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Nation 15 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

31 gamblers held in raid on illegal den in Kuala Langat

Chinese New Year #8220;ong#8221; (good luck) turned into terrible #8220;suey#8221; (bad luck) for 31 people when police raided an illegal gambling den in Kuala Langat in the wee hours of Monday.

AseanPlus News 04 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Barred from the east, Thai gamblers head for Myanmar casinos

B>BANGKOK: /B>No wins, no losses and no draws. All is quiet at Thailand's border with Cambodia that is dotted with dozens of gambling dens and casinos.

AseanPlus News 04 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vietnamese place bets in big organised crime trial

B>HANOI: /B>As 155 defendants were read their charges yesterday, on the fifth day of Vietnam's biggest ever organised crime trial, passers-by laid bets on various aspects of the trial, state-run media said.

Nation 03 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Leaders laud ACA move to screen candidates

CHINESE community leaders and associations have lauded the move by the Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) to screen the background of candidates recommended for awards or promotions of official positions, saying that this will ensure they only go to those with a clean background.

AseanPlus News 19 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Casino: No payment for ‘cheats’

B>HONG KONG:/BA Cambodian casino owned by a businessman friend of Prime Minister Hun Sen is refusing to pay US$2mil (RM7.6mil) to a group of gamblers here who it says cheated, a news report said yesterday.

Nation 01 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bogus bomohs who 'heal' victims

Police here have uncovered cases of bogus mediums and bomohs cheating their patients into paying huge sums of money regularly if they want to maintain good health.

AseanPlus News 16 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cops smash two gambling syndicates composed of M'sians and S'poreans

POLICE have smashed two of three syndicates composed of Singaporeans and Malaysians believed to be behind nearly all the major illegal gambling dens in the city state, officials said yesterday.

Nation 30 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Police bust betting syndicate

Police have arrested a suspected bookie of an international syndicate that has been taking bets totalling about RM12mil a month on football matches.

AseanPlus News 25 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thai commandos storm gambling boat, arrest 58

B>BANGKOK:/BSome 100 Thai commandos stormed a luxurious floating gambling den in the Gulf of Thailand and arrested 58 gamblers, police said yesterday as the government vowed a broader crackdown on the vessels.

Nation 03 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Three policemen among 13 arrested in raid on gamblers

Three policemen and a woman were among 13 people detained in a raid on gamblers here on Monday.