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Government means business with online ban

2020-01-17

Cambodia’s online gaming ban, which came into effect as of Jan. 1st, has triggered mass layoffs and the shutdown of numerous casinos, and is not expected to be lifted due to pressure from the Chinese government.

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Twenty years of Macau’s unplanned miracle

2019-12-19

Six gaming companies have transformed a sleepy colonial outpost into one of the richest cities in the world. But despite the vast wealth, infrastructure and social policies are still lagging.

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Service industry will still reign, despite automation: Tourism official

2019-12-04

The Philippines Tourism Ministry said it is optimistic that the country’s unique brand of service will continue to play a strong role in its economy

Philippines to fight off Asian competition

2019-11-08

The Philippines has been one of the best-performing gaming jurisdictions over the past five years and is expected to continue to outperform, despite rising regional competition, as the country’s operators expand.

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Of MICE and myths

2019-10-11

Japan has made MICE business one of the key pillars of its integrated resort policy, though it’s unlikely to topple Singapore as the regional leader.

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Locals gaming underwhelms

2019-09-27

Vietnam’s hotly anticipated locals gaming program has got off to a slow start, with remote locations and red tape cited as key factors in deterring visitation.

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Primorye zone to receive power plant investment

2019-09-10

The Primorsky Krai Development Corporation has signed an agreement for a joint venture with a Russian subsidiary of China's state-owned energy company Sinomec as part of the Eastern Economic Forum in the Russian city of Vladivostok.

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Mandovi deadline looms as politicians wrangle

2019-08-09

The fate of Goa’s floating casinos is still unclear as a deadline for their removal from the Mandovi River looms, with industry experts urging the government to proceed with caution when it comes to moving them to land.

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Bay Area initiative tremendous opportunity for Macau, Ho says

2019-05-21

SJM Holdings Chair and Executive Director Daisy Ho gave the opening address at the G2E Asia gaming show on Tuesday, predicting a bright future for Macau as an integral part of China’s Greater Bay Area plan.

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Can Corona lure in the locals?

2019-05-03

On first glance, the island of Phu Quoc, with a population of just 100,000, would appear to be an unusual destination for arguably Vietnam’s most significant casino development to date.

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Osaka public opinion warming to Yumeshima IR development

2019-04-01

A new public opinion poll by the Nihon Keizai Shinbun found that a plurality of Osakans now support the concept of building an IR at Yumeshima, which

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HZMB will attract more VIP & MICE visitors: Davis Fong

2019-02-14

Gaming scholar Davis Fong Ka Chio expects the  Hong Kong Zhuhai Macau Bridge to attract VIP players and MICE sector visitors as it ramps up, Macau Bu

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Obayashi expands Yumeshima development team

2018-12-18

The Obayashi Corporation continues to be among the most proactive of the major construction companies hoping for a major role in the development of Osaka Yumeshima.

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Keihan’s vision of a Yumeshima-Kyoto train line draws nearer

2018-12-09

Yoshifumi Kato, president and CEO of Keihan Holdings, who announced last year that it was “his greatest mission” to connect by railway the anticipated IR at Yumeshima, Osaka, with Japan’s ancient capital of Kyoto, is seeing his vision come nearer...

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Hong Kong announces measures to control HZMB traffic flow

2018-11-23

The Hong Kong government has announced new measures to control traffic flow on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, local media reports. This include

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Sikkim’s new airport to drive casino traffic

2018-11-23

After waiting for almost a decade, Sikkim, nestled in the mountainous far north of India, finally got an airport in October, which is likely to provide a boost to gambling operators in the remote state.

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A bridge too far?

2018-11-23

One month on from the opening of the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge (HZMB), Macau’s casino sector is weighing up its immediate impact and how it is likely to affect operations in the longer term.

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Railway linking HCMC with Bavet in the works

2018-02-07

Transport officials from Vietnam and Cambodia are looking to build a railway connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Bavet City, linking Vietnamese outbound

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CEZA envisions hub of business, tourism and leisure

2018-02-04

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority is looking to develop a unique tourism complex in the province that would include gaming and tourism facilities, l

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