THE M3: VISITOR DATA; CHANGI AIRPORT TRAFFIC; S'PORE INFLATION

The Macau Metro Monitor, August 23rd, 2010

VISITOR ARRIVALS FOR JULY 2010 DSEC

Total visitor arrivals rose by 23.2% YoY to 2,162,069.  Mainland China visitors increased by 34.0% YoY to 1,142,017 (52.8% of total visitor arrivals), with 477,119 traveling under IVS, up by 40.3% from July 2009. Visitors from Hong Kong (670,953), Taiwan, China (121,273), Japan (32,892) and the Republic of Korea (28,590) rose by 15.4%, 3.5%, 28.4% and 40.1% respectively.

RECORD MONTHLY PASSENGER TRAFFIC FOR CHANGI AIRPORT Channel News Asia

Changi Airport Group said 3.7 million passengers passed through the airport in July, up 16% YoY.

JULY INFLATION CLIMBS 3.1% Strait Times

Singapore CPI climbed 3.1% YoY in July, in line with the market forecast.  The cost of housing also went up 2.7% YoY and food prices were 1.5% higher YoY.