Mainland China

The Philippines embassy in China reportedly recorded a 200 percent increase in visa applications from Chinese tourists and businessmen looking to visit the Philippines.

Lottery service provider AGTech Holdings posted a sixteen-fold widened loss for the three months ending March 31, 2017.

Tony Tong, co-founder of Pacific Finance Services Limited, and vice chairman of MGIA, has been elected as the vice chairman of the China Credit Management Association.

Lottery service provider 500.com Ltd posted a narrower loss in 17Q1, due mainly to an increase in mobile gaming and sports information services revenue.

Chinese top official Zhang Dejiang has pledged to better facilitate the flow of people between Macau and the mainland by streamlining measures in Macau’s visa process.

Lottery service provider MelcoLot Ltd. recorded a narrowed loss of HK$2.2 million (US$282,600) for the three month period ended March 2017, compared to a loss of HK$5.2 million for the same quarter in 2016.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. today announced the launch of a new partnership with online and mobile commerce company Alibaba Group.

The Crown Resorts staff currently detained in China have officially had their case handed to local prosecutors.

LiNiu Technology Group, formerly known as Iao Kun Group Holding Company Ltd. reported a net loss of $215 million in the full-year 2016, compared to net income of $5.1 million in 2015.

China and the Philippines have held a joint operation cracking down on online gambling sites in the Philippines targeting mainland Chinese.

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