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Business 25 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Kerry Packer’s PBL records 26% higher profit for H1

Australian media and casino group Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd (PBL) reported yesterday a 26% rise in first-half net profit on higher advertising revenue and the purchase of the Burswood casino in the west coast city of Perth.

Business 29 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

James Packer takes over from Kerry

James Packer grew up the son of Australia's richest man, who built a media and casino empire valued at US$8.2bil (RM31.1bil).

Business 03 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Macau casino magnate, Australian partner withdraw from biding on Singapore casino

HONG KONG: Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho and the media and gaming empire headed by Australia's Packer family have abandoned their joint bid to build Singapore's first casino, the companies said Tuesday.

Business 05 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Genting expects to clinch S’pore licence

GENTING Bhd is looking at a busy 2006 as it expects to clinch one of the two Singapore casino licences to operate in Marina Bay and Sentosa Island.

Business 07 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

PBL pays US$900m for casino rights

Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd, an Australia-based media and gaming company, has paid US-based Wynn Resorts Ltd US$900mil for the right to own and operate hotel casino resorts in Macau, pushing PBL shares up 1.6%.

Business 01 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Packer picks two more directors

Publishing Broadcasting Ltd, which owns Australia's biggest casino, said it appointed Qantas Airways Ltd chief executive officer Geoff Dixon and Westfield Group's David Lowy to its board of directors.

Business 12 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Eight Malaysians on Asiamoney list

Eight Malaysians made it to Asiamoney's list of 100 most powerful and influential people in business and finance in the Asia Pacific region.

Business 11 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Genting proposes S$5b Sentosa resort

Genting group units Genting International plc and Star Cruises Ltd have submitted a proposal for a S$5bil-plus integrated world-class resort on Sentosa island to be called Resorts World at Sentosa.

Business 24 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Frank Gehry is Kerzner ace in S’pore casino bid

Frank Gehry, the architect who helped put the Spanish city of Bilbao on the map with his shimmering Guggenheim Museum, may be about to do the same for Singapore.

Business 08 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

CanWest offers to sell Aussie network

CanWest Global Communications Corp, Canada's biggest media company, has offered to sell Ten Network Holdings Ltd, seeking to cash in on the biggest shake-up in the Australian media in 20 years.