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There are reports that China has canceled the passports of thousands of Chinese working for Philippine offshore gaming operators
'Kakapal ng mukha!' Indignant at owners of a permit-less restaurant, the Pasig mayor offers to help the Bureau of Immigration track down and deport illegal workers and businessmen in the city.
Synchronization Anywhere for You Incorporated is the first POGO firm to be padlocked by the Bureau of Internal Revenue
Interest in 2011's 'Contagion' film, mobile phone game 'Plague Inc,' and Netflix's 'Pandemic' docuseries soar around the world
Does the President exempt Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente, a former Davao police chief, from accountability for the bribery scheme that let illegal Chinese workers slip into the country?
Whistleblower Allison Chiong says immigration officers in NAIA Terminal 1 receive as much as P20,000 a week in the bribery scheme
President Rodrigo Duterte found 'probable cause' to investigate allegations that immigration officers have taken bribes to let illegal Chinese workers slip into the country, says his spokesman
Senator Risa Hontiveros' committee investigates sex trafficking, prostitution rings, and exploitative work of women in the Philippine offshore gaming operators industry
Bureau of Immigration spokesperson Dana Sandoval says the officials 'were removed from their posts due to command responsibility' while the BI investigates the alleged 'pastillas' scheme for arriving POGO workers
Kawhi Leonard wins the first-ever Kobe Bryant All-Star Game MVP award after helping Team LeBron topple Team Giannis
In a modus called 'pastillas,' POGOs pay P10,000 per person and provide free lunch to get VIP treatment
(UPDATED) The senator confronts immigration officials at a hearing after an informant alleges that the entry of POGO employees is facilitated for P10,000 per person
A tweaked format paying homage to the late NBA icon Kobe Bryant turns the All-Star Game into an ultra-competitive match
NBA superstars head to the Windy City all bundled up as they gear up for the All-Star spectacle
Heat forward Derrick Jones bags the Slam Dunk crown while Kings guard Buddy Hield emerges as Three-Point king
Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo describes Kobe Bryant as the 'Michael Jordan of our generation'
Teen sensation Zion Williamson rocks the Rising Stars game, quite literally, as his rim-rattling dunk bends the backboard
It isn't exactly an All-Star break for young Hawks star Trae Young as he sees action in all 3 days of the annual NBA spectacle
Team USA overpowers Team World in the NBA's Rising Stars showdown that virtually turns into a dunk contest
Mavs hotshot Luka Doncic banners the World Team going up against the US Team of Pelicans rookie sensation Zion Williamson
'He said I was playing great. I kind of zoned out after that,' says 19-year-old star rookie Zion Williamson after meeting former US President Barack Obama
Tributes to 18-time All-Star Kobe Bryant take center stage as the annual league spectacle honors the late NBA icon
Suns star Devin Booker gets a last-minute All-Star call-up as streaky Trail Blazer guard Damian Lillard suffers an injury
(UPDATED) Senator Risa Hontiveros says they have yet to check if the Michael Yang name-dropped by POGO owners is President Duterte's former 'economic adviser'
Conflicting employment figures, unpaid taxes, and rising crimes lead Senate labor committee chair Joel Villanueva to recommend suspending online gambling in the Philippines
'There's no wrong choice,' says LeBron James after assembling his All-Star team bannered by Lakers teammate Anthony Davis
The Philippine Sports Commission postpones several national sporting events as a 'safety measure' against the novel coronavirus
Because of higher revenues in 2019, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation is able to remit P56 billion to the government
Best remembered for wearing a Superman cape in one slam jam spectacle, Dwight Howard returns to the All-Stars slam dunk contest after 11 years
LeBron James is set to wear Gianna Bryant's No. 2 as he is also a proud 'Girl Dad' like Kobe Bryant
Senator Risa Hontiveros says photos of trafficked women are being passed around in WeChat and Telegram chat groups, where there are 'menus of services, as though in a restaurant'
The predominantly Chinese industry is also told by Philippine regulators to 'exercise extreme caution' in hiring new employees amid the spread of the novel coronavirus in several countries
The Philippine government improves in getting cash from tax-dodging online gambling operators, but it still falls short of its target
This is the second time the Philippine Sportswriters Association will recognize the entire Team Philippines as its Athlete of the Year awardee
At the Roll Play Game Lounge, there’s no need to purchase food or drinks. Once you enter, all you need to do is play.
After trailing Mavs hotshot Luka Doncic in the early tally, LeBron James surges ahead to virtually clinch the overall lead
This year's major national multi-sport events are set to unfold in the newly renovated Rizal Memorial Sports Complex and Philsports Arena
Here's a rundown of the winners in the local game development scene's 2019 Game On Awards!
Once the least trusted among the bets for Speaker, Alan Peter Cayetano works double time to woo House members. His tactics seem to be paying off.
'It's like a telenovela. I couldn't have written it better. Things have been going really bad and in my home country, I finally win the gold,' says EJ Obiena
POGOs are the country's fastest-growing industry. They have caused friction because of allegations of widespread tax evasion and the influx of tens of thousands of immigrant workers.
The ASEAN Para Games will be rescheduled due to funding and logistical constraints
US-listed Chinese internet company NetEase removes Ozil from the game due to his 'extreme comment about China'
The special presidential recognition is on top of cash incentives for medal-winning Filipino athletes
'Hopefully, we still get that kind of preparation by the next SEA Games in Vietnam,' says men’s water polo team member Roy Cañete
But Makati Police Investigation Unit chief Major Gideon Ines Jr says they have yet to verify whether Zhou Mei, a POGO employee, is already back home
The Philippine jiu-jitsu team collects 5 gold, 3 silver, and 3 bronze medals in the 2019 SEA Games