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China's 'Las Vegas' is leaving billionaires behind in favor of the rising middle class - see inside the $3.4 billion mega-casino leading the charge

CHINA'S 'LAS VEGAS' IS LEAVING BILLIONAIRES BEHIND IN FAVOR OF THE RISING MIDDLE CLASS - SEE INSIDE THE $3.4 BILLION MEGA-CASINO LEADING THE CHARGE

The gambling capital of the world is Macau , an autonomous region in China, with gaming revenues more than three times that of Las...

The U.S.-North Korea summit will be historic. But this isn't Nixon going to China

THE U.S.-NORTH KOREA SUMMIT WILL BE HISTORIC. BUT THIS ISN'T NIXON GOING TO CHINA

If you Google “Trump,” “Nixon” and “China,” you will find billions of pixels devoted to comparing the 37th president's breakthrough...

 
 
 
Stocks stumble into the weekend as the 10-year hits highest level since 2014

STOCKS STUMBLE INTO THE WEEKEND AS THE 10-YEAR HITS HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2014

A tech selloff pulled stocks lower Friday, as investors brooded over dampening demand for smartphones. Inflation fears pushed bond...

Morgan Stanley just downgraded Apple - and it reveals a growing complaint among analysts

MORGAN STANLEY JUST DOWNGRADED APPLE - AND IT REVEALS A GROWING COMPLAINT AMONG ANALYSTS

Morgan Stanley cut its price target from Apple stock from $203 to $200. One reason cited is "weak China data." Several notes in recent...

 
 
 
Visa free travel for Hainan for travellers from 59 countries

VISA FREE TRAVEL FOR HAINAN FOR TRAVELLERS FROM 59 COUNTRIES

Yesterday, China unveiled plans to permit visa-free travel to its southern island of Hainan. This is because Beijing is pushing international...

FORTNITE Is Heading To China

FORTNITE IS HEADING TO CHINA

It appears that the ever-popular battle royale game, Fortnite , is invading China next. Developer Epic Games posted an image on Twitter...

 
 
 
Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Brands Reveal Findings from Business Traveler Survey

HYATT PLACE AND HYATT HOUSE BRANDS REVEAL FINDINGS FROM BUSINESS TRAVELER SURVEY

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands released findings from a Business Traveler Survey, which was conducted online by The Harris Poll...

Can Architecture Save China's Rural Villages? DnA's Xu Tiantian Thinks So

CAN ARCHITECTURE SAVE CHINA'S RURAL VILLAGES? DNA'S XU TIANTIAN THINKS SO

Bamboo Pavilion. Image © Zhou Ruogo Travel seven hours by car in a Southwest direction from Shanghai and you will arrive in Songyang...

 
 
 
Visa-free access to tourists from 59 countries offered by Hainan

VISA-FREE ACCESS TO TOURISTS FROM 59 COUNTRIES OFFERED BY HAINAN

In a move to support reform and opening up in the country's southernmost island province, the State Immigration Administration announced...

Let The Fortnite Hacks Begin, Game Appears to be Launching in China

LET THE FORTNITE HACKS BEGIN, GAME APPEARS TO BE LAUNCHING IN CHINA

It's looking incredibly likely that Fortnite is heading to China later this month. The Battle Royale title which has surged in popularity...

 
 
 
Sharp's 70-inch 8K TV is shipping this month for €11,199

SHARP'S 70-INCH 8K TV IS SHIPPING THIS MONTH FOR €11,199

Sharp just put a price tag and European delivery date on its 70-inch 8K television already out in Japan and China: €11,199, sometime...

South and North Korea sets up a telephone hotline between leaders

SOUTH AND NORTH KOREA SETS UP A TELEPHONE HOTLINE BETWEEN LEADERS

Lee Jin-man/AP North and South Korea installed a telephone hotline ahead of the upcoming summit. The two countries conducted a test...

 
 
 
Hong Kong is so expensive that a single parking space just broke a property record

HONG KONG IS SO EXPENSIVE THAT A SINGLE PARKING SPACE JUST BROKE A PROPERTY RECORD

A car space in Hong Kong's Kowloon district is being rented for or HK$10,000 . This appears to be the most rent ever paid for a Hong...

The Chinese navy challenged Australian warships in the South China Sea as it conducted its largest-ever naval parade

THE CHINESE NAVY CHALLENGED AUSTRALIAN WARSHIPS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA AS IT CONDUCTED ITS LARGEST-EVER NAVAL PARADE

Australian warships were "challenged" by the Chinese navy earlier this month. Three Australian navy ships were sailing through the...

 
 
 
China overtakes New Zealand as top source country for travelers to Australia

CHINA OVERTAKES NEW ZEALAND AS TOP SOURCE COUNTRY FOR TRAVELERS TO AUSTRALIA

China has surpassed New Zealand and has become the top source country for travelers to Australia in the 12 months to February. Data...

Walmart gets fast chargers, diesel Ford F-150 and Mazda CX-5, Buick Velite in China: Today's Car News

WALMART GETS FAST CHARGERS, DIESEL FORD F-150 AND MAZDA CX-5, BUICK VELITE IN CHINA: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

Electric car chargers will soon be able to get a fast charge with a quart of milk at Walmarts across the country. Ford releases fuel...

 
 
 
Solo Secures China Release Date; International Poster Shows Villains

SOLO SECURES CHINA RELEASE DATE; INTERNATIONAL POSTER SHOWS VILLAINS

Solo: A Star Wars Story lands a Chinese release date, while Lucasfilm continues marketing their upcoming blockbuster in foreign territories....

Google disables “domain fronting” capability used to evade censors

GOOGLE DISABLES “DOMAIN FRONTING” CAPABILITY USED TO EVADE CENSORS

Enlarge / No, no you can't. Google's App Engine may not have been designed to provide a way for developers to evade censors, but for...

 
 
 
China is boosting its undersea-warfare capabilities - and stealing US technology to do so, a US admiral says

CHINA IS BOOSTING ITS UNDERSEA-WARFARE CAPABILITIES - AND STEALING US TECHNOLOGY TO DO SO, A US ADMIRAL SAYS

Guang Niu/Getty China is rapidly developing its undersea-warfare capabilities. That progress is being facilitated by stolen technology,...

Report: Smartphone usage set to overtake time spent watching TV in China

REPORT: SMARTPHONE USAGE SET TO OVERTAKE TIME SPENT WATCHING TV IN CHINA

2018 is the year that smartphone usage eclipses time spent watching TV in China and it's all down to the growth of digital video platforms,...