The enduring unpopularity of IR developments among the Japanese public, as well as the much weaker position of the Shinzo Abe government in comparison to earlier phases, means that local elections may still prove decisive as to whether or not bids will...
Yokohama Harbor Transport Association Chairman Yukio Fujiki, the 89-year-old “don of Yokohama” who controls part of Yamashita Pier, the proposed site for the IR, has vowed, “I shall not be evicted,” signaling his all-out resistance to Mayor Fumiko...
President Rodrigo Duterte says he will no longer “meddle” with gambling in the country, apparently softening his hardline approach to the industry, according to local media reports.
Left-leaning opposition parties are stepping up their political push against the establishment of casino gambling within their local communities, prov
Upcoming elections in South Australia and Tasmania are providing another opportunity for anti-gambling crusaders to target the industry, prompting concern a hostile operating environment will restrict growth.
A number of popular video games may soon find themselves defined as gambling under a bill to be introduced by independent Senator Nick Xenophon next m
Senator Nick Xenophon and the Tasmanian independent MP Andrew Wilkie have vowed to use their key crossbench positions in the new parliament to put pok
Five crossbenchers may determine the outcome of Australia’s 2016 federal election, which is looking to head towards a hung parliament. Should this o
The UEFA Euro 2016 soccer championship is fueling a spike in gambling among Thai youth, despite police crackdowns, with an increasing portion of bets being placed online, according to new research. A joint survey conducted by Chulalongkorn University’s...
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