Hong Kong skyscrapers world’s most expensive, Knight Frank says

Skyscrapers in Hong Kong are the world’s most expensive commercial real estate assets, according to Knight Frank LLP. Hong Kong skyscrapers are worth USD8,000 per square

SoftBank’s Son finally explains how all those deals fit together

Masayoshi Son has had a busy year even by the standards of Japan’s most prolific investor. Yesterday in Tokyo, he took time to explain how it

Corporate bits | Sands restaurants receive Wine Spectator awards

Sands China’s 11 signature restaurants have been recognized for their outstanding wine programs by U.S. lifestyle magazine Wine Spectator. Restaurants that received a “Two Glasses” Best of

Top oil buyer’s demand in peril as OPEC wrestles over output

Oil bulls grappling with OPEC’s weakened resolve to curb output are also having to worry about waning demand in the world’s biggest buyer of overseas crude.

AMC tries to distance itself from parent Wanda’s troubles

The U.S. cinema chain AMC has tried to reassure financial markets it is unaffected by its Chinese parent’s debts, saying the American unit never has relied on Wanda

Yahoo Japan launches gaming platform that bypasses app stores

Yahoo Japan Corp., operator of the nation’s second-most popular website, announced a new web-based gaming platform called Game Plus. The new service offers titles

Cathay Pacific’s first-half performance disappointing, CEO says

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.’s operating environment remained challenging in the first half of the year, Chief Executive Officer Rupert Hogg said, dashing expectations of an early

Corporate bits | MGS launches government subsidy scheme for show visitors

The organizers of the Macau Gaming Show (MGS) have joined with the Macau government to launch an official visitor subsidy scheme for international buyers and business partners coming

Hong Kong’s cartel cop sees staff exit amid fight for change

It took 10 years of talks for Hong Kong to pass an antitrust law. But about 18 months after it took effect, the city’s Competition

Corporate bits | Top honors for MGM in institutional investor magazine

MGM China Holdings Limited has received six awards from a leading financial publication, Institutional Investor. The company received honors in all polled categories under the gaming and lodging

Disney teases ‘Star Wars’ hotel in park investment flurry

Walt Disney Co. said it will build an immersive “Star Wars” hotel at its resort in Orlando, Florida, as part of a flurry of investments announced Saturday by

Feature | Las Vegas, New York casinos fuel Asian gambling’s U.S. push

Las Vegas will be getting its first new casino on the Strip in a decade. And the only casino currently operating in New York City, at the

Ask the Vet | 9 Frequent Causes of Cat Eye Problems

Cat eye problems are caused most frequently by bacteria or the feline herpes virus. The symptoms include inflamed red eyes and there will also be a discharge from

Opinion | Japan could kill its casinos before they even open

When Japan’s parliament legalized casino gambling last year, it created a wave of excitement among casino operators and institutional investors. But sensitivities about gambling addiction have now focused

Real Estate Matters | The Rental Process For Tenants – Part 5

This is the final part of the five part series on the rental process for tenants, and this final installment is about “ongoing living and termination”. Once you

Oil traders selling bespoke crude at offshore megastore

The biggest oil traders, feeling the squeeze in a world awash with crude ,are seeking an edge by offering tailor-made cargoes in an offshore megastore.

Hong Kong | Razer said to target an IPO at up to USD5 billion valuation

Razer Inc. is shooting for a Hong Kong initial public offering that could value the gaming gear maker at as much as USD5 billion and help fund

Shoppers buy bad loans online with their groceries

Among the sneakers, diapers and pet food for sale on Taobao, China’s biggest e-commerce platform, is a listing that may take up a little more space in