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Casino growth worries Macau

ECONOMIC CONCERNS The gambling industry's growth boosted GDP by 25 percent in the first quarter, but some warn that Macau must diversify its economy


The casino expansion plans include the construction of the so-called Cotai strip on a huge reclamation, which when complete in 2009 will employ 150,000 staff at its 30,000 hotel rooms and 1,000 gaming tables.

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