Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Japan

Government proposes voluntary measures on gambling addiction

The central government is proposing new measures to combat the gambling addiction associated with pachinko, horse racing, bicycle racing, etc., but its unwillingness to...

Wynn Resorts proposes “world’s largest” IR for Japan

Wynn Resorts Development Japan President Chris Gordon says that his company was proposing to build the world’s largest IR in a city such as...

Nikkei holds IR seminar in Sapporo

The Nihon Keizai Shinbun held its second IR seminar on March 5, this time in Sapporo, Hokkaido, before an audience of 367 people. Five international...

Wynn Resorts to open Tokyo office this summer

Wynn Resorts has announced that it will open an office in the Marunouchi district of Tokyo this summer, with the purpose of tightening its...

Keidanren focused on World Expo, not IR industry

Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) Chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi clarified at a press conference before the foreign media in Tokyo that his new role as head...

Takenaka again upgrades Yumeshima development team

Effective from March 1, the Osaka-based Takenaka Corporation, one of Japan’s big five construction companies, once again upgraded its internal company team with a...

Lawmakers educated on the role of MICE in IR complexes

The Japan IR Association (JIRA) held its second event within the Diet Building complex on March 5, this time focusing on MICE and the...

Yumeshima to drive Osaka Bay development

The public and private sectors in Osaka are making it increasingly clear that their ambitions are not confined to creating a major tourist attraction...

Yokohama business leaders to establish IR promotion council

Leaders of the Yokohama Chamber of Commerce & Industry are making another push for an IR bid in their city, this time announcing that they will form an “IR Promotion Council” by the end of the year.

Two-thirds of Hokkaido residents oppose IR construction

As the prefecture heads toward the April 7 gubernatorial and prefectural assembly elections, a poll conducted by the Hokkaido Shinbun found that 66 percent...

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