Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Japan

Nikkei announces IR Forum for Osaka in August

The Nihon Keizai Shinbun is bringing its high-powered IR Forum to Osaka, marking the third in the Nikkei series, but the first held in...

Caesars Forum on pace for March 2020 opening

Caesars Forum, a state-of-the-art 550,000 square-foot conference facility under construction in Las Vegas, is on pace to meet its scheduled March 2020 opening date. Last...

Kintetsu mulls battery-powered train for Yumeshima

Kintetsu Railway believes that it may have found a technological solution that could make possible its scheme for an express service between Yumeshima, the...

Staffing begins for Casino Management Board

The Casino Management Board may not have been established on July 1 as had long been scheduled, but that hasn’t stopped the national government...

More illegal internet casino busts in Tokyo and Osaka

Police continue to take down illegal internet casinos across the nation, with the latest round including the bust of one casino in the Ueno...

University of Macau shares IR lessons in Tokyo

The University of Macau organized an event on Saturday at a hotel in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, to pass along to a Japanese audience Macau’s experience...

Domestic consortium enters talks to operate Hokkaido airports

A consortium led by Hokkaido Airport Terminal Company, operator of New Chitose Airport’s terminal buildings, has been chosen to enter exclusive talks with the...

Illegal casino in Tokyo Ikebukuro gathered Chinese gamblers

Tokyo cops busted an illegal casino in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo that gathered a significant proportion of its patrons visiting from mainland China,...

Hokkaido environmental group opposes IR bid

The Hokkaido Nature Conservation Society has come out against an IR bid from within the prefecture, arguing that it could damage the region’s precious...

Yokohama mayor still sounds like an IR bid advocate

Since January 2017 Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi has insisted that she is a “blank slate” on the issue an making an IR bid, but...

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