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HEZHOU, July 31, 2014 (Xinhua) -- A view of paddy fields in Baisha Village of Hejie Town in Hezhou City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
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31 July 2014 11:20 GMT +8
Light Rail only‘fully ready’ in 2020
Macau’s long-delayed Light Rail Transit (LRT) system will only be fully ready in 2022, Transportation Infrastructure Office (GIT) Deputy Director Andre Ritchie told the Portuguese news agency Lusa in an interview published Wednesday. Ritchie told the Lisbon-based wire service that the nine-kil...
The number of hotel guests dropped four percent year-on-year to 863,000 in June, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced Wednesday. Some 59 percent of all guests stayed at 5-star hotels. Guests’ average length of stay remained unchanged at just 1.3 nights. The average occupancy ...
Hotel guests drop 4 pct in June
Trade between the Chinese mainland and Macau decreased by 7.2 percent year on year to 1.66 billion U.S. dollars during the first half of 2014, the Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday. The mainland's exports to Macau dropped 1 percent year on year to 1.55 billion U.S. dollars during the Jan...
Mainland-Macau trade drops 7.2 pct in H1
Former Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) president Raymond Tam Vai Man and three of his staff have been acquitted of misfeasance charges in the city’s infamous burial plot case, the Court of First Instance (TJB) ruled Tuesday. Lawyer Paulina Santos filed a high-profile complaint with the ...
Court finds ex-IACM chief innocent in burial plot case
National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee Chairman Zhang Dejiang told a delegation of the Macau Chamber of Commerce (ACM) in Beijing Tuesday that the holding of a so-called “civic referendum” in Macau would violate the Macau Basic Law. ACM President Ma Iao Lai revealed Zhang’s positio...
NPC chief says ‘referendum’ breaches Basic Law
Median monthly employment earnings in the gaming industry amounted to 16,000 patacas in the April-June employment survey released by the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) Monday. The number of gaming industry workers rose by 5,500 in the first quarter to 80,100 in the second quarter, accounting...
Monthly casino wages average 16,000 patacas: survey