Laundering money through casinos to buy US property

Chinese purchases of U.S. homes are likely to continue increasing as the country’s swelling ranks of affluent consumers seek refuge from pollution and political and economic uncertainty, according to Thilo

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busters “Million Dollar Baby” and “Cinderella Man” if you still don’t get it. Now the world’s fastest growing corporate contact sport comes to town. It will debut in Macau with

BRIEFS : Gov’t approves new building near Guia Hill

Macau’s government has granted two adjacent plots of land on the Avenida to Dr. Rogrigo Rodrigues and Alameda Dr. Carlos d’Assumpção, to “Companhia de Desenvolvimento Predial Son Ieng.” According to

Real Estate Matters | Interiors Series 3 – Tips to Staging the Inside of Your Home Like a Pro

Juliet Risdon Are you considering putting your property up for sale or renting it out, but not sure where to start? Afraid that you won't get the price you want? This is

PROJECT POKER: Exercising social control in poker

I don't have too much to report regarding my own play of late. However, I have been delivering some seriously good vibes to my friends who keep going deep in

Beijing said to probe alleged Bank of China money laundering

China’s central bank and currency regulator are investigating a state media report that alleged Bank of China Ltd. broke rules on transferring money overseas, two government officials familiar with the

Powers closer on North Korea, climate change

China and the United States promised closer cooperation on climate change and North Korea, although China warned the U.S. not to take sides on its maritime disputes with Asian neighbors. The

GERMANY | Berlin asks top US spy to leave the country

Frank Jordans, Berlin Germany took the dramatic step yesterday of asking the top U.S. intelligence official in Berlin to leave the country, following two suspected cases of American spying and the

USA | Father kills 4 children in Texas attack

A father opened fire at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children as well as two adults who were with them and critically wounding his 15-year-old daughter, authorities

Guangdong-HK-Macau cultural tour starts from here

Grace Yu The Tertiary Education Services Office (GAES), the Department of Culture Guangdong Province, and the Home Affairs Bureau of Hong Kong are the joint organizers of the event. Organizers expressed the

CRIME | BNU urges some clients to change debit card passwords

In the message, BNU claimed that it has received the notice from a supervising institution regarding the investigation into some ATMs in Macau. The bank urged the customers who received

BRIEFS: Police apprehends drugs estimated to be worth MOP2.2m

The Judiciary Police (PJ) has searched a residential apartment in Fai Chi Kei two nights ago and detained two people after the authorities found various types of illegal drugs with

GAMING | Scholar points out potential tax loophole in local casinos

The UM scholar explained that the practice of “side-betting” or “multiplying” consists of “agreements between a third party and a patron whereby the amount formally credited is only a fraction

COOPERATION | Forum implements first course outside Macau

The event focuses on themes chosen by representatives of lusophone countries, based on the advantages to be found in Macau for each of the aforementioned countries. It is the first

HK stocks retreat as gaming shares, developers decline

Kana Nishizawa Hong Kong stocks fell, with the benchmark index declining the most in two weeks, as casino operators and developers slumped. Global Brands Group Holding Ltd. debuted after its spinoff

Liaison Office sides with gov’t in opposition to democracy referendum

The Central Government Liaison Office in Macau has released a statement expressing its opposition to the civil referendum on the Chief Executive that was proposed this week by three pro-democracy