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

2019-10-29

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

2019-05-30

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

2019-01-14

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

2018-12-12

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

2018-01-03

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

2017-11-27

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

2017-07-18

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

2016-11-23

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

2016-03-12

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

2015-10-27

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

2015-10-18

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

2015-07-27

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

2015-07-07

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

2015-04-28

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

2015-02-11

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

2015-02-04

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

2015-01-20

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

2015-01-02

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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