Tag Archives: Penghu Island
- Taiwan legislators seek abolition of local referendums on casino gaming
April 17, 2017
Four Taiwanese legislators are proposing to strip the people’s power to decide on casino gaming in their jurisdiction. Taiwan Central News Agency reported that Taiwan’s governing Democratic Progressive Party legislators Lin Ching-yi, Yang Yao, Chen Man-li and Wu Yu-chin were all moving to strike off Article 10-2 from the island...
- Taiwan to hold referendum for Penghu casino in October
August 29, 2016
The wait will soon be over for Taiwan’s next attraction—a casino. On October 15, residents in the country’s outlying island of Penghu will have to decide on whether they will allow casinos in their hometown, Taiwanese media reported. Results of the referendum will be announced before October 22, according to...
- Casino referendum for Taiwan’s Penghu Island pushed back to end of 2016
May 20, 2016
It won’t be long before residents in Taiwan’s outlying island of Penghu will have to decide on whether they will allow casinos in their hometowns, local media outlets have reported. This was after the group pushing for the legalization organization gathered more than enough signatures to trigger a local referendum...
- New referendum for casino on Taiwan’s Penghu Island coming soon, reports say
March 10, 2016
Taiwan’s next attraction—a casino—is possibly coming soon. A local group that called itself the Alliance Promoting Internationalization of Penghu is reportedly near its goal of gathering enough signatures to trigger a local referendum on whether Penghu, one of Taiwan’s outlying islands, should allow casino gaming in its territory. The alliance...
- Presidential polls results could spell trouble for Taiwan’s gaming expansion plans
January 18, 2016
The results of Taiwan’s recently held elections could mean trouble for the country’s prospects of gaming expansion. Over the weekend, nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Tsai Ing-wen won by a landslide to become Taiwan’s first female president. This is also the first time DPP will control the presidency and...
- Residents could vote again on new casino for Taiwan’s Penghu island
November 4, 2015
Penghu, one of Taiwan’s outlying islands, is getting another chance to vote on a new casino in the area. Last week, the local government’s Referendum Screening Committee approved a proposal to hold a referendum early next year, allowing Penghu residents to vote on possibly allowing a new casino to open...
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