Feb 27, 2015,

Macau Latest News

Economy secretary acknowledges recession loomingGDP probably shrank in 2014Q4, may shrink more in 2015Q1, Lionel Leong says
Banking assets grow 19 pct to MOP117 bln in 2014Combined annual profits of Macau’s banks increase by 26 pct to MOP9.6 bln
Consultants put Macau among best places-as-brandsBloom Consulting ranks city eighth in the world from branding point of view
January consumer price inflation slows to 4.7 pctOwing to slower rises in costs of food and housing, and cheaper transport
One-fifth of smaller estate agencies close in 2014Industry chief says agencies that remain are taking in 30 pct less money

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Govt secretary denies cap set on mainland touristsAlexis Tam says any measures against overcrowding will be applied gradually

Inside Macau Business

Waving a magic wand Macau Business asks 12 experts across several fields for their insights – and suggestions - for Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On’s

On a buying spree Macau buyers have splurged billions of yuan in snapping up Hengqin flats but some of the steam went out of the frenzy once authorities

Coup de grâce The ways of doing business in the casino enclave have changed overnight. Tout the official line or suffer the consequences is the mes

Youth out of step Why are Hong Kong youths so angry, and what is the government doing about it? Mary Ann Benitez* sifts through the issues

Times a-changing Where will the chips fall in the New Year?

Round-the-clock calculations Fewer visitors will stay in Macau hotels and many residents may choose to live on the other side of the border as a result of the 24-

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