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  1. Sands China hits jackpot with US$1.1B annual profit

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Macau casino operator Sands China yesterday reported profit for the year ended December 31 of US$1.13 billion- a 70 per cent increase on the previous year, driven by increasing numbers of mainland visitors. The Hong Kong- listed subsidiary of Las Vegas-based Sands said the first phase of its new project, Sands Cotai Central, is scheduled to open ...

  2. Sands shift in plans for the delta's mega merger

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The announcement last week that, beginning Wednesday, travel restrictions to Hong Kong will be relaxed for migrant workers in Shenzhen is but the latest move towards the economic integration of Hong Kong with the mainland, especially Shenzhen. ...

  3. Sands probed over mainland payments

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau casino developer Las Vegas Sands Corp says it is being investigated by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) for payments made by its mainland units to 'counterparties and other vendors in China'. The company says the regulator is looking into payments its wholly owned foreign enterprises made 'to conduct non-gaming marketing activities ...

  4. Sands boss hits back at Stanley Ho over ferries

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Waterjets, a firm controlled by Venetian Macau parent company Las Vegas Sands Corp, without a public tender process was 'unfair, unjust and un-transparent'. He called on the government ... operator into the already congested waters. 'Where do I start?' Las Vegas Sands president for Asia Stephen Weaver said yesterday when asked to respond to Mr Ho's criticisms. 'I ...

  5. Setback for Sands as Macau court suspends 10-day-old ferry service

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... tendering process. The Macau government awarded a ferry operating licence to Cotai Waterjets, a firm controlled by Venetian Macau parent company Las Vegas Sands Corp, and Giant Dragon, a firm ...

  6. Sand barge brings down Xi River bridge

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai A sand barge struck a bridge over the Xi River between Heshan and the town of Jiujiang in Guangdong yesterday morning, bringing down a section of the structure at least 200 ... district propaganda office spokesman Mai Shaoqiang said. 'Two had a few scrapes while the rest were fine.' Mr Mai said the 1,590-tonne barge, carrying about 2,000 tonnes of sand, had ...

  7. Venetian ferries cleared to resume

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A Hong Kong-Macau ferry service controlled by US casino giant Las Vegas Sands may resume any day, after a Macau court lifted an injunction against its operations. But a lawyer ... Sheung Wan and the newly opened Pac On temporary terminal near Sands' The Venetian Macao complex in Taipa, Macau, when services were suspended in December. Stephen Weaver, Las Vegas ...

  8. Las Vegas style and fung shui add spice to new casino

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Architect shares vision of Sands gambling palace in Macau The new Sands Casino in Macau, which is expected to open this month, will be a Las Vegas-style gambling palace ... a context that would be acceptable to the Chinese market,' he said. The Sands is owned by Las Vegas mogul Sheldon Adelson's Venetian group. It is one of several new casinos due to open ...

  9. HK gains by shunning race towards exhibition sinkhole

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... feet. Of course this is not necessarily true of all competitors. Las Vegas Sands Corp can probably make a profitable go of it with its Venetian in Macau. However, it has some big pluses on its ... behind it. Does the phrase 'not in the running' come to mind? And then management. Arrayed against the Las Vegas Sands masters in running exhibitions, we have a department ...

  10. Non-stop flight turns into 30-hour epic

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is popular with those seeking endless sand dunes, periodic droughts and dust storms. The stopover allows the airline to comply with international regulations governing crew working hours. A British ... Sheldon Adelson at a press conference in Macau today. Mr Adelson is owner, chairman and chief executive of Las Vegas Sands, which operates the Venetian Gaming Resort. The Venetian resort offers ...




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