It is “good for business,” says Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada. He is talking about expressing support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on crime.
Duterte has also launched a campaign to eradicate online gambling and plans for casinos in the Philippines to be covered by the anti-money laundering law. Okada also supports these.
In addition, the Japanese tycoon told ANC that the business perspective Duterte is doing is encouraging more business opportunities.
Okada Manila is a $2.4 billion integrated resort and casino in Entertainment City.
It is the third gaming facility in Pagcor’s Entertainment City in Parañaque. It was formerly the Manila Bay Resorts Integrated Resorts and Casino.
Over the next two years, Okada said his company is looking to hire about 20,000 Filipinos.