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Nepal authorities have extended the lockdown in Kathmandu and surrounding areas for a further 15 days amid surging Covid cases.
Medical professionals are calling for the closure of offshore casinos, which they claim could be one of the “superspreaders” of the Covid-19 virus.
Indian online gaming firm Nazara Technologies has announced an 84 percent increase in its revenue in the financial year 2021, reaching $61 million.
Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has called on the government to make amendments to a plan for a giant special economic zone in Colombo that was to include casinos, warning it risks becoming a centre for money laundering.