Saturday, June 6, 2020

Macau

Sands by night

Sands China to repatriate Filipino workers

Sands China is organizing a flight to repatriate some 130 Filipino workers stranded in Macau due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to local media reports.

Macau’s recovery depends on easing travel restrictions: Bernstein

Bernstein Research emphasized in a note on Thursday that the pace and scope of the recovery in the Macau gaming industry was tightly linked...

Chongqing resumes IVS visa processing

Chongqing has resumed the processing of the Individual Visit Scheme (IVS) and group tour travel visas to Macau and Hong Kong, according to an...

Sands China to increase liquidity with senior notes issuance

Macau casino operator Sands China Ltd has announced the issuance of senior unsecured notes due 2026 and 2030, with net proceeds of approximately US$1.5...

Pansy Ho taking more direct role in MGM China: Bernstein

Bernstein Research has noted with some concern that Pansy Ho seems to be personally stepping into the leadership vacuum at MGM China with the...

Sands China posts $9 million in revenue in April

Macau casino operator Sands China has not been spared by the impact of the coronavirus in Macau, posting only US$9 million in net revenues...

Macau gaming revenue falls 93% in May

Greater China’s gambling enclave posted a 93 percent decline in gross gaming revenue in the month of May, due to continued travel and border...

Coronavirus live updates: Hong Kong extends visitor ban for 3 months

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Former Macau monopoly needs leadership shakeup

The death this week of Stanley Ho, the towering figure of the gambling industry in Macau, produced global headlines, and for good reason: He had helped shape history, both in southern China and in much of East Asia.

US-China disputes threaten blowback on Macau concessionaires: Analysts

Recent diplomatic moves such as this week’s declaration by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that he will no longer consider Hong Kong as...

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