Pandemic fears grow as China virus toll rises to nine

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Authorities in China and beyond stepped up efforts to control an outbreak of a new flu-like coronavirus on Wednesday as the death toll rose to nine... Read more »

Macau confirms first case of pneumonia caused by Wuhan coronavirus

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The Chinese-ruled gambling hub of Macau confirmed on Wednesday its first case of pneumonia linked to an outbreak of a newly identified coronavirus strain in... Read more »

China won’t allow foreign forces to interfere in Hong Kong, Macau: Xi

MACAU (Reuters) – President Xi Jinping said on Friday China would never allow foreign forces to interfere with its special regions of Hong Kong and Macau, as he swore... Read more »

China won’t allow foreign forces to interfere in Hong Kong, Macau: Xi

MACAU (Reuters) – President Xi Jinping said on Friday China would not allow foreign forces to interfere with its special regions of Hong Kong and Macau, as he swore... Read more »

James Packer’s Crown Resorts stake sale hits regulatory snag

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd adorns the hotel and casino complex in Melbourne, Australia, June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed (Reuters) – Australia’s Crown... Read more »

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned ‘stress test’ protest

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s airport and the roads and railways leading to it were operating normally early on Saturday despite plans by protesters to implement a “stress... Read more »

Road to 2022 World Cup begins in Mongolia

(Reuters) – The long road to the 2022 World Cup finals begins in the footballing backwaters of Mongolia on Thursday as the first games that count towards qualification for... Read more »

Macau casino revenue hits 5-month high in May

FILE PHOTO: Traffic flows past gaming resorts at Cotai Strip in Macau, China May 15, 2018. Picture taken May 15, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip HONG KONG (Reuters) – Gambling revenue... Read more »

Macau casino licenses for MGM China, SJM extended to 2022

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, has extended casino licenses for MGM China and SJM Holdings until 2022, bringing them on par with other operators,... Read more »

Malaysia rejects call to free Vietnamese accused in Kim Jong Nam killing

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam’s request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader,... Read more »