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Senate probe sought into Nayong Pilipino casino deal

Aug 29, 2018 - 2:14 PM

Senator Francis Escudero asks the Senate blue ribbon committee to probe the alleged questionable $1.5-billion casino deal

DRAMATIC GROUNDBREAKING. The scale model of NayonLanding, the Filipino-inspired casino resort to be built on Nayong Pilipino Foundation land is showcased during the project's groundbreaking ceremony. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

HK firm's $1.5-B Nayong Pilipino resort to push through

Aug 08, 2018 - 3:34 PM

Landing International Development Limited says it is a valid leaseholder 'unless the lease contract is cancelled or nullified on legal grounds by the courts'

Body of Australian diver missing in Batangas found 3 days later

May 05, 2018 - 10:18 PM

Authorities retrieve the body of Australian national Andre Kilbride not far from the popular Aquaventure Dive Resort on Saturday early afternoon, May 5

Panglao island next in DENR 'crackdown on environmental violators'

Feb 22, 2018 - 5:49 PM

A regional investigating team is tasked to find out the establishments in Panglao Bay that are violating the Clean Water Act and the Solid Waste Management Act

UP NEXT. The environment department says Bohol's Panglao island is next in its crackdown of beach resorts and establishments that are violating environmental laws.

Melco to launch luxury hotel brand in Macau and Manila

Jan 11, 2018 - 12:30 PM

To be called NÜWA, Melco's new hotel brand will replace the current Crown Towers in its flagship property, City of Dreams

SURGE. Melco's casino revenues surge by 53% in the 1st 9 months of 2017 to P22.5 billion, from P14.7 billion for the same period a year ago. File photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

City of Dreams Manila operator's income surges on better casino profit

Nov 07, 2017 - 6:45 PM

The performance is driven by City of Dreams Manila's strong year-on-year growth across all gaming segments

SURGE. Casino revenues surge by 53% in the 1st 9 months of 2017 to P22.5 billion from P14.7 billion for the same period a year ago. Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

Misibis Bay Resort: A soulful treat with a fresh breeze

Aug 30, 2017 - 9:00 PM

This gem of a resort in Bicol caters to both lazy loungers and lively thrill seekers

Resorts World gunman possible suspect in BMW killings – MPD

Jun 23, 2017 - 12:10 PM

UPDATED The Manila Police District homicide chief confirms Jessie Carlos is the only person of interest after running tests on evidence found in the crashed BMW

JESSIE CARLOS. Photo of Resorts World Manila attack suspect Jessie Carlos who turns out to be a former government tax specialist who faced an ill-gotten wealth case for increases in his assets. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Gambling addiction responsibility of individuals, families – Pagcor

Jun 05, 2017 - 1:40 PM

The state can only do so much says Pagcor boss Andrea Domingo in the wake of the Resorts World Manila attack

GAMBLING NEEDED. PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo defends the gaming industry saying that it contributes much to the Philippine economy. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

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Jun 02, 2017 - 9:00 PM

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PH tourism braces for impact of Resorts World Manila attack

Jun 02, 2017 - 6:13 PM

The Philippine Travel Agencies Association says the incident resort will definitely impact the country s tourism industry Airlines report another round of delayed cancelled flights

CASINO ATTACK. Past midnight, Friday, June 2, an 'emotionally disturbed' man fired gunshots and set ablaze gaming tables at the casino floor of the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, says the National Capitol Region Police Office (NCRPO). Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Bloomberry reports turnaround profit on gaming, non-gaming units

Nov 15, 2016 - 3:55 PM

The 3rd quarter of 2016 produces the best ever quarterly VIP volume mass table drop and EGM coin in for Solaire thus far

GOOD YEAR. The owner of Solaire Resort & Casino reports a turnaround profit, driven by record revenues from gaming and non-gaming businesses. File photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Kazuo Okada eyes resorts, golf courses in the Philippines

Jul 20, 2016 - 3:35 PM

The Japanese billionaire whose 44 hectare integrated resort and casino Okada Manila is opening this year wants to pursue more projects in the Philippines

MAKING AN IMPRESSION. A rendering of Tiger Resort's planned casino, with a dancing fountain as centerpiece. It is set to open in this year. Image courtesy of Tigers Resorts

Two big stars to join Resorts World Manila’s Bituing Walang Ningning: The Musical

Oct 05, 2015 - 6:51 PM

Antoinette Taus and Epy Quizon will join the star studded musical on its October 8 restaging

Sereno asks telcos to act swiftly on PH's slow Internet

Sep 26, 2015 - 10:00 PM

Meanwhile Senator Bam Aquino says: The facets of the Internet go beyond just communications If we want to grow this country we have to solve this Internet issue fast

 HORRIFYINGLY SLOW. "Our Internet bandwidth is horrifyingly narrow and outrageously slow…This is a negative shoutout to the two major telcos,” Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

El Nido Resorts wins at World Travel Awards 2014

Oct 11, 2014 - 11:40 AM

Plus the list of winners in the Philippines category

‘Magtinabangay’: Bantayan Island’s new tourism slogan

Nov 19, 2013 - 1:02 PM

Helping each other is the new slogan of the storm shaken people of tourist haven Bantayan Island

Travellers IPO set at P11.28 apiece

Oct 18, 2013 - 3:12 AM

Proceeds and share price are down by more than half compared to what the firm earlier announced in May

Travellers International pushes through with IPO set at P11.28 apiece. Photo by AFP