same
Vitória Alice Maria da Conceição will continue to head Macau’s Financial Services Bureau for a further two years. The announcement was made in today’s Official Gazette. Ms Conceição’s appointment as the director of the bureau was extended until November 2014. She has...
The wholesale and retail sector’s contribution to the Macau economy surged by 46 percent last year, data released yesterday by the Statistics and Census Service shows. Gross value added, that measures the sectorial contribution to the economy, stood at MOP15.27...
But not just yet. Passengers will need to wait until June to use the new ferry terminal in Taipa. Gov’t authorities and related bodies assembled at the official opening ceremony yesterday to laud the 200,000 sq. m., 16 docking berth, 127 border crossing channel behemoth which took MOP3.8 bln (US$474m) to build over a decade.
The Statistics and Census Service intends to begin publishing this year or next new sets of data, according to its director, Paul Ieong Meng Chao. Mr Ieong told reporters that one set would cover investment by Macau enterprises in the...
Room prices in April, meanwhile, dropped y-o-y although up m-o-m
The amount of international assets held by local banks increased in the first three months of this year by 7.7 per cent yearly to reach MOP1.21 trillion, as international liabilities increased by 6.6 per cent to reach MOP1.13 trillion.
Combining games of skill and social media is the million-dollar formula to hook millennials, according to Myles Blasonato, Creative Director of Royal Wins Pty Ltd., speaking in a panel at the iGaming Summit held yesterday at Global Gaming Expo...
Hainan Airline’s parent company, HNA Holding Group Co Limited, has acquired a third parcel of a land at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak, the site of the former Hong Kong international airport, for HK$5.53 billion, according to a report from...
Both sales value and volume of the sector registered slight increases in the third quarter over the previous one. Compared to the same period of last year, however, the market is still compressing

Effective adjustment

Most committee members agree that the results of the new adjustments to the city’s transportation fees have been positive, said committee representative Kou Kun Pang after yesterday’s Traffic Affairs Consultative Committee meeting. Kou revealed however, that some members expressed their...
Consumer prices in the MSAR increased 1.53 pct y-o-y on average for last month. The growth rate is higher than that of 1.33 pct for the month of October. Higher charges for eating out, parking spaces and property management fees contributed to the increase.
Local gaming operator Melco Crown Entertainment Limited has announced a new arrangement of its management team as well as the appointment of key executive members, in a press release. A total of four appointments were made regarding the group’s...
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