Thursday, November 24, 2016

crackdown & enclave

Quotations:


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

-- 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:

crackdown:
severe action taken to restrict the activities of criminals or of people opposed to the government or sb in authority.

enclave:
an area of a country or city where the people have a different religion, culture or nationality from those who live in the country or city that surrounds it.

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