Macau's disgraced former top prosecutor faces almost 2,000 criminal charges, according to the Chinese gambling enclave's highest court, which will try Ho Chio-meng next month.
A cluster of splendid new casinos on the way to Macao highlights the operators' efforts to lure gamblers back. Hopes are high for a recovery in the gaming industry. Some think it is probably on the cards.
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 says the female half of a giant panda couple that the Asian gambling hub received as a gift from Beijing has died from kidney failure.
Macau gambling tycoon Lui Che-woo has replaced Hong Kong multi-billionaire Li Ka-shing as Asia's richest man, according to Bloomberg on Friday.