Corporate bits | Sheraton and St. regis honor graduates from City U

Sheraton Grand Macao and St. Regis hosted an official graduation ceremony for the first time yesterday, honoring students from the City University of Macau who graduated from the

Real Estate Matters | The Rental Process For Tenants – Part 2

In the last article we discussed how to find a property. This week we look at what you must do to make it yours; The process is

Gaming | US court rejects MGM lawsuit as company competes with tribes 

MGM Resorts International lost another round Wednesday in a court fight aimed at giving it leverage against Native American tribes in Connecticut as they compete for casino

Asia recovery | Swiss watch exports jump most in four years

Swiss watch exports had their biggest monthly increase in more than four years as a revival in Chinese demand more than offset a continuing slump

First-class meals now served at the airport, for the elite few

You’ve got to try the burger.” That was the counsel of Kurt Stache, a veteran of airport dining and airline marketing, while briefing me on the

Corporate bits | Sands China holds events with Macau Deaf Association

Around 100 Sands China employees participated in events jointly organized by Sands China Ltd and the Macau Deaf Association (MDA) last Friday and Saturday at The Venetian Macao

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company. Uber’s

Media-shy | Tencent billionaire joins debate on Hong Kong’s future

One of China’s most prominent internet tycoons is wading into a famously contentious political arena. In an unusual move, Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s billionaire founder Pony

Corporate bits | Top honors for St. Regis and Sheraton at China hotel awards

St Regis Macau and Sheraton Grand Macau received two awards at the 7th China Hotel Awards ceremony in Beijing. Janet McNab, managing director of both Sheraton and St

HK wants to win the next Alibaba with exchange revamp

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. is sending a message to startup companies the world over: We want your business. The bourse operator on Friday proposed

Qatar Air plans court claim in Gulf spat, condemns ICAO inaction

Qatar Airways said it could go to court in a bid to claw back the additional operating costs it’s running up after neighboring states in the Persian

Corporate bits | Sands inaugurates procurement academy

Sands China Ltd. inaugurated the Sands Procurement Academy yesterday at the Adelson Advanced Education Center at The Venetian Macao. The academy is providing tailor-made practical modules

How Bezos’s grocery shopping shakes up an USD800b industry

Since its founding 23 years ago, Amazon.com Inc. has upended the business of selling books, music and just about everything else we consume - except food. 

Ask the Vet | 5 Danger Signs in the Geriatric Dog

A geriatric dog will have more needs and care requirements than younger, more active dogs. It is important to address potential health problems in older dogs before they occur. Here

Disney’s Iger says Shanghai resort close to breaking even

Walt Disney Co.’s ambitious USD5.5 billion Shanghai theme park is close to breaking even after its first full year of operations - a mark none of its

Chinese businessman Guo sued in New York for slander, libel

Chinese real estate businessman Guo Wengui, who has feuded with China’s ruling Communist Party, faces at least three U.S. lawsuits by companies and people in China

Real Estate Matters | The Rental Process For Tenants Part 1 – Finding a Property

Welcome to the first in a 5 Part series “The rental process for tenants” In this series over the next 5 articles we will cover: Finding a

Macau’s Base Rate of the Discount Window raised to 1.5pct

The Monetary Authority of Macau (AMCM) raised the Base Rate of the Discount Window yesterday by 25 basis points to 1.5 percent.  It has been the