Apr 25, 2014,

Macau Latest News

Melco Crown to announce Q1 results on May 8Company to have conference call immediately after earnings announcement
Sri Lankans demand govt thwart Packer casino plansOpponents protest as parliament debates Australian tycoon’s gaming projects
March visitors increase by 10 pct to 2.63 mlnNumber of tourists from the mainland increases by 24 percent to 1.77 mln
Macau asks for another 10 square km of HengqinThe land the government wants would reportedly be for commercial use
City has nearly 146,000 migrant workers in MarchAlmost one-third of migrant workers are employed in hotels or restaurants

Headlines

Sands China Q1 EBITDA jumps 50 pct to US$938.1 mlnHelps parent Las Vegas Sands’s net profit to rise by 36 pct to US$776.2 mln

Inside Macau Business

Drop in the ocean Forthcoming increases in water rates will probably dampen the ardour of small and medium enterprises, but not soak them

Starter’s orders The race to become a government secretary is on

Older and wiser Manulife sees a business opportunity in the city’s growing market for pensions

Money trail Union Gaming will expand to Hong Kong, taking advantage of the city’s financial services sector

Full throttle A late arrival to the market, German carmaker Volkswagen is stepping on the gas

The price of art The Macao Museum of Art wants to set up a commercial gallery to spur sales of works by local artists

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