China's 'Silicon Valley' threatens to swallow up Hong Kong

Business Aug 30, 2018

China's 'Silicon Valley' threatens to swallow up Hong Kong

The completion of one of the world's longest bridges stands as the biggest monument to China's success in reuniting its colonial-era concessions. Overcoming the political divide may prove much harder. The 55-km (34-mile) span — eerily deserted as crews prepared for a ribbon-cutting expected later this ...

South Korea's casinos court China's 'low rollers'

Asia Pacific May 5, 2015

South Korea's casinos court China's 'low rollers'

The dealing rooms of Seoul's foreigners-only casinos are echoing to the sound of Mandarin as operators target a new breed of 'low-roller' gamblers — Chinese shoppers. The country's casino operators are luring Chinese tourists, offering goods like free rice cookers and Apple iPads in giveaways ...