Macau Launches Facial Recognition Tech for UnionPay ATMs

Prei Dy   | May 08, 2017 02:45 AM EDT

Macau is requiring users of China's UnionPay bank card to present their identity card and pass a facial recognition scan to be able to withdraw cash, the local government announced on Monday. read more

Tencent Proposes to Develop 'Bay Area' of China

Ellie Froilan   | Mar 06, 2017 03:00 AM EST

Tencent Holdings Chairman Pony Ma Huateng plans to create China’s own Bay Area or “Silicon Valley,” which is a large technology hub linking innovation, manufacturing and finance. read more

Boxing: WBO Featherweight King Zou Shiming of China to Make First Title Defense in Macau on April

Ritz Agranum   | Jan 04, 2017 09:18 PM EST

China’s highly popular boxing icon Zou Shimming is reportedly fighting back to a familiar venue in staging his first world title defense. read more

Crown Resorts Employees, Including Locals and Australians, Reportedly ‘Held’ in China

S. Rina   | Oct 15, 2016 10:23 PM EDT

Several employees of Australia-based gambling firm Crown Resorts are reported to have been apprehended in China. read more

Apple to Discontinue free Return Policy in Hong Kong and Macau

Girish Shetti   | Sep 20, 2016 07:02 PM EDT

Apple has decided to discontinue its longstanding free-of-charge return policy in Hong Kong and Macau. read more

Uber to Stop Operations in Macau Starting Sep. 9

Ellie Froilan   | Aug 26, 2016 12:06 PM EDT

Uber plans to officially close down its business in Macau on Sep. 9 according to a statement signed by Asia-based Uber executives. read more

Macao's One-Month-Old Twin Pandas Make Public Debut

Ellie Froilan   | Jul 28, 2016 05:12 PM EDT

The male twin pandas born by female panda Xinxin have made their public appearance at the Macao Giant Panda Pavilion this week. read more

Macau Gets its First Apple Store

Girish Shetti   | Jun 27, 2016 05:16 AM EDT

American smartphone and electronics giant Apple Inc. inaugurated its first retail store in Macau on Saturday, increasing its number of retail stores to 41 in the Greater China region. The store is located in one of the shopping malls in an upscale Galaxy Macau resort. read more

President Xi to Wage Anti-Graft Campaign in Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office

Desiree Sison   | Jun 23, 2016 06:38 AM EDT

President Xi Jinping will be waging his anti-corruption campaign in the Communist Party and central government offices in Hong Kong and Macau, China's anti-graft watchdog announced Wednesday. read more

Jack Ma Calls on Hong Kong Youth to "Think Clearly" About What They Will Lose if They Cut Ties with China

Christian George Acevedo   | Jun 06, 2016 10:51 PM EDT

Alibaba chief Jack Ma has asked youths in Hong Kong to seriously consider the consequences of wanting to cut ties with China. read more

Macau Welcomes New Bishop

Mia Ren   | Jan 26, 2016 08:28 AM EST

Pope Francis has appointed Stephen Lee Bun-san as Macau's new bishop after his predecessor resigned due to health problems. read more

Fortunes of Macau Casino Moguls Falls as Gaming Revenue, Share Prices Drop

Christian George Acevedo   | Jan 12, 2016 09:24 AM EST

Macau's casino billionaires saw their fortunes drop following 2015's 34.3% decline in the revenue of Macau's casinos. The decline also affected stock prices of Macau's six casino concession holders. After a steady surge both in stock prices and casino revenues in early 2014, the six concessionaires' shares lost their value by two-thirds on average. Forbes' Mohammad Cohen quipped that obviously Macau's rich are no longer as rich as they were. read more

Gas Leak in Macau Supermarket

Eana Maniebo   | Jan 11, 2016 10:05 AM EST

Three people were hospitalized on Sunday afternoon after a gas leak in a supermarket in Macau. read more

Boxing News: Zou Shiming of China to Make a Return Fight in Shanghai for WBO International Flyweight Title

Ritz Agranum   | Dec 21, 2015 09:22 AM EST

The former WBO International flyweight champion Zou Shiming is about to return to action in an International title match for the belt that he used to hold against the South American champion Natan Santana Coutinho in Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Shanghai China. read more

China to Crack Down On Foreign Casinos Luring Chinese Gamblers

Geann Pineda   | Feb 07, 2015 06:35 AM EST

China is launching a crackdown on foreign casinos, luring its citizens to gamble abroad, a move that broadens the country's campaign against corruption. read more

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