Asia-Pacific News Macau

  • *Taiwan a' priority focus' for China United Front work- Chinese government report. TAIPEI/ HONG KONG, June 26- When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun- nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the unification of China with the self-ruled, democratic island.

  • SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, June 25- China will issue two billion yuan in yuan-denominated treasury bonds in Macau on July 4, the finance ministry said on Tuesday. This will mark the first Chinese Treasury bond sale in Macau, according to Refiniv Eikon and a source at Macau's Monetary Authority. The Ministry of Finance said in a statement that the bond sales will continue...

  • SHANGHAI, June 25- China will issue 2 billion yuan in yuan-denominated treasury bonds in Macau on July 4, the finance ministry said on Tuesday.

  • June 24- U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy rival Caesars Entertainment Corp for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts. Eldorado has made a series of acquisitions over the past few years including a $1.85 billion deal for Icahn-backed Tropicana...

  • HONG KONG, June 15- Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city's government will suspend the bill after widespread anger and violent protests. The Hong Kong government first launched the proposals in February, putting forward sweeping changes that would simplify...

  • HONG KONG, June 13- An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has triggered a rush of cross-border property investments between Hong Kong and the mainland. The promise of reduced investment barriers in the region known as the Greater Bay Area has driven...

  • Hong Kong residents, as well as foreign and Chinese nationals living or traveling through the global financial hub, would all be at risk if they are wanted on the mainland. The Hong Kong government first launched the proposals in February, putting forward sweeping changes that would simplify case-by-case extraditions of criminal suspects to countries...

  • HONG KONG, June 6- Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the border for trial for the first time. The Hong Kong government first launched the proposals in February,...

  • HONG KONG, June 6- Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the border for trial for the first time. The Hong Kong government first launched the proposals in February,...

  • *Tens of thousands join Hong Kong vigil to mark 30th anniversary. *China hits back at U.S. criticism on Tiananmen anniversary. HONG KONG/ BEIJING, June 4- Tens of thousands joined a somber candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on student-led democracy protesters in and around Tiananmen Square, as...

  • *Tens of thousands join Hong Kong vigil to mark 30th anniversary. *China hits back at U.S. criticism on Tiananmen anniversary. HONG KONG/ BEIJING, June 4- Tens of thousands joined a sombre candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on student-led democracy protesters in and around Tiananmen Square, as...

  • *Tens of thousands join Hong Kong vigil to mark 30th anniversary. *China hits back at U.S. criticism on Tiananmen anniversary. HONG KONG/ BEIJING, June 4- Tens of thousands joined a somber candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on student-led democracy protesters in and around Tiananmen Square, as...

  • HONG KONG, June 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau hit a five-month high in May, although softer demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's No.2 economy and a Sino-U.S. trade war continued to keep a lid on gains. Revenue was 25.95 billion patacas, the highest this year, Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination said on Saturday,...

  • HONG KONG/ BENGALURU, May 30- Melco Resorts& Entertainment will buy a 20% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts from casino mogul James Packer for A $1.76 billion, the U.S. company said, months after Wynn Resorts withdrew an offer to buy Crown. The deal presents a great opportunity for Melco, Chief Executive Lawrence Ho told Reuters, as the operator of casinos across...

  • A woman holds a Chinese-language sign saying "withdraw the evil law" at a protest outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on Saturday, May 4, 2019, as local lawmakers debated a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China.

    Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial.

  • A woman holds a Chinese-language sign saying "withdraw the evil law" at a protest outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on Saturday, May 4, 2019, as local lawmakers debated a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China.

    A Chinese official in Hong Kong is urging the quick passage of legal measures to allow fugitives to be transferred to the mainland.

  • The Galaxy Macau casino and hotel, developed by Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., stands illuminated at night in Macau, China, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.

    There could be more mergers and acquisitions in the gambling industry, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, said Adam Dawes, a senior investment advisor at financial services company, Shaw and Partners.

  • Protesters take part in a demonstration against Hong Kong's proposed extradition law on April 28, 2019.

    Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

  • *LVMH posts forecast-beating quarterly results. PARIS, April 11- LVMH shares hit a record high on Thursday and buoyed those of rivals after the Louis Vuitton owner posted strong first-quarter sales and said that demand for its handbags and high-end fashion had picked up in mainland China. First-quarter revenue rose 16 percent to 12.5 billion euros, up 11...

  • *Chipmakers rise on positive China data. NEW YORK, April 1- U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, starting off the second quarter on a strong note, as upbeat manufacturing numbers from China and the United States eased worries about slowing global growth. Gains in global equities were spurred by data showing that China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly returned to...