The US Commerce Department report also showed a pause in consumer spending in August, with the smallest gains in six months, dampening momentum a little at the middle of the third quarter.
Receipts in the world’s largest gaming hub climbed 17% in August from a year earlier to 26.6 billion patacas (US$3.3 billion).
The American rapper will kick off the show at the MTV Video Music Awards, which will be held on August 20 in New York.
According to the DJ and singer-songwriter, the new track will be released on August 17.
NBA superstar LeBron James has confirmed the launch date for his highly-anticipated LeBron James x John Elliott Icon Collection for Nike, with the range to be available for purchase from August 4.
August 1 to 7 marks World Breastfeeding Week 2018, celebrated every year to encourage and support breastfeeding in an effort to improve the health of babies around the world.
Whether it's a new arrival or a fresh season, these six TV series have what it takes to entertain after a day spent at work or lying on the beach.
Road trippers may want to exercise extra caution while behind the wheel in August, which has been named "the most dangerous driving month of the year."