Monthly Archives: December 2016

Liaison official calls for ‘open minds’ on jobs

Date

December 30, 2016

Author

none

Source

Macau News

Region


Subject

Macau

URL

http://macaunews.com.mo/liaison-official-calls-open-minds-jobs/

Central People’s Government Liaison Office Deputy Director Yao Jian said on Thursday that as long as the employment rights of local residents are protected, the city should be “open-minded” by allowing “more people” to compete in the job market, adding that the city’s sustainable development can only be achieved if there is competition.

Macau government scraps New Year’s Eve fireworks

Date

December 30, 2016

Author

none

Source

Macau News

Region


Subject

Macau

URL

http://macaunews.com.mo/macau-government-scraps-new-years-eve-fireworks/

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) released a statement on Thursday announcing the cancellation of a fireworks display scheduled after the countdown on New Year’s Eve outside Macau Tower. According to the statement, the pyrotechnic material cannot be delivered to the city on time. The statement asked for residents’ “understanding”.

Gaming outlook reason to drop Korea scheme: Lippo

Date

December 30, 2016

Author

none

Source

GGRAsia

Region


Subject

Korea

URL

http://www.ggrasia.com/gaming-outlook-reason-to-drop-korea-scheme-lippo/

Hong Kong-listed real estate developer Lippo Ltd has given some commentary in its 2016 interim report – filed on Thursday – regarding its decision to seek disposal of its interest in a South Korean real estate project involving U.S.-based casino firm Caesars Entertainment Corp. It was “in light of current outlook for the gaming industry in North Asia and the volatility of the global economy,” stated Lippo. The scheme on land at Incheon, near Incheon International Airport – a major regional air hub serving South Korea’s capital Seoul – involves a foreigner-only casino.

Singapore casinos at risk of Beijing crackdown over capital flight

Date

December 30, 2016

Author

Niall Fraser/ Josh Ye

Source

South China Morning Post

Region


Subject

Singapore

URL

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/29/singapore-casinos-at-risk-of-beijing-crackdown-over-capital-flight-through-potential-misuse-of-unionpay-network.html

Beijing’s crackdown on capital flight could be about to extend to Singapore amid concerns that large sums of money may have been funneled out of the mainland in violation of China’s strict currency controls through casinos in the city state.

Foreign bookies target emerging Aussie players via social media

Date

December 30, 2016

Author

Luke Massey

Source

SBC News

Region


Subject

Uncategorized

URL

http://www.sbcnews.co.uk/retail/2016/12/30/foreign-bookmakers-target-emerging-aussie-players-via-social-media/

The Head of Integrity for Cricket Australia has confirmed that foreign bookmakers are approaching emerging Australian cricketers on social media, seeking information on squads and playing conditions. Iain Roy confirmed that players on the verge of making it to national squads and the Big Bash League (BBL) are being targeted by ‘pitch-siders’ via tools such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

William Hill cashes out from Czech Republic

Date

December 30, 2016

Author

none

Source

Yogonet

Region


Subject

Czech Republic

URL

http://www.yogonet.com/international/2016/12/30/william-hill-cashes-out-from-czech-republic

UK sports betting and gaming operator William Hill has decided to leave the Czech Republic as a new gambling regulatory regime readies to take effect in the Central European country. William Hill has informed local players and affiliates that its products will no longer be available in the Czech Republic from 1 January 2017 when the new law is set to become effective.