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Macau, also spelled Macao, and officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a city in the western Pearl River Delta by the South China Sea. It is a special administrative region of China and maintains separate governing and economic systems from those of mainland China. With a population of 649,335 and an area of 32.9 km2 (12.7 sq mi), it is the most densely populated region in the world.
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Hong Kong must be free to mark Tiananmen crackdown, EU saysChina must allow the people of Hong Kong and Macau to commemorate the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing, the European Union said on Wednesday, despite..
Stanley Ho, who built Macao's gambling industry, dies at 98HONG KONG : Stanley Ho, the Macao casino tycoon who was considered the father of modern gambling in China, died Tuesday in Hong Kong, his daughter Pansy Ho said. He was 98. Known as the “King of..
Stanley Ho: Hong Kong's 'king of gambling' dies aged 98Ho was credited with steering Macau to overtake Las Vegas as the gambling capital of the world.
Casino king Stanley Ho: the man who built the gambling hub of MacauMacau gambling king Stanley Ho, who built a business empire from scratch in the former Portuguese colony and became one of Asia's richest men, died on Tuesday at the age of 98.
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China to establish 'sound' legal system for national security in Hong KongChina will establish a "sound" legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday in his annual report to parliament.
China supports "improvement" of Hong Kong's political systemChina said on Thursday it supports improving the system and mechanism related to the constitution and basic law of Hong Kong and Macau, in comments likely to stir concern that it could take measures to..
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Macau's leader warns of over reliance on gaming industry in wake of COVID-19Macau's leader Ho Iat Seng said on Monday that the world's biggest gambling hub was too dependent on the casino industry, warning that the Chinese territory was facing acute challenges as it emerges..
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Macau sets new coronavirus curbs for China, Hong Kong visitorsThe world's biggest gambling hub of Macau will ban entry from Wednesday for visitors from mainland China, neighbouring Hong Kong and Taiwan who have travelled overseas in the previous 14 days, as it..
Macau announces new restrictions on HK, China visitorsMacau's leader Ho Iat Seng said on Tuesday that visitors from the Chinese mainland, neighbouring Hong Kong and Taiwan who have travelled overseas in the past 14 days will be banned from entering the..
Only masked punters: Macau casinos reopen after coronavirus suspensionCasinos in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, reopen on Thursday after being closed for two weeks because of the coronavirus epidemic, but all punters and croupiers will have to wear a mask at..
Philippine workers allowed to travel to Hong Kong, Macau amid virus fearThe Philippines on Tuesday allowed Filipino workers to travel to Hong Kong and Macau, relaxing the travel ban it imposed on China and its special administrative regions to control the spread of the..
Philippines to lift Taiwan travel ban imposed over coronavirusThe Philippines has lifted a travel ban that was imposed on visitors from Taiwan in a bid to control the spread of the coronavirus, and will evaluate other restrictions including those on Macau,..
Taiwan to bar entry of many Hong Kong, Macau residents to halt virusTaiwan expanded its restrictions on visitors from Hong Kong and Macau on Monday to freeze the entry of many residents from the two Chinese-run cities to help control the spread of the new coronavirus.
Royal Caribbean bans China, Hong Kong, Macau passport holders from ships on coronavirus fearsRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Friday it would ban guests holding China, Hong Kong or Macau passports from boarding its ships amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
Prada says has temporarily shut some stores in mainland China, MacauItalian luxury group Prada has decided to temporarily close some of its stores in mainland China and Macau due to the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Thursday.
Taiwan to suspend most visa applications from Hong Kong, MacauTaiwan's government said on Thursday it would suspend most visa applications from Hong Kong and Macau starting from Friday, as part of efforts to control the spread of the new coronavirus.
China virus claims second life off mainland, Macau casinos told to closeThe coronavirus outbreak claimed its first life in Hong Kong on Tuesday, compounding the international financial centre's problems after anti-government protests, and Macau, the world's biggest..
Hong Kong records first virus death, Macau shuts casinosHong Kong reported its first death from the newly identified coronavirus on Tuesday, the second outside mainland China from an outbreak that has killed more than 420 people, spread around the world and..
Macau to suspend casino operations for two weeks to curb spread of virusMacau, the world's biggest gambling hub, said on Tuesday it had asked all casino operators to suspend operations for two weeks to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus.
Vietnam airlines resume flights to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau after government lifts bansVietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air will resume flights to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau from Sunday, the companies said, after the Hanoi government eased restrictions over virus concerns.
Macau casino revenue drops 11.3 percent in January as coronavirus worries mountGambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 11.3 percent in January year-on-year, with the world's biggest casino hub a near ghost town after authorities announced a raft of measures to..
Coronavirus test negative for passenger aboard Italian cruise shipA test carried out on Thursday on a passenger from Macau aboard a cruise ship in Italy proved she did not have the new coronavirus, an Italian health ministry spokesman said.
Passenger aboard blocked Italian cruise liner did not have coronavirus: health ministryTests on a passenger from Macau aboard a cruise liner blocked in an Italian port confirmed on Thursday she did not have coronavirus, an Italian health ministry spokesman said.