José I. Duarte

Opinion

- 351 POSTS

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...

Improving estimates

Household expenditure surveys (HES) are important statistical endeavours. This type of ‘heavy-duty’ survey is performed...

Info shortage

Every year, around this time, the Statistics department publishes the annual environmental report. The...

Gini et al

Last Friday, the statistical department issued the latest Household Budget Survey. Most media noted...

Opinion | Oversight

The collection of Japanese prints owned by the Pension’s or Provident Fund was...

To cap or not

Main tourist destinations increasingly share a common problem: how to deal with a growing number...

Opinion | More on visitors

The subject of visitors’ numbers was under the spot again this week – in...

Opinion | On housing, cont’d

Housing costs are a constant subject of attention.

Opinion | Warming up

Without a hint of surprise, the government announced the extension of SJM and MGM...

Macau Opinion | Diversification, etc.

The International Monetary Fund published a few days ago a report on the Macau economy....
José I. Duarte

All Articles

- 364 POSTS

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...

Improving estimates

Household expenditure surveys (HES) are important statistical endeavours. This type of ‘heavy-duty’ survey is performed...

Info shortage

Every year, around this time, the Statistics department publishes the annual environmental report. The...

Gini et al

Last Friday, the statistical department issued the latest Household Budget Survey. Most media noted...

Opinion | Oversight

The collection of Japanese prints owned by the Pension’s or Provident Fund was...

To cap or not

Main tourist destinations increasingly share a common problem: how to deal with a growing number...

Opinion | More on visitors

The subject of visitors’ numbers was under the spot again this week – in...

Opinion | On housing, cont’d

Housing costs are a constant subject of attention.

Opinion | Warming up

Without a hint of surprise, the government announced the extension of SJM and MGM...