Friday, August 7, 2020

Former foe joins Donaco board

Donaco International has appointed the Thai vendor of its Star Vegas property in Cambodia to its board of directors as part of an accord for underwriting a share issue in the company.

IPI execs face arrest after 71-count indictment

Two executives from Imperial Pacific International and one from its contractor MCC International face arrest if they return to U.S. soil after being indicted on 71 counts including, racketeering, international promotion of money laundering, harboring and employing illegal aliens.

Metro Manila quarantine strengthened and lengthened

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, responding to appeals from frontline medical workers battling Covid-19, has ordered a Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), the second-strictest designation,...

Nagasaki Shinkansen faces construction delays

The Kyushu Shinkansen’s planned Nagasaki Route may not be constructed according to the timeline that had earlier been proposed, potentially being an economic setback...

Asia economies show signs of life

China’s manufacturing sector grew at its fastest pace in nine years in July, while manufacturing indicators in several other key Asian economies also showed signs of improvement after the Covid-19 slump. 
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Melco’s Studio City stake edges higher

Melco International Resorts & Entertainment’s holding in the company that owns the Studio City Resort in Macau has edged higher following a recent share transaction.
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Wynn blames Covid for Japan withdrawal

Wynn Resorts is closing its Yokohama office due to the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the integrated resort business, though says long term it’s still interested in Japan.
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Genting HK delays deliveries, cuts costs 

Genting HK said it’s delaying the delivery of two new ships by about a year and cutting other costs to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Donaco tightens purse strings as Covid-19 impact continues

Australia-listed Donaco International will be placing a stronger emphasis on controlling costs and expenses after weak June quarter results due to the continued impact...

Registrations open for Australasian Gaming Expo Seminars

Next week, the Australasian Gaming Expo, in collaboration with Asia Gaming Brief will be launching the 2020 edition of the AGE Seminars - delivered...

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PH Resorts pushing for early opening of Cebu resort

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