Gaming | Philippine casinos are ‘the fastest growing’ market in Asia

The Philippine casino market has significant room for growth and the Okada Manila’s recent entrance to the gambling sector will not give rise to any market cannibalization,

Corporate bits | Conrad Macau to launch breast cancer campaign for 5th year

Conrad Macau, Cotai Central will launch its ‘PINK Inspired 2017’ breast cancer awareness campaign for the fifth consecutive year. Events and giveaways will be held throughout October to

The Buzz | Popular robots are dangerously easy to hack, researchers say

Some of the most popular industrial and consumer robots are dangerously easy to hack and could be turned into bugging devices or weapons, IOActive Inc. said. The Seattle-based cybersecurity firm found

Joint ventures | Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric car venture

Ford Motor Co. and a Chinese automaker said yesterday they are looking into setting up a joint venture to develop and manufacture electric cars in China.

Automakers | Great Wall considers bid for Fiat Chrysler Jeep unit

Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors is considering making a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep unit, spokespeople for the company said yesterday, in

Insider Q&A | Julia Steyn, General Motors learning the rental business

General Motors Co. started its car-sharing service, Maven, just over a year ago, placing Chevrolets and Cadillacs in New York apartment buildings for occupants to

Corporate bits | Galaxy Macau’s “2017 China Esports Carnival” at Broadway Theatre

Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) announced yesterday its title sponsorship of the city’s first large-scale e-sports event, “Galaxy Macau’s China eSports Carnival 2017”. China’s General Administration of

Forex | In a good year for Asia currencies, Philippine peso is unloved

Asian emerging market currencies have been having their best year since before the 2013 taper tantrum, bolstered by pace-setting growth rates and attractive yields. But the Philippine peso

Corporate bits | Breitling launches Colt Skyracer

Breitling will host an aviation exhibition at The Venetian Macao this summer to celebrate the launch of its latest chronograph: the Colt Skyracer. Dedicated to aviation

Ask the Vet | Canine Blood Sugar Guidelines for Diabetic Dogs

Monitoring canine blood sugar on a regular basis is a critical part of caring for a diabetic dog in order to ensure the dog’s diabetes is under good control. Maintaining

Real Estate Matters | The Cost Of Selling: Clarifying costs for owners selling a property

In many ways, selling a property is a lot easier than buying one. After all, the assumed risk is on the part of the person acquiring the

Casino giants look for clarity as Japan begins public debate

The debate over Japan’s effort to allow casinos is going public as operators including MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment Corp. look for clarity in a

Wisconsin Assembly set to approve USD3 billion for Foxconn

The Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a USD3 billion tax break yesterday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state,

Corporate bits | 2017 MGS Summit titled ‘Smart City, Smart Economy’

The fifth MGS Entertainment Show, ‘Smart City, Smart Economy’, will be held at The Venetian Macao from November 14 to 16. The summit will focus on

Alibaba, China Life join Unicom’s USD11.7b stake sale

Companies from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to China Life Insurance Co. will participate in a 78 billion yuan (USD11.7 billion) share sale by China’s second-largest wireless carrier

Cathay posts USD262m half-year loss on fierce competition

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific reported a loss in the first half of the year on Wednesday, blaming the severe toll from fierce competition. The

Zinc breaks USD3,000 barrier as metals rally gathers pace

Zinc surged above USD3,000 a metric ton amid persistent global deficits, and aluminum climbed as China reined in illegal capacity, adding fresh impetus to the rally

Air Berlin files for insolvency as Etihad pulls funding plug

Air Berlin Plc filed for insolvency after leading shareholder Etihad Airways PJSC withdrew its financial support, marking the second failure of a major European airline in