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Macau casinos to reopen after brief, if costly, typhoon shutdown

HONG KONG: Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, will resume gaming Monday at all its casinos after Typhoon Mangkhut forced a 33-hour shutdown of resorts including Sands China Ltd. and Wynn Macau Ltd. that’s estimated to cost operators as much as $186 million in revenue.

Research location before buying

CONDUCT research into the economic prospects of a location before deciding on the type of property to buy – that is the advice for young investors.

Book on Jho Low leaked and distributed

PETALING JAYA: The leaked version of the Billion Dollar Whale book on how fugitive businessman Jho Low had allegedly played a role in the 1MDB scandal is making its rounds on social media.

Trump readies tariffs on US$200bil more Chinese goods despite talks

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump has directed aides to proceed with tariffs on about another US$200 billion (153.08 billion pounds)of Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's attempts to restart trade talks with China, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Containers with goods ready for export at Shanghai port. - Reuters filepic

Getting ready for a lean budget

MALAYSIANS are now in for three phases of change in the role of government in New Malaysia. During the period of political and economic policy transition, we have to endure some adjustment and transition costs.