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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Mighty Manny Pacquiao lifts spirits of typhoon victims with victory in Macau

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 02:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tacloban Families crowd into Tacloban sports stadiumto revel in their boxing hero's victory in Macau Mighty Manny lifts spirits of typhoon victims Filipinos ... overwhelming points victory over Rios in Macau. "I'm so happy that he won. This is a win for all Filipinos. It will surely lift our spirits, especially the victims of the typhoon," said ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Two monster transport projects in Manila spell misery for commuters

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:56pm by Alan Robles

    ... the steep rates. The airport expressway will lead directly to a casino complex where Macau magnate Stanley Ho Hung-sun's son Lawrence Ho Yau-Lung is building a hotel. According to the Metro ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Pacquiao hands money, food and Bibles to Philippine typhoon victims

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 05:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Guiuan

    ... island on Sunday night. He lifted the country’s spirits a week ago with a comeback victory over American boxer Brandon Rios in Macau, following three straight defeats that had raised speculation ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Pacquiao says Philippines presidency can wait

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 07:54pm by AFP

    ... to comments he wanted to lead his country. The “Pacman” was pummelled by Filipino politicians and on social media after he said in Macau at the weekend he aspired to be president, with critics saying ... parliament, knows his law. He said Pacquiao was “saddened” by the ferocity of criticism over his comments, which were made while promoting his November fight with American Brandon Rios in Macau. “He ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Japanese gambling tycoon may be charged over Manila land deals

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... (Pagcor) to build casinos each worth at least US$1 billion at Entertainment City. Of the other franchises, one involves a joint venture between Australian billionaire James Packer, Macau gambling ... States by American partner Steve Wynn in a case involving their casino businesses in Las Vegas and Macau. Philippine President Benigno Aquino subsequently ordered an inquiry into Wynn's ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines opens bid to join global gambling elite

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 08:51pm by AFP

    ... “Entertainment City”, located near Manila’s airport. The Belle Grande – a joint venture with the Philippines’ richest man, Henry Sy, Australian billionaire James Packer and Macau gaming tycoon Lawrence ... in Manila run by Genting and a Filipino tycoon that opened in 2009. While Macau counts US$38 billion in annual revenues, Naguiat is confident the Philippines will eventually have one of the biggest ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Billionaires John Gokongwei and Kazuo Okada to build Manila casino

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Agencies in Manila Philippines' John Gokongwei and Japanese pachinko boss Kazuo Okada will build gaming facility in Manila as nation seeks to dethrone Macau Billionaires team up ... can surpass Las Vegas and "challenge" Macau and Singapore in gaming revenues in the next five years with the opening of the four Entertainment City casinos, according ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Opening of Solaire casino launches Manila's new gambling hub

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... today opens the first casino in a hub designed to emulate the success of Macau. Port tycoon Enrique Razon's US$1.2 billion Solaire Manila casino will have a monopoly within Manila's ... to copy Macau, where gamblers from mainland China fuelled a 14 per cent revenue surge to a record US$38 billion last year. New resorts could help the Philippines' gaming market expand ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine distillers praise coconut vodka

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Japan and Macau, though official data is unavailable. ...



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