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ATA - Construction works on Arbër Highway running at high rates
TIRANA, July 18/ATA/-The Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama shared Thursday in the social media a video showing the construction site...
NNA - Le vice-Premier ministre Ghassan Hasbani de l'ONU: le respect des objectifs de développement durable contribue à attirer le financement international au Liban
ANI-Le vice-Premier ministre Ghassan Hasbani a présidé la délégation libanaise au forum politique de haut niveau ...
NNA - جنحة لبنان تسلمت شهادة IOSA رئيس مطار رفيق الحريري الدولي - بيروت فادي الحسن
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ATA - Vetting/ Chief Prosecutor at Vlora Judicial District Court dismissed
TIRANA, July 18/ATA/- The Independent Qualification Commission IQC dismissed Thursday from office the Chief Prosecutor at the Vlora Judicial District...
NNA - بطولة آسيا للشابات في كرة اليد
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NNA - روجيه فغالي بطل المرحلة الرابعة لسباق السرعة
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ATA - Vetting/ Tirana Court Judge dismissed
TIRANA, July18 /ATA/-The Independent Qualification Commission IQC dismissed Thursday from office the Judge of the Tirana Court and a candidate...
NNA - افتتاح الدورة 35 لمهرجانات بيت الدين
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NNA - Launch of Directors Lab Mediterranean at the American University of Beirut (AUB)
NNA - Directors Lab Mediterranean, a sister Lab to Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab in NYC founded by Anne Cattaneo...
CNA - وزيرا دفاع قبرص واليونان يناقشان الاستفزازات التركية غداً
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CNA - وزيرا التعليم في قبرص وصربيا يناقشان تنفيذ مذكرة التفاهم
وكالة الأنباء القبرصية - قبرص / نيقوسيا - مهى ميخائيل
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CNA - المتحدث الرسمي باسم الحكومة: الرئيس اناستاسياديس مستعد للقاء الزعيم القبرصي التركي
وكالة الأنباء القبرصية - قبرص / نيقوسيا - مهى ميخائيل
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Lusa - Business News - Angola: Parliament approves 14% VAT starting in October
Luanda, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – Angola’s parliament on Thursday approved amending the Value Added Tax (VAT) law, which is...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Government approves transfer of investment fund supervision to CMVM
Lisbon, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – Portugal’s government on Thursday approved a bill that transfers the supervision of investment fund...
Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: Economy grows again in second quarter
Praia, Jul.18,2019 (Lusa)-Cabo Verde's economy returned to growth in the second quarter, after a drop in the first three months...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Government to crack down on use of mobile phones while driving
Lisbon, Jul.18,2019 (Lusa)–Portugal’s government on Thursday said that it is to change the Highway Code to increase penalties for the...
Lusa - Business News - Mozambique: Domestic gas imports to increase
Maputo, Jul.18,2019 (Lusa)-Mozambique will increase domestic gas imports by 1,100 tonnes in the second half of this year, Imopetro, the...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Sines port terminal XXI expansion agreed
Lisbon, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – Portugal's government and Sines Port Authority reached an agreement on Thursday over expansion and...
Lusa - Business News - CORRECTION: Mozambique: Strong demand makes hydroelectric increase share sale
Correction of the percentages in paragraphs 1 and 6
Maputo, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – The percentage of the share capital...
Lusa - Business News - Mozambique: Airports handled 14,000t of cargo in 2018, against 40,000t capacity
Maputo, July 18, 2019 (Lusa) – Mozambique’s airports last year handled 26,000 tons of cargo less than their installed capacity...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: InovCluster manages project to increase qualification of SMEs
Castelo Branco, Portugal, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – Portugal’s Association of the Agroindustrial Cluster of the Centre (InovCluster) is developing...
CNA - الرئيس أناستاسياديس يلتقي مع مساعد الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة لعمليات حفظ اسلام
وكالة الأنباء القبرصية - قبرص / نيقوسيا - مهى ميخائيل
يلتقي رئيس الجمهورية نيكوس أناستاسياديس مع مساعد الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة لعمليات حفظ السلام جان بيير لاكروا يوم الأربعاء 24 تموز...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Indebtedness of non-financial companies up €3.4B in May to €729.6B
Lisbon, July 18, 2019 (Lusa) – The indebtedness of non-financial companies in Portugal in May increased by €3.4 billion to...
Lusa - Business News - Mozambique: Strong demand prompts HCB to increase stake sold to investors to 4%
Maputo, July 18, 2019 (Lusa) – The percentage of the shares in Mozambique state hydroelectric power company HCB placed for...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Government prepares contingency plan for proposed truckers' strike
Lisbon, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) - João Galamba, Portugal's secretary of state for energy said on Thursday that an "emergency...
Lusa - Business News - Mozambique: Strong demand makes hydroelectric double sale on stock exchange
Maputo, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – The percentage of the share capital of Mozambique’s hydroelectric HBC put on sale increased...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Algarve public awareness campaign to save water gets underway
Faro, Portugal, Jul 18, 2019 (Lusa) – The Algarve Water Company, Águas do Algarve, is starting a campaign to raise...
CNA - Amendments to foreclosure framework hamper banks’ efforts to reduce problem loans, Moody’s warns
CNA - ΝICOSIA - Moody’s rating agency warned on Thursday that the amendments approved by the Parliament of Cyprus to...
HINA - Croatia's Q1 survey unemployment rate at 7.6%
ZAGREB,July18(Hina)-Croatia's survey unemployment rate stood at 7.6% in the first quarter of 2019,decreasing by 2.7 percentage points from the same...
Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: PM to launch road work schemes on Santo Antao and Sao Vicente
Praia, Cabo Verde, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – On a visit to Santo Antao and Sao Vicente, Cabo Verde’s Prime...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: State Street Corporation acquires qualified position in EDP utility
Redação, 17 jul 2019 (Lusa) – State Street Corporation acquired a qualified stake in power utility company EDP after reaching...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Final CGD report approved unanimously
Lisbon, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – The final report of the parliamentary committee of inquiry into state-owned Caixa Geral de...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: PSI20 opens 0.48% down at 5,226.82 points
Lisbon, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – The Lisbon stock exchange opened in negative territory on Monday with the main benchmark...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Top headlines on Thursday
Lisbon, Jul. 18, 2019 (Lusa) – The possibility of Portugal’s finance minister Centeno being appointed the head of the IMF...
Lusa - Business News - Macau: Suncity 'jeopardises' license to explore gambling - analyst




Macau, China, Jul. 11, 2019 (Lusa) – Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Margaret Huang, a gambling industry expert on Thursday told Lusa that the Suncity group, the world's leading VIP gambling specialist, may have jeopardised its possibility of guaranteeing one of the licenses for casinos in Macau in 2022.
Representatives of Suncity have been heard by Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) for alleged illegal promotion of online gambling, the bureau told a website specialised in information about casinos in Asia called GGRAsia.
"I think that the possible breach of the online gambling may jeopardise its possibilities of getting a license in Macau," said Huang.
“Still, they are making progress to correct the situation by meeting with the DICJ to better clarify how and if they were in fact involved,” Huang added.
On Wednesday, the game expert Changbin Wang told Lusa he did not believe that the Suncity group would be ruled out from operting casinos in Macau but said he believed it had damaged their reputation.
However, he said that if the information that the group illegally promoted online gambling is confirmed, “the political damage could be significant.”
The group has already expressed their willingness to compete for a license to run gambling in Macau from 2022.
The bureau told GGRAsia that it has heard the group that is allegedly involved in "online gambling" and "proxy betting" activities.
The Economic Information Daily, an affiliate newspaper of the Chinese official news agency Xinhua, reported on Monday that it had contacted about "30 players" who allegedly used online gambling services associated with the Suncity group.
The newspaper claimed that the group, in places it operates in Macau, attracted players from mainland China to an online gambling app available outside the territory.
In statements to Lusa on 21 May, the executive director of Suncity announced the group's claim to compete for the concessions of new gambling licenses in Macau in 2022.
Suncity has around half of the VIP market in Macau, the world gambling capital, with 17 VIP lounges in the region giving it a presence in all casino operators there: Melco, MGM, Sociedade de Jogos de Macao, Galaxy and Wynn. It is also active in the VIP sector in South Korea, Philippines and Cambodia, taking high-spending gamblers on 'junkets' to casinos.

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Date : 2019-07-12 09:10:24







 

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