Project Poker | A high performance grinder

A high performance athlete has to handle other issues than just practicing and competing. People like Rafael Nadal, LeBron James, Usain Bolt, Fernando Alonso and Neymar surely have the best

Greece at loggerheads with creditors over reforms for cash

Greece remains at loggerheads with its creditors over key economic reforms after a meeting between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the head of the European Union’s executive arm failed to

Alibaba expands into financial news with China media investment

China Business News, a television and newspaper company that’s part of the state-owned Shanghai Media Group Inc., and Alibaba will create a financial data and information service for Chinese businesses,

Corporate Bits | CTM supports “Go Shopping 2015”

“Go Shopping 2015” will be held at The Venetian Macao Cotai Expo Hall A between 5 and 7 June. Apart from promoting the activity via its service network, during the

Li Ka-shing’s property spin off debuts at HKD70 in Hong Kong

Cheung Kong Property Holdings Ltd. closed at HKD74.10 on its first trading day in Hong Kong after being spun off from billionaire Li Ka-shing’s conglomerate. That’s 5.9 percent higher than the

Ortega overtakes Buffett to become world’s second-richest person

Amancio Ortega, the Spanish magnate who pioneered fast-fashion retail, passed investor Warren Buffett to become the world’s second-richest person. It’s the first time the founder of Inditex SA, the world’s largest

Corporate Bits: First GEG accelerated development program completed

The aim of ADP is to establish a promotional pathway platform for GEG team members who are ready for supervisory and management roles. The selected members participated in the Program

India’s central bank cuts key interest rate to boost growth

India’s central bank cut a key interest rate by a quarter percentage point yesterday, the third such reduction this year in support of government efforts to boost growth. The latest rate

Corporate Bits | Summer special edition cocktails at Bellini Lounge

Some of the summer specials include the Berry Red Summer made with Gin, Drambuie, Raspberries and Grapefruit Juice, while the Blue Hawaii features Rum, Blue Curacao, Coconut Cream and Pineapple

Iconic impressionist image by Manet up for sale at Sotheby’s

One of the defining images of French impressionism is up for sale, as Sotheby’s auctions Edouard Manet’s “Le Bar aux Folies-Bergere.” The auction house says the painting will be offered at

Corporate Bits | Sands China supports World Hunger Day 2015

Sands China’s support of World Hunger Day included a three-day Clean Plate Challenge May 26-28. It asked team members to reduce food waste by taking only what they would eat,

Malaysia Air begins ‘hard reset’ with fewer workers, cost cuts

Malaysia Airlines Bhd. said it’s starting a corporate revamp with a “hard reset” as it terminates about 6,000 jobs and seeks to cut costs by 20 percent to return to

KFC sues Chinese companies for online rumors about its food

Restaurant operator KFC said yesterday it filed a lawsuit against three companies in China whose social media accounts spread false claims about its food, including that its chickens have eight legs. The case

Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site

A San Francisco man who created the underground drug-selling website Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths from drugs bought on

Corporate Bits | Paradise Entertainment deploys additional terminals at Galaxy

“We are proud to have our LMG terminals be a part of the gaming product offerings at Galaxy Macau Phase 2 on its launch day. Our LMG solution not only

Corporate Bits | St. John launches new store in Galaxy Macau phase 2

Located in the shopping complex in the shopping and entertainment district, the new 839-square-foot St. John store showcases the Pre-Fall 2015 collection featuring fit and flare knits. Accessories are also

Hong Kong regulator says Hanergy under probe

Hong Kong’s markets regulator confirmed it’s investigating Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd., brushing aside a denial from the chairman of the solar company that a probe was underway. “A formal

Etihad Airways profit jumps by over half to USD73 million

The government-backed airline said its earnings rose 52 percent over the $48 million it said its stand-alone airline business earned the previous year, marking its fourth year of profitability. “Our shareholder

Real Estate Matters | The most important questions to ask when you sell: part 3

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 for

PROJECT POKER | Mixed martial arts strategy: Not just for the octagon!

Saturday nights are often simply called “fight night” in our household. Aside from enjoying the mixed martial arts, it is a good excuse to get together with friends, fire up

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