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Politician proposes wider assessments for Jeju casino expansions

Kim Hwang-kok of the People Power Party, who is a member of the Jeju Special Self-Governing Council, says that the impact assessments for the new or expanded casinos on this island need to be revised to take into account more factors than simply their projected economic effects.

Shinhwa World labor union demands worker protections against smokers

A labor union representing workers at Shinhwa World in Jeju is demanding that the company enforce protections vis-a-vis cigarette smoking, pointing out that even in Macau smoking is now prohibited in casinos.

26.4 percent of smoking infractions were in casinos: Health Bureau

More than a quarter of all smoking infractions in the first half of the year took place inside casinos, according to data from the...

26.6 pct of all smoking infractions occurred inside casinos: Health Bureau

More than 26 percent of all smoking infractions so far this year have happened inside of casinos, according to an announcement from the Health...

Half of Macau smoking rooms won’t be approved by 2019

Macau’s health authorities have so far approved 49 requests for new smoking lounges, but warn that at least half of the 404 applications will...

Casinos have submitted 88 smoking lounge applications so far

A total of 88 smoking lounge applications from 12 casinos have been submitted to the Health Bureau in the first eight months of the...

Gaming workers petitions govt for better welfare conditions

Hundreds of casino workers gathered in a demonstration on Monday, calling for the government to better enforce smoking laws inside gaming venues, Macau Daily...

Gaming workers union calls for smokers blacklist

A local gaming workers association has submitted a petition for the Macau government to set up a ‘blacklist’ for gamblers who illegally smoke in...

Wynn has been tolerating illegal smoking, petition states

A group of gaming workers from Wynn Macau have submitted a petition to the MSAR government complaining of Wynn’s alleged tolerance of clients’ illegal...

Legislator demands 24/7 smoking inspectors

A Macau legislator is pushing the government to appoint permanent inspectors in gaming areas to prevent infringements of the smoking law, Macau Business Daily...
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