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    Macau gambling revenue declines for third consecutive monthGambling revenue in the world's biggest gaming hub Macau fell 6.1 percent in August on an annual basis, the third consecutive monthly decline this year as a stepped up campaign against corruption and falling housing prices in China sapped demand from high-rolling VIP customers. Gambling revenue from Macau's 35 casinos fell to 28.9 billion patacas (2.16 billion pounds) in August from 30.7 billion ...

    Unchallenged Macau leader elected for a second termMacau re-elected its incumbent leader in an unchallenged contest Sunday as the gambling hub faces growing calls for democracy amid anger over deteriorating living conditions and government accountability. The booming city's sole chief executive candidate Fernando Chui was voted in for a second term by 95 percent of a 400-strong pro-Beijing electoral committee, in a foregone contest which ...

    Macau 're-elects' new leader as authorities stifle democratic rumblingsBy Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) - Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, re-elected its leader and sole candidate Fernando Chui on Sunday, a widely expected result after the pro-China government stifled an unofficial referendum on democracy. Chui was returned to office by a select panel of 400 largely pro-China loyalists in the tiny but wealthy former Portuguese colony. Macau's leaders ...

    Single Mom Fights Billionaires With Macau Casino ProtestsCloee Chao remembers when she first decided to challenge the billionaires of the world's largest gambling hub. After her employer, Wynn Macau Ltd. (1128), and other casinos ignored them, the battle escalated. She has led workers into the streets seven times this year in the most widespread labor unrest yet at Macau's casinos. The billionaires behind the casinos include Las Vegas Sands Corp ...

    Macau 're-elects' new leaderMacau, the world's largest gambling hub, re-elected its leader and sole candidate Fernando Chui on Sunday.

    Macau Casino Revenue Falls for 3rd Month on China ProbesChina announced its highest-level graft probe in 60 years on July 29 via an investigation into former Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang.

    Macau to 're-elect' leader as democratic rumblings, mirroring Hong Kong, are stifledBy Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) - Macau chief executive Fernando Chui is widely expected to be "re-elected" on Sunday after the pro-China government stifled an unofficial referendum on democracy, taking a much harder line on the gambling hub than leaders have in neighboring Hong Kong. The election in the tiny but wealthy former Portuguese-run enclave, by a select panel of 400 largely pro ...

    Macau Casino Shares Slump on Concerns of Workers’ StrikeWynn Macau Ltd. led declines among casino stocks in the world's largest gambling hub amid concerns that recent protests by workers for better pay could escalate into strike actions this weekend. Casino ...

    Unchallenged Macau leader set for a second termHong Kong (AFP) - Macau is set to re-elect its incumbent leader in an unchallenged contest Sunday as the gambling hub faces growing calls for democracy amid anger over deteriorating living conditions and government accountability.

    Some Workers at SJM’s Macau Casinos Plan Labor ActionSome workers for Macau gambling mogul Stanley Ho ’s SJM Holdings Ltd. (880) plan to take industrial action today, a union leader said.


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