Economics/Business

INFOGRAPHIC: Macau vs. Las Vegas

The attached infographic, designed by an organization called Casino Sites and made available to Asia Sentinel, compares the two biggest gaming centers in the world – Las Vegas and Macau. It is a fascinating loo...

African Satrap’s Laundered Millions Confiscated in France

On Oct. 27, a court in Paris convicted the eldest son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, in absentia for embezzling tens of millions of euros from his government and laundering the proceeds in France. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue was sentenced in absent...

Final Curtain for Cyprus Money-Launderer

The Tanzania-based FBME Bank, which has been described as one of the most notorious money-laundering operations in the world, has lost its final fight for access to the US electronic money transfer system, effe...