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Three Southeast Asian cities among most visited in 2018

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Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur made it once again into the top-ten list of most visited cities 2018 issued by business intelligence firm Euromonitor...
As soccer World Cup kicks off, Vietnam legalises sports betting

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While Thailand’s authorities are eagerly trying to curb any illegal betting during the World Cup 2018 and police are even busy to arrest more...
Macau group builds Vietnam’s largest casino

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Construction is currently underway for Vietnam’s so far biggest casino as part of the Hoiana Resort on an ocean stretch in Vietnam’s central province...
Thai jasmine rice variety named best in the world

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The World Rice Conference at its annual meeting in Macau on November 8 declared Thailand's fragrant Hom Mali variety the world's best rice, maintaining...
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...

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In the run-up to the Asia Property Awards, a key event for the industry in the region, experts are upbeat on the potential of...
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...
Singapore challenges Las Vegas in casino revenue

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With $5.85 billion of revenue from its two casino complexes in 2012, Singapore is snapping at the heels of Las Vegas for second place....
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...
Vietnamese tycoon plans $4b casino

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One of the richest Vietnamese, Dao Hong Tuyen, CEO of hospitality and development company Tuan Chau Group, is planning to set up a casino...
Lao Airlines opens route to gambling haven Macao

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Laos and Macao on June 25 signed an air services agreement that opens the commercial air transport market between the ASEAN country and the...
Philippines in gleeful anticipation of $2.5b from gaming

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The Philippines gaming industry is expected to generate revenue of about $2.5 billion by the end of 2013, the state-owned gaming monopoly Philippine Amusement...
Singapore, HK vie for yuan gateway

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After Singapore doubled its currency swap agreement with China in March, the city-state has been given the upper hand over Hong Kong in becoming...
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...
Infrastructure woes hinder Manila gaming

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One of the big challenges for the growing gaming industry in Manila is airport infrastructure. Basic upgrades are necessary to adequately shuttle tourists to the enormous new gaming complexes opening in the city.
Property market in the Philippines: Too hot or not?

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With the economic boom being seen in the Philippines, nouveau wealth is appearing in the country, boosting the property market. Experts are at strife about the question whether a bubble is in formation.
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...
JPMorgan to shut Malaysia retail unit

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US-based bank JPMorgan will close its retail banking operations in Malaysia, its only presence of that business arm in Asia. The closure is part...