Oct 24, 2014,

Macau Latest News

Macau international trade, investment fair opensAttended by people from over 50 economies, some never before represented
September visitors increase by 3 pct to 2.41 mlnMore tourists come from the mainland, but fewer from Hong Kong or Taiwan
Round-the-clock border opening expected soonMainland authorities preparing facilities on their side of Hengqin crossing
Govt opts for Avenida 24 de Junho route for LRTTransportation Infrastructure Office accepts architect’s waterfront idea
Economy secretary hints that he is on the way outBut Francis Tam Pak Yuen refuses to speculate about who may replace him

Headlines

Tam expects gaming revenue to keep fallingEconomy secretary says declining trend of revenue may persist until 2015H1

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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