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Philweb elects new president, effective Feb 1

Philweb Corporation president Dennis Valdes is stepping down from his role as president, and moving to Alphaland Corporation, a real estate firm chaired by...

Jumbo expands in Cambodia and the Philippines

Taiwan-based Jumbo Technology claims that its gaming machine market share is expanding in Southeast Asia, especially Cambodia and the Philippines.

Authorities arrest 342 Chinese in an investment scam outfit

The Philippines on Friday said it has detained hundreds of Chinese workers, as part of a continued crackdown against unlicensed online gaming businesses. A total...

Lawmaker requests probe into underreported casino revenue

A member of the House Committee on Games and Amusement has filed a resolution urging Congress to look into the tax compliance of integrated...

SEC allows capital base increase for Suntrust

The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved an increase in the authorized capital stock of Suntrust Home Developers Inc, paving the way for the...

AMLC exec director to address ASEAN Gaming Summit 2020

The executive director of the Anti-Money Laundering Council in the Philippines, Atty. Mel Georgie B. Racela is the latest speaker to confirm their attendance...

Four suspects identified in POGO worker kidnapping

Philippines police have identified four Chinese suspects in the kidnapping of a Chinese Philippine offshore gaming operator (POGO) employee in Makati on December 9. One...

Lawmakers to probe POGO kidnappings

House of Representatives lawmaker Eric Go Yap, chairman of the committee on games and amusements, indicated that legislators are preparing to investigate cases of kidnapping involving Chinese nationals working in POGOs.

ASEAN Gaming Summit receives top accolade at Login Casino Awards

The ASEAN Gaming Summit has been named as the "Most Significant Conference of the Year" at the third annual Login Casino Awards.Nominees for the...

POGO workers required to hold IDs in January

The Philippines government will be issuing identification cards to all foreign POGO workers starting in January, in a bid to better monitor, tax and...

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Cockfighting bust nets 60 arrests in Phuket

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