Tuesday, June 28, 2022


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Deconstruction work on Skycity convention center to begin soon


Demolition work on the upper floors and roof of SkyCity’s partly built-but-burnt-out convention center in downtown Auckland is set to begin shortly.

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Australian bushfires hit home for many


Australia, a country that many in our industry call home, has continued to be impacted by devastating bushfires, destroying communities and displacing

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SkyCity insurance policy covers fire at the convention center


SkyCity Entertainment has confirmed that its insurance policy covers damage from the fire which struck its convention center in Auckland. In a stat

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SkyCity trading update short on financial detail


SkyCity Entertainment confirmed this morning that it would be unlikely to host any events at its fire-damaged international convention center in 2021.

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SkyCity investors to get update on Thursday


SkyCity investors will get their first update on Thursday after the 22 October fire that wrecked the company’s showpiece convention centre in downtown Auckland.

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Govt to investigate the cause of SkyCity fire


An investigation team of ten different government and council agencies are investigating the cause of the SkyCity fire last week, which was allegedly

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SkyCity recovery underway, albeit slowly


SkyCity’s hotels, casinos, and F&B establishments have begun to reopen again, following a fire that broke out on Tuesday last week. The fire

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SkyCity convention centre faces significant delay after fire


SkyCity’s convention centre is likely to be delayed by at least another year after a fire, leaving commentators scrambling to assess the financial impact.

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SkyCity targets Friday opening after fire


The fire in the roof of SkyCity’s partially built new international convention centre in downtown Auckland is still burning but firefighters say it will likely burn itself out.

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Operations not affected by escalator fire: Genting


Operations will continue as usual at Resorts World Genting, despite a fire breaking out at an escalator in the property on Monday. According to a s

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Fire breaks out at Paradise City casino


More than 280 tourists were forced to evacuate from the Paradise City casino in Incheon on Sunday after a fire broke out on the third floor of the res

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Duterte fires Alexander Balutan for corruption


President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday dismissed Alexander Balutan, general manager of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) for corruption, l

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Six injured in fire at Golden Casino in Poipet


Six people have been injured after a fire broke out at an 18-floor casino building in Poipet on Monday night, according to a statement from a senior p

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Five killed in Manila casino fire


At least five people have been killed after a fire broke out at a hotel and casino in Manila’s Ermita district on Sunday, forcing the evacuation of

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Fire breaks out at site of Grand Lisboa Palace, again


88 workers had to be evacuated from the construction site of the Grand Lisboa Palace, after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of the building on Sund

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Duterte intends to fire CDC chief: reports


Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte is allegedly planning to fire the head of the Clark Development Corporation (CDC) for "corruption," The Rappler r

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Police suspect foul play in Grand Lisboa Palace fire


Authorities suspect foul play in a fire that broke out at the construction site of SJM Holding’s new casino on Cotai, the Grand Lisboa Palace, local

Fire at Galaxy Macau prompts evacuation of 6,000 workers


About 6,000 workers had to be evacuated after a fire broke out of Galaxy Macau’s Phase 2 extension, which is currently under construction. The bla

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