Why Macau - the world's largest casino hub - is in news

Why Macau - the world's largest casino hub - is in news

Macau`s Commission Against Corruption has "uncovered bribe-taking by a customs inspector".

Macau high-speed ferry accident leaves more than 120 hurt

More than 120 people were injured when a high-speed ferry traveling from the Asian gambling hub of Macau to Hong Kong slammed into an object floating in the water, authorities said today.

Chinese businessman arrested for smuggling millions into US

A Chinese businessman from Macau has been arrested in New York for smuggling more than $4.5 million into the United States in cash over a two-year period, according to US authorities.

Taiwan receives record visitors

 Some 2.8 million people from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macau visited Taiwan in the first half of 2015.

Cesar Cuenca beats Yang Lian Hui to win IBF world title

Cesar Cuenca beats Yang Lian Hui to win IBF world title

Argentina`s Cesar Cuenca moved a step closer to boxing history by beating China`s "IK" Yang Lian Hui on points to win the International Boxing Federation junior welterweight title in Macau on Saturday.

`Filipino Flash` Donaire demolishes Settoul in two rounds

`Filipino Flash` Donaire demolishes Settoul in two rounds

Former five-division world champion Nonito Donaire of the Philippines showed he was back to his very best with a sensational second-round stoppage of France`s Anthony Settoul in Macau on Saturday.

Top China leader tells Hong Kong youth to "promote stability"

The young of Hong Kong should be promoters of the territory`s stability and prosperity, the fourth most senior leader of China`s ruling Communist Party told a youth group on Friday.

Amnat Ruenroeng beat Zou Shiming to retain IBF flyweight title

Amnat Ruenroeng beat Zou Shiming to retain IBF flyweight title

Thailand`s Amnat Ruenroeng retained his IBF flyweight title with a unanimous points victory over China`s Zou Shiming at Cotai Arena in Macau on Saturday.

China`s Zou Shiming confident of 'dream' boxing world title

China`s Zou Shiming confident of 'dream' boxing world title

China`s Zou Shiming declared Friday that he would achieve his "dream" of becoming world champion against Amnat Ruenroeng, predicting that the IBF flyweight bout in Macau would be a "great show".

Boat capsizes off Macau, 15 people missing

A suspected people-smuggling boat carrying 19 people capsized off the Chinese territory of Macau on Friday, leaving 15 people missing, the Macau government and Chinese state media said.

Freddie Roach says China`s Zou Shiming must dump amateur ideas

Freddie Roach says China`s Zou Shiming must dump amateur ideas

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach says China`s Zou Shiming must forget everything he thinks he knows about Amnat Ruenroeng if he wants to seize the Thai`s flyweight world title next month.

Macau ranks No. 1 in economic performance among world cities

Macau, the Chinese territory known for casino gambling, outperformed the rest of the world's major cities economically last year, according to a report out Thursday.

Macau casinos suffer worst year amid anti-graft push

The world`s gambling capital Macau saw its first annual decline in casino revenues in 2014, figures showed Friday, with a corruption crackdown by the Chinese government ending a decade of booming growth for the industry.

China arrests 87,000 for gambling, prostitution

Police in China have arrested 87,000 people in the campaign against gambling and prostitution that was launched earlier this year, the ministry of public security said.

Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in 'one China' message

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections.

Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in `one China` message

Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in `one China` message

 Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections.

Macau democracy leader says he's being watched before Xi visit

A Macau pro-democracy leader on Tuesday said he is being "watched" by authorities before a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, amid reports that Hong Kong students had been blocked from entering the territory.

Macau democracy leader says he`s being watched before Xi visit

A Macau pro-democracy leader said Tuesday he is being "watched" by authorities before a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, amid reports that Hong Kong students had been blocked from entering the territory.

When Shilpa Shetty met Arnold Schwarzenegger

When Shilpa Shetty met Arnold Schwarzenegger

Shilpa Shetty was in for a major surprise when husband Raj Kundra took her to Macau, China.

Filipinos celebrate Manny Pacquiao's unanimous win over American boxer

Filipinos celebrate Manny Pacquiao's unanimous win over American boxer

Filipinos erupted in jubilation as the country`s boxing hero Manny Pacquiao outclassed American challenger Chris Algieri to retain his WBO welterweight title in Macau on Sunday.