National / Crime & Legal Jul 14, 2020

Lawmaker received ¥1 million in casino bribery scandal

A Japanese ruling party lawmaker has admitted to receiving ¥1 million ($9,300) from a Chinese gambling operator interested in joining Japan's nascent casino market, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. But prosecutors will not build a case against Takaki Shirasuka on a bribery charge ...

Macao gambling king Stanley Ho dies aged 98

Asia Pacific May 26, 2020

Macao gambling king Stanley Ho dies aged 98

Macao gambling king Stanley Ho, who built a business empire from scratch in the former Portuguese colony and became one of Asia's richest men, died on Tuesday at the age of 98, state broadcaster China Central Television reported. The flamboyant tycoon, who loved to dance ...