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Macau: Special Administrative Region of China
Macau or Macao, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a special administrative region of China on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China. With a population of 667,400 and an area of 32.9 km2 (12.7 sq mi), it is the most densely populated region in the world.


Gambling hub Macau chooses Beijing-backed man as leader

The Chinese territory of Macau elected former legislature head Ho Iat Seng as its leader on Sunday - the sole approved candidate.
Reuters - Published

Don't 'mess up Macau': gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader

The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Macau

Weak factory data weigh on Wall Street [Video]Weak factory data weigh on Wall Street

U.S. stocks fell Tuesday as investors worried about global growth prospects after data showed U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since 2016 and the United States and China..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Coach, Givenchy apologize over T-shirts [Video]Coach, Givenchy apologize over T-shirts

Chinese brand ambassadors for labels like Coach and Givenchy have cut ties with the companies over products they say violate China's sovereignty. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published


China's State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with Hong Kong, Macau

China's State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighboring Hong Kong and Macau.
Reuters - Published

Versace, Givenchy and Coach say sorry over Chinese T-shirt anger

versace, givenchy and coach say sorry over chinese t-shirt anger
American fashion brand Coach, French label Givenchy and Italian luxury brand Versace have been boycotted by some Chinese social media stars for suggesting that places like Hong Kong and Macau are..
WorldNews - Published

Versace apologises after tops imply Hong Kong and Macau are countries

versace apologises after tops imply hong kong and macau are countries
One of China’s best-known actors, Yang Mi, ends contract over controversy The luxury fashion label Versace and its artistic director, Donatella Versace, apologised to China on Sunday after one of its..
WorldNews - Published

Versace apologizes after T-shirt triggers fierce criticism in China

Italian luxury label Versace and its artistic director Donatella Versace apologized on Sunday after one of the company's T-shirts was widely criticized on social media in China for identifying the..
Reuters - Published

Macau billionaire loses U.S. appeal of U.N.-related bribery conviction

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected billionaire Macau real estate developer Ng Lap Seng's request to throw out his conviction and four-year prison sentence for bribing two U.N. ambassadors to help..
Reuters - Published

Gambling watchdog to probe Packer's Crown sale

The NSW gaming regulator has launched a public inquiry into James Packer's sale of Crown Resorts shares to a Macau-based entertainment company.
SBS - Published

Macau's casinos count cost of Hong Kong's escalating protests

Growing protests in the Asian financial center of Hong Kong are weighing on the neighboring Chinese territory of Macau as some visitors steer clear of the world's biggest gambling hub, worried over..
Reuters - Published

Beijing Reaffirms 'Unflagging Support' For Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Amid Violence

beijing reaffirms 'unflagging support' for hong kong chief executive carrie lam amid violence
Beijing has reiterated its “unflagging support” for embattled Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and warned that the city was entering “a most dangerous phase” with rampant..
WorldNews - Published

Neymar-less Paris giants beaten by Inter from the spot

neymar-less paris giants beaten by inter from the spot
Macau: Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario scored the final spot-kick as Inter Milan beat Neymar-less Paris Saint-Germain on penalties in Macau on Saturday. With their want-away Brazilian superstar left..
WorldNews - Published

U.S. Cancels Speech By Ex-Hong Kong Envoy For Fear Of Derailing Trade Talks

u.s. cancels speech by ex-hong kong envoy for fear of derailing trade talks
A scheduled speech at a Washington think tank by the former United States general consul to Hong Kong has been postponed on the orders of the U.S. State Department, according to a person with direct..
WorldNews - Published

Chinese state media target Macau's Suncity in online gambling report

Macau's biggest junket operator Suncity, which operates VIP gambling rooms around Asia, has raked in billions of dollars in online gaming and proxy betting, causing great harm to China's social..
Reuters - Published

Nepalese nationals require visa to enter India via Pak, China

Nepalese nationals must have a visa if they are entering India from Pakistan, China, Hong Kong and Macau, according to a notice issued by the Nepalese Embassy in New Delhi. Similarly, Nepalese..
IndiaTimes - Published

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau

The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years.
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong protesters demonstrate against extradition bill

hong kong protesters demonstrate against extradition bill
The changes will allow for extradition requests from authorities in mainland China, Taiwan and Macau for suspects accused of criminal wrongdoings, such as murder and rape. The requests will then be..
WorldNews - Published

Fugitive tycoon Joseph Lau allowed to add top counsel for judicial review

fugitive tycoon joseph lau allowed to add top counsel for judicial review
In March 2014, Joseph Lau was convicted of corruption and money laundering by a court in Macau and was sentenced to a jail term of five years and three months. A fugitive tycoon's hopes of fighting the..
WorldNews - Published

Murder at the airport: the brazen attack on Kim Jong Nam

Early on a February morning two years ago, a balding man in a gray suit entered Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport, glanced up at the departures board and walked to check in for his flight to Macau...
Reuters - Published

How much of Europe does China own?

how much of europe does china own?
China's ownership of EU businesses is relatively small, but has grown quickly over the past decade. A third of the bloc's total assets are now in the hands of foreign-owned, non-EU companies, according..
WorldNews - Published

Factbox: Synergies and opportunities in Wynn's $7.1 billion buyout play for Crown

Las Vegas's Wynn Resorts has made a $7.1 billion takeover offer for Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd, a move to expand its global footprint and hedge against the expiration of its license in..
Reuters - Published

Chronology of key events in the killing of Kim Jong Nam

chronology of key events in the killing of kim jong nam
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two Southeast Asian women were the only suspects charged with murder after an outcast from North Korea’s ruling family was poisoned with VX nerve agent at a Kuala Lumpur,..
WorldNews - Published

Nevada Orders Wynn Resorts To Pay $20 Million For Sexual Misconduct Settlement

nevada orders wynn resorts to pay $20 million for sexual misconduct settlement
Nevada state casino regulators announced on Tuesday it was fining Wynn Resorts Ltd. $20 million in a settlement with the hotel company over sexual misconduct claims against former chief executive Steve..
WorldNews - Published

Greater Bay Area: China's ambitious but vague economic plan

greater bay area: china's ambitious but vague economic plan
The ambitious economic plan links Hong Kong, Macau and other Chinese cities to boost growth.
BBC News - Published

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