Greek market jitters ease on hope for bailout deal

Market anxiety eased in Greece yesterday after the country’s finance minister said he was confident of reaching a deal with bailout creditors as soon as next week. Shares were up almost

From German wineries to Chinese factories, US dollar echoing

For Americans, there are cheaper vacations in Europe and lower-priced imports. A Chinese factory is selling fewer goods in Europe. A U.S. toymaker’s exports are being squeezed. A German winery

Robert De Niro opens Asia’s 1st Nobu Hotel in Philippines

Robert de Niro and his business partners formally opened Asia’s first Nobu Hotel in Manila yesterday as the luxury brand gears up for global expansion. The 321-room hotel within the bayside casino and

Gaming | Okada finds partner for Manila casino

Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada’s group may have finally found a local partner to start commercial operations of its USD2 billion casino-resort project along Manila Bay next year, The Philippine

Corporate Bits | World Gaming Group acquires inside Asian Gaming

The agreement means that, alongside gaming consumer magazine WGM, the  two gaming industry publications will now come under the WGG banner. Mr Kareem Jalal, Founder and Editor of IAG, said “IAG

Gaming | Genting drops most since 2010 as China crackdown hurts earnings

  Genting Singapore Plc slid the most in five years after reporting a 73 plunge in first-quarter profit as China’s anti-graft campaign kept mainland high rollers away from casino gaming floors. Net

Beijing calls on banks to support state projects as economy slows

China urged banks to continue funding local government projects under construction and refrain from calling in loans as the country works through an economic downturn. Banks shouldn’t refuse funds to projects

Corporate Bits | Sammi Cheng performs at the Venetian Macao

Dubbed the “Cantopop Queen,” according to a press release from the organizers, “Cheng is known for her incredibly entertaining performances, which makes it easy to see why this two-night run

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

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 | APPT9 Macau: Bryan Huang is secretly taking over the Asia-Pacific

When you’re a Team PokerStars Pro it’s not often you get overlooked or unnoticed.  But with so many incredible stories on the Asia Pacific Poker Tour this season (Phil Ivey

Chow Tai Fook seeks 20pct drop in HK shop rents

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd. is seeking a 20 percent reduction in rent for some of its stores in Hong Kong when contracts come up for renewal this year,

Corporate Bits | ‘the house of dancing water exclusive backstage journey’

The tour also reveals the production’s backstage, including props and tailor made costumes. The approximately 17-meter-heigh ‘Performer Catwalk’ at Level 4 and the roof of the theater at approximately 40

Aussie casino on hunt for linguists

Casino Canberra is on a hiring spree ahead of its planned redevelopment and is seeking Chinese and Vietnamese speakers to apply for the new jobs, the Canberra Times reported. According to

Verizon buys AOL for USD4.4 billion in mobile video bet 

After selling millions of Americans their mobile phones, Verizon now wants to capture their eyeballs, too. As its phone business slows down, the nation’s largest wireless carrier is making a USD4.4 billion bet

Corporate Bits | GEG Dragon boat team holds ritual ceremony to prepare for 2015 races

Among the attendees were also the GEG executives who officiated the ceremony, including Ms. Eileen Lui, GEG’s Group Director of Human Resources & Administration, Mr. John Au, GEG’s Senior Director

Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars

Google Inc. revealed Monday (yesterday, Macau time) that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technology six years ago. The company released the

Corporate Bits | BNU co-organizes lunch with Portuguese Secretary of State

About 70 guests attended to listen to Mr Mathias’ presentation. Regarding investment opportunities, the Secretary indicated three pillars of the development strategy, based on the European structural funds, industry and

CORPORATE BITS: Altira Macau turns 8

The celebration was attended by over 200 business and community leaders. Guests were entertained by the close-up magic performed by renowned magician Lawrence Sullivan, followed by a belly dancer, soulful

Airbus shares fall after military plane crash in Spain

Investors pushed Airbus shares down yesterday on Paris’ stock exchange after a military turboprop troop transporter plane undergoing final flight testing in Spain crashed, killing four aboard and injuring two. Airbus shares were

Starbucks hopes ‘Mini Frappuccino’ tempts new customers

The Seattle-based coffee chain says it will start selling a “Mini Frappuccino” starting yesterday through July 6. The new size is just 10 ounces, compared with 12 ounces for the

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