Monday, June 27, 2022


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Striking NagaCorp workers back to work without pay hike


The group of NagaCorp workers that were on strike last week to dispute wages has all returned to work as of Sunday, 12th January, without any wage inc

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Chinese tourist growth slowed by HK protests


The explosive growth of Chinese outbound tourist travel saw a slow down in 19Q3, which analysts said have been the result of ongoing civil unrest in H

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Anti-casino rallies in Yokohama and Osaka


Saturday the 14th witnessed two separate rallies by opponents of casino legalization, one in Yokohama and the other in Osaka. The larger of the two

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Quezon City IR plans under fire from concerned citizens


Bloomberry Resorts has been asked to address concerns raised by local church and parent groups with regards to its Quezon City casino plans, local med

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Melco staff organize protest for better wages, bonuses


Melco gaming staff gathered on the weekend outside City of Dreams in Macau, demanding better wages and bonuses in line with other operators, Macau TDM

Govt. may reconsider Goa tax hike


Goa’s government may reconsider a plan to hike casino fees by as much as 4.5 times following a petition from operators, local media reports. Chief s

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Goa casinos get six-month relocation reprieve


Goa’s floating casinos will get an extension of a further six months before they are forced to move from their current location in the Mandovi River

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MGM China staff protests over pay and working conditions


Around 2,000 workers from MGM China staged a protest on Monday over pay inequality, bonuses and working conditions, local media reports. The protester

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Anti-casino groups continue pushing for no vote


Anti-gambling activists and representatives from various religious groups gathered yesterday to urge Kinmen residents to vote “no” to legalized ga

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Galaxy workers protest over bonus, dealer policy


Employees of Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) gathered outside Galaxy Macau on Tuesday, disgruntled over a recent bonus offering

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Lottery businesses up in arms over new GST


Over 100,000 lottery traders from across Maharashtra staged a day-long protest on Monday against the 28 percent GST on online lotteries, according to

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Saipan regulator urges IPI to step in


Saipan’s casino regulator is urging Imperial Pacific International to get involved in the recent fiasco involving illegal workers at IPI’s casino

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Saipan legislator criticizes government over labor issues


A representative from the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands’ legislature has criticized the government over ongoing issues relating to worker

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Gaming workers take to the streets


Nearly 300 workers held a demonstration on Monday, demanding an increase in wages, local media reports. The protest, organized by the New Macau Gaming

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Sri Lankan lottery protest ends


Lottery ticket sales in Sri Lanka had a shaky start to the new year, after protests from lottery agents and salesmen opposing the increase in lottery

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Penghu residents vote this weekend


Taiwan’s Penghu island residents will be voting this Saturday on whether to permit casino development on the island, with the prospect of new casino

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Women protest gambling and rummy in clubs in Hyderabad


Women’s groups have reportedly joined forces in protest against gambling and rummy in clubs, saying it is responsible for domestic violence, marital

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Penghu protesters drum up anti-casino sentiment


On Monday, a number of anti-gambling protesters gathered outside the Legislative Yuan, urging Penghu voters to say “no” to casinos in the island,

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Pro casino group holds protests in front of DPP headquarters


Penghu’s pro-casino group yesterday protested in front of DPP headquarters in Taipei after the party urged residents to vote against the proposal in

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