Court: Alan Ho walks out of jail, 13-month sentence

Kelly Wong, the former assistant deputy manager for “Special Market” of Hotel Lisboa was the only defendant to get sentenced with a heavier penalty. She was condemned to 2 years

Former Prosecutor General Ho Chio Meng, other MP officials detained for alleged fraud

Former high-ranking officials from the Public Prosecutions Office (MP) are under investigation by the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) in a case involving alleged illicit business transactions amounting to MOP167 million,

Macau gaming revenues continue to drop: down 21.4pct in Jan

Gaming revenues were down 21.4 per cent in January from a year earlier to MOP18.674 billion (USD2.33bn), Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau reported today (Monday) on its website. The market

Romancing Macau: Mariah Carey engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey's new "Vision of Love" is Australian billionaire James Packer. The singer's representative said today (Saturday, Macau time) that Carey and Packer got engaged in New York City this

Macau Bishop José Lai tenders resignation, bishop from HK appointed

Pope Francis, to meet this legitimate desire of Bishop Lai, has accepted his resignation and, at the same time, has appointed Bishop Stephen Lee Bun-sang who is at present Auxiliary

We Correct: MGM Macau says no decision made yet on salary increase for 2016

The Macau Daily Times erroneously reported today (Friday) that MGM Macau has announced a salary increase, in our newspaper edition, on page 7. "We would like to clarify that MGM has

USD1.6 billion Powerball jackpot goes to 3 winners in 3 states

MUNFORD, Tennessee (AP) — An unprecedented USD1.6 billion Powerball jackpot that became a national fascination will be split three ways, by mystery winners in Florida, Tennessee and California. The winners did

Brazen attacks in Jakarta leave 5 gunmen, 2 others dead

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Attackers set off explosions at a Starbucks cafe in a bustling shopping area in Indonesia's capital and waged gunbattles with police today (Thursday), leaving bodies in

Iconic singer David Bowie dies at 69

New York (AP) — David Bowie, the innovative and iconic singer whose illustrious career lasted five decades with hits like "Fame," ''Heroes" and "Let's Dance," died Sunday after a battle

Macau casino fortunes hit 5-year low, lead on Vegas narrows

(Bloomberg) -- Macau casino revenue sunk to the lowest level in five years as Chinese high-rollers stayed away in 2015, narrowing the world’s largest gambling hub’s lead on Las Vegas. Gross

Man found alive after more than 60 hours in Shenzhen landslide

BEIJING (AP) - A migrant worker was pulled out alive today (Wednesday) after he was buried for more than 60 hours in a massive landslide that swept through part of

Adelson sees Macau ‘at or near’ bottom of gambling downturn

Las Vegas casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson said he expects Macau’s economy and hard-hit casino industry, in the midst of an 18-month downturn, to start recovering next year. “I think we are

Breaking News: Possible missing plane debris being sent to France

PARIS (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister says debris from an aircraft found on the French island of Reunion will be sent to France for investigation. Prime Minister Najib Razak said on

Feature: Will the Internet listen to your private conversations? 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm. But Aanya's care-free

Breaking News: Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight

  Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend

Online exclusive: Sex, lies and espionage: How the FBI pushed a professor to spy

When Dianne Mercurio first knocked on Dajin Peng’s door, he was searching the Internet for the best way to kill himself. Mercurio, an FBI agent, had other ideas. Mercurio knew

SHOW BITS: Placing your bets on Oscar winners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Show Bits brings you the 87th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with

Breaking News: Founder Adelson is taking over Sands China CEO position

Las Vegas Sands founder Sheldon Adelson is taking over the Sands China CEO position, the company announced today (Friday). According to Bloomberg, Adelson will be appointed on March 6, with Las

Breaking news: Edward Tracy to retire from Sands China

  Sands China CEO and president Edward Tracy has announced his retirement today after almost five years running LVS' most lucrative gaming operation and amid Macau’s worst downturn on record. “Mr. Tracy

Breaking News: All 13 on New Zealand skydiving plane leap out before crash

All 13 people aboard a skydiving plane that suffered an apparent engine failure today managed to leap out in parachutes moments before the plane plunged into a lake, authorities

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