Macau might fill China cryptocurrency gap

Over 3,000 participants attended the 2018 Finwise Summit in Macau last weekend, making it the most popular blockchain meeting in the world. The sheer scale

Legislative Assembly | Vong and Kou revoke resolution on Sulu Sou’s suspension

Kou Hoi In and Vong Hin Fai revoked the resolution on whether the suspension of lawmaker Sulu Sou should be regarded as a political act.

Benfica de Macau kicks off season highlighting AFC Cup

The Benfica de Macau football team will be participating in three different competitions this year. Aside from the regular Macau’s Elite League Championship and the Macau Football

Sands China visits repaired homes in Coloane

Sands China team members and executives yesterday visited the residents of Navegantes Street and Lai Chi Vun in Coloane, whose homes were recently repaired thanks to the

Young HK activist Wong gets second prison term

A Hong Kong court sentenced democracy activist Joshua Wong to three months in prison yesterday for contempt, his second prison term stemming from his role in the 2014 “Umbrella

Crime | HKD48m goes missing in VIP room heist

A croupier from a VIP room located in a casino in the NAPE area has been accused of stealing gaming chips worth a total of HKD47.9 million, a source

Opinion | The republican billionaire winning from Macau’s shift

Here’s a wager you can’t lose: No matter what, a U.S. Republican billionaire is going to win the Macau jackpot. It’s a battle between Sheldon Adelson, chairman

Tourism | International visitor arrivals grew 6.2 percent last year

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) held its annual press conference yesterday. In it, the bureau announced that international visitor arrivals grew by 6.2 percent year-on-year, attaining

Corporate Bits | Sands announces Valentine’s Day menu

Sands China is featuring a selection of romance-themed set menus, buffets and à la carte offerings at its integrated resorts. The special menus will only

Who fears QE’s demise? Not these emerging European economies

While the prospect of the European Central Bank’s withdrawal of monetary stimulus is bringing closer the end of an era of record-low borrowing costs in

Energy | Flow of unwanted oil from China is set to turn into a deluge

The pace at which China exports the fuel it doesn’t want is set to jump by more than four times in 2018, according to the nation’s biggest

Politics weighs heavily on business

Politics weighs more heavily on foreign companies in China than it has in nearly three decades. The latest flashpoint was Beijing’s fury last week

Not so Super League | After years of big spending, Chinese soccer goes quiet

In the 2017 winter transfer window, the Chinese Super League outspent the English Premier League by USD422 million compared to $315 million. A year on, England or

Former CIA operative held in China spying case

A former CIA operative has been arrested in the U.S. on charges of unlawful retention of classified information, BBC News reported. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a

Chinese-American journalist says his wife was kidnapped

A Chinese-American journalist who extensively interviewed an exiled businessman says his wife has been kidnapped and held for months by Chinese security forces, adding a subplot to the

Beijing planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

No timeline was given from the deployment, although the Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Centre and a Hong Kong newspaper said authorities will send larger salvage

Philippines | Troops check if key Malaysian extremist survived siege

Philippine troops are trying to validate intelligence information that a Malaysian militant leader survived the defeat of an Islamic State group-linked siege and is helping restart

Fair play | Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

The rival Koreas agreed yesterday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years during the

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