José I. Duarte

Opinion

- 455 POSTS

OPINION – Trade winds

These figures may not mean the sector renaissance but may point to a re-alignment of...

OPINION – Lagging

Several promised openings have been systematically derailed at the first sign of rising the number...

OPINION – Uneven breeze

As the new year approaches fast, we are naturally somewhat impatient to start ‘closing the...

OPINION – Re-structuring

he apparent economic re-structuring is mainly the outcome of general impoverishment at variable sectoral rates,...

OPINION – Labour data

The changes relating to the operation of VIP rooms in casinos have been prominent in...

OPINION – Shockwaves

By October or so of last year, news surfaced of an impending revision of China's...

OPINION – Reverse gear

There was a measure of heightened expectation about the publication of the Gross Domestic Product...

OPINION – Go West

Hengqin Island (or, in its Portuguese rendering, Ilha da Montanha) has long been a focus...

OPINION – Budget trends

Last week, the Legislative Assembly rapidly approved another alteration to the current year's budget. It...

OPINION-A long and winding road

No matter how well it may have served in the past, the more the extant...

OPINION – Being prepared

Seen from Macau, the world may often seem a faraway place. In less troubled days...

OPINION – Autumnal thoughts

It is fair to assume that no public policies, no matter how meaningful or well-intentioned...

OPINION – Second round

Like many tourist destinations, Macau has its highs and lows. Typically, we have five high...

OPINION – Course-plotting 

The realm of public policies is a complex one. No matter how much consensus there...

OPINION – Lost Horizon

Macau was coming out from the last Covid scare. Hardly one month had passed since...

OPINION-End of summer

As we enter the last quarter of this year, it is fitting to take stock...

OPINION-Numbers quiz

As mentioned in this column on previous occasions, the crisis and its aftermath have brought...

OPINION – Gaming figures

The survey for the Gaming sector in 2020 is out. It provides numbers that confirm...

【時事評論】消失的另一半

2020 年第二季度的經濟表現是大多數澳門居民記憶中少有的寒冬——比所有人的想像都要糟糕。城市經濟直至2020年下半年才開始回溫,公衆對今年經濟寄予厚望。然而,2021年首季的城市生產總值數據尚未能令人放下心頭大石。一如預期,人們對第二季度的表現充滿了期盼。

OPINION – Measurement matters

It is not uncommon that the effects of economic contractions take some time to be...
José I. Duarte

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- 471 POSTS

OPINION – Trade winds

These figures may not mean the sector renaissance but may point to a re-alignment of...

OPINION – Lagging

Several promised openings have been systematically derailed at the first sign of rising the number...

OPINION – Uneven breeze

As the new year approaches fast, we are naturally somewhat impatient to start ‘closing the...

OPINION – Re-structuring

he apparent economic re-structuring is mainly the outcome of general impoverishment at variable sectoral rates,...

OPINION – Labour data

The changes relating to the operation of VIP rooms in casinos have been prominent in...

OPINION – Words unsaid

Remember this is the last Policy Address before the end of the current gambling concessions,...

OPINION – Shockwaves

By October or so of last year, news surfaced of an impending revision of China's...

OPINION – Staycation musings

The leading indicators for the Macau hotel industry include, obviously, the number of guests and...

OPINION – Reverse gear

There was a measure of heightened expectation about the publication of the Gross Domestic Product...

OPINION – Go West

Hengqin Island (or, in its Portuguese rendering, Ilha da Montanha) has long been a focus...

OPINION – Budget trends

Last week, the Legislative Assembly rapidly approved another alteration to the current year's budget. It...

OPINION-A long and winding road

No matter how well it may have served in the past, the more the extant...

OPINION – Being prepared

Seen from Macau, the world may often seem a faraway place. In less troubled days...

OPINION – Autumnal thoughts

It is fair to assume that no public policies, no matter how meaningful or well-intentioned...

OPINION – Second round

Like many tourist destinations, Macau has its highs and lows. Typically, we have five high...

OPINION – Course-plotting 

The realm of public policies is a complex one. No matter how much consensus there...

OPINION – Lost Horizon

Macau was coming out from the last Covid scare. Hardly one month had passed since...

OPINION-End of summer

As we enter the last quarter of this year, it is fitting to take stock...

OPINION-Numbers quiz

As mentioned in this column on previous occasions, the crisis and its aftermath have brought...

OPINION – Gaming figures

The survey for the Gaming sector in 2020 is out. It provides numbers that confirm...