Casino designed by Zaha Hadid opens in Macau

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 02:24 GMT

Semi-autonomous Macau is the only place in China where gambling is legal, bringing in revenue that easily dwarves Las Vegas.

U.S. seeks over 6 years prison for Macau billionaire in U.N. bribery case

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 10:26 GMT

The U.S. government on Friday asked a judge to sentence Macau billionaire Ng Lap Seng to more than six years in prison.

Macau casinos hit 14 month revenue gain ahead of golden week boom

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 - 10:26 GMT

Casinos in the world’s biggest casino hub of Macau extended a 14 month winning streak in September with revenue up 16.1 percent.

Deadly storm tells tale of two cities in Macau

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 10:52 GMT

When Typhoon Hato swept into Macau it exposed a very different side to a city best-known for ostentatious casinos and wealthy high rollers.

Macau weather agency under investigation for delayed typhoon warning

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 01:00 GMT

Macau graft busters have begun a probe into the city's weather bureau over its handling of deadly Severe Typhoon Hato.

Storm Pakhar hits Hong Kong and Macau days after deadly Hato

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 10:41 GMT

Tropical storm Pakhar brought strong winds and heavy rain to Hong Kong and Macau on Sunday

Macau struggles to recover from Typhoon Hato's destruction

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 07:51 GMT

Chaos and confusion gripped Macau on Thursday after one of the strongest typhoons on record hit the territory, killing at least nine people.

U.S. says fame, fortune drove Macau billionaire's bribery

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 - 06:45 GMT

Ng Lap Seng's dream of "fame and more fortune" drove the Macau billionaire to bribe UN officials to win support for a multi-billion dollar conference center.