Wednesday, February 28, 2024



Manila airport to increase aircraft movement

The government aims to increase aircraft movements at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to 48 per hour from the current 41.

Sri Lanka revises new casino license fees

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Finance has announced revised fees for obtaining and renewing casino licenses, following the submission of ten casino applications, the country's media reported.

Hong Kong Jockey Club asks Gov’t for more betting options to be allowed

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has proposed to the SAR government that it should be allowed to introduce new betting options in its operations to counteract the rise of illegal bookmakers.

Group behind Savan Vegas in Laos loses $175 mln litigation initiated by Macau investor

Macau-based company Sanum Investments Ltd has won a litigation case in a commercial dispute against the Laos-based gambling group responsible for the development of the Savan Vegas Hotel and Entertainment Complex, located in Savannakhet Province in Laos.

Newport World Resorts donates 18 motorbikes to the Philippine National Police

Newport World Resorts, with support from PAGCOR, has donated PHP10 million ($178,000) worth of motorcycles to the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Philippines remains on FATF Grey List despite positive developments

At the recent plenary sessions in Paris on February 23, the Philippines' appeal to be removed from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list was unsuccessful.

Visitor mix for mainland Chinese increased for first time since 2019: UBS

Although Macau’s visitor arrivals in January have yet to return to 2019 levels, the visitor mix for mainland Chinese was high at 49 percent in January for the first time, six percentage points higher than the 43 percent recorded in January 2019, according to UBS.

Jumbo Technology sponsors ASEAN Gaming Summit 2024

Jumbo Technology, a leading gaming supplier in Taiwan, has announced its sponsorship of the ASEAN Gaming Summit 2024, the industry event scheduled to take place from March 19th to 21st in Manila, the Philippines.

SkyCity to appoint interim COO: Brad Burnett

SkyCity has announced the appointment of an interim Chief Executive Officer for New Zealand, elevating Brad Burnett to the role, effective on March 9th.

IPI refiles lawsuits against CCC and Palacios

Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC, a casino operator, resubmitted its two lawsuits against Palacios, the CCC, and associated officials on Friday.