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Indonesia focuses on Philippines and Cambodia to shut down online gambling in the country via NAPs

Indonesia is now mandating that network access point (NAP) service providers cut access to the internet lines that are based in the Philippines and Cambodia and are allegedly being used for online gambling within the nation.

POGO ban could result in 22K job losses in Metro Manila: Government

The Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has warned that approximately 22,000 Filipinos employed by legal Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) in Metro Manila may face unemployment if the online gaming companies are banned in the country.

Macau retailer DFS says unpaid leave plan is a ‘result of careful consideration’

Macau’s leading retailer, DFS Group, has implemented an unpaid leave plan across its Macau branches, emphasizing that the plan is voluntary and was made after careful consideration.

Macau visitor arrivals total 2.7M in May, up 22% y-o-y

Macau saw a 21.6 percent year-on-year increase in visitor arrivals in May, totaling just over 2.69 million, according to the city’s Statistics and Census Service.

Saipan’s gaming regulator suggests ending exclusivity of gaming license

In a recent meeting with the House Ways and Means Committee, the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) Chairman, Edward C. Deleon Guerrero, suggested that the local legislature consider removing the exclusivity of the gaming license.

Australia comms regulator blocks more illegal offshore gambling websites

In a move to curb illegal online gambling, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has requested that internet service providers (ISPs) block additional offshore gambling websites found to be operating in breach of the country's regulations.

Malaysia extends visa exemption for Chinese tourists until end of 2026

China and Malaysia have agreed to extend their mutual visa-free policy following the visit of Chinese Premier Li Qiang to Malaysia this week.

Report claims workers at Macau’s leading retail group suggested to take unpaid leave

The weaker-than-expected recovery in consumption due to China's economic headwinds is likely becoming apparent in Macau.

Suntrust secures extra $17M loan to help finance Westside City Resorts World project

LET Group Holdings, formerly known as Suncity Group Holdings, has provided a $17 million loan to its Philippine Stock Exchange-listed subsidiary Suntrust Resort Holdings to help finance its Westside City Project integrated resort development in Manila.

Thai casino feasibility study to be completed in 3-4 weeks: Report 

Thai Deputy Finance Minister Julapun Amornvivat has announced that a feasibility study on legalizing casinos and gaming resorts in Thailand will be completed within three to four weeks.