Stock markets, pound subdued as UK triggers Brexit request

World stock markets were subdued yesterday as Britain triggered the start of its exit from the European Union, a formal step that kicks off two years of negotiations

Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is

Corporate bits | Sands China takes children with down syndrome on fun day

A group of 35 Sands China Care Ambassadors spent their Saturday afternoon with 40 children and parents from the Macau Down Syndrome Association. The ambassadors took

Retail | Manhattan landlords are turning to giveaways for retailers

Manhattan landlords, who have seen retail occupancy plummet after boosting rents to record levels, are trying to avoid big price cuts. Instead, they’re writing checks

Twitter adds video ads to periscope amid YouTube content uproar

Twitter Inc. is adding advertising to posts from its Periscope live-broadcasting tool - but only on the safest videos. As some of the world’s

Rule Britannia: Firms bet on British allure to get by Brexit

Tim Barlow pushes a green stamp onto the edge of an unfinished plate, leaving behind the words “Made in England.” It’s still a piece of unglazed

Corporate bits | MGM extends art basel HK tours to locals

MGM provided an opportunity for the Macau creative community to travel to Art Basel this month through the sponsorship of its parent Company, MGM Resorts International.

PokerStars owner Amaya eyes acquisitions after trying period

In his first year as chief executive of online gambling company Amaya Inc., Rafi Ashkenazi has made careful moves. Now his appetite for risk is growing.

Corporate bits | MGM Macau participates in Earth Hour

MGM Macau, together with 17 properties under MGM Resorts International in the United States, participated in the global observance of Earth Hour on March 25 by switching

Ask the Vet | Studying Feline Anatomy and Physiology

Feline anatomy is an interesting and unique subject in the animal kingdom. Cats have extreme strength and agility for their size, along with heightened senses and the

Corporate bits | MGM receives TTG China travel awards

MGM Macau has been named the “Best Business Hotel in Macau” at the 10th Annual TTG China Travel Awards 2017. This marks the eighth consecutive

Dean Foods Davis tells insider jury of prostitutes, gambling

Blackjack, patronizing prostitutes and stealing from a charity for women and children. Those were some of the vices the U.S. government’s star witness admitted to during

Spokesman confirms China suspended imports of Brazil beef

A spokesman for China’s commerce ministry confirmed yesterday his government has banned imports of Brazilian beef. Brazil’s agriculture minister said earlier China suspended imports after investigators accused

Real Estate Matters | Real Estate Scams & How To Avoid Them – Part 3

We are looking at Real Estate scams and how to avoid them. Although such scams are rare in Macau, they do happen and the money involved can

Business with China only sometimes a deal-breaker for Trump

Anthony Scaramucci announced to the world in January that he would be leaving Wall Street for the White House to become President Donald Trump’s top public liaison.

Corporate bits | Melco Crown to increase employees’ salaries

Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (MCE) has announced a pay raise ranging from 2.5 percent to 7 percent for eligible non- management employees, effective from April 1, 2017.