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The administration of Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi is expected to announce shortly the start of its RFP process to build a major urban IR at Yamashita Pier, potentially becoming the largest IR development in Japan.
Accusations have appeared in the Korean media alleging that Paradise Co, used some questionable tactics to encourage some employees into early retirement as part of the firm’s measures to reduce costs.
Oshidori International, a bidder for an IR operating license in Nagasaki, Japan, has issued a positive profit alert to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, projecting an unaudited consolidated profit of more than HK$2.3 billion (US$304 million) for the year 2020.
South Korean police have arrested one of three subjects sought in connection with the theft of about $13.3 million from Landing International's Jeju casino. The unidentified man was described as an employee of an agent company that attracts and manages casino customers.
The Jeju Tourism Service Union, LEK Branch of the Federation of Korean Trade Unions, is accusing Landing International of both inept and opaque management practices surrounding the major theft of cash as well as the unfair dismissal of four Jeju Shinhwa World employees.
Local police swept up thirty employees and customers in a raid on an illegal baccarat room in Osaka, Japan.
In the wake of the 500 com bribery case, the Suga government has been proposing new rules for contacts between Japanese government officials and IR operators. However, these regulations are being criticized for being ambiguous in certain key areas.