After more than a decade of fast growth, casino revenue in global gambling hub Macao fell for the sixth straight month, with October posting the worst drop at 23.2 percent.
Portugal'a last governor to Macao Vasco Rocha Vieira has said recently Macao has a great opportunity to play its role as a gateway between China and other regions in the world.
It is time for Macao to diversify its economy from an over-reliance on gambling, as this year may mark the city's first yearly decline in gaming revenue.
Hong Kong's Chief Executive, Leung Chun-ying, called on Monday for full respect for the rule of law and the constitutional framework governing the special administrative region's election overhaul.
Traffic is back to normal in Hong Kong after police on Monday cleared the Causeway Bay Occupy protest site.
The traffic has been returned to normal after Hong Kong police finished clearing barriers blocking the main street in the commercial district of Causeway Bay on Monday afternoon.
Hong Kong police began clearing barriers blocking the main street in commercial district of Causeway Bay on Monday morning.
Hong Kong police announced Saturday that they will clear the illegally occupied section of Yee Wo Street in Causeway Bay, the last remaining site, after completely clearing the other two occupied sites in Mong Kok and Admiralty, People's Daily reported.
Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou on Saturday night urged Japanese who deny the Nanjing Massacre to face the history and acknowledge the mistake.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government on Saturday held a ceremony to mark China's first Nanjing Massacre National Memorial Day to memorialize victims slaughtered by Japanese aggressors in World War II.
HK police cleared Occupy sites in Admiralty on Thursday and got the traffic moving again before midnight. 209 protesters were arrested.
Cross-straits romance is the main cause of Chinese mainland tourists staying in Taiwan illegally, the Taiwan interior department said.