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Now Macau activists plan democracy poll in new headache for China

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 10:17

Three activist groups in Chinese-ruled Macau, the world`s biggest gambling hub, are planning an informal referendum on democracy, an organiser said on Tuesday, following the footsteps of neighbouring Hong Kong whose ballot China branded illegal. <br><br> Macau, a special administrative region of China like Hong Kong, is widely expected to re-elect its current leader, Fernando Chui, in a vote on August 31.

Twenty injured in Hong Kong ferry crash

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 11:11

Twenty people were injured when a Hong Kong ferry crashed into a seawall off the coast of the gambling enclave of Macau on Friday, officials said, the latest accident to hit the cities` busy waterways.

Hong Kong billionaire Lau found guilty in Macau land deal case: Report

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 16:38

Billionaire Joseph Lau, the head of Chinese Estates Holdings, was found guilty of bribery and money laundering in a land deal in Asia`s gambling capital of Macau.

Sri Lanka, Goa post wins in beach volleyball at Lusofonia

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 20:25

Sri Lanka continued their winning streak in men`s beach volleyball at the Lusofonia Games as they defeated Angola in straight sets here Friday, while Indian team too emerged victorious.

Lanka need a draw to advance to semifinals

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 18:05

Sri Lanka are looking to seal their berth in the semi-finals when they play their last group `A` league match of the Lusofonia Games football competition against Sao Tome tomorrow at Tilak Stadium in Vasco.

Hong Kong, Macau can't set up business without RBI permission

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 18:04

Establishments from Hong Kong and Macau will require prior approval of the Reserve Bank to set up business or related activities in India.

Macau casinos hit jackpot with USD 45B revenue

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 15:20

The tiny Chinese city of Macau has again smashed its annual record for casino earnings as revenues last year hit a staggering USD 45 billion, further underlining its outsize position as the world`s biggest gambling market.

Squash`s Oly exile, success of `Old war horses` made headlines

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 15:25

Squash went through the agony of a third Olympic bid rejection but Indian racqueters, led by Dipika Pallikal, continued to take giant strides globally with quite a few international titles coming their way in an eventful 2013.

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu shines bright in Macau, lifts second GP title

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 09:27

Indian badminton player PV Sindhu on Sunday won the women`s singles title at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Tournament.

Her win at the end of the year makes us happy : Sindhu’s Father

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 17:27

P V Sindhu`s parents are elated over the rising Indian shuttler`s victory at the Macau Open and are expecting to see their daughter continue the good work in the coming year.

Sindhu cruises into Macau Open final

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 21:26

Indian top seed P.V. Sindhu cruised into the women`s singles final of the $120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold at the Macau Forum here Saturday.

85 people injured in Hong Kong high-speed ferry accident

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 11:32

Eighty five people were injured Friday, three of them seriously, when a high-speed ferry travelling from Hong Kong to Macau hit an unidentified object in the water, authorities said.