Monday, August 08, 2022


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Govt to tighten grip on non-resident workforce


The Macau government has pledged to more closely control the size of the non-resident workforce. Chui Sai On, chief executive, told the Legislative As

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Gaming academic secures seat in Legislative Assembly


Professor Davis Ka Chio Fong has been selected as one of the seven lawmakers appointed by chief executive Chui Sai On for the Sixth Legislative Assemb

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Changes in gaming influence in new Macau Legislative Assembly


With Typhoon Hato moving into the rearview mirror, the city’s Legislative Assembly elections – held last Sunday - have yielded some surprising res

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Casino policy to be brought up in assembly session


The state government is set to come up with a casino policy in the upcoming monsoon session of the Goa legislative assembly, which begins on Tuesday,

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Legislative Assembly passes smoking lounge bill


Macau’s Legislative Assembly has passed a bill making it mandatory for casinos to upgrade or set up smoking lounges on their casino floors, Macau TD

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Macau smoking bill to be nailed by August 2017


The Committee behind Macau’s proposed universal smoking ban has promised that a final decision on the ban would be made by the end of this tenure of

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Leong reiterates support for gaming workers ban


Legislator and SJM Holdings executive director Angela Leong has reiterated her support for a ban on gaming sector workers, and is keen to see the prop

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Japan gets another chance to push casinos


A Japanese parliamentary committee is due to meet in Tokyo this Friday to set out the legislative agenda for the extraordinary Diet session that begin

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Smoking ban discussions to restart in October


Macau’s legislators are set to resume discussions on the smoking ban in late October, local media reports. The Legislative Assembly working committe

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No change in table cap policy, Lionel Leong says


Macau Secretary of Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong addressed the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, Nov. 26th as part of a five-hour Q&A session, dur

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Macau operators meet with second standing committee over smoking ban


Macau’s six casino operators met with the Second Standing Committee of Legislative Assembly to jointly present their views on the proposed smoking r

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Smoking bill edges closer with approval during first reading


Macau’s smoking bill moved a step closer to potentially coming into effect after lawmakers gave their approval during the first reading in the Legis

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Mixed reactions during smoking debate


Amendments to the new smoking bill have drawn mixed reactions from lawmakers who largely approve of its stricter policies though are concerned over it

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