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’You don’t compromise on human rights,’ he wants to tell the President
Does the Office of Solicitor General have the power to give advisory opinions to other government agencies like Pagcor?
'The opinion of the OSG is erroneous, misplaced and misguided. It does not serve the interest of the country. Who will benefit from it?' asks Senator Franklin Drilon
House committee on ways and means chairperson Joey Salceda says imposing additional taxes on Philippine offshore gaming operators would raise P45 billion in government revenue
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez supports the plan of Albay Representative Joey Salceda to slap more taxes on Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators and their service providers
City Hall closes a POGO company which had no business permit and was not paying business taxes
As the Philippines positions itself to be the top gambling destination in Asia, the country prepares to host one of the most highly anticipated gaming expos
The first online gambling firm shut down by the Philippine government is up and running again after promising to settle P1.3 billion in unpaid taxes
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says P300 billion in annual revenues can be achieved 'with no effort' should the government privatize Pagcor and PCSO gaming operations
The chair of the House committee on dangerous drugs says the online gambling industry has the potential to 'revolutionize' the money laundering process
House ways and means committee chairman Joey Salceda says they are 'quietly studying' online gambling risks, adding that the industry already comprises nearly 1% of gross domestic product
Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) now bring more cash to the local economy than business process outsourcing companies, says Leechiu Property Consultants
'Those who don't pay or respond to your assessments, clamp them down,' says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
The employees face charges of violating illegal gambling and cybercrime laws
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is not heeding China's call to ban online gambling operations
Rappler breaks down how online gambling flourished in Manila and why it could be the latest test of the relationship between the Philippines and China
Beijing has asked that POGOs be closed, but their departure would in the near term adversely affect the bottom line of several of the Philippines' largest real estate firms. It's for President Duterte to save the sector.
China also wants to 'jointly tackle criminal activities including online gambling and cyber fraud,' saying it would help development relations between Manila and Beijing
Driven by greed and ignorance, countless ordinary Chinese people, like moths flying toward fire, fall into online gambling and cannot extricate themselves
Senator Joel Villanueva says Filipino interests are only at a disadvantage with the growing Philippine online gambling operations industry in the country
Chinese and Taiwanese groups use Vietnam as a venue for online betting rings in recent years
'We are not talking to the Chinese government about it. This is a matter of their citizens...who work here and are subject to our tax laws. That's all,' says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
China absolutely hates gambling, but the Philippines is fueling its citizens' addiction
Withheld passports, dubious recruiters, broken promises. This all sounds like a Filipino OFW's story, but it's someone else's.
Police say 22 people have been arrested in massive raids across Vietnam to combat online gambling
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says it is important to find out where foreign online gambling workers are located, given the 'national security implications' and their large presence here
Senators Joel Villanueva and Grace Poe say government agencies are not doing enough to prevent foreigners from illegally working in the Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte says gambling is a magnet for crimes like extortion and kidnapping
Foreign online casino sites not regulated by Pagcor are easily accessible in the Philippines, leaving Filipinos at risk of gambling addiction
There's more dim sum in the metro, but the Chinese have driven up rent for locals and brought in a gambling contagion
Apple removed 25,000 apps suspected of facilitating gambling and illegal lotteries, state broadcaster CCTV reports, emphasizing there was still work to be done.
The pact makes the NBA the first American sports league with an official betting partner
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'It's time we hold these companies accountable. They cannot continue raking in money and then passing on the responsibility and costs of cleaning their mess to cities and Filipino taxpayers,' says environmentalist Froilan Grate
Retired Court of Appeals Associate Justice Normandie Pizarro, who was accused of 'selling' cases, justifies his gambling as an 'indiscretion committed by a dying man'
Superintendent Adrian Antonio is the administrative officer of the PNP's Directorate for Operations, which creates anti-crime campaigns. Public officials like Antonio are barred from going to casinos.
Wally Sombero, a self-proclaimed online gaming expert in the middle of a bribery scandal, says he wants President Rodrigo Duterte to understand the potential of Asia's growing online gaming industry
Britain says it would tighten laws on high stakes gaming machines to protect 'the most vulnerable' users by lowering maximum bets, curbing advertising and raising awareness about potential harm
Jobstreet asks 3 658 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10
In a press briefing on Wednesday August 2 Cagayan Economic Zone Authority CEO and administrator Raul Lambino says these were revenues from online and offshore gaming licensees operating outside the jurisdiction of CEZA
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The group was believed to be behind the series of kidnapping incidents against foreign nationals who are high roller casino players in recent months
The Crown staffers were suspected of arranging junkets overseas for wealthy Chinese gamblers
The lawmaker who filed the bill seeking a P3 000 casino entrance fee admits he also gambles but argues the law does not prohibit legislators from doing so
Despite challenges Pagcor Chairperson Andrea Domingo says the local gaming industry s total revenues in 2017 may still expand to P160 billion
As the House of Representatives begins its probe into the robbery and arson attack on the popular casino we revisit what we know about the incident and the questions that need to be answered
Local casinos are practicing minimum responsible gaming standards set by regulators But compared to global practices the Philippines seems to be just catching up
The state can only do so much says Pagcor boss Andrea Domingo in the wake of the Resorts World Manila attack