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Hong Kong and Singapore will be the first two countries in Asia to achieve widespread vaccination coverage (60-70 percent of population) by the end of

It’s a term that’s frequently over-used, but if you were a land-based gaming operator in Asia last year, it truly was an “annus horribilis.”

Las Vegas Sands has set up a special committee to review AML controls at its Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore and has hired U.S. law firm Vinson & Elkins LLP to assist.

Executive compensation is often a thorny issue, especially if the company is underperforming, though an apparent doubling in Genting Singapore Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay’s remuneration in a year when profit fell by 90 percent raised the interest...

Genting Singapore has been asked to explain its executive remuneration policies to the Singapore Stock Exchange after Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay's pay doubled even though the company reported a 90 percent drop in 2020 profit.

Genting Singapore Executive Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay said the outlook for the group continues to be challenging due to the Covid crisis, however, the company is excited about its expansion plans in Singapore and Japan.

Genting Singapore announced that Genting Singapore Aviation, the company’s direct wholly-owned subsidiary, incorporated in the Cayman Islands, was placed under voluntary liquidation.

500 .com, the troubled sports lottery company that is transforming into a bitcoin firm, announced its decision to relocate its headquarters from Shenzhen to Singapore.

Genting’s Dream Cruises and the Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore have welcomed their 100,000th passenger onboard World Dream since the start of “safe pilot cruises” in the city on November 6, 2020.

This week's "By The Numb3rs" compares the change in land-based casino gross gaming revenues (GGR) across five key gaming jurisdictions in Asia-Pacific.

Singapore and Australia are in talks to create a quarantine-free travel bubble that may be in place by July. They are also working on mutual recognition of vaccine certificates.

Esports Entertainment Asia plans a mega-Esports festival to be launched this December in Singapore to showcase products from game developers, publishers and professional gamers. 

Colin Mansfield, an analyst with Fitch Ratings, spoke with Asia Gaming Brief's Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the impact of the Covid crisis on the balance sheets and credit ratings of Asia's operators and the road to recovery.

Genting Singapore posted a profit attributable to shareholders of $68.46 million in 2020 even though revenue fell by 57 percent.

Las Vegas Sands' sale of its Nevada properties for $6.25 billion has elicited differing reactions from global credit ratings agencies.

Macau GGR recovery will be driven by premium mass, whilst Cambodia’s gaming recovery will be driven by the VIP segment, according to analysts at Colliers International. 

Genting Singapore says it's considering major design changes to the expansion plans for Resorts World Sentosa to take account of new health and safety requirements and the changing dynamics of the VIP market.

Singapore authorities are investigating the case of a Malaysian truck driver, who tested positive for Covid-19, and who visited Genting Singapore's Resorts World Sentosa casino.

Genting Singapore stock has been downgraded to "hold" at Maybank as it was unable to match rival Marina Bay Sands in growing its gross gambling revenue in the most recent quarter.

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