Austerity on hold as Macau casinos hit new revenue records

Plus: high hopes for Hertz’s car rental swoop; Sha Steel gets a licence and finally goes legit; and will Xiao Gang call a halt to IPO deepfreeze?

Also: the military relic aiming for a fifth of Xinjiang’s GDP; Spring Airlines wins over flyers with French maid outfits; and was Xi Jinping’s ‘China Dream’ inspired by an article in the New York Times?