Thursday, October 29, 2020

Japan

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Japan IRs have a new schedule

After spending most of this year in denial or else paralyzed by the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Japanese central government has finally made a credible decision about its IR development plans, which is to push back the timeline by nine months.

Opposition politicians join street rally against Yokohama IR

National politicians of various opposition political parties joined a street rally outside Yokohama Station in an effort to encourage the city government to abandon its IR development plans.

Japan settles on nine month delay of IR development timeline

The Japan Tourism Agency released revised guidelines that have established a nine-month delay in the nation's IR development timeline.

Sega Sammy Creation reported US$15 million loss in FY2019

According to the official government record, Sega Sammy Creation lost JPY1.56 billion (about US$15 million) in the year ending March 31, 2020.
500.com says no breach of foreign corrupt practices act

500 .com declares itself innocent

It has been ten months since the 500 Dot Com bribery case broke into public view, but the net of justice has yet to fall upon and to wring confessions out of those who are widely believed to be the most guilty.
Delay in Japan’s IR development schedule confirmed

Delay in Japan’s IR development schedule confirmed

Central government officials have confirmed to the local media that the IR licensing application period will be delayed by up to a year. Much along...
Steelman Partners to design Pixel Companyz IR proposals

Steelman Partners to design Pixel Companyz IR proposals

The Tokyo-listed firm Pixel Companyz, which announced its intention to join the Japan IR race in August, has unveiled a partnership with Las Vegas-based...
500.com says no breach of foreign corrupt practices act

500.com says no breach of foreign corrupt practices act

Online lottery company 500.com said a special investigative committee (SIC) established to probe its role into an alleged bribery scandal in Japan found that there had been no violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 
Nagasaki expects 6-12 month delay in IR development timeline

Nagasaki expects 6-12 month delay in IR development timeline

The Nagasaki Prefectural Government has told its prefectural assembly that the national timeline will likely be delayed by 6-12 months, according to the information...
Kamori given suspended sentence in bribery scandal

Kamori given suspended sentence in bribery scandal

Kimihito Kamori, former chairman of Kamori Kanko, has been sentenced to ten months in prison, suspended for two years, for his part in bribing...

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