Tag Archives: casino

How far should MPs go for a cause?

In the last six months, Member of Parliament for Moulmein-Kallang GRC, Denise Phua, has called on the government to slay two (sacred) cows – one, the elected presidency; and two, gambling.In May, Ms Phua, who has since been appointed Mayor of Central Singapore Community Development Council (CDC), called on the Government to scrap the elected presidency and for it to …

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The Satirist Says: Vice-Raids to encourage IR patronage

In an unusual show of disdain for the ‘veterans’ at Geylang and Joo Chiat, a multi-agency task force swooped down on Thursday to evict the area of 108 persons involved in “illegal gambling activities, secret society involvement, peddling contraband cigarettes, vice-related activities, trafficking and drug-related offences” (according to TODAY). Then, on Saturday, another 138 persons were removed (according to MyPaper) …

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NSP expresses concerns about Sands’ links to criminal gangs

Press release from the National Solidarity Party. Concerns on the Casino License for Marina Sands 1. The National Solidarity Party notes that there are news reports on Macau Sands’ links to its partner who is implicated in the murder-for-hire case being tried in Hong Kong. According to Business Time April 3 2010 report, “an investigation in Macau has revealed that …

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Bar them!

Applications open on Wednesday for families of problem gamblers to have them barred from casinos under the Family Exclusion Orders. Channelnewsasia

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