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Cambodia Passes Law to Regulate Exploding Gambling Sector
October 07, 2020

Cambodia Passes Law to Regulate Exploding Gambling Sector

By Sebastian Strangio
The legislation seeks to rein in a sector that has brought violent crime, drug trafficking and anti-Chinese sentiment in its wake.

Inside China’s Belt and Road Tangle
September 01, 2020

Inside China’s Belt and Road Tangle

By Sebastian Strangio
Far from being a strategic masterplan, the BRI is a chaotic enterprise that contains the seeds of its own negation.
How Southeast Asia Can Responsibly Harness Chinese Gambling Activities
March 13, 2020

How Southeast Asia Can Responsibly Harness Chinese Gambling Activities

By Jason Hung
Southeast Asian countries should conditionally allow, rather than outright ban, China’s offshore gambling activities.

Did Cambodia Just Make a U-Turn on Gambling?
September 19, 2019

Did Cambodia Just Make a U-Turn on Gambling?

By David Hutt
A recent move warrants attention given the government’s previous positions.

What Are China's High Rollers Doing in Australia?
August 05, 2019

What Are China's High Rollers Doing in Australia?

By Joshua Mcdonald
A recent expose explores the nexus between an Australian casino, Asian organized crime, and Chinese elites.

Why Is the Philippines the Home for Chinese Offshore Gambling?
November 22, 2018

Why Is the Philippines the Home for Chinese Offshore Gambling?

By Alvin Camba
The Philippines' unique economic structure explains why nearly all Chinese FDI is being funneled into one sector: gambling.

China Arrests Foreign Casino Employees in Latest Crackdown
October 17, 2016

China Arrests Foreign Casino Employees in Latest Crackdown

By Cal Wong
Arrested for "gambling crimes," the 18 were involved in visa operations for a company helping Chinese go abroad to gamble.
World Cup Scores Big in China
June 26, 2014

World Cup Scores Big in China

By Shannon Tiezzi
Despite an awkward time difference and the absence of a Chinese team, the World Cup is drawing a huge audience in China.

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