Wednesday, November 23, 2016

consular & tout

Quotations:


Crown Casino arrests: Government notified of formal arrest of three Australian staff in China:

-- Foreign Minister Julia Bishop confirmed the arrests in a statement to the ABC, adding the three Australians remained in detention in Shanghai and had been visited by Australian consular officials.

-- The industry has been known to skirt the ban by touting destination packages rather than gambling, particularly as Chinese President Xi Jinping's ongoing corruption crackdown has deterred some gamblers from the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau.

Definitions:

consular:
adj of consul;

consul:
a government official who is the representative of his or her country in a foreign city.

tout:
1. to try to persuade people to buy your goods or services, especially by going to them and asking them directly;
2. ...

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