Okada Manila - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Okada Manila


Okada Manila to lay off over 1,000 workers due to severe losses

May 27, 2020 - 12:50 PM

Affected Okada Manila workers will receive notices starting June 15 and will receive separation pay

Okada Manila pledges P50 million vs coronavirus

Mar 27, 2020 - 12:05 PM

Okada Foundation pledges P25 million to the Lung Center of the Philippines and another P25 million to the Philippine Heart Center

DOJ affirms dismissal of another estafa complaint vs Okada

Jan 20, 2019 - 10:35 AM

But tycoon Kazuo Okada is still facing another $3.1-million estafa case

CASE DISMISSED.Kazuo Okada, chairman of Universal Entertainment Corporation, rides his car after attending an event at Malacanang Palace in Manila on January 23, 2017. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Parañaque court orders arrest of Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada

Jan 06, 2019 - 9:55 PM

The tycoon says the allegation that he committed estafa is 'absolutely absurd'

This photo taken on Janaury 23, 2017 shows Kazuo Okada, chairman of Universal Entertainment Corporation, getting into his car after attending an event at Malacanang Palace in Manila. (Photo by TED ALJIBE / AFP)

DENR urges Cove Manila to cancel balloon drop event

Dec 30, 2018 - 6:27 PM

The environment department's Biodiversity Management Bureau says that even biodegradable balloons contribute to waste and may be harmful to wildlife if ingested

Duterte warns police not to set foot in Okada Manila casino

Nov 22, 2018 - 6:40 PM

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte warns that if police disobey, he'll order the military to patrol the casino which he describes as 'crawling with usurers, kidnappers'

LEGAL BATTLE. Tiger Resort, owner and operator of Okada Manila, blames Parañaque City Prosecutor Amerhassan Paudac for supposedly leaking the resolution involving its $10 million estafa complanint against Kazuo Okada. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

DOJ asked to reinvestigate Okada estafa complaint

Jun 17, 2018 - 6:25 PM

Tiger Resort Leisure & Entertainment Incorporated files two motions before the Department of Justice, seeking a new probe and the junking of resolutions issued by the Parañaque City Prosecutor's Office

LEGAL BATTLE. Tiger Resort, owner and operator of Okada Manila, continues its legal battle against Japanese tycoon Kazuo Okada.

Prosecutor general inhibits from Okada estafa complaints

Jun 10, 2018 - 4:15 PM

Acting Prosecutor General Jorge Catalan Jr grants the motion of Tiger Resort Leisure & Entertainment Incorporated, the complainant against Japanese tycoon Kazuo Okada

Acting Prosecutor Gen. Jorge Catalan Jr. answers queries from the senators during the hearing of Committees on Public Order & Dangerous Drugs and Justice & Human Rights at the Senate in Pasay City on July 26, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DOJ asked to probe 'leaked' resolution in Okada estafa case

Jun 03, 2018 - 4:51 PM

Tiger Resort claims Parañaque City Prosecutor Amerhassan Paudac's investigation into the matter would be 'whitewashed' since Paduac himself is involved

LEGAL BATTLE. Tiger Resort, owner and operator of Okada Manila, blames Parañaque City Prosecutor Amerhassan Paudac for supposedly leaking the resolution involving its $10 million estafa complanint against Kazuo Okada. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

DOJ to probe 'leaked' resolution on Okada complaint

May 28, 2018 - 3:55 PM

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says he will find out whether a resolution on the estafa complaint against Kazuo Okada was indeed leaked

NEW ORDERS. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra orders all incumbent undersecretaries and assistant secretaries to resign. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Parañaque prosecutor asked to inhibit from Okada estafa complaint

May 23, 2018 - 8:45 PM

Tiger Resort blames the prosecutor for the supposed leak of a resolution involving its estafa complaint against its ex-chairman Kazuo Okada

LEGAL BATTLE. Tiger Resort, owner and operator of Okada Manila, is the complainant in the estafa case, accusing ex-partner Kazuo Okada of embezzling over $10 million of the firm's funds between early 2016 and June 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

A sumptuous New Year's treat at Okada Manila

Jan 23, 2018 - 11:26 AM

Let the feasts and cheers continue as Okada Manila brings exciting dining promos in store for guests

IN PHOTOS: Okada Manila greets 2018 with customized motorbikes

Jan 13, 2018 - 4:34 PM

Okada Manila collaborates with Orange Country Chopper's Paul Teutul Sr for customized motorbikes, unveiled on New Year's Day

Nelly coming to Manila

Jan 09, 2018 - 8:21 PM

(UPDATED) The 'Dilemma' singer postpones his Manila show

IN PHOTOS: 10 Christmas trees in Manila that will put you in a festive mood

Dec 16, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The holiday spirit is in the metro with these bright, beautiful Christmas trees

O, CHRISTMAS TREE. Christmas trees all over the city put people in a festive mood. Photos by Precious del Valle and courtesy of Sofitel Manila

IN PHOTOS: Arnel Pineda’s 50th birthday concert

Sep 12, 2017 - 6:00 PM

The singer celebrated a milestone with a dinner concert at Okada Manila

Photo by Stephen Lavoie/ Rappler

Japanese billionaire to expand Okada Manila in 2017

Apr 28, 2017 - 5:02 PM

According to Okada Tiger Resort is still considering listing through the backdoor route

EXPANSION. 'We would be preparing for our Phase II starting this year, within the year. About 300,000 square meters will be developed for our Phase II,' Kazuo Okada says on the sidelines of ASEAN Prosperity For All Summit 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Stars step out for Okada's glittering fountain launch

Mar 31, 2017 - 11:01 PM

See Robin Thicke Pia Wurtzbach and Gerphil Flores at the unveiling of the world s largest multicolored fountain

FOUNTAIN UNVELING. Gerphil Flores, Robin Thicke, and Pia Wurtzbach celebrate Okada Manila's fountain unveling on March 31. Photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Okada Manila grand opening moved to March

Feb 13, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Once fully operational the 44 hectare Okada Manila is set to become the largest integrated entertainment resort in the country

MOVED. After commencing its casino operations last December, Okada Manila said it has been well received by the local gaming enthusiasts that led to a milestone of reaching 10,000 Reward Circle members during its first week of operations. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: Miss Universe queens from PH share one stage

Jan 21, 2017 - 10:56 PM

Okada Manila pays tribute to Gloria Diaz Margie Moran and Pia Wurtzbach

SNEAK PEEK: Okada Manila, grand entertainment venue soon to open in Manila

Dec 22, 2016 - 4:54 PM

On the day they opened their doors for previews Okada Manila held a Christmas concert with Toni Gonzaga Luis Manzano Bamboo and more Check out their photos here

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Okada Manila set to open for Christmas preview

Dec 21, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Under the plan Okada Manila will have a two wing hotel with 993 rooms ranging from 55 square meters for deluxe rooms to 1 400 sqm villas

NEXT BIG THING? Tiger Entertainment unveils Kazuo Okada's US $2 billion investment in Manila dubbed to be the next grandiose entertainment complex in the region. Photo courtesy of Tiger Entertainment

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

What does Okada's Manila casino-resort look like?

Feb 28, 2012 - 7:22 PM

An early look at Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada s US 2 billion investment in Manila