Imperial Pacific International first payment to the U.S. The Department of Labor to the tune of $164,000 was paid on time on April 1, according to IPI lawyer Michael Dotts.
The installment is the first of many – with the total amount owed by IPI at $1.48 million, which is the amended consent judgement handed down by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona last year for a number of labor violations stemming from as early as 2016.
The stars of the regional political and business world came out on Monday to formally launch the Kyushu IR Promotion Council, aiming to win one of the three available licenses from the central government.
The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.