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Zhuhai and Shenzhen: Part 1 of 3

It’s April, springtime, so that means junket time. Every year twice a year we have these large-scale seminar-slash-meetings that gather all of the partner schools participating in our program here at the Horrifyingly Egregious Crimes of Inhumane Education. 1,689 more words

Honey, I'm Home, or Swimming Pools, Movie Stars

I shouldn’t have been shaky about covering the junket for Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters 3D this past weekend.  I mean, while I may have taken public transportation to the  Four Seasons — the site of the junket — I’m not  exactly fresh off the bus.   663 more words

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China Corruption Blitz Hits Macau Junkets

Laundering Money

Rotten gamblers, especially the whale bettors, could be mistaken for money laundering. This may be the assumption of Chinese President, Xi Jinpin. His crackdown on corrupt officials and tycoons is starting to drain China. 250 more words

Dirty Laundry: The Macau Connection

Macau is a major gambling center that falls under the classification of a Special Administrative Region of China.  The casino industry contributes almost three quarters of Macau’s government revenue and attracts a huge number of tourists and high-rollers from mainland China.  514 more words

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