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Chinese President Xi Jinping opens world's longest sea-crossing bridge

55-kilometre bridge links Hong Kong's Lantau island to Zhuhai and the gambling enclave of Macau.

Oct 23, 2018, 08:52 AM IST

World's longest sea bridge in China to begin trial operation by May end - Pics

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge which connects Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, is likely to begin trial operation by the end of May. It is the world's longest sea bridge.

Apr 07, 2018, 21:20 PM IST

China bullies companies over 'problem maps' which left out disputed islands that it claims

The maps left out all or some of the disputed islands that China claims, like Senkaku, South China Sea Islands and even Taiwan.

Jan 31, 2018, 11:03 AM IST

Rajkummar wins Asia's Rising Star award in Macau

Variety and the IFFAM collaborated to put the spotlight on eight Asian acting talents who have the potential to become regional and global stars. 

Dec 15, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

China extends new law over insulting national anthem to Hong Kong

China's national legislature often referred to as a rubber stamp parliament for its routine endorsement of the ruling Communist Party's decisions.

Nov 04, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Second storm hits Hong Kong and Macau amid typhoon recovery

Both cities raised a Typhoon 8 signal — the third-highest warning level — early Sunday morning as severe tropical storm "Pakhar" made landfall in the region, where emergency workers were still battling to repair Wednesday`s damage.

Aug 27, 2017, 11:27 AM IST

Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 on Thursday after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China and battered Hong Kong skyscrapers.

Aug 24, 2017, 08:26 AM IST

Four dead as typhoon smashes into Macau and Hong Kong

More than 400 flights were cancelled, with flag carrier Cathay Pacific axing most of its departures until 5:00 pm.

Aug 23, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, south China, streets flooded, flights cancelled

Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with wind and rain that uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close, while in some places big waves flooded seaside streets.

Aug 23, 2017, 13:45 PM IST

US jury finds Macau billionaire guilty in UN bribery case

Defense lawyers countered that Ng Lap Seng goals were consistent with the types of public-private partnerships that the United Nations favors, and that other diplomats abused Ng`s trust.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

Philippine police arrest 43 foreigners for kidnap of Singapore woman

Police said the gang, including people from China and Southeast Asia, was believed to be a loan-shark syndicate targeting foreign high-rollers, with 11 similar cases reported since 2015.

Jul 20, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

Macau launches facial recognition checks at ATMs

Semi-autonomous Macau has already taken steps to help stop cash flows from the mainland as Beijing seeks to curb capital flight due to a struggling yuan.

May 08, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

What an engineering marvel! China is building world's longest sea crossing - Here's its AMAZING VIDEO

In yet another engineering marvel, China is building a 50-km bridge to Hong Kong.

Apr 25, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

China says Taiwan man investigated for harming national security

Relations between Beijing and Taiwan have worsened in the past year, largely because Beijing distrusts the Democratic Progressive Party, which took power last year.

Mar 29, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

China slams US election `farce` in annual rights report

Beijing on Thursday accused American politicians of corruption and hypocrisy in its yearly rebuttal to US criticisms of China`s human rights record, saving an extra heaping of invective for the country`s divisive presidential race.

Mar 09, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Kim Jong-Nam's relatives under protection in Macau: Report

The relatives of Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, have been placed under protection in Macau after his murder in Malaysia, according to a media report.

Feb 17, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Explore! Macau has much more than casinos to offer

When Macau springs to mind, a vision of grand glittering casinos surfaces.

Jun 10, 2016, 10:09 AM IST

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

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

Dec 15, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

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.

Oct 26, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

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.

Sep 25, 2015, 08:07 AM IST