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25 October 2014 16:41:58

Singapore regulators push non-gaming revenue

Hotels, conventions and other non-gaming attractions deliver a quarter of the revenue at Singapore’s casino resorts.


20 October 2014 02:11:22

New Indonesia president faces legislative deadlock

Indonesia’s old guard aims to derail reformist president Joko Widowo, a potentially transformational political figure.


17 October 2014 13:28:10

Hong Kong, Beijing need electoral reform all can accept

There must be room to negotiate to let Hong Kong to choose a representative chief executive.


15 October 2014 01:03:47

Philippines gears up for casino big leagues

Manila’s new integrated resorts will need foreign players by the planeload to meet expectations.


10 October 2014 15:37:56

Rough September, worse October for Macau

Even Mainland China’s Golden Week holiday can't fix Macau’s hangover from a dismal September.


1 October 2014 15:45:07

South Korea casinos bank on Chinese tourists

Chinese tourists, liberal benefits to players and integrated resort plans make Standard Chartered Bank bullish on South Korea.


28 September 2014 17:10:04

Venetian Macao places Sheldon Adelson atop Asian Gaming 50 again this year

Sands Macao changed the game in Macau; Venetian Macao rewrote the rule book and redrew the map.


16 September 2014 17:10:23

Activist/author Pisani sees a place for corruption

If you eradicate corruption, whatever replaces it needs to fit its cultural and political context.

Books


Lonely Planet Indonesia
Lonely Planet Indonesia
Updated guide to the world's most intriguing archipelago

Hong Kong On Air
Hong Kong On Air
Insider view of TV news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie

The Poker Face of Wall Street
The Poker Face of Wall Street
Gambling for investors and investing for gamblers

Lonely Planet Borneo
Lonely Planet Borneo
Muhammad Cohen does Kalimantan and East Sabah