Saturday, March 30, 2019

Japan

Kansai Economic Federation proposes “smartcity” for Yumeshima

Kansai Economic Federation (Kankeiren) announced Wednesday its FY2019 plans, which included the goal of using the development of Yumeshima as a showcase for emerging...

Japan Casino School opening new classroom in Osaka’s Shinsaibashi

Only one year after its branch opening in the Namba district of Osaka, the Japan Casino School is unveiling a new classroom in the...

Cabinet approves first round of regulatory details

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposals for IR regulation that had been outlined by the Headquarters for Promoting Development of...

Anti-casino group forms in Nagasaki

A citizens’ group opposing the bid for an IR at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Sasebo city, Nagasaki, held its inaugural meeting...

Japan Gaming Congress 2019 promises “deep dive”

The fourth Japan Gaming Congress is being planned for Tokyo on May 16 and 17, promising to distinguish itself from past events in the...

Osaka begins planning Yumeshima security policies

In recent weeks the outlines of security policies for the anticipated Yumeshima IR have begun to emerge from the Osaka prefectural and city governments.While...

MGM ties up with Orix in Yumeshima IR bid

MGM Resorts has formed a partnership with the regional powerhouse Orix Corporation in its bid to be selected by the Osaka prefectural government for...

Iwate Racing resumes with steroids mystery unsolved

Despite five cases of steroids detection in its racehorses last year, and the source of the scandal still unrevealed, the Iwate Prefectural Horse Racing...

Land prices in Osaka Bay area begin to rise

The Osaka Bay area has seen three decades of declining land prices, but with the development of Yumeshima now on the horizon, land prices...

Eleven gubernatorial campaigns begin

Thursday marked the official beginning of gubernatorial elections in 11 of Japan’s 47 prefectures, some of which involving local IR development as key elements...

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