Uncertainty over further schedule delays and concerns about a reduced scale for IR development on Yumeshima is causing local railways to consider scal
Osaka Mayor Ichiro Matsui and Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura have indicated that, due to impact of the coronavirus, it is currently not possible to set a
While Japan’s ruling party is trying to ignore the 500 Dot Com bribery scandal that has entangled five of its lawmakers, the Osaka-based Japan Innovation Party is taking the opposite tack, quickly expelling its bribe-receiving lawmaker and instituting...
Osaka Mayor Ichiro Matsui indicated at a press conference on Friday that he had effectively given up on his long-cherished goal to open the Yumeshima IR before the 2025 World Expo, and that in fact the bidders would only be asked to commit to a FY2026...
Osaka’s governing party has finalized its plans on how to divide IR local tax revenues in the event that the central government licenses the Yumeshima IR and its separate initiative to administratively merge Osaka prefecture and city is approved in...
It was considered a foregone conclusion in gaming circles that Osaka will be a venue for one of the first three integrated resorts in Japan, though the entry of Yokohama into the race and shifting political sands highlight the fact that nothing should...
Galaxy Entertainment held a press event in Osaka on Wednesday to make their local pitch, providing competition for MGM Resorts.
Las Vegas Sands has announced that it has become a top-tier sponsor for the Summer Sonic 2019 rock music festival to be held at Osaka’s Maishima Sonic Park for three days from August 16.
Las Vegas Sands president and COO Rob Goldstein said he believes Osaka to be the only city in Japan suitable for a large-scale IR with “millions”
Osaka Mayor Hirofumi Yoshimura revealed in an interview with the Sankei Shinbun that he envisions attracting Formula One racing to Yumeshima after the
Analysts are painting optimistic scenarios for the Osaka economy, as well as for the Japanese construction industry generally, in the wake of the local success in winning the 2025 World Expo.
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