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Cambodia cabinet meets on AML laws

Cambodia’s cabinet, lead by Prime Minister Hun Sen, reportedly met on Friday to discuss long-awaited laws on anti-money laundering, terrorism financing and counter-proliferation financing, The Phnom Penh Post reports. 

Racing industry gets $72.5 million in emergency support

New Zealand’s racing industry is getting a major boost from the government with a $72.5 million emergency support package, including $20 million to build...

New Zealand mulls lessening lockdown restrictions

In New Zealand, the government is set to announce this afternoon whether the country will come out of a strict Level Four lockdown.  The change,...

Govt still considering whether to extend casino closure period

The Macau government says it is still assessing whether to extend the two-week casino closure beyond February 19, 2020, while it monitors developments related...

MOF to discuss future of Vietnam gaming industry

Nguyen Minh Tien, Deputy Director-General of the Ministry of Finance in Vietnam has joined the growing line-up of speakers set to speak at the...

Macau expects MOP 91 billion in gaming taxes in 2020

The Macau government expects to receive MOP91 billion (US$11.3 million) in Special Gaming Taxes, making up for around 74.5 percent of total tax revenue...

NagaCorp’s Phnom Penh exclusivity period extended to 2045

Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp has announced it has entered into an agreement with the government of Cambodia to extend its gaming exclusivity in Phnom Penh...
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DoF wants higher POGO taxes

The Department of Finance in the Philippines has said it will back a proposal for a 5 percent tax hike on the country’s offshore igaming licensees.

Shambala receives green light for Primoyre

Shambala JSC, the former operator of the Shambala Casino in the now-closed Azov City gambling zone, has received permission to conduct gambling activities in...

Experts reiterate the need for speedy gaming law approval

The Cambodian government needs to hasten the passage of the draft gambling law in order to keep investment flowing into the country, according to...

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