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Singapore to outlaw offshore gambling

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A new Bill was tabled in the Singapore parliament on September 8 to target the unregulated remote gambling industry. Once passed, the Remote Gambling...
Vietnam needs to work on friendly image, says minister

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Vietnam must prove to international tourists that the country remains a safe and friendly destination to win back their trust amid this time of...
Thai tourism numbers could drop by 10%

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand said on March 31 that international tourism arrivals could drop by 10 per cent in the first half of...
Laos expects tourism boom

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About 3.9 million foreign tourists are expected to arrive in Laos in 2014 according to new forecasts and modeling, an official in the sector...
Vietnam mulls legalising casinos

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The Vietnam government and the country's top tycoons are exploring ways to profit from legalising domestic casinos in a push to create jobs and...
Philippines welcomed 4.68m foreigners in 2013

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Nearly 4.7 million foreigners visited the Philippines in 2013, according to a statement by the country's Department of Tourism (DOT) on February 13. The...
Thailand tourism arrivals grew 22% this year

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Despite political instability, plans for introducing an entry fee and higher airport taxes, as well as security issues at popular holiday spots, tourism arrivals...
Brunei releases first-ever commercial movie

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The first-ever commercial movie made and produced in Brunei is about to hit the cinemas in the Sultanate and set to be shown in...
Philippine gambling revenue seen to double in 2 years

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Macau casino mogul Lawrence Ho Yau-lung says gambling revenue in the Philippines "could easily" double to $4 billion in two years, setting the stage...
Cambodia casino company goes Vladivostok

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Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp Ltd. plans to partner with Macau casino tycoon Lawrence Ho to open a casino in Vladivostok near the Chinese border...
Artificial sun: China opens world’s largest building (video)video

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The Chinese city of Chengdu in Sichuan province has opened the world’s largest man-made structure, housing hotels, shopping complexes, offices, a replica of a...

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Tuyet Lan, the runner-up of Vietnam's Next Top Model contest, is the first Asian face on the cover of the July edition of Pulp,...
Manila casino operator plans $400m IPO

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Melco Crown Philippines, a subsidiary of Macau-based Melco gaming group, plans to raise up to $400 million from a equity offering at the Philippine...
Philippine tourism to create 3.6m jobs

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The Philippine tourism industry is readied to become the muscle behind the country’s job generation machine, employing 7.4 million people by 2016, up from...
Vietnam to invest massively in tourism

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The Vietnam government has said it will allocate no less than $94.2 billion in funds sourced from state resources and private investment to upgrade...
Tourist income surges 70% in Myanmar

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Myanmar’s transformation into a coming-of-age tourist hub seems to be set on course. An influx of visitors has made the tourism industry one of...
Singapore casino revenues slow down

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Singapore’s move to legalise gambling in 2010 in its attempt to become an Asian tourist mecca did not pay off so far. Casino revenues...
Luxury hotels discover Philippines

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The Philippines are increasingly being targeted by high-end hotel chains due to an anticipated growth in tourism on the back of a fast growing...