Real Estate Matters | Common misconceptions about renting a property in Macau – Part 5

When you consider the rental process usually involves at least two different languages (sometimes three), its not surprising that misunderstandings are commonplace. This list of

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CTM has launched AppleCare+, becoming the first telecom service provider to launch AppleCare+ in Macau. The introduction of AppleCare+ will mean that iPhone, iPad and Apple

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Ask the Vet | DHLPP (5 in 1) Vaccine For Dogs

The five-in-one vaccine for dogs is not a compulsory vaccine, but may help your dog and prevent various diseases that commonly affect canines. DHLPP are initials that stand

Real Estate Matters | Common misconceptions about renting a property in Macau – Part 4

After many years of handling rental transactions we would have to be completely blind not to see some recurring patterns amongst tenants, especially when people first arrive