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Business 16 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Sands looks to restart Macau casino work next year

HONG KONG: U.S. casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. plans to resume work in January on its multibillion-dollar gambling resorts in Macau after suspending construction last year amid a massive funding crunch, the company said.

Business 03 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Founder of online gambling site jailed

ST. LOUIS: The founder of the online gambling site BetOnSports.com was sentenced Monday to more than four years in prison, ending a lengthy investigation and prosecution into one of the world's largest offshore sports gambling companies.

Business 19 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Will US factories show signs of life?

WASHINGTON: There are signs that America's factories are stirring from one of the worst recessions in decades. Investors this week will find out how awake they really are.

Business 18 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Will US factories show signs of life?

WASHINGTON (AP): There are signs that America's factories are stirring from one of the worst recessions in decades. Investors this week will find out how awake they really are.

Business 10 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Why local shareholders are better

They won't dump when a strategist tells them to rebalance their portfolio or at the first sign of change.

Business 06 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

MGM Mirage posts first quarter profit on sale of resort

LOS ANGELES: MGM Mirage posted a quarterly profit only after a huge gain from selling a resort, but the largest Las Vegas Strip casino operator said room cancellations were slowing. Excluding a gain of 44 cents per share on the sale of the Treasure Island resort and other one-time items, MGM posted a loss as gamblers stayed home and businesses cancelled conventions and meetings.

Business 10 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

US stocks end mixed

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Business 31 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Getting to the root of downturn to ensure long-term sustainability

What started as a US financial crisis has turned into a global economic crisis. And the mess just grows bigger by the day, affecting real businesses and bringing down large economies to their knees.

Business 23 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Understanding the ‘Licence to Operate’

COMPANIES, like people, do not exist in a vacuum. They are surrounded by members of the community, each with their own often overlapping, conflicting agendas and demands, acting as customers, employees, investors, taxpayers and citizens.

Business 12 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

Las Vegas Sands proposes US$2.14b rescue plan

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson has doubled down on his half-billion dollar bet this fall on Las Vegas Sands Corp. in a plan intended to keep the company from defaulting on its debt and falling into bankruptcy.