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President Duterte to dismiss several government and police officials over corruption

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — In what he describes as “purge regime,” President Rodrigo Duterte is preparing to fire up to 70 active police, three generals and one government official in the...

800 temporary shelters officially turned over to residents affected by Marawi siege

Posted on: December 28th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Before 2017 ends, families in Marawi City who have been staying in evacuation centers for almost seven months because of the Marawi siege will be able to...

PAGCOR probes into possible negligence of Resorts World Manila in June 2 attack

Posted on: June 6th, 2017 | No Comments
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) will look into whether there has been negligence on the part of the management of Resorts World Manila regarding the attack last Friday...

Speaker Alvarez wants ex-PAGCOR execs charged over anomalous 234-M Vanderwood deal

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez questions Cristino Naguiat Jr., the former chairman and CEO of Philippine Amusement And Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), about the agency’s P234-million contract with Vanderwood Management...

DSWD offers free prescription drugs for the poor

Posted on: December 30th, 2016 | No Comments
According to Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo, the one billion-peso fund for the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) from the office of President Rodrigo Duterte and Philippine Amusement...

Jack Lam sued for violation of anti-dummy law

Posted on: December 23rd, 2016 | No Comments
In a complaint filed by Volunteers Against Crime And Corruption (VACC), Chinese gaming tycoon Jack Lam is being sued under Commonwealth Act No. 108 and Presidential Decree 712 for using...

Illegal online gambling operator Jack Lam on immigration look out

Posted on: December 6th, 2016 | No Comments
  Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre has issued an immigration look out bulletin against online gambling tycoon Yin Lok Lam alias ‘Jack Lam’. Likewise, the Bureau of Immigration has cancelled Lam’s...

Duterte wants to revive Botika Ng Bayan

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte plans on reinstalling Department of Health’s (DOH) Botika Ng Bayan program across the country. These are government-run drugstores that provide free medicines to citizens. It was...

Philippines’ Duterte says willing to allow online gambling resumption

Posted on: August 24th, 2016 | No Comments
  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he’s willing to allow a resumption of online gambling in the Southeast Asian nation if correct taxes are paid and gaming parlor...

49 GOCCs remit P36 billion to PH government

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Contributions of government-owned or controlled corporations (GOCC) to public funds remain high. Yesterday morning in a ceremony held at Malacañan, the 49 GOCC’s presented checks to President...