Thursday, October 23, 2008
The southern Chinese gambling enclave Macau unveiled a proposed national security bill favored by Beijing, putting forward measures Wednesday similar to those that prompted half a million people to protest in nearby Hong Kong five years ago.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Three more children in the southern Chinese gambling enclave of Macau have developed kidney stones after drinking milk that may have been be tainted with the industrial chemical melamine, bringing the total number of sick children to seven, the government said.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said yesterday that the number of outbound travelers to the former Portuguese trading post was more than 1.44 million people, noting the city has become the most popular destination for Taiwan tourists.
Sunday, February 3, 2008
Texas Hold ‘em poker is coming to Macau. Officials in the booming southern China gambling enclave have authorized local casinos to offer the popular card game for the first time, and the territory’s leading gaming operator said Friday it’s rolling out the game at its main property.
Thursday, January 31, 2008
A former Macau minister was convicted Wednesday of taking tens of millions of dollars in kickbacks and sentenced to 27 years in prison, in the biggest corruption trial in the booming casino city’s history.
Friday, December 21, 2007
More than 1,000 Macau residents staged an anti-government protest Thursday, demanding an end to corruption and calling for greater democracy at a time of mounting tensions and social inequalities in the gambling haven.
Thursday, December 20, 2007
Hundreds of workers marched on Macua's government Thursday in a rare protest demanding full democracy in this booming Chinese casino enclave.
Thursday, December 6, 2007
Police armed with riot shields and batons were called in to subdue angry tourists from mainland China who had clashed with tour guides in the tiny gambling enclave of Macau, police said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Macau’s leader on Tuesday pledged to tackle a labor crisis, rampant corruption, and a widening wealth gap in a bid to ease growing public discontent in the gambling hotspot.
Saturday, November 10, 2007
Doctors in Macau are urging the government to introduce another vaccine to protect children against pneumococcal diseases, which kill more than a million children worldwide a year, mostly in poorer states.