Macau, ‘Las Vegas of Asia’, trades in casino chips for microchips as part of China’s tech ambitions | South China Morning Post

With its skyline at night awash in fantastic neon colours, complete with its landmark Macau Tower, the iconic Grand Lisboa hotel and a replica Eiffel …

Hong Kong

Zaha Hadid-designed Morpheus Hotel with world’s first high-rise exoskeleton opens in Macau

Macau has officially opened the doors to Morpheus, a sculptural, 40-story luxury hotel that also boasts the “world’s first” high-rise exoskeleton—a …


Inside Zaha Hadid's Wildly Glamorous Final Project In Macau

On June 15, travelers will finally get their first look inside the Morpheus Hotel, the world’s first free-form exoskeleton-bound high-rise, located …


Melco opens Morpheus in Macau

Melco Resorts & Entertainment (NASDAQ:MLCO) official opens the door of Morpheus in Macau.<p>The $1.1B ultra-luxury hotel is the latest addition to the …

MGM Resorts International

zaha hadid architects opens morpheus hotel in macau

<b>morpheus, a new flagship hotel for macau’s city of dreams resort, has opened its doors to guests.</b> designed by <b>zaha hadid architects</b> (ZHA), the …


Macau's Morpheus hotel highlights cutting-edge architecture

Viviana Muscettola of Zaha Hadid Architects says the design for the new Morpheus hotel represents high-end technical construction techniques.


Melco Resorts' brand new $1 billion Zaha Hadid-designed luxury hotel opens in Macau on Friday

Morpheus, Melco Resorts' brand new $1.1 billion luxury hotel in Macau, is "an architectural icon" for Asia, casino mogul Lawrence Ho told CNBC ahead …


Zaha Hadid Architects’ Morpheus hotel in Macau to open tomorrow

Opening its doors tomorrow, the Morpheus hotel is already set to become one of Macau's most opulent addresses. Located on the southern edge of China, …


A new luxury hotel opens its doors in Macau

Lawrence Ho, CEO and chairman of Melco Resorts and Entertainment, says Morpheus, the group's latest luxury hotel in Macau, was a labor of love.

Luxury Lifestyle

Macau starts accepting applications for sea bridge vehicle pass

Macau authorities have on Thursday begun accepting applications in relation to cross-boundary vehicle crossing on the sea bridge that links the …

Hong Kong

TAG Aviation Asia to open FBO in Macau - Air&Cosmos

TAG Aviation Asia is set to operate a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Macau International Airport under a six-year concession agreement with the Macau …


Legendary Gambling Tycoon Stanley Ho Retires At 96

For most of the gamblers thronging the gaming tables of Macau, June 12, 2018 will be just another day spent trying to woo Lady Luck. But on the other side of the Pearl River Delta, in Hong Kong, this is a date that will see the curtain finally fall on an era characterized by the inescapable …

Hong Kong

Adeus, Stanley Ho: Master Builder Of Modern Macau Leaves Own Company A Mess

An era ends Tuesday. Stanley Ho steps down as chairman of Macau casino concession holder SJM Holdings, his last remaining post in a public company. Ho, 96, has reportedly not been active in business since falling at home in July 2009, leading to multiple brain surgeries. A larger than life figure …

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Stanley Ho Steps Down

Stanley Ho officially steps down from his position as chairman and executive director of Macau casino operator, SJM Holdings on June 12. Here are some key facts about the man dubbed the “King Of Gambling.”


Apple announces June 29th grand opening of Cotai Central retail store

After raising aquatic-themed banners over the weekend in Macau, Apple has officially announced the grand opening date and time of its newest retail store, Apple Cotai Central.<p>A new page appearing this afternoon on Apple’s website confirms that the store’s doors will open to customers on Friday, …


These New Hotels Prove Macau Is the Flashiest Place on Earth

Macau might be touted as the “Las Vegas of Asia,” but in reality, the gaming mecca is in a league of its own, dwarfing its American counterpart …

Las Vegas

Apple teases grand opening of second store in Macau with aquatic-themed signage

Apple is nearly finished constructing a second retail location in the Chinese region of Macau. New signage installed over the building’s facade teases the store’s imminent opening for the first time.<p>A dark blue-green canvas striped by undulating lines covers the exterior of Apple’s newest store …


Gains in the Macau casino sector

There's solid gains in the Macau casino sector after several analysts come out with favorable notes.<p>Channel checks from Jefferies indicate Macau …

Hong Kong

Typhoon Hato leaves 12 dead after lashing Hong Kong, Macau

The storm had raised Hong Kong's most severe Typhoon 10 warning, only the third time a storm of this power has pounded the financial hub in the past …

Hong Kong

Are Macau casinos playing a losing hand in Japan? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Macau casino licensees have gone all-in on Japan, as the final bill for casino legalisation rolls towards a June 20 deadline. But even if the bill …


Penang police record 520 ‘Macau Scam’ cases involving RM27 million since 2016

GEORGE TOWN: A total of 520 cheating cases committed through fake phone calls, dubbed "Macau Scam", involving losses of RM27 million have been …


Macau Risks Transcend UnionPay Uncertainties, Hainan Hype

As Macau scales its latest heights, never forget that it prospers solely at the sufferance of the authorities in Beijing. This month, those masters of Macau’s universe are using UnionPay as a reminder of their omnipotence. A couple of months back, it was Hainan island threatening Macau’s monopoly …


Crackdown on mass-market feared in Macau

Investment firm in Macau are warning that a crackdown on UnionPay POS machines in pawn shops and retail jewelry stores could mark a government …

Wall Street

ONE Championship returns to Macau with two title fights

A title unification bout between flyweights Adriano Moraes and Geje Eustaquio is official for June 23’s ONE Championship card in Macau, China. The …


Data sharing and integration: A key issue for Greater Bay Area

In his report at the 19th CPC National Congress in October last year, Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted that city clusters should play a …

Hong Kong

Macau clamps down on use of UnionPay cards to dodge currency controls

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Authorities in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, have told financial institutions to tackle the illegal use of UnionPay cards to evade exchange controls, China's latest move to clamp down on illicit capital outflows.<p>The announcement from Macau's monetary authority late …


SJM pushes for two-year extension on Macau concession

SJM Holdings (OTCPK:SJMHF, OTCPK:SJMHY) CEO Ambrose So Shu Fa confirms that the company is seeking a two-year extension on its Macau gaming …


Macau Casinos Drop for Fourth Day on China Crackdown Speculation

© Bloomberg. A fountain sprays water in front of signage outside the Wynn Macau casino resort, operated by Wynn Resorts Ltd., in Macau, China, on …

Wynn Resorts

Wynn Shares Slip On Missed Macau Growth

Shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) slipped more than 3% on Tuesday, June 5, a day after an analyst cautioned that its Macau properties weren't …

Wynn Resorts

Macau gaming revenues to rise

Macau's gaming revenues are expected to rise by 15 percent in 2018, according to Success Universe (0487) deputy chairman Hoffman Ma Ho-man.

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