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Macau gaming sector employment falls by 2,200 in 19Q3


The number of employees in the Gaming and Junket sector in Macau fell by 2,200 in the July to September quarter, down to 84,900, according to data fro

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First recruitment agency for IR industry created


The company which runs the Japan Casino Academy and Tokyo-based human resources firm Altima have formed a joint venture to create Japan’s first recruitment agency for the anticipated domestic IR industry.

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Hokkaido IR showcase brings together operators, local community


The inaugural Hokkaido IR Showcase came to a close last Thursday, with seven IR operators and numerous other Japanese companies and associations exhibiting at the first public IR event to be held in the prefecture.

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Melco opens Cyprus satellite casino


Melco Resorts & Entertainment has launched the first of four planned satellite casinos on the island of Cyprus, local media reports.

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Landing delays Jeju Shinhwa opening after protests


Landing International has been forced to delay the transfer of its casino on Jeju island to its new IR complex after protests from local residents, th

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Gaming employment increases 0.4 pct


Macau saw its unemployment rate for the period between August to October 2017 at 1.9 percent, a decline of 0.1 percentage points from the previous per

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Hotel and casinos still seen attracting Macau graduates


Macau’s casino and hotels are still the main sectors attracting young Macau residents in the labor market, says Lao Cho Chon, deputy executive-direc

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CCC praises Imperial Pacific’s employment initiatives


Commonwealth Casino Commission officials have praised the efforts made by Imperial Pacific in hiring and training the local workforce in line with its

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Table dealers fear wave of layoffs following mid-term review


Macau’s casino labor group, Forefront of Macao Gaming says some of its table dealer members are worried about a potential wave of layoffs due to the

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Gaming employee wages steady QoQ; up nearly 20 percent from 2015


Wages of gaming and junket employees held steady this quarter compared with the previous three-month period, with the median monthly rate at MOP19,000

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Sands China CFO Toh Hup Hock resigns


Sands China announced the resignation of Toh Hup Hock as chief financial officer and executive vice president of the casino operator.  Toh joined the

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Macau unemployment rate for April to June stable at 1.8 percent


Macau’s unemployment rate for April to June remained stable at 1.8 percent as in the previous period, March to May. Total employment decreased sligh

Macau top economy in Asia-Pacific in 2014


Macau was the top-performing metropolitan economy in Asia-Pacific in 2014, according to a survey by the Washington-based Brookings Institution. The ci

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Gaming workforce shrinks but unemployment rate stable


Macau’s gaming and hotel workforce shrunk by 2,400 and 1,800 respectively during January to March from the previous three-month period while the une

Macau sheds 1,000 VIP jobs since July


At least 1,000 staff of VIP gaming rooms have been laid off since July as a result of China’s anti-graft tactics that have sparked declines in high

Sands China to pay bonus on Feb. 16th


Sands China said it will pay a bonus on Feb. 16, 2015, to all eligible full-time team members. Among all eligible full-time team members, over 27,00

Echo says Brisbane proposal to generate 8,000 jobs


Echo Entertainment says its proposal for a casino development in downtown Brisbane would generate 8,000 jobs once complete and attract 1.4 million vi

SJM Holdings to raise pay by 5 percent


SJM Holdings became the first of Macau’s casino operators to announce a pay rise for this year, saying employees will get a 5 percent increase begi

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