Corona Resort: right stuff, unfortunate name

On a white sand beach lapped by clear turquoise water, Vietnam’s first casino allowing nationals to gamble has the untimely name of Corona along with winning facilities to help Phu Quoc island grow as a high end tourist destination.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is editor at large for Inside Asian Gaming, a contributor to Forbes, columnist/correspondent for Asia Times, and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.