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AGB Webinar on this week: Future China Tourism

This week, Asia Gaming Brief will be hosting its hotly anticipated AGB Webinar on the Future of Chinese Tourism, set for Wednesday, 23rd September...

Vietnam opens e-visa program for 80 countries, including China

Travel to Vietnam will soon become more streamlined after the government announced it will be accepting travelers via electronic visas from select countries, including...

U.S. deems Hong Kong no longer autonomous to China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said he will no longer consider Hong Kong as autonomous to China, a move that will...

Las Vegas CEO offers free flights with “Keep America Flying” promotion

As Las Vegas begins to welcome back visitors to the city, one CEO has thought of a way to spur tourism by offering 1,000...

Trans-Tasman travel bubble is advancing

A working group of business and government leaders from Australia and New Zealand are fortifying plans to create a trans-Tasman travel bubble, which will...

Stanley Ho’s passing should not have impact on SJM: Analysts

The death of Stanley Ho is not expected to have any impact on SJM Holdings’ operations, given Ho’s limited involvement in the business since...

Suncity Group to use fiscal reserves to cover shareholder losses

Casino and junket operator Suncity Group on Tuesday announced fiscal measures to “enhance shareholders’ confidence” in the group’s future prospects.  In a note sent to...

Tourism, racing businesses announce job cuts

Major hotel chain Millennium and Copthorne Hotels is shedding 70 percent of its 1,300 staff as it expects two years before tourist numbers recover...
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Macau gambling mogul, Stanley Ho dies at age 98

Stanley Ho, who dominated Macau’s casino industry for four decades before the market was opened for competition in 2002, passed away on Tuesday, 26th...

Japan lifts state of emergency in remaining prefectures

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has put an end to the country’s state of emergency, lifting the order for Tokyo and its surrounding areas...

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