José I. Duarte

Opinion

- 340 POSTS

Opinion – Governance blues

Our future CE has taken the improvement in Macau’s governance as one of...

Marine blues

On July 22, the government press office issued a short (and almost anodyne) note. In...

Opinion – Unclear facts

Media reports suggest several legislators believe non-resident workers bring several ills to the economy and,...

Opinion – Light track

The Legislative Assembly discussed and approved, in a first reading, the regulations concerning the future...

Opinion | Same-same, but different

The nomination process for the next Chief Executive is, for all practical purposes, over. The...

Opinion – FNJ-MFM

Sometimes, short notices are the most surprising. The airport authorities confirmed they had authorized Air...

Opinion | Figures, figures

As an old quip goes, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and...

Opinion | Minimum scrutiny

Ending a long process, the Legislative Assembly approved in first reading the setting of a...

Tunnel vision

Macau’s expanding economy, a growing population, and a greater number of visitors all bring with...

Opinion | Funding puzzle

Transparency in government affairs is a sensitive matter. It is a virtue praised in uncountable...

Opinion | Fifth gear

There is a new item in the public works agenda: the construction of the so-called...

Opinion | Hazy numbers

The annual report on the state of our environment was out earlier this month. It...

Transition time

The uncertainties and conjectures about who will be the next Chief Executive are now over...

Opinion | Wage matters continued

In 2015, the Legislative Assembly approved a government proposal to set a minimum wage to...

Opinion | Grayish clouds

Macau’s GDP was lower in the first quarter of this year than in the first...

Opinion | Uneven recovery

The growth of the gambling sector has enabled many businesses to grow in its wake....

Opinion | Ask and tax

The Tourism Department has launched a consultation process about the creation of a tourism tax....

Magical numbers

The number of visitors to Macau reached new heights during the Easter break. Over half...

Opinion | Seen and unseen

There is a curious Portuguese idiom that we may translate as “to do (something) for...

Taking it easier

Gaming revenue was down by a little over 8 per cent in April when compared...
José I. Duarte

All Articles

- 353 POSTS

Opinion – Wait and see

The latest figures for gambling revenue have raised some expressions of alarm. In...

Opinion – Governance blues

Our future CE has taken the improvement in Macau’s governance as one of...

Marine blues

On July 22, the government press office issued a short (and almost anodyne) note. In...

Opinion – Unclear facts

Media reports suggest several legislators believe non-resident workers bring several ills to the economy and,...

Opinion – Light track

The Legislative Assembly discussed and approved, in a first reading, the regulations concerning the future...

Opinion | Same-same, but different

The nomination process for the next Chief Executive is, for all practical purposes, over. The...

Opinion – FNJ-MFM

Sometimes, short notices are the most surprising. The airport authorities confirmed they had authorized Air...

Opinion | Figures, figures

As an old quip goes, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and...

Opinion | Minimum scrutiny

Ending a long process, the Legislative Assembly approved in first reading the setting of a...

Tunnel vision

Macau’s expanding economy, a growing population, and a greater number of visitors all bring with...

Opinion | Funding puzzle

Transparency in government affairs is a sensitive matter. It is a virtue praised in uncountable...

Opinion | Fifth gear

There is a new item in the public works agenda: the construction of the so-called...

Opinion | Hazy numbers

The annual report on the state of our environment was out earlier this month. It...

Transition time

The uncertainties and conjectures about who will be the next Chief Executive are now over...

Opinion | Wage matters continued

In 2015, the Legislative Assembly approved a government proposal to set a minimum wage to...

Opinion | Grayish clouds

Macau’s GDP was lower in the first quarter of this year than in the first...

Opinion | Uneven recovery

The growth of the gambling sector has enabled many businesses to grow in its wake....

Opinion | Ask and tax

The Tourism Department has launched a consultation process about the creation of a tourism tax....

Magical numbers

The number of visitors to Macau reached new heights during the Easter break. Over half...

Opinion | Seen and unseen

There is a curious Portuguese idiom that we may translate as “to do (something) for...