Luxury spending to rebound in 2017 on Europe, China, Bain says

Tourism in Spain and the U.K. will lead a rebound in European luxury spending this year, while Chinese domestic consumption also increases, Bain & Co. said, raising its

Briefs | VietJet seeks first overseas listing

VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Co. is in talks to become the first company in Vietnam to list its shares on a stock exchange overseas as the carrier, which

Laptop ban may expand to all international flights, Kelly says

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he may ban laptop computers in the cabins of all international flights into and out of the U.S. amid continuing terrorist threats

London flight chaos as British Airways seeks to restore services

British Airways flights in and out of London’s Heathrow airport, the third busiest in the world, were disrupted for a second day as the carrier struggled

China’s bicycle renaissance is no boon to biggest producers

In China, a bicycle-sharing phenomenon is changing the way urban dwellers get around - and forcing listed manufacturers to scramble to get a slice of the profits.

Corporate bits | Sands China participates in clean plate challenge

In support of World Hunger Day, Sands China Ltd. team members participated in the Clean Plate Challenge from May 23 to 25. It is the company’s

Ask the Vet | 5 Causes of Puppy Sneezing

Puppy sneezing may be a symptom of allergies or a respiratory infection. Usually sneezing is not a serious medical condition, and can be treated or go away

Real Estate Matters | The Best Places to Live in Macau – 2017 – Part V

We are often asked by people new to hunting for a home in Macau “Where is the best place to live?”. The answer to this

OPEC, allies to extend oil cuts

OPEC and its allies extended oil production cuts for nine more months after last year’s landmark agreement failed to eliminate the global oversupply or achieve a sustained price

Corporate bits | MGM Macau racks up 15 health and safety awards

In a statement released yesterday, MGM Macau said it was proud to have won the most awards at the 2nd F&B Occupational Safety and Health Award Program,

Ikea names Brodin new CEO to lead Asia expansion, online growth

Ikea Group named Jesper Brodin, currently responsible for the development of the Swedish furniture retailer’s product range and supply chain, as chief executive officer after 

South Africa | Tsogo Sun gaming weakened after ouster of Finance Minister

Tsogo Sun Holdings Ltd. said its South African casino business suffered last month as the firing of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan weakened consumer confidence, leading to

Macau: Retail sales value up 12pct

The value of retail sales during the first quarter of 2017 increased by 12 percent year-on-year to MOP16.59 billion, according to figures released by the Statistics and

Geely buys stakes in Malaysia’s Proton, Lotus

The Chinese owner of Sweden’s Volvo Cars agreed yesterday to buy 49.9 percent of Malaysian automaker Proton, gaining a platform to expand into Southeast Asia. The deal gives

Moody’s cuts China credit rating over rising debt

The Moody’s ratings agency yesterday cut China’s credit rating due to surging debt, prompting a protest by Beijing and highlighting challenges faced by communist leaders as they overhaul a slowing

Corporate bits | Dear Jane to perform at the Venetian

Dear Jane, who are due to perform at the Venitian Macao on July 15, found popularity on the back of albums including “100”, “XOXO”, “GAMMA”, “Yellow Fever!”