Legislative Assembly committee has finished point-by-point review of new junket bill, final debate likely to be held in November.
Lawmaker Chan Chak Mo insists on workers’ rights in keeping with Labour Relations Law; new gaming bill due to go before legislature next month.
Lawmakers drill down on final detail as bill to reshape gaming industry heads toward Legislative Assembly on 26 June.
Committee chairman Chan Chak Mo says two more meetings required to go through nitty gritty of proposed new junket regulations.
Standing Committee will review terms at least twice more before agreeing final wording and penalties with government officials.
Proposals include increasing junket operators’ capital to MOP 10 million and up to five years’ imprisonment for illegal deposit taking; bill should pass by 15 August.
Proposal would cut through red tape and speed up redevelopment process; two more meetings expected before full review completed.
Lawmaker Andrew Chan Chak Mo says committee has finished its fine-tooth comb review of new gaming bill, final text expected by third week of April.
Lawmaker Andrew Chan Chak Mo says only one more meeting required before first review of new bill is completed.
Concessionaires’ contributions to city’s development will stay the same; chief executive will have final say in ‘major’ financial decisions.
Role of junkets to be defined more precisely, with a great deal more official oversight, says lawmaker Chan Chak Mo.
Gaming industry amendment bill likely to bring radical changes to city’s 42 casinos and their nearly 18,000 revenue-generating tables and slots.
Definition of ‘endangerment’ of national security remains open to question; lawmakers seek clarity from government.
Cancelled new year banquets, few mainland visitors and rising costs likely to compel restaurants to change business model, says Andrew Chan Chak Mo.
Lawmakers call on government to support businesses and community during pandemic and ease Covid-19 control measures.
Event will be cancelled if coronavirus shows signs of reemerging – participants’ deposits will not be refunded. ‘Think twice before signing up’, say organisers.
Kou Hoi In promises to maintain dialogue with his peers and improve the legislature’s monitoring of government.
With just over two months to go before the autumn elections, more candidates are putting their names forward, promising a better deal for Macao’s residents.
Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has appointed legislator-cum-restaurateur Andrew Chan Chak Mo to chair the Council of the Macau Institute for Tourism Studies.
The Office of the 5th Chief Executive has announced its list of the 11 members of the Executive Council.
Lawmaker Andrew Chan Chak Mo said that the city’s six gaming operators and the Macau Gaming Junket and Entertainment Association