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In a series of announcements in recent days, all six Macau operators have now announced staff bonuses to most of their employees, generally equivalent to one month of extra pay.
Macau legislator José Pereira Coutinho has called on the city’s Chief Executive to take action against what he described as “collusion” between casinos and those responsible for regulating the gambling sector, in order to stop employment abuses.
SJM Holdings has announced it has entered into two purchase agreements for US$1 billion in US dollar-denominated senior notes intended to assist in repaying bank loans connected to the Grand Lisboa Palace project.
A passenger aboard one of the two special Air Macau flights coming from Tokyo, bringing 109 residents stranded abroad, has tested positive for Covid-19 in a test carried out upon arrival in Macau, becoming the first local case in seven months.
A total of 77 gambling addicts were added to the Macau Social Welfare Bureau central registration system last year, a 30 percent decrease compared to the 2019 figure.
The US District Court for the NMI has ordered Imperial Pacific International to cease operations and all construction work for a week—except for the department working on payroll and security—after ruling in favor of the US Department of Labor in its petition to find IPI and Chairwoman Cui Li Jie in contempt.
Yokohama city has launched its RFP process to build a major urban IR at the Yamashita Pier candidate site. The timeline calls for the operator partner to be selected in the summer and the agreement finalized in the autumn.
Lotte Tour Development is reportedly planning to submit its application to license its casino within Jeju Dream Tower this month. The firm is aiming for a March opening.
Thailand’s Pattaya region business leaders are reportedly divided over whether opening legal casinos would mitigate Thailand’s illegal gambling problem.
SunTrust Home Developers announced that Suncity WC Hotel was granted incorporation by the Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on January 19.