Thursday, August 11, 2022


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Yokohama IR plans face recall and referendum movements


Political parties and citizens opposed to an IR bid at Yamashita Pier are launching movements both to recall Fumiko Hayashi as mayor of Yokohama as well as to subject any casino construction plans to a popular referendum.

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Kinmen residents overwhelmingly vote no to casinos


Residents of Taiwan’s Kinmen County have voted against casinos in the island in a referendum held Saturday, local media reports. The referendum, for

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It’s Kinmen’s Turn, and a Last Chance for Taiwan?


On October 28, 2017, Kinmen Island will hold a referendum in which the residents will be asked if they would support the establishment of casino-based tourism resorts on the island. Kinmen (also known as Quemoy) is a Taiwan-controlled island located off...

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Kinmen to hold casino referendum in Oct


An outlying island county of Taiwan, Kinmen, is set to hold a referendum later this year for residents to decide whether or not to permit casinos, Foc

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Kinmen takes swing at casino referendum


Taiwan’s Kinmen County is set to vote in October to decide whether to permit casino development on the island, Taiwan News reports. The news comes a

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Penghu residents reject plans for casinos, again


Residents of Taiwan’s Penghu have majority voted “no” to casino development on the island in a referendum held on Saturday. About 80 percent of

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Penghu vote key to unlocking Taiwan casino industry


Penghu voters will go to the polls on Saturday in a referendum that could be key to opening up the casino industry in Taiwan. Although the ruling Democratic Progressive Party is opposed to gambling, it may be hard for the government to ignore the wishes...

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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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PIL filed against offshore casinos in Goa


A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the operation of offshore casinos in River Mandovi has been filed at the High Court of Bombay, local me

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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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Casinos are ‘fait accompli’ of government: Parrikar


Union Defence Minister and former Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar has ruled out the removal of casinos, saying they are 'fait accompli' of the

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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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Penghu residents may soon vote on casinos


Penghu residents may soon take part in a referendum to allow casinos to open in their hometowns, local media reports. Over 5,000 signatures of eligibl

Residents on Taiwan’s Penghu ready for casino referendum


Taiwan’s outlying island of Penghu may hold another referendum on whether to allow casinos, local media reports. The local government's Referendum S

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