Will Macau Become Asia's Las Vegas? Your report on the fast growth of Macau called it possibly Asia's most popular playground destination [Feb. 7]. You noted the "hottest part of the economy is property" and that the island resembles a "city-size construction site." That is an apt description. But if there's something to be learned from the correlation between developed economies and depressed people, it is that we shouldn't go bananas about development and make life hard for the majority of people. With Macau's residential-property prices soaring, we may soon be toiling most of our lives just to afford...

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