Corporate bits | Cotai Water Jet announces 2017 promotions

Cotai Water Jet’s 2017 promotional campaign includes announcements for expanded Wi-Fi, an open check-in facility for air-to-sea passengers and coupon giveaways. Besides premium Wi-Fi services in

Real Estate Matters | Your Financial Health In 2017 – Part 2

Last week we looked at why people might want to review their investment strategy, and how to start forming investment goals. This weeks article looks at

Gaming | Atlantic City mayor urges Icahn to sell ex-Taj Mahal casino

Atlantic City’s mayor is calling on billionaire investor Carl Icahn to sell the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino, saying his struggling city can’t afford to let such

Tencent shares losing USD35b shows depth of China gloom

For a clue on how bearish foreign investors have become about Chinese stocks, take a look at Tencent Holdings Ltd. The Shenzhen-based technology giant has

British Airways faces strike Tuesday as crews spurn pay deal

British Airways flight attendants will walk out next week after the carrier declined to extend their right to strike in return for renewed pay talks following the rejection of

France | Le Pen lauds Ford decision as win for protectionism 

French far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is cheering Ford Motor Co.’s decision to shift investment from Mexico to the U.S., calling it a victory for

Converting yuan into foreign currencies gets harder

At risk of capital flight, China marked the new year with extra requirements for citizens converting yuan into foreign currencies. While State Administration of Foreign

Scrutiny of currency transactions sends casinos slumping

Macau casino operators can’t catch a break. Just as gambling revenue in the tiny enclave starts to recover from a two-year slump, concern is building that

Corporate bits | Crowd celebrates NYE at Sands Resorts Cotai Strip

Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao amassed over 20,000 visitors who were entertained by the countdown celebrations at The Venetian Macao’s outdoor lagoon and The Parisian Macao. According to

Trump’s Twitter age brings chaos risk reviving gold as haven

The Donald J. Trump era is marking a new age for gold as an investor safe haven. While the precious metal has always been hoarded in times of

Seoul bans sales of some Nissan, BMW models in emissions probe

South Korea banned the sale of 10 models built by Nissan Motor Co., BMW AG and Volkswagen AG’s Porsche after an investigation found the automakers fabricated documents related

Toyota hybrid bet pays off as ‘Dieselgate’ spurs Europe demand

For years, Toyota Motor Corp. focused on pushing its hybrid models in Europe, avoiding a diesel-for-diesel competition with market leaders including Volkswagen AG. The Japanese carmaker’s strategy

Corporate bits | CEM newly installed ev charging facilities for 60 parking spaces

Companhia de Electricidade de Macau - CEM, S.A. (CEM) installed additional EV charging stations in 10 public car parks in Macau, Taipa and Coloane this year, including

Real Estate Matters | Your Financial Health In 2017 – Part 1

Yes... Its that time again: The yearly article on contemplating our New Year Resolutions. With 2017 looming, many of us are reflecting on what has

Vietnam defies Asia slowdown as economic growth holds above 6 percent

Vietnam’s economy expanded more than 6 percent for a second year, defying a regional slowdown to remain one of the world’s best performers as manufacturing surged. Key Points Gross

Airbus’s A380 woes deepen as top buyer Emirates delays jets

Airbus Group SE’s struggles with its A380 superjumbo are deepening as the planemaker delays deliveries of a dozen aircraft over the next two years to Emirates, the double-decker’s