THE M3: GGR, S'PORE GGR; H9N2 BIRD FLU

THE MACAU METRO MONITOR, JANUARY 2, 2014

 

 

DECEMBER 2013 GGR DSEC

Macau GGR reached a new record of 33.46BN MOP (32.48 BN HKD, 4.19 BN USD) in December, 18.5% YoY growth (consensus +13.6%)

 

SINGAPORE'S ECONOMY GROWS 4.4% ON-YEAR IN Q4 2013 Channel News Asia

According to advance estimates from the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Singapore economy grew 4.4% YoY in 4Q 2013.  On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the economy contracted by 2.7% in 4Q.

 

HK CONFIRMS H9N2 HUMAN INFECTION Macau Daily Times

A rare case of a human contracting H9N2 bird flu was detected in HK yesterday, according to the HK health authorities.  An expert in HK said that the virus does not spread to humans easily, and that there is currently no evidence of human transmission.  The Macau Health Bureau warns that the flu virus could become active again as temperatures decline.