Aug 2, 2014,

Macau Latest News

Survey finds casino service improved in Q2Gaming staff are more proactive and tolerant, but their smiles need work
James Packer envisages new casino in Las VegasThe gaming mogul is negotiating for possession of site of new casino-resort
Average housing price climbs to MOP97,406 in JuneWhile prices rise, the number of homes sold falls everywhere except Coloane
H1 trade deficit widens by 15 pct to MOP38.42 blnExports climb 10 pct but their value is dwarfed by imports that jump 14 pct
Social Security Fund revenue outpaces expenditureBut 2013 performance was due to govt throwing the fund a MOP5 bln lifeline

Headlines

Hamstrung Russians may try to raise money in MacauRussian banks, companies seek to get round Western sanctions over Ukraine

Inside Macau Business

Out of Africa Hundreds of mainland Chinese are immigrating to Macau after obtaining residency in an African country

A man of the people Local businessman Chan Meng Kam was the big winner in the last elections, but he does not think it is a sign of expanding influence

A roller coaster ride The local logistics industry claims it may face another crisis if the government fails to offer more support

Premium office prices jump eight-fold since 2009 The demand for high-end workspace in Macau is pushing prices to record levels.

Kicked out of Macau Some residents are starting to opt for Zhuhai as a place to hang their hat even though they work in Macau, driven by exhorbitant real e

Bad air alert Air quality in Macau is worst between September and February, at which time the most dangerous pollutants to human health reach high le

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