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Indonesian Police Chief Starts Gambling Crackdown

International News Brief: Newly installed National Police Chief Gen. Sutanto has given a one-week deadline for regional police chiefs to eradicate gambling activities in their respective areas during a meeting held on his first day at work on Monday at the National Police headquarters.

'A Good Boss, Attentive and Careful Spender'

International News Brief: After relinquishing the Chief Minister’s post in 2001, Datuk Seri Osu Sukam has now found himself in the limelight with reports of his RM7.14 million gambling debts.

Malaysian Official Criticized by Prime Minister

International News Brief: He may have been spared from having to repay a RM7.1 million gambling debt but Datuk Seri Osu Sukam could not escape the wrath of the Malaysian Prime Minister.

Philippine Illegal Task Force Head Named

International News Brief: Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Thursday named a new head of task force against illegal gambling.

Prime Minister Lee Visiting U.S.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is visiting the United States today through July 16, Lee's office said.

Singapore PM to Meet US Casino Heads

International News Brief: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will meet Las Vegas casino operators as well as Washington leaders in a 10-day visit to the US that kicked off on Wednesday.

Malaysian Court Quashes Casino's Debt Bid

International News Brief: A Malaysian court in Kuala Lumpur has quashed a London casino’s bid to recover a gambling debt of more than €1.47 million racked up by a senior politician in the country’s ruling party.

China Expected as Next Online Gambling Target

International News Brief: Because the online gaming industry is maturing in Europe and North America, many experts fixate on China as the site of the next big gold rush.

Myanmar Casinos Close Doors to Chinese Patrons

International News Brief: Business used to be booming for a casino in the Monglar town of Myanmar, thanks to flocking Chinese tourists. However, that is now history as local government in Myamar is collaborating with China in its fight against gambling.

Aceh Gamblers Caned in Public

International News Brief: Fifteen people were caned for gambling offences outside a mosque in the town of Bireuen.

Taiwan Reconsiders Casino Plan

International News Brief: Taiwan may reconsider an offshore casino plan as a way to boost the local economy and attract tourists to the Penghu islands, according to the vice president.

Japan Could Be Next Asian Hotbed for Legalized Gaming

Where will be the next casino hotspot in Asia after Macau and Singapore? An expert from Osaka University of Commerce says he'd bet on Japan.

New Bets on Thai Casinos

International News Brief: The prospects for Australia's gaming tycoons of new opportunities in Thailand have improved, with the Thai Government pushing for a referendum on legalising casinos

Sands COO: Casino Marketing Should Be Left to the Resorts

The company that owns the Venetian went to the other side of the world to slam the LVCVA.

Expert: Online Gambling is Good Bet

International News Brief: The two upcoming integrated resorts might make bricks-and-mortar casinos the talk of Singapore, but online gambling is where the bigger growth will be, according to some in the industry

Adelson Interested in South Korean Project

International News Brief: Sheldon Adelson has expressed an interest in investing in a plan by the South Jeolla provincial government, dubbed the "J-Project," to build South Korea's largest leisure complex.

New Bets on Thai Casinos

International News Brief: The prospects for Australia's gaming tycoons of new opportunities in Thailand have improved, with the Thai Government pushing for a referendum on legalising casinos.

Macau Property Prices Rising

News Brief: The way Macau property prices are soaring while rows of new apartment blocks stand nearly empty, investors could be forgiven for thinking that the mushrooming casino business is providing the gas for a property bubble.

Thai PM: Referendum Needed for Casino Issue

International News Brief: Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said before any move was made to legalise casinos in Thailand, voters should be consulted in a referendum.

Singapore Casinos May Create 3,400 Rooms

International News Brief: Singapore’s two casino-resorts may generate 3,400 hotel rooms and 100,000 sq m of retail space, according to estimates released by the National Development Ministry yesterday.

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