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Analysts on Macau’s future gaming landscape

As the 2022 concession expiry date looms closer, analysts start to weigh in on the possible scenarios.

15 Aug, 2019

#Gaming

Raising birth rate is a social responsibility: Ho

Macau’s birth rate is declining and the city is entering the stage of an ageing society.

15 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Government recruits volunteers for helping to restore disaster-hit areas

Volunteers are being recruited to provide assistance in the aftermath of a strong typhoon or storm surge, and help restore the city to normal.

15 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Economic situation next year won’t be bright: Ho

Ongoing Sino-US trade war, and the current situation in Hong Kong have deeply impacted Macau’s economy.

14 Aug, 2019

#Economy

Chui keen to strengthen ties with Japan

Closer ties between Macau and Japan being called for.

14 Aug, 2019

#Politics

Galaxy warns of ‘increasing regional competition’

Galaxy warned of “increasing competition from regional integrated resorts that are actively targeting the [mainland] Chinese market.”

14 Aug, 2019

#Video

Building up culture is ‘crucial’ for GBA: Chui

The sustainable development of the GBA needs to be backed by “a stable recognition of cultural identity”.

13 Aug, 2019

#Culture

Government authorises CEM to build, manage utility tunnels

CEM allowed to construct and manage the city’s utility tunnels.

13 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Ho announces political platform

Ho Iat Seng's political platform is to focuses on economy and people’s livelihood.

12 Aug, 2019

#Politics

Housing tops Macau’s livelihood concerns

Macau residents are most dissatisfied with the housing situation of today.

12 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Ho pledges to streamline public administration

Chief executive candidate Ho Iat Seng — if he succeeds in his election bid — will streamline Macau’s public administration system.

11 Aug, 2019

#Politics

Ho calls for ‘healthy’ development of gaming sector

Chief executive candidate Ho Iat Seng called for the “healthy” development of the gaming industry and also for tightening its supervision.

11 Aug, 2019

#Politics

No need to be ‘overly pessimistic’ over yuan-US dollar exchange rate: Ip

Due to the impact of the Sino-US trade war, the yuan’s exchange rate would float in the short run.

9 Aug, 2019

#Economy

Lawmakers pass bill on plastic bag charge scheme

Government-initiated bill passed on the implementation of a plastic carrier bag charge scheme for retail businesses in Macau.

9 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Lawmakers pass social housing bill — individual applicants must be at least 23 years old

Government-initiated bill passed on social rental housing — individual applicant for a social housing unit must be aged at least 23, while the representative of a household applying for a social housing unit must be at least 18 years old.

9 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Banker-cum-civic leader elected legislature’s 2nd secretary

Alan Ho Ion Sang was elected second secretary of the executive board of the Legislative Assembly.

8 Aug, 2019

#Politics

Government briefs central district body on GBA development

GBA Outline Development Plan introduced to the Central District Social Services Consultative Committee with the aim of encouraging local people to familiarise themselves with the 11-city conurbation project.

8 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Lawmakers pass bill on trade in rough diamonds

Bill passed enabling Macau to formally engage in the international trade in rough diamonds.

8 Aug, 2019

#Business

Government aware that suicide remains an issue

Alexis Tam assured lawmakers that the government was working to prevent suicide, although he admitted that many cases were unpreventable.

8 Aug, 2019

#Social Affairs

Sonia Chan says current election systems ‘suitable for Macau’

The current systems to elect the chief executive and legislators are suitable for Macau.

7 Aug, 2019

#Politics