HK dollar, stocks retreat amid protest crackdown

Hong Kong’s stocks fell the most in almost three weeks, the city’s currency weakened and equity-market volatility surged amid the biggest police crackdown on protesters since the city returned to

Corporate Bits | Asian air launches Bangkok to Palau via Macau route

In recent years, Macau International Airport has been closely cooperating with airlines and related tourism entities to strengthen existing flights and encourage airlines to increase flight frequencies to popular destinations,

Welcoming tourists with hi!MACAU

Local company Doblyu has just launched a welcome pack for tourists, featuring a three-language guidebook, a pre-paid debit card, a SIM card and a mobile app – offering tips and

Ask The Vet | Top Causes for Liver Disease in Dogs

Causes of Liver Disease - Poor diet - Bacterial infection - Viral infection - Trauma, such as a blow when hit by a car or through a case of heatstroke - Some prescription drugs, including

China Mobile taking steps to cut smartphone subsidies

China Mobile, the world’s largest carrier, is taking steps toward eliminating USD2 billion in smartphone subsidies, almost doubling the costs of some devices such as Apple’s iPhone 5s. China Mobile is

New iPhones run into software, bending complaints

Apple’s new iPhones have run into some glitches as users complained that a new software update blocked their calls, while a widely circulated video showed the larger of the two new

HK beats Singapore in corporate governance survey

Hong Kong scored the highest in the Asia Pacific this year with 65, followed by Singapore’s 64, though both were tied for first in the rankings because of the minimal

Corporate Bits | MGM introduces “Biennial of the Lions” souvenirs as mementos

MGM has created a different experience for guests around the hotel and in the MGM Art Space. Visitors will now be greeted by two lion sculptures at the Grande Praça,

Real Estate Matters | 9 Ways To Find Investment Properties

If you really want the best deals in investment properties, you have to increase your odds by finding more deals. It's more likely you'll get a cheap apartment if you can

PROJECT POKER | Enjoying the pre-season

The WSOP is over. The late summer is kind of a down time for poker until the European Poker Tour starts back. It’s about a six-week stretch without too much

Samsung to launch new phone in China before Apple

Samsung Electronics Co. said yesterday its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this month as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales

GM says China sales this year to top 3.1m 

General Motors Co. expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million vehicles and sees no impact on business from an anti-monopoly probe of the industry, the president of the

Corporate Bits | MGM welcomes 200 at its fifth “Health Day for the Elderly”

The “Health Day for the Elderly” was first held in 2010, and has since helped more than 800 elderly in Macau. In addition to on-site Chinese medical consultations, there is

Manufacturing rebound relieves growth concerns in China

A Chinese manufacturing gauge unexpectedly increased this month, suggesting export demand is helping the economy withstand a property slump. The preliminary Purchasing Managers’ Index from HSBC Holdings Plc and Markit Economics

Corporate Bits | Portofino launches Sunday all-you-can-eat lunch

“The awards received so far by Portofino motivate us to continue striving to do better and better,” said Katia Soujol, Portofino’s Senior Chef. “With our ingredients imported direct from Italy

Draghi: Euro recovery losing momentum

Draghi told members of the European parliament yesterday there was “no indication” yet of a halt to the sharp decline in economic figures seen in August. The 18 countries that

NY may join casino spree as Atlantic City burns

Not far from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, 15,000 people came to the opening of Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s casino on Aug. 26 to be treated to fireworks, champagne and shows by Iggy

Corporate Bits: Sands China Care Ambassador program celebrates 5th anniversary

To add further value to the Ambassadors’ volunteer work, Sands China donated MOP 500 for each of the 1,500 service hours given between August 2013 and July 2014 to five

Rotten meat scandal firm lays off 340 workers

A U.S. meat supplier said yesterday it is laying off most of the workforce of a Chinese subsidiary accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald’s, KFC and other

Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut 

Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to

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