Oct 20, 2014,

Macau Latest News

MGM China’s project in Cotai faces slight delayCo-chairman says costs, lack of labour may hinder opening of casino-resort
JL Warren expects flat 2014 casino gaming revenueResearch house forecasts annual fall of 20 pct in October casino takings
Gaming takings show quarterly decrease of 8.9 pctBut revenue from slot machines rises by MOP100 mln in Q3 to MOP3.7 bln
Nightspots cannot postpone smoking ban, govt saysHealth official bemoans smokers sneakily puffing away in casino toilets
US hospital mulls helping manage Hengqin hospitalConsidering venture with Guangdong Chinese traditional medicine hospital

Headlines

Baccarat no longer quite the money-spinner it wasCasino takings from the VIP and mass markets for the game dwindle in Q3

Inside Macau Business

Cigarette end A full smoking ban on casino mass-market floors is now enforced. Pundits say the impact on revenues will be minimal

Go figure The Statistics and Census Service is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month, while it is trying to cope with a peak retirement yea

‘Benevolent’ Government The law is clear and the government is usually sympathetic about under-aged children dependent upon resident and non-resident workers b

Heading north The northern district is becoming a new shopping area for locals

Building on garbage Macau’s construction work solid waste is currently dumped in the Cotai landfill but during the Ao Man Long period a proposal was made t

A good investment Fantasy Island Despite escalating prices, analysts say Hengqin Island is still a good investment, particularly if the border opens 24 hours

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