Genting climbs after settling with Disney, Fox on theme park

Casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd. will use some 21st Century Fox Inc. intellectual property for a theme park near Kuala Lumpur after resolving a dispute

Singapore is spending big to future-proof its slowing economy

Singapore rose to be one of the world’s most advanced cities by using its position as a trading hub to attract technology and investment. Now, caught

Saudi Prince’s megacity shows signs of life

The walls are covered with graffiti in the sleepy fishing village of Khurayba. There are supplications to God, advertisements for vacation rentals and house painters. Near the

Nissan says report of 90% plunge in profit is ‘broadly accurate’

Nissan Motor Co. said a media report that the company’s operating profit dropped about 90% last quarter was “broadly accurate,” in the latest indication that pressure is building

Malaysia Airlines gets Morgan Stanley as adviser

Khazanah Nasional Bhd. has hired Morgan Stanley to look at strategic options for Malaysia Airlines Bhd., according to an official in the prime minister’s department. The investment bank

Food & Beverage | Best Japanese wine made from koshu grapes: white, sparkling

Inside a 19th-century silk merchant’s house in Katsunuma, Japan, about 70 miles west of central Tokyo, the three Aruga brothers are pouring several white wines in

Corporate Bits | CEM to offer tariff reduction to some users

Macau’s sole electricity supplier, CEM, has announced a decrease in the Tariff Clause Adjustment (TCA) in the third quarter of 2019 for CEM’s Tariff Groups A, B and

From Tesla to Twitter, a guide to this week’s quarterly reports

The upbeat picture painted by this past week’s blowout bank earnings heralded a promising earnings season. Too bad other industries didn’t get the memo.

In the City of Love, mass tourism troubles Parisian hearts

Every day on Boulevard Saint Michel, near the Notre-Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris’s Latin Quarter, buses unload thousands of tourists. Armed with selfie

Robots are scaling warehouse shelves to get stuff to you faster

A logistics company partly owned by Related Cos., the developer behind Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, is searching for locations across North America to build its multistory robotic warehouses.

Chinese drones banned by tech supplier to US police

A supplier of drone technology to dozens of state and local law enforcement and public safety agencies, located in the U.S. and a handful of other countries, will

Corporate Bits | MGM holds culinary contest for employees

MGM recently hosted the first “Employee Culinary Contest” at Vista of MGM Cotai, bringing together a total of 120 non-culinary full-time employees from Macau, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, the

Lotus defies Brexit with production jump under new Chinese owner

Lotus Cars is preparing for an expansion under Asian owner Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. that could see the iconic British automaker open a second U.K. factory and

China investor who made 785% on Moutai is now buying banks

After years betting solely on Kweichow Moutai Co., Dong Baozhen is diversifying. The money manager’s flagship fund has returned 785% since its inception in 2010. He

Private aviation | Four Seasons releases new itineraries for $163,000 jet trips

For some of the world’s wealthiest, checking off their travel bucket list just got easier. In April, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts announced it was in the

Corporate Bits | Altira receives Green Key accolade

Altira Macau has been honored with the Green Key standard of excellence in environmental responsibility and sustainable operations, the gaming operator announced in a statement. The Green Key eco- label recognizes

Disneyland makes surveillance palatable — and profitable

We’re in the heat of the summer blockbuster season, when Walt Disney Co. is taking over theaters with releases like Toy Story 4 and live-action versions of

Corporate Bits | Sands launches financing programme for SMEs

Sands China Ltd. has launched a special financing programme for its local SME suppliers in cooperation with six local banks. Through the Sands China SME Financial Support

Trump touts his Scottish, Irish golf courses in Twitter repost

Donald Trump provided some free advertising for his golf courses in Scotland and Ireland on Saturday by highlighting a television commercial scheduled to run during next

Property | These are the countries most at risk of housing bubbles

Canada and New Zealand are the most vulnerable economies to a correction in house prices, with Australia and the U.K. also drawing concern, according to new research

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