Alibaba goes global, Singles Day sales top USD5.9b

Those companies, along with Costco Wholesale Corp., Origins Natural Resources Inc. and American Eagle Outfitters Inc., were participating in yesterday’s event for the first time. Alibaba said it sold more

Corporate Bits | 4th Macau Auto Show ends successfully

The Fourth China (Macau) International Automobile Exposition was held at The Venetian’s Cotai Expo from November 7-9. This year’s event was co-hosted by the Macau Convention & Exhibition Association, Nam Kwong

Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link gets green light

In a joint statement, the China Securities Regulatory Commission and Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission said trading via the long-awaited Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect link would start on Nov. 17. Approval had

Deutsche Bank’s Rankin named CEO of Packer’s Consolidated Press

Deutsche Bank AG’s co-head of corporate banking and securities, Robert Rankin, will leave to join Australian billionaire James Packer’s Consolidated Press Holdings Ltd. Rankin, an Australian, will leave his job in

Corporate Bits | Count Basie Orchestra to perform at the Venetian Macao

Founded by jazz icon William James “Count” Basie in 1935, the “The Swingingest Band in All the Land” has continued to tour and release albums since the death of Basie

HK-Shanghai link start date to be given soon, Leung says

China’s trade growth slowed in October but remained robust, with exports rising 11.6 percent compared to the same period the previous year. The Customs Administration said yesterday that last month’s

Xi says risks linked to China economic slowdown aren’t scary

President Xi Jin- ping signaled China is ready to accept a lower rate of growth, assuring executives that the economy is more resilient than ever and his government can safely guide

Corporate Bits | Paradise Entertainment Limited and Rodolfo Avila announce partnership

This is the first time Paradise Entertainment Limited, holding company of a diverse group of companies (LT Game, Waldo Casino, Casino Kam Pek Paradise and Casino Macau Jockey Club) that

Ask the Vet | 7 Reasons to Spay and Neuter Cats

Male cats are neutered, so the testicles are removed. Female cats are spayed; the ovariohysterectomy procedure consists of the removal of the uterus and the ovaries. The procedure is a

Reinvention and rejuvenation – Foshan seeks new model for success

In 1968, He Xiangjian spent 5,000 yuan on a workshop to make bottle tops in a township of Foshan, Guangdong province. From this humble beginning grew the Midea Group, one

Leak shows scale of Luxembourg’s sweet tax deals

Documents leaked to a group of investigative reporters allegedly show that scores of major multinational companies have sweet deals with the government of Luxembourg that help them avoid taxes in

Lenovo slumps after projecting China ‘hypergrowth’ to end

The stock dropped 5.1 percent to HK$10.78 in Hong Kong, the biggest decline since Feb. 4. Revenue rose 7.2 percent in the three months ended September, the smallest increase since

Corporate Bits | Macau Eco Trailhiker 2014 tomorrow

Sands China Macau Eco TrailHiker 2014 is a large-scale group-hiking challenge event in Macau. Organized by Macau TrailHiker Ltd., the event has been title-sponsored by Sands China Ltd. for four

Real Estate Matters | The Best Places to Live in Macau (Part 1)

Juliet Risdon is a Director of JML Property and a property investor. Having established the company in 1994, JML Property offers Investment Property & Homes. It specializes in managing properties

PROJECT POKER : Once in a lifetime

The LAPT Brazil was a fantastic event. I had never experienced a tournament like this in Latin America and it broke the records for most entries and largest prize pool

Li Ka-shing’s Cheung Kong to spend USD1.89b on planes for leasing

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing’s Cheung Kong Holdings Ltd. agreed to pay USD1.89 billion to buy 35 planes from companies including General Electric Co.’s aviation services unit to enter aircraft